Macy's Inc


  • Market Insider/Thursday Look Ahead Wednesday, 6 Feb 2008 | 10:53 PM ET

    Cisco's downbeat earnings comments could make a dent in stocks Thursday morning. Ahead of the opening bell, investors will also be watching rate meetings by the European Central Bank and the Bank of England.

  • Worst Sales In Almost 40 Years? Wednesday, 6 Feb 2008 | 6:27 PM ET

    Thursday’s January retail sales figures could be the worst since 1969 as Macy’s already reported a 7% plunge in its sales for the month. But not all retail is dead money, Jeff Macke said.

  • Stocks Close Lower After Fed Inflation Warning Wednesday, 6 Feb 2008 | 4:58 PM ET

    A weak sales and job-cut announcement from Macy's and comments from a Federal Reserve official put a damper on the stock market's bounce.

  • Discount and Gift Cards Boost January Retail Sales Wednesday, 6 Feb 2008 | 3:35 PM ET

    Discounts and gift cards helped many U.S. retailers rebound in January from a dreary December, according to data released Wednesday, but analysts suspected post-holiday sales were stunted by the weaker economy.

  • Macy's, Fed Comments Deflate Stock Gains Wednesday, 6 Feb 2008 | 2:53 PM ET

    A weak sales and job-cut announcement from Macy's and comments from a Federal Reserve official put a damper on the stock market's bounce.

  • Macy's Sales Fall, Plans to Cut 2,300 Positions Wednesday, 6 Feb 2008 | 2:43 PM ET

    U.S. retailer Macy's said Wednesday that sales at its stores open at least one full fiscal year fell 7.1 percent in January, and announced restructuring plans to cut costs.

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  • Night Of The Living Consumer Stocks Friday, 18 Jan 2008 | 6:25 PM ET

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  • Americans Cut Back Sharply on Spending Monday, 14 Jan 2008 | 4:17 AM ET

    Strong evidence is emerging that consumer spending, a bulwark against recession over the last year even as energy prices surged and the housing market sputtered, has begun to slow sharply at every level of the American economy, from the working class to the wealthy.

  • Vacancy rates at U.S. regional malls rose and rents fell during the fourth quarter due to concerns about consumer spending and a potential slowdown in the national economy, real estate research firm Reis said.

  • Consumer Spending: Not Much Debate About It Being Down Thursday, 10 Jan 2008 | 11:59 AM ET

    The American consumer is cutting back--even at the most important (and typically extravagant) spending times of the year. That's the one clear headline from all the recent retail numbers. Markdowns ate profits, that's also clear. But figuring out just what's going on with the consumer involves a few shades of gray...

  • Retail Scorecard: Discounters Win, Specialty Loses Thursday, 10 Jan 2008 | 10:11 AM ET

    Big box retailers like Wal-Mart and Costco saw sales that exceeded expectations, but most niche retailers  saw their sales drop or saw sales grow less than expected.

  • Same Store Sales: Pick Any (Bad) Word To Describe Them Thursday, 10 Jan 2008 | 9:10 AM ET

    Disappointing. Challenging. Uncertain. Short of expectations. Those are the words most heard from companies in this morning's December same store sales report. Large companies like Macy's, Gap, Abercrombie, and Ann Taylor reported sales below expectations.

  • Macy's Sees Holiday Sales Tumble 7.9 Percent Thursday, 10 Jan 2008 | 8:43 AM ET

    Macy's reported a 7.9 percent fall in December sales at stores open at least one full fiscal year, worse than the company and analysts expected, hurt by a calendar shift and cautious consumer spending.

  • Depending on whether you're long or short a position in Macy's stock, you might find some relief in watching CEO Terry Lundgren try applying his retail executive skills to another job. He'll make his network TV debut tonight on NBC's "Celebrity Apprentice" as a guest judge.

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  • Job Numbers Forcing "Review" Of Stock Models Friday, 4 Jan 2008 | 4:19 PM ET

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  • Macy's to Close Nine Underperforming Stores Friday, 28 Dec 2007 | 3:03 PM ET

    Retailer Macy's said on Friday it would close nine underperforming stores in Indiana, Ohio, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Utah and Texas.