Market Force's annual satisfaction report features new retailers in the top spots, with major department stores like Dillard's falling off the list.
The Fast Money traders review promising retail socks to hideout in.
Equity strategists at two major investment banks told clients Tuesday that the stock market is pricing in a high risk of a recession.
Boot Barn says sales during its recently ended quarter were hurt by weakness in regions where the local economy depends on oil.
Morgan Stanley joins Goldman Sachs in saying oil is at risk of plunging to $20 a barrel.
Oil prices plunged to their lowest level in more than 11 years Wednesday, setting up a potential winning trade for investors.
Consumer discretionary is set for another great year in 2016, traders say.
Following a disappointing 2015, analysts are cautious on the retail sector heading into 2016.
One of the fastest-growing categories in retail is about to become an even more formidable competitor.
Analysts are skeptical that these consumers will start spending their gas savings at traditional retailers in 2016.
"Fast Money" traders shared top stock picks for the holiday shopping season.
Off-price retailers are capturing share from department stores, which have left nearly $1 billion up for grabs due to store closings.
Wages look to be on the rise, and unfortunately for some companies, that means their labor costs are rising, too.
Take a look at some of Friday's early movers: TGT, AMZN, WMT, M, DIS & more
While the broader holiday sales picture isn't all merry and bright, for some retailers, that macro view really doesn't matter.
U.S. stocks closed higher Friday, helped by gains in retail stocks, as investors looked to central banker comments.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Check out the companies making headlines after the bell Thursday: Ross Stores, Nike, PepsiCo & more.
The "Halftime Report" traders give their trades for the second half.
U.S. stock index futures indicated a flat to slightly higher open as traders eyed a host of speakers from the U.S. Federal Reserve.