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HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill.— Sears keeps pruning its business in a years-long makeover, a bid to transform itself from a 123- year-old retail store into a nimble, 21st century operator. Comparable-store sales in the fourth quarter dropped 6.9 percent at Sears, and 7.2 percent at Kmart, which the also company owns. While the quarter that contains the critical shopping...
U.S. stock futures were under pressure this morning, after a big drop in Japanese stocks.
J.C. Penney said it is pursuing the potential sale and partial leaseback of its headquarters building in Plano, Texas in an effort to cut costs.
Last year, a group of retailers pledged to the end the controversial practice of on-call scheduling. But how far have they come?
The popular click-and-collect strategy often drives incremental sales, but it can also weigh on retailers' profitability.
For the first time since the recession, occupancy at malls is declining, and market rents appear to be slowing.
Analysts have identified retail as the next sector that's likely to get rattled by activist investors.
Wal-Mart will close 269 stores across the globe, 154 of which are in the U.S.
Activist investors and others on Wall Street are growing increasingly impatient with retailers' reluctance to close unprofitable stores.
U.S. stocks were lower this morning, after Wednesday's severe slide sent Wall Street to its lowest level since late September.
Whether retailers like it or not, shoppers are raising the stakes of the game: they want to shop online and pick up in store.
Traditional retailers and e-tailers alike face challenges to dominate in 2016.
Roughly a quarter of returns take place during the holiday season — meaning an ill-advised purchase can quickly turn from bad to worthless.
This is what you need to consider if you are dedicating your billions to philanthropy, the FT reports.
Dec 23- The increasingly rapid rate of technological change is perhaps the central problem facing investors, presenting companies with huge opportunities but an increased likelihood of rapid decline. How managers grapple with this new reality, including at more mature firms whose offerings are affected by technological change, is key to how well their...
NEW YORK, Dec 22- When he was about to plunk down a hefty amount for a new mattress three years ago, Sean McQuay, like many shoppers, swooned at the extra discount the store offered for opening up a line of credit. While Capital One leads CreditSesame's pack, Sears and Macy's clock in at 8 and 9, and rounding out the top 20 are cards from Kohl's, Home Depot, JC Penney,...
The unseasonably warm weather has left some people feeling cold about holiday shopping.
Why are so few retailers using chip cards this season? Find out which retailers cannot accept the safer payment.
NEW YORK, Dec 15- Thirty online retailers have agreed to stop selling authentic-looking toy guns to New York residents, the state attorney general said on Tuesday. Tuesday's announcement comes four months after Amazon, Wal-Mart Stores Inc, Sears Holding Corp's Kmart and Sears chains, and California- based online retailer ACTA agreed to pay more than $300,000 to...
Off-price retailers are capturing share from department stores, which have left nearly $1 billion up for grabs due to store closings.