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Experts offered a list of six common mistakes U.S. retailers make when setting up operations in Canada.
U.S. stocks dipped on Wednesday, with the Dow and the S&P 500 coming off record highs.
'Target is not the first brand in history to hit a rough patch,' said a Target worker after a employee rant. USAToday reports.
Uniqlo recently announced a wave of planned openings that will nearly double its presence to 38 locations by the end of the year.
*Sears Holdings says it may put Sears Canada up for sale. May 14- Sears Holdings Corp said on Wednesday that it was considering the sale of its 51 percent stake in Sears Canada Inc, a move that could mean all of the Canadian department store operator goes up for sale.
NEW YORK, May 14- U.S. stocks edged lower on Wednesday, with the Dow and S&P 500 both coming off their record closing highs, though losses were concentrated in small-cap names.
Traders are looking for fresh catalysts to keep the market's momentum going amid mixed readings on the economy from data and corporate earnings, as well as the ongoing threat that the tension between Russia and Ukraine could escalate into further violence.
NEW YORK, May 14- U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Wednesday as investors found few reasons to keep pushing shares higher with the Dow and S&P 500 both coming off record closing highs.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a flat-to-lower open on Wednesday, with investors awaiting April inflation figures.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
*S&P 500, Dow coming off record closing highs. NEW YORK, May 14- U.S. stock index futures edged lower on Wednesday as investors found few reasons to keep pushing shares higher, with the Dow and S&P 500 both coming off record closing highs.
Sears said it was looking to sell its 51 percent stake in Sears Canada, or could put the struggling Canadian department store operator up for sale.
May 14- Sears Holdings Corp said it was looking to sell its 51 percent stake in Sears Canada Inc and could even put the whole Canadian department store operator up for sale. Shares of Sears Holdings, controlled by hedge fund billionaire Eddie Lampert, rose 8 percent to $46.48 in premarket trading.
An analyst said he expects VF Corp to continue adding one or two meaningful acquisitions about every other year.
Steven Dennis says it's time for the company to "stop the charade and embrace the inevitable."
Struggling department store Sears is looking to revamp its apparel business, in part by reducing its footprint, according to a report.
Target CEO Gregg Steinhafel's name has been added to the list of retail execs caught in a nasty game of musical chairs.
May 5- Tableau Software Inc reported a much smaller-than-expected quarterly loss as the data analysis software maker added 1,800 new customers. Net loss widened to $5.6 million, or 9 cents per share, in the first quarter ended March 31, from $4 million, or 12 cents per share, a year earlier.
While most of them rightfully boast accomplishments and gains, some CEOs took the opportunity this year to shine a light on the not-so-great events of the past year.
As CNBC embarks on its second quarter-century, it can look back on a world of business and finance transformed from when it started in 1989.