Target is rolling out Cartwheel, a service that combines social networking and discounts, the latest attempt by a U.S. retailer to lure shoppers into its physical stores.
The Senate's passage of an Internet sales tax bill is bringing retailers one step closer to a level pricing playing field, says Stacey Widlitz, a retail industry analyst.
Major retailers like Wal-Mart, J.C. Penney, Gap, Nike and Target are feeling a new degree of pressure to re-assess global sourcing strategies. And that may prompt them to take some potentially costly steps.
Fairway hopes the investing public will aid in its expansion after its stock starts trading for the first time. The New York Times reports.
Stocks finished near session highs Tuesday, recovering losses from their biggest one-day drop this year, boosted by a batch of upbeat earnings results and some better-than-expected economic reports.
The retailer is one of the few losers today after warning it will miss its first quarter profit forecast, citing weaker than expected seasonal sales, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.
Slowing growth signs are everywhere, not just in China.
U.S. stock index futures were higher Tuesday, a day after major averages saw their biggest drop this year, supported by a batch of upbeat earnings results and a better-than-expected March housing report. Investors were also heartened as gold, oil, and other commodities pared back some of this week's steep declines.
Retailer Target warned first-quarter earnings would miss expectations, after weaker-than-expected sales of seasonal and weather-sensitive items.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
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Over the last 36 years, dividend stocks outperformed the rest of the S&P 500 by 2.5 percent annually, said in a research. Here are five dividend stock picks from TheStreet.com.
Is it a surprise that PC shipments are declining? No, but two things stand out: the magnitude of the decline was steeper than expected, and now the Asians have stopped buying. That's news.
Ron Johnson's plush taste, against-the-grain ideas and controversial partnership deals all played a hand in his downfall at JC Penney after 17 months. The NYT reports.
As unfortunate as events may be for JCPenney, they may in fact be extremely fortuitous for rivals.
Some times big ideas are just too big to work. That's what happened when the brilliant hedge fund manager tried to remake JC Penney.
JC Penney's board made the "right choice" in bringing back Mike Ullman as CEO to try to save the company, but "I worry," Jim Cramer said Tuesday, a day after the ouster of Ron Johnson.
William Ackman, JC Penney's largest shareholder, criticized CEO Ron Johnson's strategy, saying that "big mistakes have been made."
Databases used by major retailers to prevent workers accused of stealing from getting another job are increasingly under scrutiny. The New York Times reports.
On Friday, Toys "R" Us Inc. pulled its IPO offering, facing declines in revenues, profits and comparable store sales. However, these are only symptoms of a larger issue facing the chain: a business model in desperate need of an overhaul.