In case you haven't heard 40 is the new 20, and Thanksgiving is the new Black Friday. Scratch that—the Friday before Thanksgiving is the new Black Friday.
Retailers reported earnings this week and analysts were out discussing Wal-Mart, Target and Home Depot, among others. Find out more in this CNBC.com StockBlog Roundup.
Although both Wal-Mart Stores and Target delivered quarterly earnings that edged above estimates, one analyst sees a winner in aisle nine.
Considering bellwether Wal-Mart just issued disappointing guidance and said ‘economic conditions continue to pressure customers’ you should sell the space, right?
Patrick McKeever, MKM Partners analyst, explains why he maintains a "buy" rating on Target, and remains "neutral' on Wal-Mart.
The retail reported quarterly earnings that surpassed analysts' expectations as the discount chain lured shoppers with a wider variety of food products and 5-percent discounts for its cardholders.
David Schick, Stifel Nicolaus analyst, breaks down the numbers on the big box retailer, reporting Q3 EPS of $1.08 vs. $1.07 estimate, on revenues of $113.93 billion.
The world's largest retailer is partnering with Goodies Co., a monthly food subscription service, to offer a taste-testing program.
Hedge funds are reporting their quarterly holdings to the Securities and Exchange Commission. Find out what the big funds have been buying and selling.
With holiday sales gains widely expected to slow from last year’s pace, retailers are employing new tactics to help close the deal.
With 40 shopping days left in the season, a few retail names stand out ahead of earnings, Deutsche Bank retail analyst Charles Grom said Tuesday on CNBC.
Retailers are hoping to get holiday-shoppers into their stores right after they finish their Thanksgiving turkey, but some store employees are pushing back.
Ronald B. Johnson, a former head of Apple's retail business who was handpicked to turn around J.C. Penney a little over a year ago, is in full spin mode, in the face of slumping sales and he insists his strategy will work, the New York Times reports.
Target and Toys ‘R Us announced they would open for business a day earlier than the traditional Black Friday shopping season, but does that make their shares a “buy”?
Although the headlines are still dominated by the U.S. presidential election and the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, analysts are still looking ahead to the busy holiday shopping season — there are only 48 days until Christmas — and some of the latest reports are more optimistic than the earlier projections.
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Thanksgiving is right around the corner. For some people this means family, food and football. But for others it means just one thing: shopping.
Power has been restored to nearly 80 percent of utility customers in the New York City area who were blacked out by Super Storm Sandy, but a nor’easter loomed and that could set back efforts to return to normal.
New Yorkers felt the rumble of subway trains for the first time in four days on Thursday but gasoline shortages persisted in the Northeast and emergency crews struggled to reach the worst-hit areas and restore power to millions of people.
Discussing whether Target or Saks is a better buy, with Richard Ross, Auerbach Grasyon, and Patricia Edwards, Trutina Financial.