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The recent onslaught of negative economics reports and news stories may have many investors considering a more defensive investment strategy. Sounds like a reasonable approach, right? Not necessarily. ...A report from DailyFinance.
Toys 'R Us will soon debut at least 10 FAO Schwarz pop-up stores, meaning some folks won't have to travel to New York to dance on the big piano keyboard this holiday season.
Tight fashions for tight budgets? How about hemlines? Do Kim & Kourtney Kardashian know something more than what top strategists say about the markets?
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Tuesday's Squawk on the Street.
More than half of all stock trades are the result high-frequency trading. Does that put the system at risk?
Fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg said she expects the fashion industry "surfed the tsunami" and she's very optimistic for the future.
With Democrats in danger of losing control of Congress, some prominent lobbying shops, trade groups and contractors are already moving to bring more Republicans on board to bolster their political fortunes. The NYT reports.
Looks like even the nation's largest toy retailer can afford to get even bigger at Christmastime. Toys 'R Us unwraps plans to expand its reach with "pop-up" stores, boutiques within its Babies 'R Us stores, and additional outlet stores.
For nearly two years, Amazon has been trying to get manufacturers to adopt “frustration-free packaging” that gets rid of plastic cases and air-bubble wrap — major irritants for consumers and one of Amazon’s biggest sources of customer complaints.
In the 2002-03 school season, Boise State made about $70,000 in gross royalties from merchandise. Last season, that number had increased ten fold to more than $700,000 after increased exposure from big time wins over Oklahoma in the 2007 Fiesta Bowl and over TCU in the 2010 version of the game.
Cult stocks have been around in the financial market for as long as I can remember, says Tim Melvin. These stocks attract unusual emotions and usually have some popular new product or service that is typically described as being "game changing" or "revolutionary." ...A report from TheStreet.
The brands of tennis are well known to the American consumer: Head, Penn, Prince, Wilson. But over the past 15 years, one company — Babolat — has virtually come out of nowhere to achieve a huge share of the tennis racket business.
Retailers turned in surprisingly strong monthly sales reports in August, as sales-tax-free holidays and discounting coaxed shoppers to open their wallets and stock up on back-to-school items.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Thursday's Squawk on the Street.
Discounters and department stores are expected to fare well when retailers issue their monthly sales reports Thursday, as consumers look for one-stop shopping to stock up on school supplies and clothing. Which retailers are heading to the top of the class? A look at analysts' estimates.
All three of the nation's largest drugstore chains—CVS Caremark, Walgreen and Rite Aid—as well as Target are making a big bets that they will be able to draw shoppers with their flu vaccination programs.
Stocks struggled to hold gains Friday amid some mixed economic reports. So what can you do to boost your portfolio ahead of next week? Benny Lorenzo, CEO of Kaufman Brothers, and David Stepherson, senior portfolio manager at Hardesty Capital Management, shared their best plays.
Wouldn't it be great if you could always know when your favorite products are on sale? Discount retailer Target spacer is rolling out a new technology that aims to do just that.
Target has kicked off a pilot program in Northern California allowing customers to trade in their used video games, a lucrative market currently dominated by Gamestop.