Retailers specializing in off-price merchandise are positioned to win as investors shun fashion risk and look for quality, Oliver Chen tells CNBC.» Read More
July 16- Shares of U.S. deep discount retailer Ollie's Bargain Outlet Holdings Inc, known for the catch phrase "good stuff cheap," rose as much as 43.7 percent in their debut, valuing the company at up to $1.31 billion. The stock was priced at $16 per share, above the top end of the expected price range of $13- $15. Private equity firm CCMP Capital Advisors LLC holds about 61...
For all the retailers whose businesses have become obsolete due to changing tastes, there are others capitalizing on shifting trends.
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*Raises minimum wage to $9 per hour. *Sees Q2 profit/shr of 10- 13 cents vs est. June 9- Off-price retailer Burlington Stores Inc reported its slowest quarterly comparable-store sales growth in three years as harsh weather forced it to shutter some stores and consumers spent less of their tax refunds at their stores.
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Staten Island's Empire Outlets, coming next year, will make it easier for New York City residents to snag name-brand goods at a discount.
June 9- Off-price retailer Burlington Stores Inc reported quarterly same-store sales well below analysts estimates and said it will pay at least $9 per hour to full time-employees and part-time employees with at least six months of service. A number of retailers, including TJX Cos Inc, have raised wages after the world's largest retailer Wal-Mart Stores Inc...
June 2- Wal-Mart Stores Inc will raise minimum wages for more than 100,000 of its U.S. workers in some departments from July, the second time the world's largest retailer has announced a wage hike this year. Wal-Mart, the largest private employer in the United States with 1.3 million U.S. workers, has been targeted by labor groups in the past for its minimum wages.
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Kohl's is the latest retailer to say it will join the outlet fray, following the likes of Nordstrom, Saks and Neiman Marcus.
As Los Angeles moves to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour, a key question now is which other large cities might follow suit and hike pay.
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May 19- Not every U.S. retailer has cause to complain about the West Coast port disruptions. Off-price retailers such as TJX Cos Inc, which sell high-quality merchandise at low prices, are snapping up orders canceled by traditional stores in the congestion that follows a months-long labor dispute. The fallout from the port strikes was a bright spot in TJX's...
*Wal-Mart biggest drag on Dow, S&P. May 19- U.S. stocks were little changed on Tuesday, constrained by Wal-Mart's weak results and as investors took a breather after a rally that took the Dow Jones industrial average and the S&P 500 to record closing highs the previous day. "I definitely think the markets are overvalued at this time but it's the only place where the...
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*Wal-Mart biggest drag on Dow, S&P. May 19- U.S. stock fell on Tuesday, dragged down by Wal-Mart's weak results and after a rally that took the Dow Jones industrial average and the S&P 500 to record closing highs. Markets have been pushed higher by the fact that there is nowhere else to invest, said Peter Cardillo, chief market economist at Rockwell Global Capital in New...
CNBC's Jim Cramer explains where and why the retail sector is seeing a shift.