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*Dollar General offers to buy Family Dollar. NEW YORK, Aug 18- U.S. stocks surged on Monday, with the Nasdaq closing at a 14- year high as increasing homebuilder confidence and hopes for receding tensions in Russia gave investors reasons to make bigger bets on the equity market.
Stocks rose on Monday as Ukraine and Russia talked about a potential truce and a round of M&A bolstered sentiment.
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U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Monday, tracking gains in Europe and recovering from losses witnessed on Friday.
U.S. stocks closed higher for the third time in four days as a rally in tech, airlines and biotech firms helped lead gains.
A growing trend in casual wear is all about comfort and denim is still struggling to find its place, and leaving some companies in a tough spot.
Over the next 25 years, as technology increasingly revolutionizes retail online and in stores, leaders will have to adjust their skills.
As children and teens have a growing influence on purchases, stores with the latest trends will position themselves to win back-to-school sales.
Bricks-and-mortar locations need to undergo a complete makeover to stay relevant 25 years down the line, experts said.
Gen Z's entrepreneurial spirit and digital savvy may cause problems for retailers who stick to business as usual.
Retail sales increased less than expected in June, but apparel retailers are doing well and should see more strength this year, experts say.
NEW YORK, July 1- Wall Street rose on Tuesday, with the Dow within a whisker of a 17,000 milestone and the S&P 500 at yet another record, as manufacturing activity picked up in the U.S. and Asia and boosted optimism about the health of the global economy.
NEW YORK, July 1- The S&P 500 hit a record high on Tuesday after data showing U.S. manufacturing accelerated even if at a slightly slower rate, and as China's factory sector expanded in June for the first time in six months.
NEW YORK, July 1- U.S. stocks were set to kick off the third quarter with early gains on Tuesday, after a report showed China's factory sector expanded in June for the first time in six months, and ahead of U.S. data expected to show manufacturing continued to grow.
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Lowe's is launching a simulation room that enables customers to view a 3-D representation of their renovation projects.
Urban Outfitters opened a 57,000-square-foot store in New York City, complete with a hair salon, coffee bar and record shop.