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  • CHICAGO, Nov 30- U.S. shoppers seeking to avoid the holiday crowds at bricks-and-mortar stores and snare deals on Cyber Monday came face-to-face with traffic jams and product sellouts, with some customers of Target Corp forced to wait in a virtual line. Sales on Cyber Monday, traditionally the busiest day of the year for Internet shopping, were up 14 percent from a...

  • The S&P retail index was down 1 percent, while Target shares fell 1.3 percent to $72.50 after its website faced an outage due to heavy traffic. Shares of brick-and-mortar stores were down following Black Friday, including Wal-Mart Stores Inc, down 1.8 percent at $58.84, and Macy's Inc, down 2.3 percent at $39.08. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is due to address...

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York City.

    U.S. stocks closed lower as investors eyed retail results and readied for key data and central bank comments later in the week.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 30- Shares of beleaguered retailers dropped on Monday after holiday shopping at brick-and-mortar stores got off to a lackluster start on Thanksgiving and Black Friday. Nordstrom Inc shares were down 2.2 percent at $56.33, Kohl's Corp stock was down 3 percent at $46.64 and Wal-Mart Stores Inc shares were down 1.4 percent at $59.04.

  • CHICAGO, Nov 30- U.S. online sales grew 14 percent on Cyber Monday, on track to set a record, leading some retail websites, like Target Corp's, to crash temporarily due to high customer traffic. Website outages and slow checkouts during the five-day shopping spree starting Thanksgiving Thursday, were also reported at PayPal Inc, department store chain Neiman...

  • Paypal

    Sometimes, all the stress tests in the world aren't enough to prevent a retail Web page from slowing down or crashing.

  • Still, Monday is expected to be the biggest online shopping day ever, with estimates that it will rack up over $3 billion in sales. "It's no longer about one day, but a season of digital deals," said Matthew Shay, president of retail trade group The National Retail Federation. Frenzied crowds seemed to be a thing of the past on Black Friday— the busy shopping day after...

  • NEW YORK— Stocks closed modestly lower on Monday, as traders returned from the Thanksgiving holiday to focus on the early signs of how the holiday shopping season may turn out and where interest rates may go in the U.S. and Europe. Preliminary data from ShopperTrak showed in-store sales on Thanksgiving and Black Friday were $12.1 billion, down from $12.3 billion...

  • After months of uninspiring sales growth and recent disappointments from Macy's and Nordstrom, shareholders of apparel sellers have had little to be thankful for and face a challenging holiday season. Shares of Macys and Nordstrom have reflected a shift by consumers away from discretionary items like designer-label clothes and cosmetics toward online...

  • How small retailers are gaining on the big brands Saturday, 28 Nov 2015 | 3:15 PM ET
    Woman shopping boutique

    Small retailers have been outperforming their larger counterparts for more than a year.

  • Disney and Target are big market movers Friday, 27 Nov 2015 | 4:24 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq stock market:. Target Corp., up 28 cents to $73.44. Wal-Mart Stores Inc., down 35 cents to $59.89.

  • Not the Black Friday retailers were hoping for Friday, 27 Nov 2015 | 12:55 PM ET
    A shopper during Black Friday at a Target store in Chicago, November 27, 2015.

    Shoppers turned out in droves for Black Friday deals, but are they enough to boost bottom lines?

  • After months of uninspiring sales growth and recent disappointments from Macy's and Nordstrom, shareholders of apparel sellers have had little to be thankful for and face a challenging holiday season. Macy's stock has plummeted 39 percent this year while Nordstrom is down 22 percent and Tiffany& Co is 23 percent lower- all far worse than the benchmark S&P 500...

  • Retail analyst: How to play the holidays Friday, 27 Nov 2015 | 11:11 AM ET
    Dana Telsey, Telsey Advisory Group

    If you’re not in one of these categories, you’re going to have a really hard time, retail analyst Dana Telsey says.

  • NEW YORK— Stocks finished mostly higher Friday as they wrapped up a quiet week of trading. The Standard& Poor's 500 index fluctuated early on, but managed to eke out a small gain as telecommunications and financial stocks rose. U.S. markets were closed Thursday for the Thanksgiving holiday, and closed at 1 p.m. on Friday.

  • Early movers: TGT, AMZN, WMT, M, DIS & more Friday, 27 Nov 2015 | 8:26 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Take a look at some of Friday's early movers: TGT, AMZN, WMT, M, DIS & more

  • Many shoppers headed out to stores on Thanksgiving evening, a month before Christmas, reflecting the new normal in U.S. holiday shopping, which was traditionally kicked off the next day, Black Friday. In an effort to attract the most eager holiday shoppers and fend off competition from Amazon.com Inc, U.S. retailers have increasingly extended their holiday...

  • Thanksgiving shopping crowds: 'Good not great' Friday, 27 Nov 2015 | 5:56 AM ET
    Customers walk by an advertisement for Thanksgiving Day hours at an American Eagle store in San Francisco.

    Retailers offered early Black Friday discounts to lure bargain-hunters on Thanksgiving eve, but crowds in brick-and-mortar stores were subdued.

  • Super Bowl of shopping is more like a scrimmage Friday, 27 Nov 2015 | 2:01 AM ET

    NEW YORK— The annual ritual of Black Friday, as we know it, is over. Gone are the throngs of frenzied shoppers camping out for days ahead of the big sales bonanza on the day after Thanksgiving. In Denver, for instance, Susan Montoya had nearly an entire Kmart to herself Friday morning.

  • How Black Friday played out around the country Friday, 27 Nov 2015 | 1:59 AM ET

    Shoppers began feasting on deals on Thanksgiving, but just how hungry they'll remain is yet to be seen. Analysts have questioned whether Black Friday is losing its cachet as retailers have pushed opening times into Thanksgiving. At Denver Kush Club in Denver, about two dozen customers were lined up in subfreezing temperatures and snow showers to take...