Family Dollar's earnings fell by a third as the company resorted to discounts to clear inventory and competition intensified.
Costco reported third-quarter results below analysts' estimates hurt by an increase in merchandise costs and other expenses.
Wal-Mart is fast becoming a "fierce threat" to Amazon's dominance of online shopping, a leading retail analyst tells CNBC.
Strip malls will survive the competition from online retailers, and may even one day include Amazon stores, predicted David Henry, chief executive of Kimco Realty.
Tiffany reported a loss in the fourth quarter, due primarily to losing an arbitration ruling involving The Swatch Group.
Costco Wholesale's profit fell 15 percent, missing estimates, hurt by weaker gross margins in its fresh-food business and some non-foods merchandises.
JC Penney reported a quarterly loss that was smaller than expected on Wednesday, but revenue trailed analysts' expectations.
At least one analyst at Target pushed for an investigation into payment systems after government and industry reports.
The seller of gadgets, wine accessories, and furniture is in talks with firms about investing. The WSJ reports.
After two years of declining sales, J.C. Penney is reducing some high-profile brands introduced by former CEO Ron Johnson and reviving old labels.
David Hamaty, Managing Director, Asia Pacific, Kurt Salmon highlights the likely impact and possible winners and losers of the sales tax hike in Japan.
JC Penney shares tumbled to their lowest in nearly 13 years after a Goldman Sachs report projected slow sales and liquidity trouble.
Vornado Realty Trust Chairman and Chief Executive Steven Roth resigned from the board of JC Penney, the company said in a regulatory filing.
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz on Friday had choice words for activist investor Bill Ackman and his very public campaign to change J.C. Penney's leadership team.
JC Penney shareholder Perry Capital intends to demand that the company replace CEO Mike Ullman immediately, CNBC's David Faber reported on Friday.
While few analysts are betting the struggling department store chain will be one of the major winners this season, many think it now may start to show signs of life.
Customer reviews influencing what retailers do more than ever before. The culprit: social media and the risks that negative comments can go viral quicker than ever before.
While 94 percent of the companies in the Standard & Poor's 500 Index have already reported quarterly earnings, this week remains a key week for the retail industry with 24 retailers reporting earnings—12 of which are S&P 500 components.
JC Penney CEO Mike Ullman told shareholders: "I have an enduring affection for J.C. Penney." They appeared to return the favor, at the company's shareholder meeting.
The next week investors get the last wave of reports from retailers. Here's Pisani's take on the Weather effect and the names that count.