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Misses from Ross, Gap and other apparel retailers show that in a period of tepid consumer demand, there is little room for error.
Friday was a bad day for Ross Stores.
The narrative that "everybody shops online so who needs physical stores" is dangerous to retailing, former department store exec Allen Questrom warns.
Foot Locker's stock fell more than 6 percent after the retailer posted mixed quarterly results.
Retailers are struggling to strike the right balance between brick-and-mortar stores and online operations, Matt Boss says.
Authorities who want to stem the listeria-linked illnesses and deaths want consumers to check for products they may have bought as far back as 2014.
Soaring costs of paying workers make the calculus of replacing jobs with machines more attractive, says Hardee's Andrew Puzder.
New rules around overtime pay will be implemented in one fell swoop across the U.S. But the ripple effects are expected to be far less uniform.
Wal-Mart is forging ahead with its plan to lower prices, which is likely to cause ripple effects across the industry.
Retail received a much-needed reprieve, but the sector was still on track to extend its weekly losing streak.
American Eagle has done something many other retailers have struggled with amid the rise of Amazon.com, CNBC's Jim Cramer says.
Pay raises at Wal-Mart have translated into workers spending more in the retailer's stores, says Wal-Mart U.S. CEO Greg Foran.
Wal-Mart reports a higher-than-expected quarterly profit as sales in the U.S. market rose and the retailer kept a lid on costs.
L Brands quarterly earnings that beat analysts' expectations on Wednesday, but revenues fell short.
Investors bailed out of Target stock after the retailer reported soft first-quarter sales and weak second-quarter guidance.
Lowe's domestic comparable-sales growth topped Home Depot's for the first time since second quarter 2010.
Target on Wednesday reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit, but sales at established stores came in below analysts' estimates.
Lowe's reports quarterly earnings and revenue that topped analysts' expectations.
But sales fell 3 percent in the quarter, hurt by a strong U.S. dollar and the closure of several stores.
More consumers are using clothing rental websites or purchasing their clothing second-hand online.
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