Among our rated apparel retailers, Gap and Limited Brands, are expected to continue the positive momentum through the holiday season, on top of their reported comps growth at 6% and 5%, respectively, following 9% and 8% comps growth in August. Costco reported a 5% growth in comps excluding gasoline, in line with consensus estimates.
The consensus is that Governor Romney did well in the debates last night; while Europe is meandering on either side of positive or negative, U.S. stocks are higher.
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NEW YORK-- Shares of Fifth& Pacific slid Tuesday after the clothing maker cut its guidance due to weak sales of Juicy Couture. Moody's Investors Service said the guidance cut is bad for Fifth& Pacific's credit, but said it is not making any immediate changes to its ratings. Moody's currently has a "B2" rating on Fifth& Pacific.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan talks with JC Penney's CEO, Ron Johnson about the company's plans to dramatically turnaround its format.
NEW YORK-- Shares of Fifth& Pacific slid Tuesday after the clothing maker cut its guidance due to weak sales of Juicy Couture. THE SPARK: Fifth& Pacific Cos. lowered its profit outlook for the year late on Monday.
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J.C. Penney shares have jumped more than 50 percent since bottoming in July, a sign that much of investors’ negative sentiment about the retailer has begun to evaporate, one analyst says.
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Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Tuesday.
There is some concern that the political uncertainty surrounding the election and looming fiscal cliff could rattle consumers heading into the all-important holiday season.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan provides a preview of this year's annual retail conference. A number of the big names are there, this year, and one theme that's emerging is uncertainty about the future economic environment.
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Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Tuesday:
Take a look at some of Tuesday's morning movers:
Stocks eased off their session lows but still ended in negative territory Monday, with the S&P 500 snapping a six-day winning streak, amid ongoing worries over a global economic slowdown.
Take a look at some of Monday's morning movers: