Former Bloomingdale's CEO Michael Gould said there's an underlying issue in retail: There's not enough risk-taking or newness.
Wal-Mart's core consumer is facing stagnant wage growth and simply can't afford to spend on discretionary items.
Stocks turned higher in the final hour trading, looking to close out the week on a high note, but major averages were still poised for weekly losses.
Wal-Mart had execution problems and Kohl's has been rebranding itself, leaving two retailers room to rise above the competition, Jim Cramer says.
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U.S. stock index futures erased their early gains Friday following a better-than-expected housing starts report.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Stocks finished sharply in the red Thursday, with the Dow down triple digits, weighed down by disappointing earnings from a handful of retailers and weak economic reports.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Thursday:
U.S. stock index futures shaved their losses following a better-than-expected jobless claims report, though disappointing earnings from Wal-Mart weighed.
Markets will navigate a series of economic reports while traders worry the lowest bond yields in seven months could sting stocks.
Wal-Mart is fast becoming a "fierce threat" to Amazon's dominance of online shopping, a leading retail analyst tells CNBC.
Traders await retail sales, inflation data and retailer earnings, but it's the stock market's own behavior that could be most key in the week ahead.
Talking Squawk, the official "Squawk Box" blog, provides tidbits, insights, and some sarcastic reflections on the WEEK THAT WAS and the WEEK TO COME.
Target is in a unique position to be able to expedite the chip-and-PIN security measures for its shoppers, experts said.
Not sure where you stand in your favorite reward program? You're not alone. As more retailers add loyalty tiers, confusion abounds.
The onward march of discount U.K. retailer Primark will continue with its first U.S. store, in the Boston building previously occupied by Filene’s.
As discounting shows little sign of abating, it's the stores with on-trend merchandise that will emerge as the season's winners.
The impact of social media sites on retailers' top line is making strides, according to a report from Experian Marketing Services.
Luxury department store Nordstrom will postpone the debut of its off-price Rack stores in Canada, according to a media report.