After that Wal-Mart email leaked, traders will be watching to see if the payroll-tax increase trips up the consumer. Plus, a trio of housing reports and Fed minutes.
British fashion mogul Sir Philip Green plans to open 10 more Topshop stores in the U.S. within 2.5 years after launching its first Californian branch last week.
Next week is an eclectic one for earnings. Here's what to expect from the retailers.
Many top U.S. retailers reported strong January sales after offering compelling merchandise that drew in shoppers facing a hit to their take-home pay from higher payroll taxes.
Beginning of a divergence? Sales of bonds have been the fuel for the stock market rally. However, stocks have moved sideways in the last few days, but the bond market is not being sold.
After getting crushed by big-box stores during the 1980s and 1990s, mom-and-pop shops are enjoying a rebirth among some U.S. consumers. Is the Internet finally democratizing the retail space?
TheStreet.com says these five firms are getting ready to boost dividends ... they just don't know it yet.
Find out what Wall Street analysts had to say about bank stocks and retailers in this CNBC.com Stock Blog Roundup.
The resilient shopper has managed to dazzle once again. Here are Jim Cramer's takeaways.
In a mixed holiday shopping season for retailers, the off-the-mall retailers fared better than those located at the mall, said analysts.
Take a look at some of Thursday's midday movers:
The latest batch of retail sales reports shed light on who the retail winners are right now.
Forget the rally; all the headlines were about fears of the looming mini-"fiscal cliff" coming. Let's agree on one thing: get rid of the word "fiscal cliff." So 2012. We need a new term.
Though the official data has yet to be released, many analysts think the holiday shopping season saw more stingy Santas this year. The question is—did online sales help retailers boost otherwise lackluster brick and mortar sales?
The deal reached last night does nothing for the spending cuts side of the equation. The only good news for spending hawks: the next debate will be squarely on spending.
Find out what Wall Street analysts were saying about J.C. Penney, Costco, Amazon.com, News Corp., Time Warner, Citigroup and Bank of America in this week’s CNBC.com Stock Blog Roundup.
After a strong 20 percent run-up in consumer discretionary stocks in 2012, one analyst is predicting a pullback.
Following are 10 of the best and worst trades of the year.
In 2013, the economy will be hard pressed to accomplish the 2 percent growth registered this year, and unemployment only will continue falling if more adults opt out of the labor market or settle for part-time work.
"The office holiday party is a great place to meet everyone you've been emailing from 10 feet away."