Bitcoin users now have a new payment option at Lord & Taylor, thanks to a partnership between the retailer and shopping app Pounce.
While analysts' bullish attitudes were aimed at the same sector, they gave differing opinions on where consumers' dollars are headed.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Halfway through earnings reports, the scorecard isn't giving investors much reason for optimism. Here's what you need to know.
Many traders set up to be short stocks and Treasuries this year. Retail stocks seeing short covering today.
The world of mobile advertising can be a tricky one to crack, yet one emerging Android app believes it has the perfect plan.
'Sadly they've gone from being a leader to a laggard. They've failed to keep up,' said one consultant about JC Penney.
Stocks rose Tuesday as earnings from Home Depot deflected a dip in consumer confidence.
Some of Tuesday's midday movers:
While the major indexes rallied on Monday, most people failed to notice the poor close.
U.S. stock index futures signaled a lower start to Wall Street trade on Tuesday.
Two big retailers' earnings, home price data and consumer confidence could swing market focus back to the economy Tuesday.
The latest cold blast is likely to add to the murky economic picture, which is already making it difficult for stocks to advance.
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Wal-Mart and Nordstrom report tomorrow. A crummy outlook may be priced into Wal-Mart.
Customer satisfaction with online shopping slipped 4.9 percent to a benchmark of 78, the lowest score since 2001.
So far, the stock market has looked past the weather impacts on manufacturing, housing, consumer spending and even hiring.
All eyes are on retail for signs on the consumer but there are a few reasons to be wary of fourth-quarter earnings, says the CEO of CardHub.com.
Few realize how much work is involved for the retail industry, which attends the shows searching for looks that will get shoppers spending.
Stay away from the retailers that blame their woes on winter weather, former Toys R Us CEO Gerald Storch says.