Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Target reported comparable sales rose a smaller than expected 0.9 percent in the third quarter and it lowered its full-year profit forecast.
The Federal Reserve looks set to move sooner rather than later to taper back its bond buying, once more surprising markets that have been repeatedly confused.
Black Friday used to be so simple—it was the day after Thanksgiving. These days, it's more complicated. Those with a plan will get the great deals.
Retail analysts are wondering how much J.C. Penney's drastic price cuts could dent other stores' sales this holiday season.
Analysts expect slow toys sales this year. Parents with a flexible gift list may benefit from waiting to shop.
Best Buy warned of an increasingly promotional holiday environment and promised to be competitive on price, raising concerns about margins.
Tensions broke on Monday between an American and European group of retailers that formed to improve factory safety in Bangladesh. The NYT reports.
Many factors could affect whether shoppers open their wallets this holiday season. But one thing is clear: The pressure is on.
Some traders are convinced the stock market is poised to move higher into the year end, and the week ahead may provide more proof of that.
What's the game plan? Watch these earnings! They should reveal volumes about the health of the economy.
Stores are facing a backlash for opening on Thanksgiving but trader Todd Schoenberger asks: Does anyone really like making small talk with Uncle Frank? C'mon This is America. Let's shop!
Target, Kohl's, and QVC are among retailers opening technology test labs in the San Francisco area to improve their websites and create mobile apps.
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Wal-Mart forecast a disappointing Thanksgiving-to-Christmas season, saying it expects sales to be flat, and Kohl's said it would spend more on ads.
Macy's was the first big retailer to report, and its results this morning were certainly encouraging.
There's something very organic about the advance Cramer expects in these 3 stocks.
Despite backlash, retailers such as Wal-Mart have been quick to offer associates pay benefits and other perks for giving up part of their Thanksgiving to work.
Wal-Mart announced that it will begin its in-store Black Friday sales at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, two hours earlier than last year.
Along with Best Buy, JCP, Macy's and Kohl's, Target is the latest retailer to open earlier at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving this year.