Kohl's was a leading decliner within the services sector, falling $0.87 (-1.6%) to $54.38 on heavy volume
J.C. Penney showed improved sales performance in the third quarter, but a steep rise in its inventory shrinkage could signal more problems ahead.
Perhaps, for now, the best thing to do is to just stay away.
Macy's will lead the charge this holiday season.
Ross Stores' 3Q earnings release has some telling signs for the future of discount retail.
As retailers push Christmas sales earlier into November -- and October! -- the traditional start to the Christmas shopping season loses its significance
While some investors may be happy with J.C. Penney's third-quarter results, the company has been selling some inventory at extreme discounts, boosting sales while hurting profitability. There's still no real proof of a turnaround amid increasing competition from Macy's and Kohl's.
'Because they can' seems like as fine an answer as any, but moralizing Americans must realize there isn't any one right way to spend a day off.
Is MasterCard's convoluted free shipping just a desperate "me, too" move?
TJX has been on a tear, but one of its peers is at least as impressive.
Recent reports of weak consumer confidence could increase online holiday shopping at retail e-commerce sites where it’s easier to compare prices.
Kohl's was a winner within the services sector, rising $0.70 (1.3%) to $55.85 on average volume
How this 200-year-old retailer hopes to dominate the holiday shopping season -- starting with Black Friday.
The retailers are betting you will.