Retail

Why Abercrombie & Fitch’s Turnaround May Have a Lot More Room to Run

Some ailing companies never manage to turn around for shareholders. Others manage to stage miraculous turnarounds. Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF) falls somewhere in the middle, but after it ...
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How the Waltons Control Walmart

The most recent annual meeting of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) was held in Bud Walton Arena at the University of Arkansas Campus, the same state where the world's largest ...
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Why GameStop Is Struggling Despite Strong Holiday Sales

GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME) shares took a step back on Friday after the video game retailer issued an update for its 2017 holiday season. While video game sales were strong ...
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BJ’s Wholesale’s Bold Move to Hire Sam’s Club Workers

BJ's Wholesale has announced that it is willing to take job applications from workers laid off by Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT), which cut workers due to the shuttering of ...
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Walmart Boosts Pay and Benefits, Announces Employee Bonuses

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) announced minimum pay and other benefits for its more than 1 million U.S. employees. The world's largest retailer is raising its minimum wage by $1 ...
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Signet Goes Soft on 2018 Guidance

Signet Jewelers Ltd. (NYSE: SIG) saw its shares drop early on Wednesday after the company reported its holiday sales. Signet joined the list of retailers that ultimately disappointed investors during ...
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Sears Seeks More Refinancing After Big Q4 Sales Dip

Struggling retailer Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) said this morning that same-store sales in the first two months (November and December) of its fiscal fourth quarter were down 16% to ...
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Urban Outfitters Holiday Sales Not Enough for Investors

Urban Outfitters Inc. (NASDAQ: URBN) appears to be one of the retailers that faced a tough holiday season. Along with the likes of Macy’s, Nordstrom and Sears, Urban Outfitters just ...
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Can Target Guidance Live Up to Expectations in 2018?

After this holiday season, the picture is becoming clearer about which companies can survive in an Amazon world. We’ve seen retailers like Macy’s, Sears and Nordstrom have a rocky start ...
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What Kohl’s Did Right This Holiday Season

Retailer Kohl's Corp. (NYSE: KSS) reported Monday morning that same-store sales in the two-month holiday period rose 6.9% year over year. The company took the occasion to raise its profit ...
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Most Large Retail Stocks Struggle As Year Begins

Most stocks of large, traditional retailers started 2018 as they had traded at the end of last year. Down. The patterns confirms investor anxiety that the year will not bring ...
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Walmart Has Given Up Its Private Policing for Shoplifters

A good PR person knows that a good time to reveal bad or unflattering news is late on Friday or, even better, when everyone's attention is on something else. Like ...
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Barnes & Noble Online Sales Fall

Barnes & Noble Inc. (NYSE: BKS) has been in the midst of a "going out of business" sales for years, as it has been besieged by Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), ...
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2018 Bull/Bear Outlook: Will Home Depot Have to Fend Off Amazon This Year?

Now that 2017 is over and 2018 has arrived, investors have to contemplate what to expect ahead. After all, this raging bull market is now nearing nine years old, and ...
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Victoria’s Secret Sales Disappoint

Concerns that Victoria's Secret, a division of L Brands Inc. (NYSE: LB), has lost some of its steaminess continued as its sales for the year were announced as part of ...
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