Retail

Investors have been rewarding companies in a down stock market if they can withstand the new stay-at-home economic impact. On the flip side, investors have been punishing the companies which are...
Jon C. Ogg
Walgreens Boots Alliance released better than expected fiscal second-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Thursday.
Chris Lange
Traffic to big-box stores like Walmart, Costco and Target jumped in the first part of March but declined as stay-at-home orders were widely implemented. Will the traffic return or are consumers going...
Paul Ausick
Gap and Urban Outfitters are the newest retailers joining the list of companies that are furloughing employees in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Chris Lange
Department store operator Macy’s announced on Monday that it will furlough a “majority” of its employees as a result of ongoing concerns about the coronavirus pandemic.
Chris Lange
Workers at Amazon's huge Staten Island, New York, warehouse may go on strike. What will happen to homebound people if they start to lose access to the inventory that Amazon ships?
Douglas A. McIntyre
After Lululemon Athletica reported solid fiscal fourth-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Thursday, analysts were fairly positive on the stock and where it can go from here.
Chris Lange
In its efforts to meet demand for what are deemed essential goods to fight the spread of COVID-19, Amazon has hobbled sales for some of its Marketplace resellers.
Paul Ausick
Just like the coronavirus has a more devastating impact on the weak, the effect of the pandemic on weak businesses will be equally devastating. How can J.C. Penney survive?
Paul Ausick
If Amazon starts to shut down, piece by piece, one of America's lifelines for people and businesses will begin to disappear.
Douglas A. McIntyre
As the locations of major retailers remain closed, customers need to go elsewhere. Amazon is among the few places shoppers can actually go.
Douglas A. McIntyre
While most businesses are laying off or furloughing employees, Dollar General is going in the opposite direction.
Chris Lange
Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) has over a million workers in the U.S. That figure is about to grow by 150,000 as the retail scrambles, like Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) has, to handle a surge in demand...
Douglas A. McIntyre
As cities and states are closing down their restaurants and bars, and as shortages are widely reported at grocery store and box stores, it seems to be a time that would be good for meal-kit delivery...
Jon C. Ogg
The Dow Jones industrials are down over 30% from its all-time high in mid-February, but Walmart is actually up about 7% since then. Is Walmart recession-proof?
Chris Lange