retail

Nike reported first fiscal quarter results that pounded top and bottom-line consensus estimates. The company's direct channels continue growing and the digital business may be growing even faster.
Small business owners are gearing up for the 2020 holiday shopping season as business improves slightly. But shop owners are going to have to go the extra mile to attract more customers this year.
The Census Bureau's advance report on August retail sales indicates the U.S. economy is going through a slow-motion recovery.
The COVID-19 pandemic has lifted uncertainty among many retailers and other firms related to how many seasonal employees they'll be hiring. A repeat of last year's strong hiring is unlikely.
According to a new research report, Amazon Air will end the year with 58 planes in its fleet, an increase of 38% since the beginning of 2020.
Walmart's panel of experts have chosen their favorite toys for the coming Chrismas season. The giant retailer has also launched a website that lets kids everywhere experience the top-rated toys.
There seems to be an insatiable appetite from the investing community for the great growth stories in America. Earnings and dividends almost seem to not even have any place at all when it comes to...
Retail sales in the United States rose for the third straight month in July, but the rate of growth has dropped to just 1.5% month over month.
There may still be no clear reasons for brick-and-mortar retailers to start a massive celebration yet, but those endless growth rates in online spending have started to come down.
One thing that has changed in travel is that families are exploring the great outdoors again. Purchases of recreational vehicles, or RVs, as well as anything related to camping and outside...
Anyone who has walked by or driven past strip malls knows that many of the businesses there are closed down during the COVID-19 pandemic. What may not be as obvious is just how many of those...
The often-asked question is whether Amazon.com should be broken into pieces. Here's why investors might want to see the Amazon Web Services (AWS) business spun out, with or without the government’s...
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...
Shopify has been a very good business for both its clients and its investors. But both groups have to have some level of anxiety as the world of e-commerce shifts rapidly, often radically, every year.
Gap was in the process of looking to carve out its Old Navy business into a new company that was outside of the Gap, Banana Republic and Athleta brands. That effort is now history.