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Amazon released mixed third-quarter financial results after markets closed Thursday, and shares of the e-commerce empire retreated in after-hours trading.
In a sensitive economy in which growth is slowing enough that recession fears are high, every single economic report is given a very close look.
Americans generally like the winter holiday season and for a third, shopping for holiday gifts is a big part of the season's joy.
Seasonal hiring is expected to be no better than flat to 2018 totals this year, according to Challenger, Gray & Christmas. Consumers are still spending but remain concerned about the effects of...
U.S. retailers have begun announcing expected seasonal hiring totals for the coming holiday season.
Of the 40 worst performers in the S&P 500 so far in 2019, 11 are tied to oil and gas, 10 tied mostly to retailing of apparel and accessories, and six are tied to pharmaceuticals and biotech.
24/7 Wall St. has tracked the action and reaction seen in many luxury brands on Monday. The drop has been unilateral, and that has been confirmed by luxury stocks selling off in Europe as well.
Shares of the so-called gun stocks have reacted to the news of two mass shootings over the weekend, even if they look muted compared with prior reactions to mass shootings.
Amazon Prime Days are upon us, and shoppers should remember that a lot of fake goods are sold by the company's Marketplace sellers and that can be both costly and dangerous.
Etsy aims to compete with Amazon, eBay and other merchants with more free shipping initiatives, and it just might help its gross merchandise sales numbers.
Analysts are chasing Shopify price targets higher and higher. This mega-growth stock is now trading at close to 600 times expected earnings and almost 25 times sales, but Wall Street is willing to...
Grocery Outlet shares entered the market with a bang. The firm priced its shares at $22 apiece, which was above the expected price range of $17 to $19, although shares actually entered the market at...
May's reading on retail sales did manage to post a 0.5% seasonally adjusted gain. That's the good news.
Retail sales are often volatile on a monthly reporting basis, and the markets are getting to deal with a fresh round of negative news when it comes to the consumer spending habits of Americans.
Used-car seller CarMax reported better than expected earnings Friday morning, but revenues were a bit light. Investors didn't seem to mind.