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Gap Reaffirms Full Year Estimate Despite Q3 Profit Fall

Gap Inc.

San Francisco--The cost of expanding its business overseas has dragged on Gap Inc's third quarter, after the specialty clothing … [Read more...]

Black Friday Forecast Cooler Drier Weather to Help Sales

Black Friday Forecast

Berwyn, PA—All those shoppers lining up before 5 a.m.—or even earlier—for doors to open on Black Friday can expect cooler … [Read more...]

Limited Brands, Chico’s Q3 Profits Increase

Chico's Somos brand

Tight inventory controls, improved gross margins and higher sales helped specialty retailers Limited Brands and Chico’s post third … [Read more...]

Sears Q3 Losses Widen Kmart Loss Narrows

Sears Kmart

Hoffman Estates, IL—Sears Holdings reported today a third quarter loss wider than expected, mostly due to lower sales in apparel … [Read more...]

Holiday Sales Consumers to Use More Debit Card Cash

Debit Cards

Washington–While American consumers may need to do some research and plan ahead for their Black Friday shopping strategies, one … [Read more...]

TJX, BJ’s Wholesale Q3 Profits Exceed Estimates

T.J.Maxx

Off price retail operator TJX Companies and BJ’S Wholesale both report their third quarter income rose higher than retail analysts … [Read more...]

Target Q3 Profit Rises 23% as Credit Card Businesses Improves

Target

Minneapolis—Target’s third-quarter earnings showed strong growth on a jump in revenue and significant improvement in the company's … [Read more...]

Study: Mobile Sites Below Average Performance

Chicago—Mobile commerce, or m-commerce, may be the latest retail platform everyone is buzzing about but many shoppers may be … [Read more...]

Abercrombie, Urban Outfiters Post Q3 Profit Rise

Abercrombie & Fitch

Specialty retailers Abercrombie & Fitch and Urban Outfitters both reported third quarter profit increases and say they are … [Read more...]

Walmart Lifts Full Year Forecast as Q3 Profits Rise

Walmart store

Bentonville, AR--Walmart raised its full year earnings guidance today after booking a 9% rise in third quarter profit helped by a … [Read more...]

Burberry’s First Half Up 46%

Burberry storefront

London--Burberry today booked a 46% hike in first-half pre-tax profit, helped by strong growth of its apparel and leather bags in … [Read more...]

October Retail Sales Increase Adds to Optimism

October Retail Sales Increase adds to Optimism

Washington—As retailers prepare for Black Friday, the U.S. Commerce Department provided some added optimism for holiday sales … [Read more...]