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Walmart Q3 Profits Rise, but Cautious on Holiday

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Bentonville, AR—For the first time in seven quarters, Walmart reported today an increase in comparable store sales helped by lower … [Read more...]

Nordstrom Reports 9% Q3 Sales Boost, But Lowers Guidance

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Seattle--Nordstrom Inc.’s third-quarter earnings of $142 million were up slightly from last year’s $137 million. Net sales were up … [Read more...]

JCPenney Narrows Q3 Loss, But Sales Do Too

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Dallas—JCPenney reported Wednesday afternoon that it continues to pare down losses, even beating forecasts. But sales also … [Read more...]

Dillard’s Q3 Profit Beats Despite Slower Sales

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Little Rock, AR—Dillard’s Inc. today reported third quarter profit increase though its net sales were a miss. For the quarter … [Read more...]

Kohl’s Q3 Profit Down 30%, Misses Sales Forecast

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Menomonee Falls, WI—Kohl’s Corp. said third quarter earnings fell 20% as revenue edged down 1.6%. Kohl’s reported a 20% profit … [Read more...]

DRAFTspace Serves Us Delicious Jewelry (for Sale)

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New York—The table settings would do Martha Stewart proud. Instead of perfect settings for the latest gourmet cusine, these … [Read more...]

Macy’s Inc. Cuts Forecast After Disappointing Q3 Sales

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New York—Good news, not-so-good news in Macy’s Inc.’s third quarter earnings report released today. The department store group … [Read more...]

American Apparel Suffers Big Loss in Q3

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Los Angeles--American Apparel continued to struggle as it posted a $19.2 million loss, or 11 cents a share, in the third quarter … [Read more...]

Caché Q3 Profit, Sales Miss Estimates

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New York--Caché reported Monday that it swung into a wider loss, missing analysts’ estimate. The women’s specialty store said … [Read more...]

Sears Seeks Holding Agencies to Structure the Company

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Hoffman Estates, IL—In its latest ploy to survive a financial spiral downward, Sears Holdings evidently has reached out to “all of … [Read more...]

October Retail Comps Lackluster Due to “Uninspiring Fashion”?

Only a handful of major retailers still release monthly sales results

New York—Few retailers have been reporting their monthly sales figures but still there’s some interim value in them. Hence, of the … [Read more...]

Target to Close 13 Stores

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Minneapolis—Target has seen its share of woes recently. Now comes word that the mass merchant plans to close 13 locations across … [Read more...]