Back to School

Wall Street: JCPenney Has Its Mojo Back?

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New York—Following JCPenney’s recent encouraging quarterly earnings report, some key retail stock advisors have upgraded the … [Read more...]

American Eagle Outfitters Takes BTS to Next Level


As kids across the nation get ready for back to school, many in the neediest school communities are held back, all which impacts … [Read more...]

Infographic: Back to School Goes Mobile

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In the Back to School (BTS) Shopping Goes Mobile in the U.S. infographic, advertising platform InMobi shows how mobile advertising … [Read more...]

Secondhand is Cool for Back to School


While maybe not great for business retailers, secondhand clothing (and accessories) are good for the environment, and the movement … [Read more...]

Imports Increasing as Retailers Prepare for Back to School


Washington–A jump in import cargo volume of 7.3% is expected this month as retailers stock up for the busy back-to-school season, … [Read more...]

Kohl’s Cares Gives Back this Back-to-School Season


Menomonee, Falls WI--Kohl’s Department Stores is featuring beloved children’s books from author Laura Numeroff available now … [Read more...]

Early Back-to-School Findings: Families Plan to Spend More This Year


Washington—The Fourth of July marks the official beginning of summer for most school children these days. For parents it can … [Read more...]

Fourth of July Spending: A Harbinger of Sales to come?


Washington—Americans are ready to put on their red, white and blue to celebrate Independence Day with friends and family—and … [Read more...]

Back-to-School Shopping, the Latest Example of Holiday Creep: eMarketer

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New York--Propelled by back-to-school buying, US retail sales will grow a relatively strong 4.6% during the core back-to-school … [Read more...]

Target Q3 Surprises; Earnings, Comps Exceed Estimates


Minneapolis—In an earnings reports that surprised many, Target Corp. today reports its firstincrease in U.S. comp stores sales in … [Read more...]

JCPenney Narrows Q3 Loss, But Sales Do Too


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

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


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...]