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Commerce Dept: Retail Sales Increase by Most in Four Months

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Washington--U.S. retail sales rose broadly in August and consumer sentiment hit a 14-month high in September, supporting … [Read more...]

Week in Review: 10 Things to Know

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New York—It’s pretty difficult to eclipse retail earnings week especially with profit misses and lowered full year forecasts that … [Read more...]

With 62% Drop in Q2 Profit, Target Lowers Full Year Outlook

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Minneapolis—As Target cut prices to attract shoppers who were upset with the huge holiday data breach, the mass merchant today … [Read more...]

July, a “Transitional Month,” Posts Sluggish Comp Sales

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New York—About six months ago, harsh winter weather stymied retail sales. But now it seems that warmer weather may be in factor in … [Read more...]

Discounts Help Boost May Comp Sales Ahead of Estimates

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Discounts Help Boost May Comp Sales Ahead of Estimates New York—May comparable store sales beat estimates as consumers shopped … [Read more...]

April Retail Comp Sales Jump Past Estimates

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New York—After being foiled by winter storms and bad weather and a later Easter, retailers today reported a comparable store sales … [Read more...]

March Comps Softer Thanks to Easter Shift to April

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New York—With the harshest of winter subsiding last month, it still look a flurry of discount promotions to lure shoppers into … [Read more...]

Prada’s 2013 Profits Edge Up, Missing Estimates

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Milan—Prada SpA today reported its 2013 full year profit rose only 0.3% hindered by a weak European market and currency … [Read more...]

February Comp Sales Actually Fare Better Than Expected

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New York—There’s no need to remind most of the Northern half of the United States what kind of impact February’s weather must have … [Read more...]

Storms, Shopper Fatigue Chill January Comp Sales

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New York—January is normally the slowest month at retail, but this year the Arctic whammy from a polar vortex chilled sales more … [Read more...]

December Comp Sales Were Up—But at a Price?

Blizzard Tarnish December Retail Sales

New York—Discounts may have helped comparable store sales rise 2.7% in December, but that stronger-than-expected increase often … [Read more...]

Holiday Pressure: November Comp Sales Disappointing

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New York— Black Friday creep—expanding sales and promotions beyond the traditional one the Friday after Thanksgiving—may have had … [Read more...]