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Black Friday Advancer: 20% More Plan to Shop (and Save)

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Charleston, SC—Whether it’s the allure of doorbusters and the fact that most major retailers are starting their Black Friday sales … [Read more...]

Week in Review: Must-Know Online News

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New York—Black Friday is only two weeks away, one of the most crucial and biggest sales day of the year for retailers. (Though … [Read more...]

Walmart Posts U.S. Comp Sales Decline, Lowers Forecast

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Bentonville, AR—Walmart booked mixed third-quarter results, with a drop in comparable U.S. sales, increased group profits and an … [Read more...]

Macy’s to Open on “Grey Thursday” (Thanksgiving Day)

Macy's Thanksgiving Day schedule: Parade, 9 a.m. to noon; stores open 8 p.m.

New York—Americans this year may have to eat their Thanksgiving dinners a bit faster (or leave off the dessert) as it looks as if … [Read more...]

Holiday Hires Slightly Less Than 2012?

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Chicago—The nation’s retailers are expected to hire about 700,000 temporary employees between Oct. 1 to Dec. 31 to help with the … [Read more...]

The 2013 List of Most Admired Online Retailers, Consumers’ Favorites

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Washington–These days there seem to be more e-commerce sites than there are stars in the heavens. But which online retailers are … [Read more...]

Survey: Has Target Canada Disappointed Shoppers?

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Toronto—Expanding internationally is always challenging, but Target may be running into some unanticipated difficulties with its … [Read more...]

Week in Review: Must-Know News

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New York—Some Wall Street analysts referred to it as a “frat boy fight” this week when William Ackman, the hedge fund founder and … [Read more...]

Walmart Cuts Full Year Profit Forecast as Shoppers Cut Back

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Bentonville, AR—Confirming a concern that middle income consumers have been reluctant to spend on discretionary purchases, Walmart … [Read more...]

2013 Top 100 Retailers List Shows Continued Industry Growth

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Washington–In the race to make it to the top, many of the same retailers scored among the Top 10 in the 2013 Top 100 Retailers … [Read more...]

Week in Review: Top Fashion Reads from the Web

CK Calvin Klein Summer 2013 watch ad. A new campaign for Calvin Klein platinum label will replace starting this fall.

New York--Retail earnings season is definitely off to a mixed result. The U.S. Commerce Department reported better-than-expected … [Read more...]

Walmart Reports “Difficult” Q1 with Disappointing Earnings

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Bentonville, AR—"Frankly, we had a more difficult quarter than expected," Mike Duke, Walmart’s chief executive, told analysts … [Read more...]