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Contemporary shopping and buying trends continue to confound established stores.
Comparable store sales, like organic growth numbers, don't lie.
Combining online sales with bricks-and-mortar traffic improves the odds for some.
Spending has remained sub-par this spring.
"The modern mind is in complete disarray. Knowledge has stretched itself to the point where neither the world nor our intelligence can find any foot-hold. It is a fact that we are suffering from nihilism." -- Albert Camus My core theme today and thi...
A positive earnings report from Dow Jones Industrial Average component American Express did most of the work for benchmark indexes.
If you piece things together from what companies tell you, the picture is pretty positive.
The wide miss in the jobs number was just the latest data point confirming the slowdown of the domestic economy.
This week I sensed a possible turn higher in the retail space when looking at the technicals. Though I didn't execute, today is the retail rally -- with JC Penney Home Depot Nordstrom Macy's Target Foot Locker and Kohl's roaring ahead.
I am not going to publish "Takeaways" today as I still cant see clearly from my afternoon eye exam. Retail, with a pushback on the border adjustment tax (BAT), thrived -- led by J.C. Penney Target Foot Locker Nordstrom and Kohl's . (T)FANG remar...
TheStreet's Jim Cramer reacts to Jefferies lowering L Brands' price target.
TheStreet's Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer suggests buying shares of Foot Locker amid any weakness in The Finish Line.
FEB 27, 2017 ' 3:13 PM EST "You see, in this world there's two kinds of people, my friend: Those with loaded guns and those who dig. You dig." -- Blondie, "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" As I will shortly be leaving, there will be no "Takeaways."...
Their stores are fun and experiential to visit, and same store sales are growing.
"In a paperless and cloudy world, are investors and citizens as safe as the markets assume we are?" -- Kass Diary, Wall Street Blues (today) Unfortunately, my quote this morning proved too prescient as another horrific terrorist attack occurred in ...
The money is flowing, just not in the buckets that expect to catch it.
The enemy of these retailers isn't just Amazon. It's themselves.
"Wishin' and hopin' And thinkin' and prayin'..." -- Dusty Springfield, Wishin' and Hopin' The gap from last week's presidential speech was filled this afternoon. I am more negative than most and more negative than I have been in a while. Liter...
Here are some examples of why you should stay on board.
The retail sector got a boost from talk that Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross opposes the border adjustment tax. Nordstrom , Macy's , Foot Locker and Kohl's are providing upside leadership.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average extended its record-breaking streak on Friday in a nail-biting end to the day.
TheStreet's Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer discusses Friday's most talked about stocks including J.C. Penney, Foot Locker and Hewlett Packard Enterprise.
TheStreet's Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer said Foot Locker is "the only mall based store that is really doing it right."
On Friday, February 24, investors await quarterly results from J.C. Penney and Foot Locker.
For the week of Feb. 20, the markets await a host of retail earnings.