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When buying shares of retailers it often pays to stay away when everything looks rosy and to get involved when business is, hopefully temporarily, in the dumps.
Contrarians who bought several "dead men walking" retailers have pocketed big gains by defying conventional wisdom.
Here are a couple of plays that offer two- and even three-digit percentage return opportunities.
Earnings surprises and a $558 million bid for Finish Line say the mall sector might not be finished after all.
Costco and Zumiez were able to benefit from their strong June comps, while Walgreens Buckle and L Brands went the other way.
Consumers are still spending, they're just doing it differently.
The risk that oil prices could fall to $20 a barrel is rising, according to Goldman Sachs (GS).
For Thursday September 10, TheStreet awaits quarterly results from Lululemon Athletica (LULU) and Zumiez (ZUMZ).
Several U.S. apparel retailers are reporting sales increases for the month of June.
Four million current and former federal employees, from nearly every government agency, might have had their personal information stolen by Chinese hackers, U.
On Thursday, June 4 we await quarterly result from J.M. Smucker (SJM), Michaels Companies (MIK), Joy Global (JOY), VeriFone Systems (PAY), Zumiez (ZUMZ) and Vince Holding Corp (VNCE).
I remain short. Retail is gapping down in reaction to disappointing earnings/guidance: Quicksilver (ZQK, -12.4%); Gap (GPS, -5.8%); Zumiez (ZUMZ, -5.1%); Finistar (FNSR, -5%); SeaChange (SEAC, -4.3%); Bebe (BEBE, -2.8%); and The Cooper Companies (CO...
There's more data to be processed and interpreted. With all the attention toward the ECB, a lot of data has come out and has not been interpreted this morning. As an example, retail same-store sales numbers showed beats at L Brands (LB), Fred's (FRE...
Belus Capital Advisors' Brian Sozzi and TheStreet's Nicole Urken face off on sexy teen retailer Abercrombie & Fitch.
Economic data out next week includes retail sales and industrial production for January, two reports that Chris Versace, RealMoney Pro contributor, says will be important to watch.