This holiday season, as stores look to lure shoppers with promotions and deals, online sales are likely to be the shining star in an otherwise tepid selling season. the biggest retailer, same-store sales are expected to rise 2.5%.
Shares of Ann Inc., the parent company to Ann Taylor and LOFT brands, were rising after the women's specialty retailer beat earnings estimates by 3 cents a share and posted better-than-expected sales.
Gap shares were falling in afterhours trading after the specialty apparel retailer beat Wall Street earnings estimates, but simply reaffirmed previous guidance for the year.
Dollar Tree shares are plunging hard in morning trading after the discount store misses Wall Street estimates by 2 cents and lowered guidance for the year.
If there is anything good to say about Sears Holdings' third-quarter earnings report, it's hard to find.
Williams-Sonoma surged in after-hours trading after the upscale housewares and home furnishing company beat Wall Street earnings estimates and raised its full-year guidance.
J.C. Penney surges on Wednesday after investors cheer the much-maligned retailer's expectations for improved sales and margin trends in the fourth quarter, suggesting that the worst could be behind it.
TJX, the parent company of the popular discount apparel retailers T.J. Maxx, Marshalls and home furnishings specialty store, HomeGoods, surpassed Wall Street expectations for the third quarter and further raised full-year guidance.
Was this the quarter when J.C. Penney finally had some real improvement?
Another survey adds fuel to the fire that Black Friday and Cyber Monday, once the traditional start of holiday shopping season, may not be as unique as they once were.