PayPal announces "Cash for Registers;" small-business optimism improves; Kabbage expands financing to bricks-and-mortar businesses; restaurants tapping into big breakfast opportunity; GoDaddy launches restaurant-specific Web site designs.
Investors shun J.C. Penney Friday following dismal earnings results and concerns over whether the company can regain the traction it lost even with the return of its former CEO.
JCPenney reported a loss of $348 million, or $1.58 per share, the company said after the markets closed on Thursday.
Wal-Mart shares drop Thursday after the giant retailer missed on both top- and bottom-line estimates; Kohl's shares surge after the company posts better-than-expected earnings.
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Macy's shares were rising Wednesday on strong volume after the department store posted better-than-expected first-quarter earnings and announced a dividend increase.
Kabbage, which made its mark by focusing exclusively on funding small e-commerce merchants, is expanding its reach to fund both online and offline small businesses by partnering with Intuit.
Retail stocks were mixed on Monday, despite a positive report from the government on April retail sales.
Retailers have signaled first-quarter earnings will lag expectations following a long and stormy winter.
Senate passes Internet sales tax; bitcoin for small biz?; big banks lending again; mompreneurs; eCreamery sales jump without swimming with sharks.