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OMG, J.C. Penney! What CEO Ellison's Surprising Exit Means for Troubled Retailer
It's never a good time to lose a respected leader, but Marvin Ellison's departure means J.C. Penney's future will be especially wobbly.
What Bad Weather? Kohl's Shares Spike as Same-Store Sales Jump
Kohl's shares rise more than 5% in premarket trading, following the release of the retailer's first-quarter earnings.
Shopping for Kenmore, DieHard or Craftsman? Try Amazon, Lowe's First
It used to be, you could buy Sears brands only through Sears. No more.The latest Sears brand to be sold elsewhere is toolmaker Craftsman, now at Lowe's.
Kohl's May Blame Winter Weather for First-Quarter Earnings Slip
Winter snow and ice will likely form part of the discussion on Tuesday, May 22, when department-store owner Kohl's reports earnings.
Macy's Vs. J.C. Penney: Which Department Store Is Just Trying to Survive?
With age, comes wisdom, sometimes. Macy's is the older sister (159 years) to J.C. Penney (116), yet there was more than age at play in this week's earnings reports for each.
Wages and Transport Inflation Is Here: How Retailers Can Cushion the Blows
As wages and transportation costs climb, retailers must be more efficient to keep costs down, say analysts.
Retail's Week in Review: 3 Winners, 1 Loser and 1 In-Betweener
Big week for retail. Home Depot , Walmart , Macy's, Walmart , J.C. Penney and Nordstrom all reported, with surprising wins and misses.
Nordstrom Shares Dive Following Miss on Same-Store Sales
Nordstrom's online sales also declined from last year.
Rising Gas Prices Unlikely to Hurt Retailers This Summer
Gasoline prices are heading up, but they likely won't reach the tipping point that keeps customers away as they have during past surges, experts have told TheStreet.