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2014/11/12
By Andria Cheng, MarketWatch Macy's and American Eagle investors seem happier with more profits than sales Retailers have been dangling their holiday promotions before you, and beating the drum of how this holiday season will be another competitive and promotional one, but don't expect too many cut-rate deals.
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2014/11/12
By Andria Cheng, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- J.C. Penney Co.
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2014/11/11
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2014/11/11
By Andria Cheng, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- J.C. Penney Co.
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2014/11/11
By Andria Cheng, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is scheduled to report its fiscal third-quarter earnings before the bell on Thursday.
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2014/11/20
By Andria Cheng, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Best Buy Co.'s so-called doorbuster specials when it opens at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving include a $199 50-inch Panasonic TV or $79.99 Beats by Dr.
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2014/11/20
By Andria Cheng, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- For all the hoopla about retailers opening earlier than ever this year and unveiling their online specials on Thanksgiving, the holiday and Black Friday may not live up to the hype.
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2014/11/20
By Andria Cheng, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- For all the hoopla about retailers opening earlier than ever and unveiling their online specials on Thanksgiving, the promise of the holiday and the following Black Friday shopping phenomenon may ring hollow this year.
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2014/11/20
By Andria Cheng, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- For all the hoopla about retailers opening earlier than ever and unveiling their online specials on Thanksgiving, the promise of the holiday and the following Black Friday shopping phenomenon may ring hollow this year.
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2014/11/19
By Andria Cheng, MarketWatch Staples Inc. shares saw their biggest percentage gain in 21 months on Wednesday, thanks to a better-than-expected third-quarter report and news of accelerated store closings and other cost cuts.
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2014/11/18
By Andria Cheng, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Consumers have been buying books, toys and apparel online for years, but they are also increasingly at ease ordering their washers, refrigerators and even hardwood flooring over the Internet.
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2014/12/4
By Andria Cheng, MarketWatch Barnes & Noble Inc. shares slumped as much as 14% Thursday, after the company said it is ending its Nook Media pact with Microsoft Corp., raising concerns it may not be able to push through a plan to separate its bookstore and Nook businesses.
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2014/12/12
By Andria Cheng, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Ugly sweaters are in vogue.
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2014/12/12
By Andria Cheng, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Ugly sweaters are in vogue.
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2014/12/2
By Andria Cheng, MarketWatch Teen retailer Abercrombie & Fitch is scheduled to report fiscal third-quarter earnings before the market open on Wednesday.
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2014/12/2
By Andria Cheng, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Ugly sweaters are in vogue.
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2014/12/2
By Andria Cheng, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The Saturday before Christmas, or so-called Super Saturday in retail parlance, could be this holiday season's biggest shopping day of the year.
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2014/12/2
By Andria Cheng, MarketWatch Teen retailer Abercrombie & Fitch is scheduled to report fiscal third-quarter earnings before the market open on Wednesday.
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2014/11/28
By Andria Cheng, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Macy's Inc. CEO Terry Lundgren was standing at the door of the department-store chain's Herald Square flagship when the store opened at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day and stood there for 20 minutes watching a stream of shoppers enter.
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2014/11/28
By Andria Cheng, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Macy's Inc. CEO Terry Lundgren was standing at the door of the department-store chain's Herald Square flagship when the store opened at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day and stood there for 20 minutes watching a stream of shoppers enter.
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2014/11/28
By Andria Cheng, MarketWatch Overseas shoppers are getting in on the action Funmi Adeyemi has been saving all year for Black Friday.
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2014/11/27
By Andria Cheng, MarketWatch Overseas shoppers are getting in on the action Funmi Adeyemi has been saving all year for Black Friday.
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2015/1/14
By Andria Cheng, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The Commerce Department's disappointing December retail sales report raised fears that consumer spending has fizzled despite the extra cash from tumbling gas prices.
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2015/1/21
By Andria Cheng, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- As part of the unveiling this month of an updated "I'm lovin' it" campaign, McDonald's Corp.'s chief marketing officer, Deborah Wahl, promised in a video that the fast-food giant's new philosophy involves "listening more and assuming less." from "the billions served to the billions heard" and So, McDonald's (MCD) , get ready for the following advice from your franchisees: Eliminate the espresso drinks from McCafe --
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2015/1/7
By Andria Cheng, MarketWatch Teen retailer is closing most of its stores and laying off staff NEW YORK (MarketWatch)--Teen retailer Wet Seal Inc. said Wednesday it is shutting two-thirds of its stores as it races to shore up liquidity and keep its operations afloat.
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2015/1/6
By Andria Cheng, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Coach Inc. has decided one way to spur growth and turn its fortunes around is by making its first acquisition.
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2015/1/6
By Andria Cheng, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Coach Inc. has decided one way to spur growth and turn its fortunes around is by making its first acquisition.
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2014/12/31
By Andria Cheng, MarketWatch The final verdict on the holiday season is still out, but some retailers can already toast a strong 2014.
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2014/12/30
By Andria Cheng, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- They will take the burger, but not the stock, at least not just yet.
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2014/12/29
By Andria Cheng, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Retailers may have their best holiday sales growth in eight years, but it will likely come at a cost to profit.
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