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Don"t Be Fooled by Strong Holiday Sales -- Brick-and-Mortar Chains Are Still in Trouble

While it was a successful holiday season for the retail sector, the bullish rally could be short lived......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 13th, 2018

Strong Retail Sales Setting Up for 2017 Holiday Season

Is it possible that the traditional brick-and-mortar retail stores finally will not have a disappointing holiday spending cycle at the end of 2017?.....»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstOct 16th, 2017

Wal-Mart Posts Strong Holiday Sales

Wal-Mart reported strong sales over the winter holiday season, a marked contrast with the weak numbers posted by many brick-and-mortar competitors including Target and Macy’s......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 21st, 2017

Department stores surge following report of the best holiday sales in 6 years (JCP, M, DDS, KSS, TJX, DKS, FINL, EXPR)

Carlo Allegri/Reuters Shares of department-store chains rallied on Tuesday following Mastercard data that shows they're having a strong holiday-shopping season.  Mastercard SpendingP.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 26th, 2017

What Retail Investors Should Be Watching in December

Many brick-and-mortar retailers had a positive start to the holiday shopping season. But past experience has shown this doesn't guarantee strong results for the full fourth quarter......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 3rd, 2017

Not Dead Yet: Shoppers Will Give Physical Stores a Chance on Black Friday

Two new studies show that brick-and-mortar chains remain in consumers' holiday plans......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 21st, 2017

Holiday shopping 2017: The truth about the "retail apocalypse"

Some brick-and-mortar chains have suffered, bu.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayNov 7th, 2017

How E-commerce Is Making Stores Relevant Again

Struggling retailers are betting that their brick-and-mortar outlets will help lift online sales. After a tough holiday season, many big-box retailers went on a cost-cutting binge. J.C. Penney, Macy's, and Sears .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 30th, 2017

Retailing, Part 2: The Way Out Of The Rut For Brick And Mortar Stores

A number of retailers, including Macy’s, Barnes & Noble, and Sears, delivered disappointing holiday sales results. Women’s apparel .....»»

Category: marketsSource: forbesJan 18th, 2017

Traditional retailers are using a trick to make same-store sales look better

APIt was a rough 2016 holiday season for brick-and-mortar retailers. Department store shares got thumped last week after Macy's and Kohl's b.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 17th, 2017

More pay, greater confidence lift U.S. retail sales - but brick-and-mortar chains lag

Americans stepped up their auto buying and on.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesJan 13th, 2017

Holiday Season Sales Grew 8 Times Faster Online Than in Stores

Department stores fared the worst. First the good news for brick-and-mortar retailers: In-store sales during the recent holiday season did actually rise. The bad n.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 9th, 2017

Banana Republic Continues to Disappear

Gap posted good news about its holiday sales, in contrast to nearly every other large brick-and-mortar retailer. However, Banana Republic's days may be numbered......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJan 7th, 2017

J.C. Penney holiday sales drop in latest setback to sector

J.C. Penney (JCP) reported a decline in same-store sales for November and December, the latest department store chain to reflect the malaise in the sector as shoppers increasingly eschew brick-and-mortar stores and shop online......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 6th, 2017

J.C. Penney Posts Weaker Holiday Sales

J.C. Penney joined a host of brick-and-mortar retailers reporting disappointing holiday sales figures as women’s apparel weakness continued to drag down results......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJan 6th, 2017

J.C. Penney holiday sales drop in latest setback to sector

(Reuters) - J.C. Penney Co Inc reported a decline in same-store sales for November and December, the latest department store chain to reflect the malaise in the sector as shoppers increasingly eschew brick-and-mortar stores and shop online......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 6th, 2017

Department store stocks are getting crushed (JCP, JWN, M, KSS, DDS)

Joshua Lott/Getty ImagesThe stocks of many department stores are getting rocked in trading on Thursday after some of the flagship brick-and-mortar stores reported weak holiday sales.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 5th, 2017

Holiday sales lackluster - analyst

Brick and mortar stores offer a lot of discounts, but their margins are eroded, partly due to fierce competition from online retailer Amazon, says retail analyst Mary Epner. Bobbi Rebell reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersDec 23rd, 2016

Online shopping boom gives a lift to shipping services

As the load from this UPS truck on East 43rd Street shows, e-commerce continues to bite into brick-and-mortar sales, 
especially during the holiday crunch. Across New York City’s retail... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 6th, 2016

Black Friday Sales Slump As Retail Tracker Admits Holiday Season "Off To A Slow Start", Blames Warm Weather

Sales and traffic at U.S. brick-and-mortar stores on Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday declined from last year, as Reuters reports that stores offered discounts well beyond the weekend and more customers shopped online. The National Retail Federation repo.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 27th, 2016

Holiday Shopping Price War Ramps Up

Holiday Shopping Price War Ramps Up $AMZN, $TGT, $WMT Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT), Target Corp.(NYSE:TGT) and other brick-and-mortar chains are counting on heavier discounts and a bigger online selection to help keep up with Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN). .....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsNov 25th, 2016