Retail

holiday

The pieces are falling into place for a more robust holiday shopping season.

chicos

Shares of apparel retailer Chico’s FAS popped more than 12 percent in intraday trade Wednesday after better-than-expected earnings.

abercrombie

Abercrombie’s designs and marketing will now focus on its shopper’s “best self and inner confidence.”

bestbuy

It wasn’t long ago that Amazon was considered to be the death knell for Best Buy’s business. That’s no longer the case.

walmart

Same-store sales in Wal-Mart’s U.S. division grew 1.6 percent, an acceleration from the first quarter’s 1 percent lift.

target

Citing a “difficult” retail environment, Target lowers its guidance for the full year.

CONSTRUCTION

Home Depot CEO Craig Menear said revenue from its so-called Pro customers grew at a faster rate than the company average.

target

In several states, annual back-to-school sales tax holidays will be noticeably more muted this year.

amazon

The online retailer said worldwide orders rose more than 60 percent compared with the previous Prime Day.

Amazon ramps up delivery operations

Prime Day brought 179 million visitors to the desktop and mobile sites of the top 25 U.S. retailers last July, according to SimilarWeb.

forever21

The rocket ship that fast-fashion retailers have ridden over the past few years appears to be running out of fuel.

restaurant

Landlords are looking more favorably at small businesses as tenants.

credit card

Millennials’ influence over other generations is about to fuel a sustained period of online sales growth, according to Goldman Sachs.

diving

Urban Outfitters shed more than 8 percent after the firm revealed that same-store sales were falling this quarter.

lauren

Stefan Larsson is bringing his Old Navy playbook over to Ralph Lauren.