Retailers including Kohl's, Macy's and Best Buy posted better-than-expected quarterly earnings, offering some optimism that the retailers can hold their own against Amazon.com.
By Bob Ciura | May 27, 2016
At the heart of the retail industry disruption is the Amazon business model. Amazon continues to take share while the other retailers wither.
By Bob Ciura | May 14, 2016
The past week was brutal for the department store industry, with downright ugly quarterly earnings from a number of brick-and-mortar retailers.
By Lawrence Meyers | Feb 24, 2016
Macy's earnings report beat analyst estimates, but the retailer's fourth-quarter net income still fell by 32%.
By Andrea Pettis | Feb 4, 2016
The competitive landscape for retailers is rapidly changing. Here's what investors should know about investing in retail stocks in 2016.
By Andrea Pettis | Jan 29, 2016
Investors were distinctly underwhelmed with the fourth-quarter Amazon earnings report. The stock sank sharply after the news.
By Bob Ciura | Dec 11, 2015
Retail stocks may be attractive buys now for value and income investors. Here are three sector plays that are cheap and offer high dividend yields.
By Lawrence Meyers | Nov 24, 2015
Black Friday really isn’t much of a big deal anymore. Now it’s all about Cyber Monday.
By Bob Ciura | Nov 12, 2015
In the first quarter the weather was too cold for retail stocks. Now retailers are blaming poor third-quarter results on the weather being too warm.
By Andrea Pettis | Oct 30, 2015
PayPal earnings looked strong in its first report since its spinoff from eBay during the summer. But what about the competition?