The retail industry is pushing further with the conference, trying to push for normality

Visitors enter the venue at The NRF 2020 Vision: Retail’s Big Show, to be held in New York, USA, on January 12, 2020. Wang Ying | Xinhua News Agency | Getty Images “The big show will continue,” National Retail Federation President Matt Shay said Monday. And on Friday, even as more speakers and attendees withdraw … Read more

January will be a big month for these hard hit stocks. 10 more risky names to load on, from JPMorgan.

Where did we go before Christmas? A record session for the S&P 500 and so-so action from technology stocks. Nasdaq COMP, +0.65% has only increased by 0.7% this month, compared to an increase of around 3.5% for S&P SPX, +0.46%, however, on a year-to-date basis, these gains are 21% and 25%, respectively. And since many … Read more

What Jim Cramer sees on Friday, including the amazing Broadcom and Costco tracks

A consumer trades in a Costco store on September 28, 2021 in Miami, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images (This article was first sent to members of the CNBC Investing Club with Jim Cramer. To get real-time updates in your inbox, subscribe here.) What I see on December 10, 2021: Last night’s earnings … three … Read more

Activist pushes Kohl’s to consider selling online biz, says report

People shop in Kohl’s department store in the middle of the coronavirus outbreak on September 5, 2020 in San Francisco, California. Liu Guanguan | China News Service | Getty Images An activist is reportedly pushing Kohl’s to consider either a sale or a spin-off of his online business, following a similar move by department store … Read more

Toys R Us opens flagship store in American Dream megamall

A 20,000-square-foot Toys R Us location opens in mid-December in the American Dream megamall in New Jersey. Source: WHP Global Toys R Us is taking another chance to open a store in the US after its comeback plans were thwarted earlier this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. The toy retailer’s parent company, WHP Global, … Read more

Shoppers are buying more than ever from resellers. Here’s why

Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images Second-hand retailers find success with shoppers who focus on sustainability and hard-to-find items, while avoiding the supply chain being branded by traditional retailers. Big box retailers like Walmart and Target have focused on keeping prices down and have absorbed the rising costs of shipping, labor and materials for shoppers. … Read more

More Americans will not buy holiday gifts this year

Donna Hilliard, CEO of Code Tenderloin, said the non-profit group serving the homeless population is currently experiencing more demand than it has ever seen. Source: Code Tenderloin Code Tenderloin, a nonprofit group serving the homeless in San Francisco, said it has gift cards worth about $ 7,000 to hand out to those who need the … Read more

Nordstrom (JWN) Q3 2021 earnings miss, sales hit

A shopper leaves a Nordstrom store on May 26, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois. Scott Olson | Getty Images On Tuesday, Nordstrom reported earnings that did not live up to analysts’ expectations, as labor costs eroded profits and sales, and the Nordstrom Rack business struggled to return to pre-pandemic levels. The news sent its firm rollover … Read more

Walmart kicks off Cyber ​​Week with the Jason Derulo event

The Walmart + home screen on a laptop in Brooklyn, New York on Wednesday, November 18, 2020. Gabby Jones | Bloomberg | Getty Images Walmart is adding another tool to its arsenal this holiday season to kick-start online sales: More than 30 live-streaming events, including one featuring musician Jason Derulo starting Cyber ​​Week. Over the … Read more

4 ways customers have changed since the pandemic began

Shoppers climb up and down an escalator at Willow Grove Park Mall in Willow Grove, Pennsylvania, on November 14, 2020. Mark Makela | Reuters As holidaymakers prepare for the festivities, they are preparing for a season that will look noticeably different than a year ago. Great parties with family and friends. Busy shopping malls. A … Read more