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Online sales make up a larger portion of overall sales again

More people did their shopping online this year during one of the shortest holiday shopping seasons in years, helping to push total sales higher. Retail sales in the U.S. rose 3.4 percent between Nov. 1 and Dec. 24 compared with ...

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Online sales make up a larger portion of overall sales again

More people did their shopping online this year during one of the shortest holiday shopping seasons in years, helping to push total sales higher. Retail sales in the U.S. rose 3.4 percent between Nov. 1 and Dec. 24 compared with ...

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Forever 21 fashion chain files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Low-price fashion chain Forever 21, a once-hot destination for teen shoppers that fell victim to its own rapid expansion and changing consumer tastes, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The privately held company based in Los Angeles said it ...

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Forever 21 fashion chain files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Low-price fashion chain Forever 21, a once-hot destination for teen shoppers that fell victim to its own rapid expansion and changing consumer tastes, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The privately held company based in Los Angeles said it ...

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Economy, tariffs cloud retail outlook as 4Q approaches

The weakening economy has made Kim Hawkins’ bridal customers hesitant about splurging, even for their big day. “They’re getting some of the more simple centerpieces, like glass vases or candles rather than the more extravagant centerpieces,” says Hawkins, owner of ...

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Economy, tariffs cloud retail outlook as 4Q approaches

The weakening economy has made Kim Hawkins’ bridal customers hesitant about splurging, even for their big day. “They’re getting some of the more simple centerpieces, like glass vases or candles rather than the more extravagant centerpieces,” says Hawkins, owner of ...

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Ellison’s home improvement at Lowe’s is paying off

Lowe’s blew past second quarter profit expectations, buoyed by strong demand for spring goods and sales to contractors. Even though the home improvement retailer wrestled with lower lumber prices and rough spring weather, CEO Marvin Ellison said Lowe’s saw growth ...

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Ellison’s home improvement at Lowe’s is paying off

Lowe’s blew past second quarter profit expectations, buoyed by strong demand for spring goods and sales to contractors. Even though the home improvement retailer wrestled with lower lumber prices and rough spring weather, CEO Marvin Ellison said Lowe’s saw growth ...

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