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Walmart?s C.E.O. Had Plenty to Say About Trump. So Did His Customers.
by By THE NEW YORK TIMES
16 Aug 2017 at 6:42pm
Doug McMillon, Walmart?s chief executive, rebuked Mr. Trump over his response to the Charlottesville violence. Walmart shoppers were split over whether that was right.
Savor the Last of Summer With a Little Shopping
by By ALISON S. COHN
16 Aug 2017 at 3:53pm
Customize your Levi?s at Macy?s, shop new products at the beauty trade show, pick up a cool (and deeply discounted) bikini, and more.
5 Easy Ways to Take Your Wardrobe From Summer to Fall
by By HAYLEY PHELAN
16 Aug 2017 at 2:10pm
These transitional pieces impart freshness to a late-season look.
How to Be Mindful While Grocery Shopping
by By DAVID GELLES
16 Aug 2017 at 4:00am
Plan your trip in advance. Knowing what you need at the store can help you avoid unwanted distractions.
Costco Owes Tiffany More Than $19 Million, Judge Rules
by By CHRISTINA CARON
15 Aug 2017 at 12:30pm
A Federal District Court judge in New York has ordered the discount warehouse giant to pay Tiffany for using the jeweler?s name to market diamond rings.
Tom Ford, Where the Rich and Famous Go to Look Rich and Famous
by By MATTHEW SCHNEIER
15 Aug 2017 at 12:24pm
Other retailers experiment, but this designer has found a style that works for him: unapologetically expensive.
For Doomsday Preppers, the End of the World Is Good for Business
by By MICAH MAIDENBERG
11 Aug 2017 at 6:56pm
Sales for some emergency prep companies have been down this year, but the standoff between the U.S. and North Korea has renewed interest in their wares.
Wall Street?s Patience With Retailers? Turnaround Efforts Runs Thin
by By MICHAEL CORKERY
11 Aug 2017 at 5:40pm
After underwhelming earning reports by brick-and-mortar retailers like Macy?s and J.C. Penney, investors sent shares of traditional department stores tumbling.
The Incredible Shrinking Sears
by By JULIE CRESWELL
11 Aug 2017 at 2:09pm
How a financial wizard took over a giant of American retailing, and presided over its epic decline.
Macy?s Sales Keep Dropping, and Investors Are Unforgiving
by By MICHAEL CORKERY
10 Aug 2017 at 3:17pm
It has closed about a hundred stores, invested in its e-commerce operation and put many, many things on sale. But nothing seems to stop Macy?s downward spiral.