The focus is on the consumer with quarterly summaries due from Best Buy, Home Depot and Target.
Wall Street will pay close attention to reports from Wal-Mart, Macy's and Kohl's as the holiday shopping season gets underway.
The retailer erroneously gave shoppers a great deal Wednesday, leading to discounts of as much as 95%.
Two stocks serve as prime examples of exactly what retail growth investors want.
The stock is in danger of falling back down to its 2012 range of between $1.25 and $2.70 per share.
Bloomberg News says the retail giant is telling suppliers it's trimming inventory buying because consumers are still reluctant to spend big.
A federal judge rules the mall retailer wrongly fired a Muslim employee for wearing a hijab, for the second time in 3 years.
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