It's the second-biggest shopping season of the year, although the total amount spent is expected to drop from last year.
The stock may become a turnaround story if it keeps improving, says CNBC's Jim Cramer.
Retail as a whole is getting pressured, and the company itself is still unprofitable.
Shares surge more than 20% after the troubled retailer reports first-quarter sales jumped 6.2%.
Stock futures point to a sluggish opening, and disappointing results from Wal-Mart and Kohl's don't help either.
With fewer teens working, the spending power for apparel is in parents' hands. And parents like Wal-Mart and Target.
The cards were supposed to streamline the federal buying process, but a lack of supervision is leading to claims of fraud.
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