Despite its recent struggles, the retailer maintains a positive outlook.
Dow sheds 125 points to below 13,000. Weak economic data out of Japan, South Korea and Europe put the focus back on international issues. US retailers report generally better-than-expected sales, while jobless claims remain flat.
The company is trying to reach out to its tool-loving male customers with a new clothing line.
Offline retailers like Wal-Mart and Sears are lowering prices to stay competitive with the e-tail giant.
But the retailer's struggles are far from over.
Shares of Facebook slump as their lockup period ends. Jobless claims rise and housing starts decline, while building permits jump to a 4-year high. Wal-Mart slips on a disappointing outlook. Cisco rallies on a dividend hike.
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