The market is acting like it's the end of the world for retail. It's not.
Shares of the retailer are falling nearly 8% after a sharp earnings miss.
With fewer teens working, the spending power for apparel is in parents' hands. And parents like Wal-Mart and Target.
As the mall crowd continues to turn up its nose at the retailer's stores, the company shifts to focus on outlets and international expansion.
Employees are demanding to use iPhones and iPads for work. The iPhone is 'the tip of the spear,' one software executive says.
Saks, Tommy Bahama and other retailers are adding alcohol to their locations, hoping that shopping under the influence helps their bottom lines.
The focus is on the consumer with quarterly summaries due from Best Buy, Home Depot and Target.
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