Dollar Tree (DLTR) earnings Q1 2024

An exterior view of a Dollar Tree store in Bloomsburg Pennsylvania.  Paul Weaver | Sopa Images | Lightrocket | Getty Images Dollar Tree announced Wednesday it is considering a sale of its more grocery-focused Family Dollar brand. The company had recently shared plans to close almost 1,000 Family Dollar stores in an attempt to revamp … Read more

Jobs data in spotlight next week. What to watch for in 3 labor reports

Despite a late-session surge Friday, all three major U.S. stock indexes ended the holiday-shortened trading week in the red, putting an end to the Nasdaq Composite and S & P 500 ‘s five-week winning streaks. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell for the second straight week. The declines came as first-quarter earnings season inched closer … Read more

Labor report and GitLab, CrowdStrike earnings: Cramer’s week ahead

CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Friday told investors what to pay attention to next week on Wall Street, highlighting the nonfarm payroll report and earnings from GitlLab and CrowdStrike. “To those of you who want the Fed to cut so badly that you’re staying on the sidelines until they do,” he said, “you’d better hope we … Read more

TJX and Ross won’t be slowing down anytime soon — here’s why

A T.J. Maxx store in Pasadena, California. Mario Anzuoni | Reuters Off-price retailers like TJX Companies and Ross are still posting sales gains and taking market share from rivals, but it’s not just because consumers are under pressure and hunting for value.  Persistent inflation and rising prices for essentials like food and gas have pushed … Read more

Wayfair to open first large store outside of Chicago

Wayfair store in Wilmette, Illinois. Courtesy: Wayfair What retail apocalypse? Online home goods retailer Wayfair is opening its first namesake store, near Chicago, following a string of other digitally native companies that have turned to brick-and-mortar for growth.  In an ironic twist for a company that became a $12 billion powerhouse by persuading consumers to … Read more

What we know about the consumer so far

A customer walks through The Home Depot store on February 20, 2024 in Austin, Texas.  Brandon Bell | Getty Images The state of the consumer in 2024 is already taking shape — even before the country’s major retailers begin to report first-quarter earnings, starting with Home Depot and Walmart next week. There are signs that … Read more

The American dollar store falls on hard times

A Family Dollar Stores Inc. store in Hyattsville, Maryland, US, on Wednesday, March 13, 2024. Dollar Tree Inc. expects to close about 600 Family Dollar stores in the first half of fiscal 2024 and shut down an additional 370 Family Dollar and 30 Dollar Tree locations as their leases expire. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty … Read more

Outdoor Voices’ layoffs via Slack ‘lack basic empathy,’ says expert

Athletic apparel brand Outdoor Voices is just the latest in a long line of companies to conduct mass layoffs — and “totally mishandle” them, says a leadership expert. Employees were notified on Wednesday, via an internal Slack message, that the company was closing all 16 of their brick and mortar stores, “embarking on a new … Read more

Earnings from Adobe and dollar stores

CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Friday guided investors through next week’s most important happenings on Wall Street, highlighting Adobe‘s earnings report, as well as ones from Dollar General and Dollar Tree. He also said it’s important to keep an eye on new data scheduled to be released next week that helps measure inflation. “You need to … Read more