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

Macy’s (M) Q1 2024 earnings

The Macy’s flagship store in the Herald Square neighborhood of New York, US, on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2024.  Yuki Iwamura | Bloomberg | Getty Images Macy’s fiscal first-quarter earnings topped Wall Street’s expectations on Tuesday, as the retailer said it saw early signs of momentum in its turnaround strategy. Even so, the department store operator’s … Read more

Department stores want younger shoppers

Signage of Macy’s, Kohl’s and Nordstrom retail stores. Getty Images Department stores are aging — and so are their customers. For over a century, the stores won over multiple generations with a promise to sell shoppers a wide variety of everything. For many Millennial and Gen Z consumers, that hasn’t been enough — especially as … Read more

Earnings from Nvidia, Target, Macy’s

CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Friday guided investors through next week’s earnings-filled schedule on Wall Street, saying to pay special attention to the report from Nvidia, one of the biggest players in the artificial intelligence space. “Lots to love next week, but, look, for many it’s really just going to be about Nvidia,” he said. “I … Read more

The best and the worst sectors in the stock market during this recording-setting week

Every weekday, the CNBC Investing Club with Jim Cramer releases the Homestretch — an actionable afternoon update, just in time for the last hour of trading on Wall Street. (We’re no longer recording the audio, so we can get this new written feature to members as quickly as possible.) Market wrap: It’s day two of … Read more

NRF rejects Shein membership as retailer pursues U.S. IPO

A sign hangs outside the Shein warehouse in Whitestown, Indiana, on Nov. 29, 2023. Scott Olson | Getty Images Chinese-founded fast fashion behemoth Shein isn’t just working to win over lawmakers in Washington, D.C., as it gears up for a potential U.S. IPO, it’s also trying to win over the broader U.S. retail industry. It’ll … Read more

Organized theft ring that targeted Macy’s charged in NYC

The Macy’s company logo is seen at the Macy’s store on Herald Square on January 19, 2024 in New York City. Michael M. Santiago | Getty Images A New York beauty store just blocks away from the Empire State Building resold more than $1 million worth of goods that’d been stolen from Macy’s and a … Read more

Off-price retail keeps taking market share. Why is TJX’s stock stuck?

Off-price is not going off-trend anytime soon. That might not be clear based on recent trading in TJX Companies’ stock. Club holding TJX Companies and rival Ross Stores are well-positioned to keep stealing market share from other retailers, particularly department stores, UBS said in a recent note, keeping a years-long trend in the industry alive. … Read more

Macy’s, Arkhouse take-private fight continues after proxy settlement

Shopping bags in front of the Macy’s Inc. flagship store in the Herald Square area of New York, US, on Monday, Nov. 13, 2023. US holiday sales will grow at a slower pace this year amid economic headwinds such as higher interest rates, the National Retail Federation said.  Bing Guan | Bloomberg | Getty Images … Read more

Nike CEO acknowledges it went too far in direct push

Illuminated trademark of the American athletic footwear and apparel corporation Nike, Inc. seen on the Nike Store window in Antwerp, Belgium. (Photo by Karol Serewis/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) Karol Serewis | Lightrocket | Getty Images Nike CEO John Donahoe acknowledged Friday that the company moved too far away from wholesale partners like Macy’s and … Read more