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Stage set for bigger beauty sales at Target, Kohl’s

Sephora store inside of a Kohl’s, Ulta Beauty store inside of a Target. Source: Kohl’s; Target Beauty has always been a popular holiday category. But this year, it is poised to grow even more. They aren’t limited to candles and perfumes for their friends or family. Shoppers are looking to refresh their makeup routines, replenish […]

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Shoppers are buying from resale retailers more than ever. Here’s why

Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images These secondhand shops are gaining popularity with customers who value sustainability and rare items.   Big box retailers like Walmart and Target have focused on keeping prices down, and have absorbed the increasing costs in shipping, labor, and materials for shoppers. Other retailers,Similar to Macy’sAnd Kohl’s, have raised prices to keep […]

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Sticker shock could change retailers’ approach to sales

Macy’s Black Friday Specials for Maumee (Ohio), November 27, 2020. SOPA Images | SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images Keith Fitzgerald went to great lengths to ensure he received the best gift this holiday season. Fitzgerald, a 40 year-old hairdresser, sought out a limited edition Lego in both online and offline stores. a nearly […]

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More Americans won’t be buying holiday gifts this year

Donna Hilliard was the Executive Director at Code Tenderloin. Source: Code Tenderloin Code Tenderloin in San Francisco is a non-profit organization that assists the homeless. They have gift cards valued at $7,000 and are available to help those who require financial aid during the holidays. Since the beginning of this year, members of our community […]

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Nordstrom (JWN) Q3 2021 earnings miss, sales beat

One Nordstrom customer walks out of a store in Chicago on May 26, 2021. Getty Images| Getty Images NordstromEarnings reported Tuesday were below analysts’ expectations due to labor costs, which impacted profits and sales. Nordstrom Rack also struggled to return pre-pandemic levels. It sent the stock market down by more than 18% during extended trading. […]

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Walmart kicks off Cyber Week with Jason Derulo event

Walmart+ Home Screen on a Laptop in Brooklyn, New York, Wednesday, November 18, 2020 Getty Images| Bloomberg | Getty Images WalmartThis holiday season, Cyber Week will be a new tool for the company to increase online sales. More than 30 livestreaming events are planned. The retail giant tested shoppable events across different social media platforms […]

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4 ways shoppers have changed since the pandemic began

The Willow Grove Park Mall is Willow Grove in Pennsylvania. Shoppers climb and descend the escalator. November 14, 2020. Mark Makela | Reuters The holiday season is shaping up and shoppers have begun to prepare for it. Big parties with family and friends. Shopping centers are crowded. A trip to see Santa. Perhaps, even a […]

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What Jim Cramer is watching in the market, including an energy stock that could crush it

Michael Wirth CEO, Chevron. Adam Jeffery | CNBC This article was first sent to Jim Cramer’s CNBC Investing Club members. For the most up-to-date updates, subscribe to our email list subscribe here.) This is what I’m looking at on November 19, 2021 To say it, I’m sticking my neck out Workday (WDAY)Should be purchased…this quarter […]

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Macy’s, Kohl’s raise prices to protect profits. Investors see that as a win.

Macy’s New York flagship store is visited by a shopper, 2021 May 2021 Eduardo Munoz | Reuters The stark division in retail between those who try to lower prices to customers amid increasing inflation and those who are able pass the cost on to consumers this holiday season was revealed by a roundup of major […]