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As recession signals flash globally, consumer interest in these 11 retailers is still showing double-digit growth

Wedbush Securities searched data and earnings reports throughout the retail industry and found demand and consumer spending picked up in August.
Saks Fifth Avenue confirmed it had been the victim of a data breach last April.

If you bought anything from these 19 companies recently, your data may have been stolen

Data breaches continue to be a threat. Since the start of 2018, at least 19 consumer companies reported that customer information was made vulnerable.

11 once-popular grocery stores that disappeared forever

Dozens of regional and national supermarket chains have gone under over the decades, including A&P and Alpha Beta.

Stores and credit-card companies are in an all-out war over fees

Stores like Target, Home Depot, and Amazon are pushing for an end to a rule that forces them to accept any and all credit cards by a single network. Visa and Mastercard say that change would lead to mass customer confusion.
Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen, owned by Darden Restaurants, is the latest retailer to disclose it was the target of a data breach.

If you shopped at these 16 stores in the last year, your data might have been stolen

Data breaches continue to be a threat to consumers. Many companies were hacked and likely had information stolen from them since January 2017.

Goldman Sachs says Walmart is ‘in control of its own destiny’ despite retail’s troubles

A Goldman analyst upgraded Walmart's stock from 'Neutral' to 'Buy,' and added it to the bank's most favored stock list.

A Wall Street analyst says Under Armour could suffer the same fate as Reebok

Shares of Under Armour fell after a Susquehanna analyst likened the company to Reebok for its poor brand management decisions.

Target pops after raising guidance thanks to strong holiday sales

Target's stock rose in pre-market trading after it posted a better-than-expected holiday sales report in November and December.
A High Street storm on the horizon?

‘Black cloud’ for retailers ahead of Christmas as spending drops at fastest rate in 4 years

New data from Visa/IHS Markit and BRC/Springboard point to nose-diving High Street sales in October.