U.S. retail stocks retreated today, losing 1 percent after setting a new all-time high on Friday.
The S&P 500 Retailing Industry Group dipped 7.17 points to 705.30 as the Dow Jones Industrial Average took a smaller step back, slipping 0.1 percent, or 14.05 points, to 13,881.93. Among the companies weighing on the retail index were Amazon.com Inc., down 2.8 percent to $276.04, and J.C. Penney Co. Inc., 0.7 percent to $19.22.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"