Retail shares outperformed the broader market today, sending the sector to its second-consecutive day of gains.
The S&P 500 Retailing Industry Group registered a 0.5 percent gain to 852.02. The rise in retail came against the backdrop of a 0.2 percent decline for the S&P 500, to 1,751.64, and a decline of less than 0.1 percent for the Dow Jones Industrial Average, which settled in at 15,440.23.
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?"