Retail stocks dipped 0.2 percent Friday and fell modestly for the week as investors mostly treaded water, waiting for a sign to buy or sell.
The S&P Retail Index declined 0.95 points to 431.79, making for a 0.5 percent drop for the week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.2 percent, or 16.47 points, to 10,450.64 for the day and was up 2.4 percent for the week.
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?"