Macroeconomic forces are taking a big toll on consumers, with J.C. Penney and Kohl's being the latest victims of a weaker spending environment.
Hampered by softer sales and gross margin rates, J.C. Penney Co. Inc. posted a 9.1 percent decline in third-quarter earnings on softer sales, while Kohl's Corp. delivered third-quarter profits that fell 13.6 percent, but on higher sales.
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"It's really hard sometimes. I think I have a reputation for being really tough and aggressive and pushy but I really am a very shy person who wants to be liked, and that's the conflict constantly. There's something that takes hold - I want people to like me, I don't want to be mean - but if I see something that just cries out to be answered, I go for it," says renowned NBC News correspondent Andrea Mitchell. (📷: @axeldupeux)