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Moody’s Upgrades U.S. Retail Outlook, For Now

The credit rating agency moves retail to positive, but warns that the upward trajectory might not last long.

Moody’s 2020 Vision: 3.5 Percent U.S. Sales Growth

E-commerce players, discounters, groceries and mass merchandisers are pacing the retail industry.

Moody’s Raises Apparel Outlook to Positive

International sales and direct-to-consumer operations are driving growth.

Moody’s 2018 Outlook for Retail and Apparel

The credit ratings agency as "stable" outlook for both sectors.

A Day After Halloween, a Blitz of Christmas Deals

Treasure Trucks, in-store events and, of course, discounts will be fixtures for Amazon, Wal-Mart and others…

International Reach to Boost Apparel Companies’ Profits in 2018

Moody's said international operations for America's biggest apparel companies will have profits ticking up…

Online Retail Sales Slip for First Time in Months

Retail sales in August were down across the board, but non-store sales fell after more than a year of growth.

Banks Prepared to Pull Back on Retail Financing, Moody’s Says

As the sector struggles to adapt, a lot of banks are expecting to decrease exposure to retail in the coming…

Moody’s Boosts Gap’s Outlook After Positive Quarter

The ratings firm said Gap's outperformance, coupled with prudent financial policies, have things looking up…

Investors Shrug Off Under Armour First Loss

With low revenue growth and its first loss, chief executive officer Kevin Plank said the athleticwear brand…

E-commerce Seen as Stabilizing Retail

Despite big changes and "weakness" in the industry, Moody's thinks retail is in stable condition.

Sears Stock Tanks 13.2%

Shares of the troubled retailer continued to drop Tuesday as investor anxiety over its finances grows.

Struggling Sears Hits New Low

Shares of Sears Holding lost 20.5 percent for the week, leaving the company with a market cap of $794 million.

Analysts Expect U.S. Economic Stability

Despite some problems, experts maintain an optimistic outlook.

Charlotte Russe Debt Downgraded by Moody’s

Moody's downgraded Charlotte Russe debt to one notch above poor quality.