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Strong Comps Lift Target

Target Corp.'s net income inched up 0.1 percent to $825 million in the fourth quarter, as revenues gained…

Wal-Mart, Union Raise Stakes in Fight

After sparring in the U.S., the Union of Food & Commercial Workers and Wal-Mart are facing off over two…

Wal-Mart Mounts P.R. Blitz of Critics

Wal-Mart used its formidable skills at execution Thursday to launch a major, coordinated public relations…

Moody’s: Wal-Mart Sets Sights on Apparel Growth

BOSTON — Wal-Mart will “set its sights on apparel as the next sector to experience major market expansion,&#8221…

Wal-Mart Fires 3 Execs

Wal-Mart fired three company officers, including the senior executive for its 3,000 U.S. stores, for…

Stock Downgrades: Chinks in Wal-Mart’s Armor

A Goldman Sachs analyst downgraded shares of Wal-Mart, citing its expansion plans and soft same-store sales…

Holiday Pulse: Discounters Challenged From Top, Bottom

Discounters, accustomed to ringing up merry numbers, have their work cut out for them this season.

Wal-Mart’s Coughlin To Retire in January

Thomas Coughlin, vice chairman of Wal-Mart, will retire next month and his duties will be divvied up.

Post-Thanksgiving Tally: Holiday Shopping Liftoff Fuels 4th-Qtr. Optimism

Retailers said the holiday season is off to a good start and are sticking to predictions for low- to…

Countdown to 2005: China Safeguard Ruling Threatens Trade Frenzy

The news that the U.S. was slapping quotas on several categories of apparel imports from China was dramatic…

Markdown Madness: Clearance Activity Drives Summer Sales

Welcome to a sea of sales. Markdowns remain in full swing around the country, with stores discounting…

Target-Mossimo Sales Generate $700M — And Designer Copies

SANTA MONICA, Calif. -- Target Stores Inc. is part of the mass market retail revolution. In the process, it's

Nike-Hurley Deal Seen As Cool

LOS ANGELES -- The notoriously insular action sports industry is giving Nike's decision to acquire Hurley…

Getting Rampage Under Control

CITY OF COMMERCE, Calif. -- Larry Hansel has taken his post-bankruptcy pragmatism to heart.

In the almost three…

Skating Its Way To The Top

AFTER SUCCESS IN THE FOOTWEAR MARKET, VANS LAUNCHES JUNIOR APPAREL.

LOS ANGELES -- Whether it's building a mons…