How Costco became a staple of Asian America

Durian at a Costco Wholesale location in Woodland Hills, California. April 24, 2022. Wendy Leung Wendy Leung rarely saw durian in grocery stores growing up in Los Angeles, but the 45-year-old nonprofit worker found the fruit at her local Costco Wholesale in San Fernando Valley this April. Durian is used in Southeast Asian cuisines and … Read more

Morgan Stanley says buy Lululemon as shares are trading at a discount

While the macro environment is looking murky for many apparel retailers, Lululemon is better-positioned than some of its peers to weather the storm, Morgan Stanley said Thursday. Analyst Kimberly Greenberger upgraded the stock to overweight from equal weight, saying in a note to clients that risks are already priced into the athleisure brand. She added … Read more

McDonald’s shareholders vote on Carl Icahn proxy fight over animal welfare

Signage outside a McDonald’s Corp. fast food restaurant in Louisville, Kentucky, US, on Friday, Oct. 22, 2021. Luke Sharrett | Bloomberg | Getty Images McDonald’s shareholders meeting on Thursday morning will mark the climax of a proxy fight waged by activist investor Carl Icahn, who is pushing for two seats on the fast-food giant’s board … Read more

Kohl’s stock surges on report bidders are still competing for company

The Kohl’s logo is displayed on the exterior of a Kohl’s store on January 24, 2022 in San Rafael, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Kohl’s shares surged more than 15% Wednesday, after being briefly halted, on hopes the retailer could still be bought following recent volatility in the market and a disappointing earnings report. … Read more

Dick’s Sporting Goods (DKS) Q1 2022 earnings top estimates, outlook cut

A Dick’s Sporting Goods store stands in Staten Island on March 09, 2022 in New York City. Spencer Platt | Getty Images Dick’s Sporting Goods on Wednesday reported results for its fiscal first quarter that topped Wall Street’s expectations, as shoppers spent money on golf clubs, soccer gear and athletic apparel from brands like Nike … Read more

Allbirds to sell its sneakers in select Nordstrom department stores

Nordstrom signage outside one of the company’s full-line department stores. Tim Boyle | Getty Images News | Getty Images Allbirds will start selling its shoes in select Nordstrom department stores next month, the companies announced Tuesday, as the sneaker brand seeks tie-ups with other retailers to broaden its reach and post a profit. Starting June … Read more

Nordstrom (JWN) reports Q1 2022 losses

Nordstrom on Tuesday reported fiscal first-quarter sales ahead of analysts’ expectations and hiked its full-year outlook, citing momentum in the business as shoppers visited the company’s department stores to refresh their closets with designer brands and shoes. Nordstrom now sees fiscal 2022 revenue, including credit card sales, up 6% to 8%, compared with a prior … Read more

Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) reports Q1 2022 loss

A person carries a bag from the Abercrombie & Fitch store on Fifth Avenue in New York City, February 27, 2017. Andrew Kelly | Reuters Abercrombie & Fitch shares tumbled more than 10% in premarket trade Tuesday after the retailer reported an unexpected loss in its fiscal first quarter, with freight and product costs weighing … Read more

Best Buy (BBY) earnings Q1 2023

Customers shop at a Best Buy store on August 24, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois. Best Buy reported an increase in second-quarter sales of nearly 20% as consumers purchased electronics to adjust to lifestyle changes related to the ongoing pandemic. Scott Olson | Getty Images Best Buy shares rose early Tuesday, as the consumer electronics retailer … Read more

Walmart expands drone-delivery service to reach 4 million households

Walmart is expanding drone deliveries to select stores in six states. That will make it possible for more customers to get diapers, groceries or more delivered by air. Walmart Walmart is expanding drone delivery across six states this year, making it possible for many more customers to get a box of diapers or dinner ingredients … Read more