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All Stores Want for Christmas Is the Right Amount of Stuff

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Consumers Are Spending Like It’s 2019

Shoppers have shifted their spending habits in a postpandemic world, leaving retailers in the lurch.

Department Stores Are Maxed Out

Bearish commentary from some retailers, including Macy’s, paints a worrying picture of American consumers.

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Business Stores on average welcomed more consumers compared with last year, industry data show

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Business More people are expected to return to stores after two years of pandemic disruptions; high…

Dollar Tree’s Green Shoots Aren’t Strong Enough

Markets Heard on the Street Dollar Tree’s transformation is bearing some fruit, but investors might need…

Americans splurge on beauty, despite pullbacks elsewhere

Like many Americans, Karla Maldonado has been cutting back her spending to spare her wallet from…