Black Friday Lured Shoppers Back, in Early Test for Holiday Spending

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

Al Roker misses Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, but is on the mend

CNN  —  Al Roker missed his first Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in 27 years as he recovers from a health scare. The famed “Today” meteorologist recently shared that he had been hospitalized after a blood clot in his leg traveled to his lungs. “After some medical whack-a-mole, I am so fortunate to be getting terrific … Read more

Watch live: Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade – USA TODAY

Watch live: Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade  USA TODAY EarthCam Live – Thanksgiving Day Parade  EarthCam New York City’s annual Thanksgiving Day Parade returns without COVID restrictions  CBS News How to Watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade  The New York Times NY officials report no credible threat to parade  Associated Press View Full Coverage on Google News

Black Friday Isn’t Worth It If You Really Want To Play Games

Photo: Richard Baker (Getty Images) I remember being disturbed by the talking mannequin while watching the 2009 rom-com Confessions of a Shopaholic who convinces Isla Fisher that a $120 Henri Bendel scarf is all she needs to conquer a job interview. It was disturbing because I, aching for anything loose and glamorous in the West … Read more

These Stores Will Stay Open on Thanksgiving Day

Photo: Joni Hanebutt (Shutterstock) Not only do Thanksgiving traditions vary across families (both biological and chosen), communities, and regions, they also have a tendency to evolve over time. This goes for the menu (e.g. the inclusion of Brussels sprouts since they became trendy in the early 21st century), as well as shopping habits. For some, … Read more

Nvidia, Salesforce, Zoom, Macy’s, and Other Stocks to Watch This Week

Text size Numerous technology and retail companies will report their latest quarterly results this week. Federal Reserve watchers will be tuning into the central bank’s annual confab in Jackson Hole, Wyo., at the end of the week. Zoom Video Communications will be Monday’s earnings highlight, followed by results from Nvidia ,   Advance Auto Parts , … Read more

Toys ‘R’ Us to Operate in More Than 400 Macy’s Locations This Holiday Season, Including in Chicago – NBC Chicago

An iconic toy store brand is making its way back into the American mainstream this holiday season, as Toys “R” Us will open its doors within the confines of more than 400 Macy’s locations across the United States, including in Chicago. The company, which went bankrupt and closed its stores in the U.S. by 2021, … Read more

Toys ‘R’ Us is coming back to Tampa Bay this fall | Tampa Bay News | Tampa

click to enlarge Apparently, Lots-o’ didn’t kill them all off. Toys “R” Us is set to make an epic return to Tampa Bay after landing a resurrection partnership with Macy’s. The stores will be found inside every Macy’s location across the country by mid-October, according to CNN Business. The once-bankrupt toy retailer will begin opening … Read more

Why Nordstrom Steamed Ahead as Old Navy Sank

Goodbye, sweatpants; hello, dress pants. A clear signal from apparel retailers reporting results lately is that customers are finally starting to dress like adults again. But, just as with the customers they attract, there are haves and have-nots: Brands with higher price tags are feeling much less of a pinch from inflation than affordable ones. … Read more

Stock Market Ends Higher After Flirting With Bear Market

U.S. stocks rose, led by the financial sector, as the S&P 500 pushed away from bear-market territory after flirting with such levels in a volatile trading session Friday. The broad-market benchmark advanced 72.39 points, or 1.9%, to 3973.75 on Monday. At one point Friday, the S&P 500 slid so far it was on track to … Read more