There's something to be said for being the last man (or store) standing.
Target is opening a small-format store across the street from Macy's flagship location in Manhattan. Surprisingly, this could actually be good news for Macy's.
Department store sales may be poised to continue declining in the years ahead. But that doesn't mean investors should avoid every department store stock.
Clearly people don't need to try on clothes before buying them.
J.C. Penney will close a slew of stores in small towns, especially in the Midwest. But it's also downsizing in some competitive markets in the Northeast.
The retailer is surrounded by competitive challenges.
If Neiman Marcus can't sell itself to Hudson's Bay or another potential bidder, it may be headed for bankruptcy.
Sears Holdings reduced its losses last quarter -- but not enough to make any difference in the long run.
As one retailer gets smaller, the other has looked to pick up the slack.
Retail dividends have grown as the sector has taken a hit. Are any worth your dollars?