Could the worst really be behind us?
If you spend too much time looking for signs, you'll miss the best returns.
Who will survive in an overbuilt industry saddled with mundane options?
The public market should take note of private equity firms' successes.
The National Retail Federation predicts a double-digit decline in Easter sales.
Michael Porter's five competitive forces can help uncover investments with long-term profitability.
Breaking down the Consumer Price Index reveals a more interesting story.
Will China's stimulus package sustain its necessary growth and its recent market rally?
The retailer continues to fit the budgets of penny-pinching consumers.
Saving more and spending less may help consumers, but it'll hurt retailers.
Nothing much has changed in the retail sector.
Has the government's bailout plan ruined our free markets?
Is January's increase in retail sales really a "glimmer of hope"?
Don't swear off the whole sector. One retail play looks promising for years to come.
Retail doesn't get much better than this.
The best place to invest in retail for the coming year.
Retailers decorate their financials with some very un-festive numbers.
Is this recession leading to the end of fiscal responsibility?
Not every retailer will survive till 2009. Here's one characteristic to look for before buying retail stocks this holiday season.
The companies that keep inventory moving and respond to consumer trends have the best shot at weathering the storm.