Keeping you informed is one of our goals at The Motley Fool. So just in case you missed it, here's a recap of what happened during the week of Dec. 4-8 in the retail sector, as reported by our best and brightest.
The week started off by looking backwards. That's because last week, women's-fashion clothier bebe
We also heard from Cheesecake Factory
Did the LBO madness hit its peak this week? Perhaps. CEO Robert Nardelli squashed rumors of a potential $100 billion (yes, that's right -- billion with a "b") buyout of Home Depot
What's the best thing you can give a Starbucks
All companies mature. It's what companies do once they mature that matters. Nate Parmelee certainly likes what he seesYum! Brands
Not everything is rosy in the restaurant business, though. Unfortunately, my and my wife's favorite sandwich shop, Panera
According to Rich Smith, Jos. A. Bank
Whoa! That's today. Better check out the site to see what's going on.
So that's the week that was in retail. Tune in next week to see what Foolishness our best analysts will be serving up.
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Retail editor and Inside Value team memberDavid Meieris ranked 293 out of 15249 in CAPS and does not own shares in any of the companies mentioned. You can view his TMF profilehere. The Fool takes itsdisclosure policyvery seriously.