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 1/29/07-2/2/07 in the retail sector, as reported by our best and brightest.
As we moved into the heart of earnings season for retailers, we started the week off by looking at one of the biggies, McDonald's
With private equity firms awash in cash and looking for places to allocate it, lots of firms have come up as potential leveraged buyout targets. And with the struggles of clothing retailer Gap
With the markets reaching record levels, it's getting tough to find a good bargain. Still, that doesn't mean we shouldn't be doing our homework to be ready for any opportunities should market sentiments changes. That's why I picked out three retailers to watch over the year just in case gravity takes its toll sometime in the near future.
"It's not easy being green," but that doesn't mean we shouldn't try. Heck, it's only the life of the planet we're dealing with, right? Regardless of whether global warming is entirely man-made or if there are natural periods of temperature changes over very long periods of time, we all have to do our part to protect Mother Earth. Wal-Mart
Whether pick-splitting riffs or beautiful arpeggios are your thing, Guitar Center
I imagine many of you are sipping on your second brew of the day. And there's a good chance you bought that second cup at a new Starbucks
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 to see what Foolishness the week ahead may have in store for you.
Retail editor and Inside Value team member David Meier is ranked 329 out of 21,411 in CAPS and does not own shares in any of the companies mentioned. You can view his TMF profile here. The Fool takes its disclosure policy very seriously.