Target (NYSE:TGT) recently warned of lower than expected same-store sales, while Lowe's (NYSE:LOW) suggested its full-year earnings would come in at the low end of expectations. What does the news mean for investors? Will the collapse of the housing market bleed into other areas? Can Abercrombie & Fitch (NYSE:ANF) and American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO) remain immune to these effects? Will Home Depot (NYSE:HD) suffer next? In this installment of Fool Video, Motley Fool Online Managing Editor LouAnn DiCosmo talks retail stocks with Fool senior analyst Seth Jayson.

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Seth owns shares of American Eagle and Home Depot. Lou owns shares of Abercrombie and Fitch. Neither Lou nor Seth owns any of the other stocks discussed. American Eagle is a Motley Fool Stock Advisor pick. Home Depot is an Inside Value selection. Check out the newsletter's most recent recommendations with a free 30-day trial. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.