To keep you ahead of the curve during earnings season, The Motley Fool's retail sector will give you a preview of which companies are reporting in the upcoming week (Oct. 17-Oct. 21). In the process, we'll let you know what happened last quarter so that you'll have an idea of what to expect from this quarter.
Burgers, bears, and bedding -- oh my! Next week's earnings releases are shaping up to be very interesting.
To start off, we'll learn how Sonic
Speaking of burgers, last week, McDonald's
Make-your-own-stuffed-animal retailer Build-a-Bear
Last and certainly not least, the last of the publicly traded mattress makers, Tempur-Pedic
In case you missed it because you hit the snooze alarm too many times thanks to your Tempur-Pedic mattress, here's a summary of what happened this week in the world of retailing. And be sure to check out what the Fool's best and brightest analysts say about the companies above next week.