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Off-Price Retailer Tuesday Morning Preparing Bankruptcy Filing as Soon as This Weekend
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Off-Price Retailer Tuesday Morning Preparing Bankruptcy Filing as Soon as This Weekend

Tuesday Morning Corp. The Dallas-based company, which has roughly 700 stores across the U. S., is planning to seek chapter 11 protection in Texas...

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You Can’t Spell FIRE Without Refi. Should Savers Trying to Retire Early Refinance?
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You Can’t Spell FIRE Without Refi. Should Savers Trying to Retire Early Refinance?

With mortgage rates at record lows, refinancing should seem like a no-brainer if you can potentially save some money over the longer term. For...

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Retailing Is a Jungle That Will Keep Favoring Giants. Mom and Pop, Look Out.
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Retailing Is a Jungle That Will Keep Favoring Giants. Mom and Pop, Look Out.

Retail traffic fell almost 92% last week, compared with the level the year before. In normal times, that would be a disaster. In the time of...

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It’s All About the Real Estate
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It’s All About the Real Estate

J. C. Penney's bankruptcy filing was widely anticipated after Covid-19 shut its stores. Now, Penney's fate turns less on retail than on commercial...

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When Your Lookalike Funds Don’t Act Alike
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When Your Lookalike Funds Don’t Act Alike

What an asset is worth depends on who owns it-and how. If you own publicly traded real-estate investment trusts, your REITs are worth an average of...

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Amazon Opens its Warehouses; New Seafood Lures; Retail’s Growing Gap
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Amazon Opens its Warehouses; New Seafood Lures; Retail’s Growing Gap

Sign up: With one click, get this newsletter delivered to your inbox. The Logistics Report won't be published on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25. The...

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U.S. Existing-Home Sales Dropped to a Nearly 10-Year Low in April
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U.S. Existing-Home Sales Dropped to a Nearly 10-Year Low in April

U. S. existing-home sales dropped to the lowest level in April in nearly a decade due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to a report by the...

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London's Pre-Pandemic Price Boom, Sydney’s Weekly Auctions Are Picking Up and More
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London's Pre-Pandemic Price Boom, Sydney’s Weekly Auctions Are Picking Up and More

Property Prices in London Grew at Fastest Rate in Three Years-Before Covid-19 The "Boris bounce" was strong in March, which may bode slightly...

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J.Crew Landlords Pursue Rent From Reopened Stores
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J.Crew Landlords Pursue Rent From Reopened Stores

Dozens of J. Crew Group Inc.'s landlords, including some of the biggest mall owners in the country, are seeking rent payments from the retailer's...

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Macy’s Sales Fall 45%, Best Buy Slips 6%
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Macy’s Sales Fall 45%, Best Buy Slips 6%

The coronavirus pandemic is widening the divide between retailers that are drawing shoppers and those that are losing business, accelerating a...

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Coronavirus Widens Retail Divide, Leaving Macy’s and Victoria’s Secret Behind
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Coronavirus Widens Retail Divide, Leaving Macy’s and Victoria’s Secret Behind

The coronavirus pandemic is widening the divide between retailers that are drawing shoppers and those that are losing business, accelerating a...

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TJX and Ross Stores Report Earnings on Thursday. Here’s What to Expect From the Discount Retailers.
News 5 days ago
TJX and Ross Stores Report Earnings on Thursday. Here’s What to Expect From the Discount Retailers.

Two closeout retailers forced to shutter stores amid efforts aimed to slow the spread of Covid-19 will report April quarter results on Thursday....

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Canada Warned About Coronavirus-Induced Mortgage Arrears
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Canada Warned About Coronavirus-Induced Mortgage Arrears

OTTAWA-The head of Canada's state-owned mortgage insurer warns the income shock from the pandemic could leave a fifth of all the country's...

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Landlords Fume as Starbucks, Other Chains Seek Extended Rent Cuts
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Landlords Fume as Starbucks, Other Chains Seek Extended Rent Cuts

National restaurant chains and other stable businesses are prodding their landlords for rent relief as the economic picture sours, setting the...

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Commercial Real Estate’s Havens Suddenly Not So Safe
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Commercial Real Estate’s Havens Suddenly Not So Safe

A rising number of office- and apartment-building owners are falling behind on their mortgages, a sign the economic shutdown is harming stabler...

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Potential Buyers in England Have Jumped Back Into Action
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Potential Buyers in England Have Jumped Back Into Action

The reopening of England's real estate market last Wednesday has released the pent-up demand that built during the peak of the country's...

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J.C. Penney to Close Nearly 30% of Its Stores
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J.C. Penney to Close Nearly 30% of Its Stores

J. C. Penney Co. Stage Stores Inc. Penney said in a securities filing Monday that it plans to shrink its fleet from 846 locations to 604 by next...

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Connecting with Nature in an Urban Setting
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Connecting with Nature in an Urban Setting

Numerous studies link spending time outdoors and in nature with improved mental and physical health. Yet, with more than 80% of Americans living in...

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A Full-Floor Condo in a New Supertall on Billionaires’ Row in Manhattan
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A Full-Floor Condo in a New Supertall on Billionaires’ Row in Manhattan

Architectural highlights include a private elevator landing, a gracious entry foyer that leads into the great room, oversized doors, hardwood...

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A Weekend Shopping Trip Under Coronavirus
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A Weekend Shopping Trip Under Coronavirus

Shoppers at Baybrook Mall in the southeast Houston metro area. Shoppers at Baybrook Mall in the southeast Houston metro area. On Saturday morning...

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Alibaba, Walmart and Target are about to show retailers’ view of the pandemic
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Alibaba, Walmart and Target are about to show retailers’ view of the pandemic

U. S. retail companies will be eagerly watching Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.'s next Friday morning report, when the Chinese e-commerce giant will...

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Connecting with Nature in an Urban Setting
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Connecting with Nature in an Urban Setting

Numerous studies link spending time outdoors and in nature with improved mental and physical health. Yet, with more than 80% of Americans living in...

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Stores Stress Over How to Handle a Customer Who Won’t Wear a Mask
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Stores Stress Over How to Handle a Customer Who Won’t Wear a Mask

Retail chains from CVS to 7-Eleven are being forced to decide whether and how to enforce rules on masks after a string of attacks on clerks and...

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Work-from-home productivity pickup has tech CEOs predicting many employees will never come back to the office
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Work-from-home productivity pickup has tech CEOs predicting many employees will never come back to the office

If you rebuild the workplace after COVID-19, will the workers ever come back? In Silicon Valley, the answer from many tech companies is that many...

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When It’s Time to Go Back to the Office, Will It Still Be There?
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When It’s Time to Go Back to the Office, Will It Still Be There?

Someday the coronavirus pandemic will release its grip on our lives and we will return to the workplace. The question is: Will there be an office...

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The Safest Way to Travel This Summer
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The Safest Way to Travel This Summer

FOR R. T. RYBAK and his wife Megan O'Hara of Minneapolis, the spring and summer calendar was packed with travel plans. They were all ready to fly...

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Coronavirus Lockdowns Trigger Rapid Drop in Retail Sales, Factory Output
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Coronavirus Lockdowns Trigger Rapid Drop in Retail Sales, Factory Output

Consumers pulled back on spending and factories cut output at the fastest pace in decades as lockdowns to contain the coronavirus pandemic hit the...

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Coronavirus Lockdowns Trigger Record Spending Drops on Shopping, Eating Out
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Coronavirus Lockdowns Trigger Record Spending Drops on Shopping, Eating Out

Consumers pulled back on spending and factories cut output at the fastest pace in decades as lockdowns to contain the coronavirus pandemic hit the...

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U.K. Gives Green Light for In-Person Real Estate Deals
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U.K. Gives Green Light for In-Person Real Estate Deals

Restrictions were lifted on England's real estate market on Wednesday, allowing activity to resume in accordance with government-mandated...

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A New Wave of London Homebuyers is Purchasing Property From Afar
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A New Wave of London Homebuyers is Purchasing Property From Afar

While the pandemic was starting to work its way across the world, London buying agent Thea Carroll was helping a Middle Eastern family who wanted...

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