The Amazon-Whole Foods Merger Hasn’t Been A Retail Match Made In Heaven (XRT)

From The Edelson Institute: I took plenty of heat back in June when I said the $13.7 billion Amazon-Whole Foods merger "would be a surprising setback for the internet giant."
NYSE:XRT December 20, 2017 6:36am

The Death Of Traditional Retail May Actually Be Exaggerated (XRT)

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From Ted Bauman: My family and I sure are looking forward to the holidays this season. At my house, we're in full-on Christmas mode now.
NYSE:XRT December 19, 2017 5:32am

Retail ETFs Are On Fire This Holiday Season (XRT)

From Zacks: The story narrating the retail sector's transformation is now old. What is coming up is the most happening holiday season, the key yearly event for retailers.
NYSE:XRT December 18, 2017 6:24am

The Real Reason Why Amazon is Packaging Up Profits (XRT)

From Jon Markman: It's that time of the year again. Every holiday shopping season, the "retail apocalypse" discussion moves front and center.
NYSE:XRT November 30, 2017 9:45am

How Wal-Mart Is Taking On The Tech Giants (XRT)

From Money And Markets: We often overlook supposedly "old school" blue chips that are adapting quite well to the technological landscape. Wal-Mart is an excellent example.
NYSE:XRT November 26, 2017 7:40am

Wal-Mart Stock Makes Full Recovery From Recent Lows (XRT)

From Dana Lyons: Following a brutal fall 2 years ago, the stock of Walmart has made a full recovery, back to all-time highs.
NYSE:XRT November 15, 2017 6:18am

Is Retail Past Its “Prime”? (XRT)

From Invesco: Most will agree that one of the biggest casualties of the internet economy has been traditional retail. Anecdotal evidence abounds, and the numbers don't lie either.
NYSE:XRT October 27, 2017 6:28am

How To Play The Retail Revolution Using ETFs (XRT)

From Zacks: The struggles seem to be over for Wal-Mart (WMT). According to Jim Cramer, Wal-Mart has proved the "theoretically impossible" point with a host of growth initiatives and posed itself as one of the close competitors of Amazon (AMZN).
NYSE:XRT October 17, 2017 7:35am

Is August’s Weak Retail Sales Data A Cause For Concern? (XRT)

From Jill Mislinski: The Census Bureau's Advance Retail Sales Report for August released this morning showed a decrease over the July figures. Headline sales came in at -0.2% month-over-month to one decimal.
NYSE:XRT September 18, 2017 9:42am

Uptrend Could Be Forming For The SPDR S&P Retail ETF (XRT)

From Chris Kimble: Most retail stocks have been something to avoid this year, as the majority of them have been hard hit. Could a trend change be about to take place? For sure a big test for them is in play right now.
NYSE:XRT September 13, 2017 9:08am

Retail ETF (XRT) Bounces As Whole Foods Post-Acquisition Traffic Surges

From Tyler Durden: Curious what the impact was of those dramatic price cuts by Amazon at Whole Foods two weeks ago? We now have the answer.
NYSE:XRT September 11, 2017 1:57pm

Not All Retail ETFs Are Struggling Right Now (XRT)

From David Fabian: I've been fascinated watching the sentiment and price trends in publicly traded retail stocks over the last six months.
NYSE:XRT July 14, 2017 6:45am

ProShares Plans Three Short Brick-And-Mortar Retail ETFs

Investors looking to short the traditional "brick and mortar" retail sector will soon have a few new ETF options in the space, according to a recent filing by ETF issuer ProShares.
NYSE:XRT July 11, 2017 11:26am

Which Retailers Will Survive Amazon’s Onslaught? (XRT)

From Jon Markman: Amazon (AMZN) is spending $14 billion to put Whole Foods Markets (WFM) in its shopping cart — a surprising move that analysts so far have completely misunderstood.
NYSE:XRT June 26, 2017 6:04am

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