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    ‘Omnichannel’ Strategy Helps Boost Top-Line Sales, Says Macy’s Lundgren

    In what has been a tough retail environment, Macy’s appears to be weathering the storm. The stock is up more than 14 percent year-to-date, outpacing the broad U.S. stock indexes and slightly better than the S&P 500 retail industry group. Kristin Bentz, executive director of PMG Venture Group, recently sat down to speak with Terry J. Lundgren, chairman, chief executive officer and president [...]

    Cheaper Yen to Boost Japan Growth; RBI May Cut Rate

    Foreign institutional investors bought $179 million of equities across India, Indonesia, South Korea, the Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam in the week to Wednesday, compared with net sales of about $440 million the week prior. Click here to continue reading.

    Divergence in Global Inflation Trends May Soon Widen

    Central banks in many developed economies have responded to the global financial crisis and subsequent economic downturn in similar fashion, enacting aggressive policies to address the initial liquidity crisis, followed later by unorthodox polices to spur growth and bring down unemployment. Click here to continue reading.

    US Q2 2013 Economic Outlook

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    Cyprus Crisis Outcome Primary Focus for Week Ahead

    The European Central Bank’s threat to cut off Cyprus’s access to the Emergency Lending Facility (ELA) on Monday will be the main focus of investors early next week. Cypriot lawmakers begin debate today on legislation to unlock bailout funds and prevent a financial collapse. The Cyprus bank holiday is scheduled to expire on Tuesday and a failure to reach terms [...]

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    Large Retailers’ Plight May Reflect Shift in U.S. Economy

    The recent decline in the fortunes of several large retail chains mirrors the hollowing out of the middle class following the 2007-2009 recession. Lost jobs, falling wages and shifting preferences among consumers reflect increasing income inequality and a bifurcated retail market. The difficulties faced by these mass market retailers, such as J.C. Penney Co. Inc., Target Corp. and Wal-Mart Stores Inc., may be indicative of [...]

    U.S. Economics Week Ahead, March 11-15

    Bloomberg economist Joseph Brusuelas previews the week ahead in U.S. economics data releases, including retail sales, inflation and manufacturing. Click here to continue: U.S. Economics Preview

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