Walmart was surprisingly empty, except for some customers shopping electronics, while Ulta, Lululemon, and Bath and Body Works had better showings.
Black Friday's power has been diminishing for years, but warnings of product shortages and fewer discounts may also have deterred shoppers this year.
Retailers need to bring back sustainable jobs with fair wages, benefits, and career progression to attract new workers, experts told Insider.
Insider's search of Walmart's online listings showed 15 shirts of varied colors and designs from a third-party seller bearing the anti-Biden slogan.
Cargo ships have been waiting to dock and unload at the nation's largest port for as long as two months.
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As Q3 earnings roll in, companies' profit margins are better than ever despite record-high inflation. Walmart and Target are the exceptions.
High prices may prompt more consumers to opt for less expensive options like those offered at Walmart.
The Walton family's fortune stood at about $238 billion this year, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, half of which is due to Walmart.
The company says a change in how it communicates pay to drivers caused confusion.
The Bank of America analysts pointed to rising sales of pregnancy tests and higher birth rates as evidence a baby boom was imminent.
Point Pickup, a delivery contractor whose customers include Walmart, diverts tips to help cover drivers' guaranteed wages, according to Motherboard.
Two Gatik trucks have been running without a safety driver on a seven mile loop 12 hours a day since August - a first for the trucking industry.
Positive results on Pfizer's COVID-19 pill also helped spark a broad rally among travel-related stocks, such as aviation, cruise lines and hotels.
Media outlets initially fell for the hoax, which led to a brief 5% bitcoin cash price rally.
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