Some Retailers Go Into 2017 With Too Many StoresSome U.S. retailers, like North Texas-based J.C. Penney, have a problem they can’t easily resolve: They have too many stores. And even though they’ve announced closings, it’s increasingly likely they’ll have to shutter more.
JC Penney Adds To The Misery In Retail As Sales FadeShares of Plano-based J.C. Penney tumbled 10 percent before the opening bell Friday after posting an unexpected sales drop, capping a miserable week for retailers.
Police: Holiday Shoppers Provide Cover For Shoplifting ProsThe holidays always bring Christmas shoppers to malls, but the season also brings people looking for a ‘5-finger discount.’ It’s not that there’s necessarily more retail crime going on, but crowded stores provide thieves with cover.
Opinion: Americans Failed Walmart WorkersAfter all the hype regarding Walmart employees’ discontent with their employer and the threat of a strike on Black Friday, the long holiday weekend was saw banner sales and virtually no protest at Walmarts.

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