Aeropostale Inc

Wall Street Watch Friday:

A Turbulent Ride for Aeropostale

Business appears to be grounded at Aeropostale. The once trendy mall retailer posted uninspiring quarterly results on Thursday after the market close, and the back-to-school shopping season is shaping up to be an even bigger disappointment.

4 Tips to Beat the Back-to-School Shopping Blues

Ready or not, it's time for back-to-school season. Like the Christmas shopping season, it seems to begin earlier every year, and you have to play the game if you want to catch the sales. Or do you? Personal finance guru Jean Chatzky has some surprising advice for parents.

Surf and Turf Retailer Pacific Sunwear Wipes Out - Again

Teens can be fickle, and Pacific Sunwear of California knows that all too well. The retailer, which specializes in surf and skate apparel, saw its shares wipe out on Wednesday after it posted disappointing quarterly results. Is the sun setting on the chain?

5 Things to Watch: From Dollars to Doughnuts

There's never a dull moment on Wall Street, especially with the holiday season under way. Among the items that will shape this week: Cyber Monday, Nook Tablets falling and doughnuts rising, digital tunes playing and retailers facing the music.