5 Top Retailers Flying High Despite Pandemic-Induced Crisis

The global economy is reeling under coronavirus-induced uncertainties since mid-January. The economic devastation has led to the collapse of stock markets and Wall Street is no exception. Although, U.S. stock markets have recovered a large-chunk of the lost ground during the past one and half month, major stock indexes are still far from their all-time highs recorded in mid-February.

Meanwhile, the retail sector turned out one of the worst affected as coronavirus spread across the world. Despite difficulties, a handful of retail stocks with a favorable Zacks Rank, have popped more than 30% in the past month.

Retail Sector Suffers Due to Pandemic

On Apr 15, the Commerce Department stated that U.S. retail and food services sales in March fell 8.7% to $483.1 billion, following a revised reading of 0.4% decline in February. Year over year, retail sales plunged 6.2% in March. The unprecedented fall in March sales marked the

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Nickelodeon star Drake Bell has a Disneyland-themed house

You may remember Drake Bell from “Drake and Josh,” but did you know he’s actually a Disney superfan?

The Nickelodeon star — you read that right — gave a tour of his Disneyland-themed home via video chat on the May 6 episode of WDW News Today.

He walked through two of his rooms dedicated to Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room and Adventureland.

“So here’s my Tiki Room, right?” Bell said, showing off artwork including surfing Goofy, a hula dancing Mickey Mouse and a painting from “The Jungle Book.”

He revealed that he owns another coveted Disney item — the actual masks on display in Adventureland.

Other highlights include a collection of “Vacationland” magazines, a light from Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort, a photo of Walt Disney, pillows and Mickey Mouse ears.

Bell also shared in a TikTok video that he created his own “Haunted Mansion” attraction including a Hatbox Ghost figure,

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Britney Spears burned down her home gym with candles

This is a story about a girl named unlucky. Anyone who follows Britney Spears‘ prolific, yet often cringeworthy, Instagram account knows that the pop star frequently graces her fans with at-home workout videos. From dances on her balcony to meditation on the floor of her bedroom, she is regularly candid about the routines through which she gets “stronger” in both body and spirit. 

Through these videos, she also offers her more than 24 million followers a tour through the rooms of her house. Oddly enough, however, none of these workout videos have been filmed in Spears’ home gym for nearly half a year — and she just revealed the reason why.

On Wednesday, the Grammy Award winner truly put the “Oops!” in “I did it again,” taking to Instagram with a bizarre IGTV video in which she cops to the fact that she inadvertently burned down part of her

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25 Nordstrom Home Items I’m Suddenly Very Tempted to Buy

As you know, there are so many fashion and beauty gems to be had at Nordstrom, but an often overlooked area that the beloved retailer also excels at is items for your home. The selection of decor, kitchen, entertainment, and functional items is well-edited and stylish, and with all the time spent indoors these days, it’s natural to want to invest in some items to make this time more enjoyable.

Having just moved into our first house a few months ago, I’ve been particularly keen on shopping for new accessories to fill it with. Nordstrom isn’t typically the first place I think to shop for, say, a coffee maker or a blanket, but they have them, and very cool versions of them, at that. I scrolled through and found 25 of the best Nordstrom home bets that you’ll still be happy to have once stay-at-home orders have been

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“Enough With The COVID-19 Baby Boom Jokes!” Why Infertility Is Harder Than Ever

“I’m such a bad mom.” Five words we tell ourselves, veiled in the feeling that we’re just not doing it right. The truth is, with the bar of motherhood set so impossibly high, there really is no doing it right, all the time, in every way. And now, in the throes of a global pandemic, the bar has shifted even higher. If you, too, are making meals out of old cereal, abandoning screen-time limits, and, you know, are occasionally terrified about what the future holds, you’re not alone. No Bad Moms is a series about not just lowering the bar, but ditching it completely. It’s about finding the good mom within all of us. And most of all, honoring that in each other, on Mother’s Day and EVERY day. So, please share your stories about what it’s like to be a mom right now with #nobadmoms, because we see you.

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The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Moderna, Twilio and Wayfair

For Immediate Release

Chicago, IL – May 5, 2020 – Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include: Moderna MRNA, Twilio TWLO and Wayfair W.

Here are highlights from Monday’s Analyst Blog:

Think Suppression, Not Recession: Global Week Ahead

The Global Week Ahead ends with a face-plant of a Friday U.S. nonfarm jobs report. It will be one for the record books.

Perhaps you will read about it? LOL.

Before it arrives, I caution you. This is the mark of suppression, not recession. The choice of words does matter.

To sum matters up for you: U.S. nonfarm payroll employment is set to fall by 22 million in April compared with a drop of -701K in March, according to 10 analysts polled

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