October

Retail
Prosper: November Consumers Wary

Consumer sentiment remained unchanged in early November from early October, according to Prosper Insights & Analytics, with 42.7% of consumers saying they were confident or very confident in the prospects for the economy.

Financials
Fred’s October Comps Slide

In October, Fred’s recorded a sales decrease of 4.2% to $157.3 million as comparable store sales slipped 3.4%.