Bold Steps Become Mis-Steps for J.C. Penney, Sears

Aug. 19 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg's Alix Steel examines the turnaround plans at J.C. Penney, Barnes & Noble and Sears and looks at leadership at the retailers. She speaks on Bloomberg Television's "In The Loop."
ISM Falls to 51.1 as Factory Expansion Slows in July
10:06 - The Institute for Supply Management's index slipped to 51.1 in July as manufacturing expanded at the slowest pace since May 2013. Bloomberg's Michael McKee breaks down the data on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
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