- A scorching heat wave in the Midwest will continue throughout the week in a development which could trim back-to-school spending excursions, warns Brian Sozzi.
- Lower store traffic could wreak havoc on inventory with many retailers banking on using school supplies as a loss leader to help boost apparel and computer/tablet sales.
- Looking for relief: SPLS, OMX, ODP, TGT, WMT.
Heat wave could cool off back-to-school sales
Aug 26 2013, 07:57 ET