Retail analysts see the decision by Toys 'R Us to bypass an IPO as a bad warning for the retail...

|By:, SA News Editor

Retail analysts see the decision by Toys 'R Us to bypass an IPO as a bad warning for the retail sector as a whole but not a reason to fret about an investment in Target (TGT) or Wal-Mart (WMT). While Toys 'R Us is an obvious casualty of the conversion of toys to digital formats, Target and Wal-Mart have the food and basic items categories to lean on.