Walmart and Target bucked the overall trend of a calmer Black Friday, as the big box retailers saw strong in-store foot traffic despite a large portion of retail moving online, according to Wall Street analysts. Black Friday foot traffic declined about 6 percent since last year, the weakest result since 2014, according to ShopperTrak, but Walmart and Target attracted more in-store shoppers than the industry, analysts said. Meanwhile, online sales for Thanksgiving and Black Friday increased 17 percent year-over-year, according to Adobe Analytics. Target and Walmart were standout performers this Black Friday, with both retailers reaching strong traffic store-wide, according to most Wall Street retail analysts. Electronics and toys were the hot ticket items at the big box retailers, with a special emphasis on TVs, according to Bank of America... McDonald’s is entering the chicken sandwich wars, CNBC reports. The chain is testing a Crispy Chicken Sandwich in Houston and Knoxville, Tenn. The sandwich features a fried chicken filet served on a buttery potato roll, topped with butter and pickles. A deluxe version also includes tomatoes, lettuce and mayo. The chain on Sunday teased the test, which began yesterday and will run through Jan. 26, according to a McDonald’s spokesperson. McDonald’s franchisees have asked for a Southern-style chicken sandwich as Chick-fil-A’s threat to their business grows...