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17 Retail Brands With Highest Brand Loyalty

We took a look on Wednesday at the new 2016 Brand Loyalty survey results and the 20 brands at the top of the rankings. Of the 100 brands included in ...
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Tractor Supply Earnings Aren’t Enough for Investors

When Tractor Supply Co. (NASDAQ: TSCO) released its third-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Wednesday, the company reported $0.67 in earnings per share (EPS) and $1.54 billion in ...
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Walgreens Earnings OK, Extends Rite Aid Merger Deadline

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (NASDAQ: WBA) reported fourth-quarter and fiscal-year 2016 results before markets opened Thursday. The drugstore chain reported adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.07 on net ...
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Why Chinese Buyers Would Want to Acquire GNC

GNC Holdings Inc. (NYSE: GNC) could be up for grabs, according to a recent Wall Street Journal report. The important question in this discussion is not necessarily how much the ...
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Macy’s to Open at 5 pm on Thanksgiving

Macy's Inc. (NYSE: M), the desperate retailer, will open its doors on 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving, a way to get a jump on dozens of retailers that will not be open at ...
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Why New Hampshire Drinks More Beer Than Any Other State

According to a Beer Institute 2015 study, the U.S. beer industry generates $252.6 billion in economic activity each year, about 1.5% of total U.S. gross domestic product. Drinking-age Americans ...
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Can a New CFO Save Sears?

Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) announced Friday morning that it has promoted Senior Vice President Jason Hollar to chief financial officer, effective immediately. Not exactly fresh blood, as Hollar has ...
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Ulta Salon Wows Investors and Analysts With Updated Guidance

Shares of Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance Inc. (NASDAQ: ULTA) saw a handy gain on Thursday after the company raised its guidance for the third quarter and fiscal year in conjunction ...
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Abercrombie & Fitch Gets a Makeover Ahead of Holiday Shopping Season

As it gets set to launch its largest ever advertising campaign to kick off this year's holiday season, retailer Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF) is introducing a new brand ...
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Rent-A-Center Gets Burned on Preliminary Q3 Results

Rent-A-Center Inc. (NASDAQ: RCII) saw its shares take a dive early on Tuesday after the company gave a preliminary report on selected third-quarter financial information. Keep in mind that this ...
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HHGregg Joins Growing List of Retailers Closing for Thanksgiving

HHGregg Inc. (NYSE: HGG) is the latest retailer to jump on the closed-on-Thanksgiving bandwagon. The Indianapolis-based purveyor of appliances and consumer electronics will close all 220 of its brick-and-mortar stores, ...
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Why Under Armour Shares May Have Been Oversold and Bottomed

The casual and athleisure trends have grown and grown, but some investors and apparel watchers feel that the trend may have peaked. After the endless gains had been interrupted in Under ...
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42 Retailers That Won’t Be Open on Thanksgiving

Among the most common comments about retailers that open on Thanksgiving is that they are unfair to employees who would like to be home with family members and that they cannot ...
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Breaking Down the Camping World IPO

Camping World Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CWH) entered the market on a positive note for its initial public offering. The company priced its 11.4 million shares at $22 per share, which ...
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Could Gap Close Banana Republic Stores and Move Online?

The revenue and same-store sales of Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) suffered, again, in the five weeks that ended October 1. Two of its divisions, Gap and Old Navy, had results that ...
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