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Will Holiday Online Spending Yield More Revenues and Profits?

As of Sunday, December 14th, U.S. consumers had purchased nearly $42.5 billion in goods since November 1st using desktop computers. That’s a gain of 15% compared with the similar period ...
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American Apparel Fires Founder

In what could be -- but probably is not -- the last word in the running dispute between Dov Charney and the company he founded and once led, American Apparel ...
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Wage Suit Could Cost Walmart $0.06 a Share in the Fourth Quarter

In a ruling Tuesday from the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, the court upheld a 2007 judgment against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) that will require the firm to pay $188 million ...
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Which Retailers Will Be Sales Winners on Final Weekend Before Christmas?

Super Saturday, December 20, is expected to be the single busiest selling day of the holiday season. Consumer sentiment is on the rise among both high- and low-earners, and falling ...
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CVS Jumps Into Dividend Hikes and Larger Buybacks

CVS Health Corp. (NYSE: CVS) apparently wanted to have its turn at the dividend hike and stock buyback game. The pharmacy giant announced Tuesday that it has decided to increase ...
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RadioShack Still Looking for Cash

In a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Tuesday morning, RadioShack Corp. (NYSE: RSH) said it has signed an agreement with FTI Consulting for “advisory and interim ...
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PetSmart Buyout an $8.7 Billion Deal

PetSmart Inc. (NASDAQ: PETM) announced on Sunday that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by BC Partners. The pet supply retailer will be acquired for $83.00 ...
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10 Shopping Days Until Christmas

The race that began at the start of November, peaked on Thanksgiving -- or Black Friday or Cyber Monday -- is nearly over. Only 10 shopping days remain until Christmas. ...
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Walmart Cuts More Prices

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) will cut prices until it can cut no more. Or, on the other hand, cut them until it can no longer make money. Perhaps it ...
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Walmart Lowers Prices, Offers Free Shipping to Boost Sales

To encourage shoppers to spend their money in any way they want to, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) is offering free shipping for all online orders for one day only ...
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RadioShack Loses More, Outlines Cuts, Heads Toward Bankruptcy

RadioShack Corp. (NYSE: RSH) reported third-quarter 2015 results before markets opened Thursday. The electronics retailer posted an adjusted net earnings per share (EPS) loss of $1.23 on $650.2 million in ...
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Lululemon Revenues Miss, Guidance Lower, Turnaround in Neutral

Lululemon Athletica Inc. (NASDAQ: LULU) reported third-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Thursday. The yoga gear maker reported diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.42 on revenues of $419.4 million, ...
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Costco Earnings Up on Increase in Membership Fees, New All-Time High in Sight

Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) reported first-quarter fiscal 2015 results before markets opened Wednesday. The big-box club store posted quarterly diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.12 on revenue of ...
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Issues in China Still Weighing on Yum!

Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) announced its estimates for earnings per share growth. The company expects that growth will be in the mid-single-digit range for 2014 and that there will ...
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What to Expect From Costco Earnings

Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) will report its fiscal first-quarter earnings Wednesday before the market open. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of $1.09 in earnings per share and $26.92 billion ...
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