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Can Barnes & Noble Follow Books-A-Million Going Private?

Bookseller Books-A-Million Inc. (NASDAQ: BAMM) said Friday morning that it has received an offer from the company’s executive chairman, Clyde B. Anderson, on behalf of the Anderson family to acquire ...
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Buying an iPhone 6 for $0 Down

Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) has started to offer the Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhone 6 for $0. The decision shows both the needs of Best Buy, as well as where ...
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Will Starbucks Become the Next Major $100 Stock?

Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) recently reported its fiscal first-quarter results, which were totally in line with estimates. The coffee giant stuck with the optimistic tone and guided higher for 2015 ...
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Merrill Lynch Sours on Dollar Stores Theme

Shareholders of Family Dollar Stores Inc. (NYSE: FDO) voted on January 22 to approve the merger with Dollar Tree Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR). As a result, Merrill Lynch has come forth and ...
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McDonald’s Still King of High-Calorie, High-Fat Food

Part of the McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) turnaround is supposed to be an altered menu, which also is supposed to have more healthy food choices. However, the core of the ...
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Are McDonald’s 38,000 Locations Too Many?

Based on measures by the month, quarter or year, McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) revenue is falling. Yet it continues to have more than 38,000 locations. With menu and customer problems, that ...
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Starbucks: Can Everybody Make Money on Fast Food?

Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) has announced an extraordinary increase in its financial results. For the quarter that ended December 28, revenue rose 13% to $4.8 billion. EPS rose 83% to ...
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How International Growth Impacted Starbucks Earnings

Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) reported its fiscal first-quarter results Thursday after the markets closed as $0.80 in earnings per share on $4.8 billion in revenue. That was against Thomson Reuters ...
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What to Expect From Starbucks Earnings

Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) will report its fiscal first-quarter results Thursday after the market close. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of $0.80 in earnings per share and $4.80 billion in ...
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How The PayPal Spinoff Played Into eBay Earnings

Following the close of the markets Wednesday, eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) reported $0.90 in earnings per share and $4.9 billion in revenue for its fourth quarter. Thomson Reuters has consensus ...
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What to Expect From eBay Earnings

eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) is set to report its fourth-quarter results Wednesday after the market close. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of $0.89 in earnings per share on $4.93 billion ...
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Is Walmart Taking Aim at Check Cashing?

For some time now Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) has been making forays into banking. The company holds a stake of about 4% in Green Dot Corp. (NYSE: GDOT), a ...
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What Starboard Value Sees in Staples and Office Depot

Starboard Value has long called for the merger of office retailing giants Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) and Office Depot Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP). The firm sent an open letter to The ...
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Could Dollar General Lose Out on Family Dollar?

Family Dollar Stores Inc. (NYSE: FDO) is nearing the end of its hunt for a merger partner, and prospects are looking brighter for Dollar Tree Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR), while Dollar General ...
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Shake Shack Sets IPO Terms and Pricing

Shake Shack Inc. has just announced the pricing and terms for its initial public offering (IPO). The offering will be for 5 million shares, with an overallotment option for 750,000, ...
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