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Is Sears the Next Iconic American Company Headed for Failure?

It’s one thing to see the slow slide to oblivion of RadioShack Corp. (NYSE: RSH). The business model is outdated and it can’t compete on price with the Internet or ...
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Live Coverage of Alibaba IPO

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NYSE: BABA) is set for its initial public offering (IPO) Friday. 24/7 will keep you updated throughout the day on all the moves that this company ...
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Can Sears Close 2,300 Stores?

In a widely publicized note to investors, Gary Balter of Credit Suisse said that it is best that Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) close its Sears and Kmart locations while they, ...
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Can Pier 1 Imports Regroup?

Pier 1 Imports Inc. (NYSE: PIR) took a hit on Wednesday when it released its earnings after the market closed. The overall reception was not positive and is, in fact, ...
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Rite Aid Cuts Guidance as Margins Fall on Generics

Rite Aid Corp. (NYSE: RAD) reported second-quarter fiscal 2015 results before markets opened Wednesday. The drug store chain reported quarterly adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.13 on revenues ...
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Walmart, Best Buy Reject Apple Pay

The list of banks, retailers and credit card issuers that will support Apple Inc.’s (NASDAQ: AAPL) recently announced Apple Pay mobile payments is long and growing. The company says Apple ...
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5 Reasons Amazon Should Buy RadioShack

As the clock winds down on RadioShack Corp. (NYSE: RSH), ever more of the Wall Street firms that we cover are weighing in, not only on what the end result ...
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Did Urban Outfitters Win or Lose From the Controversial Kent State Shirt?

Urban Outfitters Inc. (NASDAQ: URBN) has had its share of controversy in offensive clothing over the years. Its latest "vintage" Kent State sweatshirt for $129 had red spots on it ...
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Why RadioShack Demise Could Be a Boon to Best Buy

As the vultures slowly but surely continue circling RadioShack Corp. (NYSE: RSH), how long the company can hold out continues to be a widely discussed topic on Wall Street. RadioShack ...
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Alibaba Boosts IPO Price Range

In a filing late Monday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. raised the expected price range on its initial public offering (IPO) from the ...
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Macy’s Tries to Compete With Amazon

Macy's Inc. (NYSE: M) is the latest brick-and-mortar retailer to take a swing at Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN). Its attempt at competition is through same-day delivery service. However, the program ...
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Sears Borrowing $400 Million From Affiliates of Eddie Lampert’s ESL

Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) has made a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) indicating that it will borrow some $400 million via a short-term loan with groups ...
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Why the CFO’s Resignation Might Be Good News for RadioShack

Since dropping below $1 a share in mid-June, RadioShack Corp. (NYSE: RSH) stock has traded below that level far more often than above it. Shares got a hefty boost to ...
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Amazon Is Google’s Top Search Advertiser

Online retailer Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) spent $158 million in 2013 to buy search advertising from Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG), nearly twice as much as the $82 million that second-ranked ...
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Alibaba May Raise Price of IPO

The New York Times reports that Alibaba may raise the price of its initial public offering (IPO). The demand for shares has been terrific. Alibaba's IPO has already been described ...
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