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Have Wal-Mart Earnings Finally Turned a Corner?

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) reported fourth-quarter and fiscal-year 2017 results before markets opened Tuesday. For the quarter, the retailing giant posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.30 on ...
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Has Macy’s Turned Itself Around?

When Macy’s Inc. (NYSE: M) released its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Tuesday, the retailer said that it had $2.02 in earnings per share (EPS) and ...
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Why Investors Are Driving Home Depot to New Highs After Earnings

Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2016 results before markets opened Tuesday. The home improvement store posted diluted net earnings per share of $1.44 in the quarter ...
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Wal-Mart Tests Convenience Stores

As competition for its big-box business and its Sam's Club operation increases, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NASDAQ: WMT) has begun to look for other sources of revenue. One may be a ...
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Toys’R’Us Chops as Many as 15% of Corporate Workers

According to several media sources, Toys"R"Us has cut as much as 15% of its headquarter staff, which equates to roughly 250 people. It joins many large retailers that have been the ...
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7 Key Retailers Reporting Earnings This Week

24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of some of the major retailers that will be reporting their quarterly earnings in the coming week. We are at the close ...
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Should eBay Be Doing More to Stop Sales of Fakes?

Sales of counterfeit items on online marketplaces like eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY), Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) and Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: BABA) has been and continues to be a ...
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Why Costco Has Been Able to Avoid the Amazon Trap

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) has tightened its grip on e-commerce over the past few years, and even now retailers are feeling the squeeze. The likes of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: ...
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Why Analysts Are Mixed on Whole Foods After Earnings

The fiscal first-quarter financial results Whole Foods Market Inc. (NASDAQ: WFM) reported on Wednesday were not exactly positive. While most analysts took this as a sign to cut their price targets, ...
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Retail Dominates Friday’s Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

With stocks at record highs, investors have to be considering how they should be positioned. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was last seen over 20,200 and the S&P 500 was ...
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Why More Analysts Are Growing Negative on Whole Foods After Earnings

Although Whole Foods Market Inc.'s (NASDAQ: WFM) fiscal first-quarter financial results were not entirely positive, the stock was last seen up for the day. Further adding to the mix, analysts ...
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Can Whole Foods Turn Itself Around With This Earnings Report?

Whole Foods Market Inc. (NASDAQ: WFM) is scheduled to release its fiscal first-quarter financial results after the markets close on Wednesday. Over the past 52 weeks, this organic grocer has ...
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Federal Judge Orders Review of Target’s 2015 Data Breach Settlement

The Eighth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals last week ordered a federal judge in Minneapolis to hold hearings to determine all customers were treated fairly in Target Corp.'s (NYSE: TGT) ...
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383,000 Sign Petition Demanding Amazon Stop Advertising on Breitbart

An international group called SumOfUs has gathered nearly 383,000 signatures on a petition demanding that Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) pull all its advertising from "extreme far right website" Breitbart News. President ...
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Why Michael Kors Earnings Aren’t Enough for Investors

Michael Kors Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: KORS) reported its fiscal third-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Tuesday. The company said that it had $1.64 in earnings per share (EPS) ...
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