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Can Wal-Mart Compete With Amazon in Drone Delivery?

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) has added the Dallas-area to its Prime Now one-hour delivery service cities. It joins Manhattan, Brooklyn, Baltimore and Miami as the fifth metropolitan area to get ...
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GameStop and the Death of Traditional Video Game Sales

GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME) announced earnings for the year and the fourth quarter that ended on January 31. Many investors were disappointed that video console sales were dropping. More important ...
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Does GameStop’s Guidance Show the Turnaround Continues Stalling?

GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME) has gone through its own turnaround efforts, but its shares have not participated with the bull market for over a year now. The video game retailer really ...
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What to Expect From GameStop Earnings

GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME) is set to report its fourth-quarter financial results after the markets close on Thursday. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of $2.16 in earnings per share (EPS) ...
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Is Five Below Back on Track for Growth?

Five Below Inc. (NASDAQ: FIVE) reported its fiscal fourth-quarter earnings Wednesday after the markets closed. The retailer, with prices generally under $5, reported earnings of $0.61 per share and $263.8 million in ...
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Wal-Mart Is Largest Employer in 20 States

With 1.3 million employees, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) is the largest private employer in the United States. The company operates more than 4,500 Wal-Mart stores and nearly 650 Sam’s ...
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Why Even Nike Hates Foreign Currencies Right Now

Nike Inc. (NYSE: NKE) reported its fiscal third-quarter financial results on Thursday after the close of trading. The sports apparel giant had very strong earnings, but this would have been far ...
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Is the Sixth Stock Split From Starbucks the Charm?

Yet another company announced a big stock split, giving more credence to six-year bull market. During Wednesday’s afternoon trading session, Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) announced that its board of directors ...
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What Rite Aid Could Actually Fetch in a Buyout

Rite Aid Corp. (NYSE: RAD) may have found some rekindled love out there. Reports that renewed takeover chatter has surfaced around Rite Aid have sent shares about 5% higher. The ...
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Americans Are Finally Making More Money, and 3 Retail Stocks Will Benefit

After years of stagnant earnings growth, and at one point, double-digit unemployment, the wages of workers in the United States are finally moving higher. Combined with a massive sell-off in ...
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Investors Return to Amazon.com

Amazon.com Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AMZN) shares sold off sharply after its most recent quarterly report. Revenue did not rise enough over the holiday season, analysts said. Once again, founder Jeff Bezos ...
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More All-Time Highs After Ulta Earnings

Thursday after the markets closed, Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance Inc. (NASDAQ: ULTA) released its fourth-quarter and full-year earnings report. This specialty retailer had $1.35 in earnings per share (EPS) ...
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Are RadioShack Investors Just Refusing to Accept Their Fate?

It takes a very brave speculator, or a really stupid one, to invest in a delisted stock of a bankrupt company. Investors in the delisted RadioShack stock apparently just refuse ...
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Strong El Pollo Loco Earnings Could Rekindle Post-IPO Hype

El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: LOCO) reported its fourth-quarter financial results after markets closed on Thursday. The crazy chicken had $0.14 in earnings per share (EPS) and $90.0 million ...
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Aeropostale Still Has a Lot of Work to Do

Aeropostale Inc. (NYSE: ARO) reported fourth-quarter and full fiscal year 2014 results after markets closed Thursday afternoon. The teen clothing retailer posted quarterly adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of ...
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