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How All Those Merger Costs Affected Office Depot Earnings

Office Depot Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP) reported first-quarter 2015 results before markets opened Tuesday. The office supplies retailer posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.13 and $3.88 billion in ...
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Will Whole Foods Face Earnings Pressure Again?

Whole Foods Market Inc. (NASDAQ: WFM) is set to report earnings this week. Unfortunately for the organic and natural foods leader, at least one firm has moderated some of its ...
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Would Yum Dare Spin Off Its China Operations? (UPDATE)

Yum! Brands Inc. (NYSE: YUM) is finding itself targeted by an activist investor. Corvex Management's Keith Meister keyed in on the Ira Sohn Conference, with the view that a Yum ...
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Can $21 Billion in Mother’s Day Sales Lift Retail?

Many larger retailers need a lift, based on data since the start of the year. Perhaps Mother's Day will help them. The National Retail Federation (NRF) forecasts Mother's Day retail ...
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Why This Analyst Sees Starbucks Stock Worth 20% More

So far this year, Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) has been as hot as the coffee it serves, up nearly 25%, and analysts like the taste even more. Independent research firm ...
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The 4 Best Things About Starbucks Earnings

Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) reported solid earnings Thursday after the markets closed, but what really drove this stock to all-time highs? The company met estimates. Still, there is more to ...
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5 Top Pick Modern Bricks-and-Clicks Retailers to Buy Now

As online sales have skyrocketed the old-school walk-in stores were supposed to die. Then a funny thing happened, they started to utilize the Internet and began to get customers to ...
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Starbucks Earnings Solid Enough for More All-Time Highs

Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) released its fiscal second-quarter results after the markets closed Thursday as $0.33 in earnings per share (EPS) on $4.46 billion in revenue. This compared to Thomson ...
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What to Expect From Starbucks Earnings

Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) is scheduled to report its fiscal second-quarter earnings Thursday after the markets close. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of $0.33 in earnings per share (EPS) and ...
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American Apparel Sued Over Charney Firing

Late last month Dov Charney, the former CEO of American Apparel Inc. (NYSEMKT: APP), filed a $40 million lawsuit against the company seeking $40 million for breaches of contract and ...
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Amazon Online Visits Over Double Wal-Mart’s

If Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT), the world's largest retailer, wants to target e-commerce powerhouse Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), it has a long way to go, at least in terms ...
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Why Best Buy Sells Frigidaire Dish Washers

Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) sells Frigidaire Dish Washers for $479.99, which is $120 below the regular price. The consumer electronics retailer also sells refrigerators, driers, microwaves and ovens, ...
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Has Yum Finally Turned Its Earnings Around?

Yum! Brands Inc. (NYSE: YUM) reported its first-quarter results Tuesday after the markets closed as $0.80 in earnings per share (EPS) on $2.6 billion in revenue. This compares to Thomson ...
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Chipotle Earnings Not Hot Enough to Satisfy Investors

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE: CMG) released its first-quarter financial results Tuesday after the markets closed. The burrito purveyor had $3.88 in earnings per share (EPS) on $1.09 billion in ...
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Under Armour Finds That Meeting Estimates Not Enough With Its High Valuation

Under Armour Inc. (NYSE: UA) is finding out that having a high earnings and revenue multiple demands that you do more than simply meet earnings expectations. The sports apparel company ...
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