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Pier 1 Stumbles Over Earnings and Guidance

Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE: PIR) reported fiscal first-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Wednesday. The company said that it had a net loss of $0.07 per share ...
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Walmart Desperately Tries to Take Amazon Customers with Free Shipping

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) last month dropped the price of its Shipping Pass program by $1 a year, to $49, and improved the basic level of service from 3-day ...
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What to Look for in Pier 1 Earnings

Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE: PIR) is scheduled to report fiscal first-quarter financial results after the markets close on Wednesday. The consensus estimates are calling for a net loss of ...
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At Best Buy, July Fourth Means Appliance Sale

In 2015, appliances accounted for 8% of Best Buy Co. Inc.'s (NYSE: BBY) revenue mix. Year-over-year comparable sales grew 15.4%, the best of any merchandise category. Perhaps, then, we shouldn't ...
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Brexit Could Hurt Hundreds of Gap Stores

That The Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) is struggling is not exactly headline news. When the clothing retailer reported first-quarter last month, same-store sales were down 5% and total sales were ...
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Amazon’s $43.34 Drone

Amazon's (NASDAQ: AMZN) plans to make home delivery via drone put it at the vanguard of retail distribution, once again. It has also become what may be the largest source ...
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Why Is Wal-Mart the Only DJIA Stock Immune to Brexit?

Of the 30 blue-chip stocks in the Dow Jones Industrial Average, only Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) is showing a gain in Friday trading, up about 0.5% in the noon ...
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Finish Line Earnings Posts Solid Q1 Earnings and Guidance

Finish Line Inc. (NASDAQ: FINL) reported fiscal first-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Friday. The company said that it had $0.23 in earnings per share (EPS) on $453.5 ...
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What to Expect From Finish Line Earnings

Finish Line Inc. (NASDAQ: FINL) is scheduled to release fiscal first-quarter financial results before the markets open on Friday. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters are calling for $0.22 in ...
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Bed Bath & Beyond Falls Short on Both Top and Bottom Lines

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ: BBBY) reported its fiscal first-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Wednesday. The company said that it had $0.80 in earnings per share ...
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What to Look for in Bed Bath & Beyond Earnings

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ: BBBY) is scheduled to release its fiscal first-quarter financial results after the markets close on Wednesday. Consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters call for $0.86 in ...
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Wal-Mart Targeted for ‘Horrible’ Treatment of Pet Fish

A group billing itself as a community of 30 million people standing together for good has launched a petition urging Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) to cease its current practices ...
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Wal-Mart Adds $30 Billion to Market Cap

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) has had a pretty good 2016 so far. The share price has risen by nearly 15.5% and the company's market cap has grown by about ...
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Why Wal-Mart May Be Giving Up on China E-Commerce

In August of 2012, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) acquired a controlling stake in China-based e-commerce company Yihaodian, and a year ago the retailing giant acquired the remaining 49%. On ...
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Why Does Wal-Mart Have 4,574 Stores?

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) has 4,574 stores in the United States that cover 689,647 square feet. Wal-Mart's count of both store number and size continue to grow slightly in ...
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