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Starbucks to Boost Coffee Drink Prices Tuesday Morning

Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) said on Monday that it plans to raise prices on coffee drinks by 5 to 20 cents bright and early on Tuesday. That’s while coffee futures ...
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Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Sets Terms for $125 Million IPO

Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings Inc. filed a second amendment to its S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for its initial public offering (IPO). The expected price of ...
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Who Still Lends Money to RadioShack?

RadioShack is dead. Or is it? News came out on Monday that General Wireless Operations Inc., which operates as RadioShack, completed a new financing pact that came to a total ...
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Amazon to Offer Huge Discounts on ‘Prime Day’

July 15 marks "Prime Day" for Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), a day on which the e-commerce and cloud company will offer what it says are a number of deals that will exceed ...
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Why the Market Is Not Buying Into the JC Penney Turnaround

Department store company J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) has struggled against the new online retailing paradigm. People increasingly want to shop at companies such as Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN). ...
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Trump Dumped by Macy’s Over Immigration Flap

Add Macy’s Inc. (NYSE: M) to the lineup of companies that have announced an end to their business relationship with real-estate developer, celebrity and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. Macy’s ...
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4 Retail Stocks to Buy That Should Shrug Off Higher Interest Rates

Hardline retail stocks rely on consumers to keep earnings growing, and rising interest rates can put a crimp into what has been a very good sector for investors to own ...
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Wal-Mart Labels Some Foreign-Made Products as Made in the USA

A nonprofit organization that investigates false and deceptive advertising practices has taken on the world’s largest retailer, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT), for claiming that some of the products advertised ...
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Shoplifting and Fraud Cause Retailer Losses of $44 Billion

Fraud and shoplifting cost the retail industry $44 billion last year. That is almost twice the annual revenue of retailer Macy's Inc. (NYSE: M). While shoplifting is the largest part ...
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Can Finish Line Keep the Recovery Alive?

Finish Line Inc. (NASDAQ: FINL) released its fiscal first-quarter financial results before the markets opened Friday. The running retailer reported $0.30 in earnings per share (EPS) on $443.4 million in ...
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How Kroger Is Returning Capital to Investors

Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) made a few strong moves during Thursday’s trading session, and it has found investors happy with these decisions. The board of directors had sweeping approvals for ...
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Are Bed Bath & Beyond Earnings Enough for Investors?

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ: BBBY) reported its fiscal first-quarter earnings Wednesday after the markets closed as $0.93 in earnings per share (EPS) on $2.74 billion in revenue. That ...
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4 Specialty Retail Takeover Deals That Make Sense

There are two ways to grow a business, increase sales and revenues from an internal or organic way, or use cash and company stock to make a purchase. With many ...
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Is the Staples and Office Depot Merger Really at Risk?

Merger arbitrage and speculation often drive massive inflows and outflows of capital around merger rumors, and they can also have a high impact in actual pending mergers as well. Now ...
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Does Wal-Mart Sell Anything Offensive?

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) CEO Doug McMillon does not want the company he runs to sell anything offensive. He wants his employees and customers to feel comfortable. While it ...
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