Retail

E-Commerce Spending Reaches $17.5 Billion

Consumers have spent $17.5 billion via e-commerce during the first 23 days of November. That is an 11% increase over the same period in 2013. The data is for desktop ...
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Tiffany Earnings, Revenues Hit by Asian Slowdown; Forecast Softens

Tiffany & Co. (NYSE: TIF) reported third-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Tuesday morning. The luxury goods company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.76 on revenues of ...
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Black Friday Sales Off and Running — on Monday

Even though Black Friday is still five days away, big retailers are getting a jump on the traditional beginning of the holiday shopping season with pre-Black Friday and other countdown ...
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Holiday Spending Plans Slow to a Crawl

Earlier this year, the National Retail Federation posted a forecast for holiday sales to rise 4.1% over last year. E-commerce results should yield results that are better. However, a new ...
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Is GameStop Retreat an Opportunity to Buy the Dip?

GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME) reported third-quarter results that not only fell short of estimates, but the company also guided lower for the coming quarter. It reported $0.57 in earnings per ...
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New Studies Return the Spotlight to Walmart Over Pay, Taxes

One thing we have come to expect as the holiday shopping season approaches is protests at Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) locations, where the company’s workers and supporters demonstrate in ...
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Gap Cuts Outlook After Sales Weaken

Gap Stores Inc. (NYSE: GPS) reported third-quarter 2014 results after markets closed Thursday. The clothing retailer reported diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.80 on revenues of $3.97 billion. In ...
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GameStop Earnings Fall Short of Expectations

GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME) reported its third-quarter results Thursday after the market close as $0.57 in earnings per share and $2.09 billion in revenue, against Thomson Reuters consensus estimates of ...
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Shoppers Revving Up for Thanksgiving Weekend Rush

Regardless of the early sales and other promotions to get them into the stores earlier this year, more than 80% of U.S. consumers have most of their holiday shopping still ...
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Investors More Than Just Hungry for Habit IPO

Habit Restaurants Inc. (NASDAQ: HABT) entered the market Thursday morning in its initial public offering (IPO). The 5 million share offering original priced at $18 apiece, but they went on ...
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El Pollo Loco Huge Discount Secondary Creates Ugly Technical Event

El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: LOCO) has had a weak stock since it became known that insiders were going to sell shares in a secondary offering. Unfortunately for shareholders, ...
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Best Buy Turnaround Turns Positive Again

Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) reported fiscal third-quarter results before markets opened Thursday. The big-box retailer of electronics gear reported adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.32 and ...
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Dollar Tree Earnings Point the Way to New 52-Week High

Dollar Tree Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR) reported third-quarter fiscal 2015 results before markets opened Thursday. The discount retailer posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.69 on revenues of $2.10 ...
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Dollar Tree Earnings vs. Dollar General and Family Dollar Merger

Dollar Tree Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR) will report its third-quarter earnings Thursday before the market open. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of $0.64 in earnings per share and $2.06 billion in ...
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Best Buy Earnings Preview: How Sales Will Stack Up This Holiday Season

With the holiday season just around the corner, major retailers are preparing for the coming onslaught of holiday shopping. Consumer electronics are generally popular gifts for the season, anything from ...
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