Are You Really Saving Money Shopping on Black Friday?

In a survey of consumers completed in mid-October by website, nearly two-thirds of consumers said that they do not believe they will get the best holiday season deals ...
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Best Buy Kicks Off Black Friday Online Specials on Thanksgiving

Before the turkey is even put into the oven, Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) has Black Friday doorbuster items available at its online store. Most brick-and-mortar stores open at ...
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GameStop Offers Up Massive List of Black Friday Sales and Deals

GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME) has joined in on the ranks of companies issuing massive discounts and door-busters for Black Friday. As a reminder, GameStop's hours were expanded to open at ...
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Amazon Win As E-Commerce Sales Expected To Hit $70 Billion

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) wins, again. Research firm comScore expects digital commerce to rise 14% to $70 billion. While the growth rate for e-commerce has pulled back from the days when ...
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Early Deals Drive Pre-Thanksgiving Spending

Savvy shoppers keep an eye peeled for bargains from about Halloween all the way until Black Friday. The week of the Thanksgiving holiday focuses attention on shopping and sales, and ...
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4 Retailers That Will Offer the Biggest Discounts to Holiday Shoppers

They call it Black Friday for a reason, because generally retailers are “in the black” for the year by the time it rolls around and all the shopping for the ...
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Amazon: Still the Heavyweight Champion of Ecommerce

Based on the number of monthly unique users, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), with nearly 194 million, is the undisputed leader. The company's reach of 78% is more than 50% higher ...
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Albertsons Gears Up for IPO

Albertsons Companies, Inc. filed an amended S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding its initial public offering (IPO). The company expects to price its 65.31 million ...
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Tiffany Earnings Fail to Live Up to Expectations

Tiffany & Co. (NYSE: TIF) released its fiscal third-quarter earnings report before the markets opened on Tuesday. The company had $0.70 in earnings per share (EPS) on $938 million in ...
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Dollar Tree Trips Over Bottom Line on Earnings

Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR) reported its fiscal third-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Tuesday. The company had $0.49 in earnings per share (EPS) on $4.95 billion in ...
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Walmart Faces Black Friday Protests

Despite raising  hourly wages, Walmart (NYSE: WMT) still faces a series of aggressive protests about pay on Black Friday, one of the most important days for its recovery. Even if ...
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What to Expect From Dollar Tree Earnings

Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR) is set to report its fiscal third quarter financial results before the markets open on Tuesday. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters call for $0.53 ...
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Not Many Americans Care If Stores Open on Thanksgiving

From some of the comments folks write on social media sites, you might well believe that a lot of people care about whether or not a particular retailer is open ...
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TPG & Leonard Green Score Private Equity Success in Petco

Private Equity firms often get a mixed scorecard by investors and by the public. Then there are the instances where private equity firms blow the doors off the barn in ...
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Walmart's Black Friday

How Walmart Plans to Dominate Black Friday Sales

By the time Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) officially kicks off its Black Friday specials at 6:00 p.m. local time on Thanksgiving Day, the world's largest retailer will have several ...
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