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Merrill Lynch Sees Kroger Multiple Expansion Over Walmart and Target

Making new Buy rating calls at brokerage firms has to be a bit of a challenge when the market is effectively at all-time highs. So, what would make Kroger Co. ...
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RadioShack Running Out of Cash!

If you have followed the RadioShack Corp. (NYSE: RSH) saga for very long, you may be less surprised than those investors and shoppers who think a turnaround is possible on ...
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Icahn ‘Extremely Pleased’ With Family Dollar’s Acquisition

When Dollar Tree Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR) announced that it would acquire competitor Family Dollar Stores Inc. (NYSE: FDO) for a cool $8.5 billion, there was no word from activist investor ...
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Is El Pollo Loco Riding Chipotle’s Wave?

El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: LOCO) had a very strong IPO debut on Friday, rising some 60% to close at $24.03 after selling 7.1 million shares at $15 per ...
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Where Does Icahn Stand in the Dollar Tree, Family Dollar Merger?

Discount store operator Dollar Tree Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR) has entered a definitive merger agreement with Family Dollar Stores Inc. (NYSE: FDO) under which the former will acquire the latter in ...
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Have Investors Had Enough of Jeff Bezos Walmarting Business?

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) has been one of the greatest growth stories of the current generation. It has grown from a mere online seller of books and CDs to an ...
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RadioShack Could Be Delisted From NYSE

RadioShack Corp.'s (NYSE: RSH) stock has traded below $1 long enough that it has received notice from the New York Stock Exchange that its shares could be delisted. It would ...
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Starbucks Introduces Its 2015 Earnings and Sales Outlook

Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) has announced its third quarter earnings its fiscal 2014. Howard Schultz and friends reported that adjusted earnings were $0.67 per share and revenue grew %11 to ...
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Walmart Employees Group Cites Simon’s Leadership Failures

A labor group made up of employees of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) has been pushing the company for nearly two years to raise its minimum annual wage for full-time ...
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Workers Won’t Miss Walmart U.S. Chief Bill Simon

Update: In a statement Thursday commenting on the departure of Bill Simon as President and CEO of Walmart USA, labor organization OUR Walmart highlights Simon’s failure to provide a ...
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RadioShack CEO Should Not Join American Apparel Board

The CEO of one of the worst-run retailers in American is joining the board of another company in the same category. Joseph Magnacca, chief of RadioShack Corp. (NYSE: RSH) since ...
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El Pollo Loco Sets IPO Terms, Remains Above Original Estimates

El Pollo Loco Holdings has set its formal terms for an initial public offering (IPO). Be advised that these terms can change before the formal IPO, literally up until the ...
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Why Does J.C.Penney Have 42 Stores in New York?

Throughout its debt and revenue struggles, J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) has closed very few stores. Since the company loses money, it stands to reason that many of its ...
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PetSmart Stock Price Diverges From Fundamentals

PetSmart Inc. (NASDAQ: PETM) may be trading more on outside forces than it is off of fundamentals. That is the take of Bank of America Merrill Lynch at any rate, ...
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Tracy Morgan’s Lawsuit Against Walmart Cites Failed Technology

The speeding tractor-trailer big rig owned by Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) that collided last month with a limo occupied by comedian Tracy Morgan and some friends was equipped with a ...
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