Retail

Amazon Shareholders to Be Told to ‘Stop Funding Hate’

When the annual shareholders' meeting of Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) begins Tuesday morning in Seattle, an airplane will greet them, pulling a banner reading "Amazon Stop Funding Hate. Drop Breitbart" ...
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Why One Analyst Is Saying to Sell Best Buy Ahead of Earnings

Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) is set to report its fiscal first-quarter financial results later this week, but will the retailer hurdle the bar? One key analyst thinks that these ...
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What Analysts Are Saying About Wal-Mart After Earnings

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) saw its shares hit a new multiyear high on Friday in the wake of a positive earnings report earlier on in the week. Following the ...
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Will Gap Earnings Breathe New Life Into the Company?

When Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) reported first-quarter fiscal year 2017 results after markets closed Thursday, the clothing retailer posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.36 on revenues of $3.4 ...
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Woman Burned by Starbucks Coffee Gets $100,000

Joanne Mogavero got a cup of coffee at a Starbucks. The lid was not put on correctly. Coffee poured out and scalded her. She was just awarded $100,000 for the incident ...
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Automation Could Cost 7.5 Million US Retail Workers Their Jobs

The U.S. retail industry employs some 16 million Americans, a full 10% of the country's working population. And contrary to popular belief, 71% are full-time employees. New automation technologies could ...
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What Analysts Are Saying About Home Depot After Earnings

When Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD) released its fiscal first-quarter financial results on Tuesday, it beat earnings quite handily. However, stock gave back its gains on Wednesday as the broad markets ...
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Does Shake Shack Have Enough Upside to Justify This Analyst Upgrade?

Shake Shack Inc. (NYSE: SHAK) was one of the more recent hot post-initial public offerings that has gone from hot to "too hot to handle" for many investors. It's a ...
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How L Brands Guidance Offset Its Bad Comps

When L Brands Inc. (NYSE: LB) reported its fiscal first-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Wednesday, the company said that it had $0.33 in earnings per share (EPS) ...
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What’s Good in Wal-Mart Q1 Earnings

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) reported first-quarter fiscal 2018 results before markets opened Thursday. The retailing giant posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.00 on total revenues of ...
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Why Target Earnings Are Boosting Investors’ Animal Spirits

Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) reported first-quarter 2017 results before markets opened Wednesday. The big-box retailer posted adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.21 and $16.02 billion in revenues. In the ...
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Urban Outfitters Dives Lower on Missed Earnings

Urban Outfitters, Inc. (NASDAQ: URBN) reported fiscal first-quarter financial results after markets closed Tuesday. The company said that it had $0.10 in earnings per share (EPS) and $761 million in ...
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Dick’s Sporting Goods Falls on Missed Comps

Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. (NYSE: DKS) reported its first-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Tuesday. The company said that it had $0.54 in earnings per share (EPS) and ...
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Will Etsy Be Able to Find a Buyer at the Right Price?

It might have been a while since there was great news out of Etsy Inc. (NASDAQ: ETSY), but nothing lasts forever. Two private equity firms now have taken large stakes ...
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How Home Depot Earnings Are Pushing the Stock to New Highs

Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD) reported first-quarter 2017 results before markets opened Tuesday. The home improvement store posted diluted net earnings per share of $1.67 in the quarter on revenues ...
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