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May Retail Sales Rise 0.5%

The U.S. Census Bureau released advance estimates of retail and food services sales for May on Tuesday morning. Seasonally adjusted sales rose by 0.5% to $455.6 billion, compared with April ...
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Mobile Payment Service CurrentC Could Be Finished

Back in 2014 a number of retailers funded a mobile payment plan called CurrentC that was being developed by a retailer-supported consortium called Merchant Customer Exchange (MCX for short). The ...
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Camping World Files for IPO

Camping World Holdings has registered an S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding its initial public offering (IPO). The filing included no pricing details, but the offering is ...
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Why Does Best Buy Offer Discounts for Father’s Day?

Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) beat first-quarter profit estimates but missed on revenues, and the shares got punished, partly due to the slip in revenues, partly due to the ...
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Early Estimate on Back-to-School Sales Sees Rise of 2.6%

Even though the school year has barely ended, retailers are already gearing up for the second most popular shopping season of the year. Back-to-school sales are expected to total $858.8 ...
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Why Mattress Firm’s Earnings Fell Flat

Mattress Firm Holding Corp. (NASDAQ: MFRM) released fiscal first-quarter financial results after markets closed on Thursday. The company had a net loss of $0.17 per share on $839.4 million in ...
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What to Look for in Mattress Firm Earnings

Mattress Firm Holding Corp. (NASDAQ: MFRM) is set to report its fiscal first-quarter financial results after the markets close on Thursday. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters are calling for ...
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Target Boosts Dividend 7%

Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) announced Wednesday morning that its board has raised the retailer's quarterly dividend by 7.1%, from $0.56 to $0.60. The new dividend is payable September 10, 2016, ...
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Father’s Day Spending to Top $14 Billion

Americans are expected to spend $14.3 billion on Father's Days gifts this year, the highest total in the 13-year history of an annual spending survey sponsored by the National Retail ...
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Lululemon Earnings Hit by Higher Costs; Q2 Guidance Soft

Lululemon Athletica Inc. (NASDAQ: LULU) reported first-quarter 2016 results before markets opened Wednesday. The yoga gear maker posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.30 on revenues of $495.5 million, ...
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What to Expect From Lululemon Earnings

Lululemon Athletica Inc. (NASDAQ: LULU) is set to report its fiscal first-quarter financial results before the markets open on Wednesday. The Thomson Reuters consensus estimates are $0.31 in earnings per share ...
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At Home Updates Finances in Most Recent IPO Filing

At Home Group registered an amended S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding its initial public offering (IPO). No terms were given in the filing, but ...
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Jefferies Gives 10 Strong Reasons for Investors to Own Wal-Mart Now

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) has been one of the great American retail stories that has had its shares of ups and downs over the years. On top of just ...
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Why Wal-Mart Offers Warehouse Clear-Out

When Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) doesn't have a holiday to use as the underpinning for a promotion, the company creates one, usually in the form of a warehouse clearance. ...
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Why Has Amazon Cut Prices as Much as 50%?

Checking out the weekend specials at Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) sometimes reveals not only low pricing for many popular items, but offers a chance to try to figure out what ...
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