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What You Get From the 3 Costco Memberships

Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) is among the most successful big-box retailers in the United States. It has 117,000 employees and had revenue of $116.1 billion last year. Costco has ...
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Seasonal Hiring Ramps Up With Kohl’s Announcement

Kohl's Corp. (NYSE: KSS) announced Monday morning that the company plans to hire more than 69,000 seasonal employees for the 2016 holiday shopping season. Last week Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) ...
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Walmart Keeps Layaway Minimum At $10

Walmart (NYSE: WMT) started its layaway programs well in advance of the holiday season. Count backward from December 25 to its September 2 inception, and the period becomes a large ...
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Why Does Best Buy Sell a $3,900 Refrigerator?

Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) is a consumer electrics giant that just happens to sell appliances. The reason for strategy of diversification is hard to say. A move against Home ...
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A List of Every Apple Store in America

For those Americans anxious to buy an Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhone 7, here is a list of all of its stores in the United States. Alabama Birmingham, The Summit ...
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Why This Goodyear Dividend Hike Could Get Even Larger

In a growing industry, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. (NASDAQ: GT) is looking to take advantage of the key drivers and push profits even higher. The company strengthened this message ...
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Restoration Hardware Earnings Overcome Near-Term Weakness

When Restoration Hardware Holdings Inc. (NYSE: RH) reported its fiscal second-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Thursday, it posted an interesting report with phenomenal numbers. But it admitted ...
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Why a Kroger Earnings Beat Is Not Enough for Investors

Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) reported its fiscal second-quarter financial results before the markets opened Friday. Despite the growing numbers from last year, the mixed earnings should have held up this ...
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Best Buy Pushes the iPhone 7 — Hard

Of the promotions 24/7 Wall St. noticed for the Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhone 7, the best and most aggressive was from consumer electronics retailer Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY). After ...
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Rite Aid Buyout Hopes Now Look More Likely, With Serious Potential Upside

The ongoing merger climate has been very prone to deals being blocked by regulators if there are any serious competitive concerns. One deal that has been a long shot has ...
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What to Expect From Kroger Earnings

Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) is scheduled to release its fiscal second-quarter earnings report before the markets open on Friday. Consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters are calling for $0.45 in earnings ...
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Is Pier 1 Losing Its Best Shot at a Turnaround?

Pier 1 Imports Inc. (NYSE: PIR) gave a business update after the markets closed on Wednesday, revising its preliminary results and guidance and announcing a transition in management. Anytime there is an ...
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Lowe’s Adds Robot Greeters

Robots are supposed to take over hundreds of thousands of jobs in the next few years, perhaps worsening the economy by driving layoffs. Among the industries in the vanguard is ...
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Amazon Sells Photography Drones

In early December 2013, Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) CEO and founder Jeff Bezos demonstrated his company's new drone. In theory, it could be a means of delivery of products to ...
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Counterfeiting Causes 750,000 Job Losses, eBay and Amazon Main Culprits (eBay Comments Added)

According to The Counterfeit Report, the sale of counterfeit and fake products on sites such as Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) and eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) have a terrible toll on ...
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