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March Proves to Be Another Bad Month for Gap Sales

The Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) was probably hoping that its boost to the company's minimum wage would act as free advertising, but it isn't. In fact, this looks like March ...
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March Retail Sales Weaker on Weather and Late Easter

Retailers are announcing March U.S. same-store sales figures Thursday. Research firm Retail Metrics projected an overall gain of 2.5% year-over-year. Retail sales gained just 1.4% in March of 2013, excluding ...
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Family Dollar Earnings Bring Store Closures and Job Cuts

Family Dollar Stores Inc. (NYSE: FDO) reported second-quarter fiscal 2014 results before markets opened Thursday. The discount retailer reported diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.80 on revenues of $2.7 ...
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Rite Aid

Rite Aid Earnings Show Turnaround Lives, With Value Too

Rite Aid Corp. (NYSE: RAD) is showing that the turnaround continues. On top of acquiring RediClinic on Thursday, the retail pharmacy operator announced earnings of $0.06 per share on revenues ...
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Bed Bath and Beyond Delivers Another Earnings Flop

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ: BBBY) is out with its earnings report of $1.60 per share for its fourth quarter. The retail giant earned $1.68 per share a year ...
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Sears Continues Tumble After Land’s End Spin-Off

Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) continues to drop after completing its spin-off of Lands' End Inc. (NASDAQ: LE), which began trading Monday on the Nasdaq. Sears Holdings has long struggled ...
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Walmart Still Struggles in India

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) tried for at least the past two years to persuade the government of India to allow more foreign direct investment in the country so that ...
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Clothes on hangers

Lands’ End Begins Trading With Low-Quality Products

Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) completed its spin-off of Lands' End Inc. (NASDAQ: LE) on Monday morning, when shares of the mail-order clothing retailer began "regular-way" trading. The stock had ...
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No Big Macs for Crimea; No Tacos for Putin

McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) will close its three restaurants in Crimea, saying that it is “currently evaluating potential business and regulatory implications which may result from the evolving situation” in ...
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Amazon’s Aggressive Easter Sales

The Easter holiday is still more than two weeks away, and Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) has trimmed prices on some holiday items and slashed prices on others. Figuring that the ...
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GrubHub IPO Magic Value Now Almost $3 Billion

GrubHub Inc. (NYSE: GRUB) raised a higher-than-expected $192 million in an initial public offering, after pricing the shares above the marketed range. Its sites include and, and its ...
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Is Liberty Media Throwing in the Towel on Barnes & Noble?

Is Liberty Media Corp.'s (NASDAQ: LMCA) decision to reduce its stake in Barnes & Noble Inc. (NYSE: BKS) a matter of stepping aside so the bookseller can spread its wings ...
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GrubHub IPO Price Range Raised, Strong Demand Despite High Valuation

The initial public offering (IPO) of GrubHub Inc. just got a bit pricier. The company is offering 4 million shares of common stock, and selling stockholders are offering an additional ...
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Social Media

Retailers With the Most Facebook and Twitter Followers

The incredible growth of social media has become part of daily life. Nearly every product, store, sports team, band, movie, you name it is on Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) and Twitter ...
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UBS Says Only Five Retail Stocks Are Worth Buying

Investors who own consumer discretionary stocks have been battered this year. The sector is down 4.53% and is the worst overall performer in the S&P. After being a market leader ...
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