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Gap Sees Many Analysts Chiming In

If there was a pleasant surprise in retail last week, it was Thursday's announcement from Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) that the company had posted a same-store sales increase of 2% ...
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Best Buy Pushes Pre-Owned And Refurbished Items

Because most consumers are always looking to get more for their money, sticking a "Sale" tag on an item is a tried-and-true way to generate traffic and sales. One of ...
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PriceSmart Earnings Fall Flat

PriceSmart Inc. (NASDAQ: PSMT) reported its fiscal third-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Thursday. The company said that it had $0.55 in earnings per share (EPS) on $704.3 ...
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Gap Brand Still Slowly Dying

Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) reported a surprise improvement in sales for June. The company has been battered by falling same-store sales and the shuttering of locations off and on for ...
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Retail Being Reinvented: Report

It's no great insight to say that U.S. retailing is changing. The big changes that are coming — drone delivery, virtual reality, mobile e-commerce — are on everyone's radar screen. Smaller ...
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L Brands Underwhelms With June Sales

L Brands Inc.'s (NYSE: LB) stock took a slight downturn early in Thursday’s session after the company reported its net sales for June. Unfortunately investors were initially not impressed with these ...
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June Same-Store Sales Results Look Shaky

Retailers are announcing June U.S. same-store sales figures Thursday morning. Research firm Retail Metrics had forecast a year-over-year decrease of 0.3% for the month and a 0.9% sales increase for ...
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Outlook for June Retail Sales Dim

For the third consecutive month, retailers are forecast to a post same-store sales gain of 0.9%, 30 basis points below lower than first-quarter growth according to analysts at Retail Metrics. ...
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Walgreens Lifts Guidance After Beating Earnings Estimates

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (NASDAQ: WBA) reported third-quarter fiscal 2016 results before markets opened Wednesday. The drugstore chain reported adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.18 on net sales ...
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What to Expect From Walgreens Earnings

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (NASDAQ: WBA) is scheduled to report its fiscal third-quarter financial results before the markets open on Wednesday. The Thomson Reuters consensus estimates are $1.14 in earnings per ...
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10 Things Priced Below $10 at Best Buy

Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY), home of appliances, computers and home theaters that cost well into the multi-thousands of dollars, also sells items below $10. Each has Amazon's exact description. Also, ...
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Pier 1 Stumbles Over Earnings and Guidance

Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE: PIR) reported fiscal first-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Wednesday. The company said that it had a net loss of $0.07 per share ...
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Walmart Desperately Tries to Take Amazon Customers with Free Shipping

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) last month dropped the price of its Shipping Pass program by $1 a year, to $49, and improved the basic level of service from 3-day ...
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What to Look for in Pier 1 Earnings

Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE: PIR) is scheduled to report fiscal first-quarter financial results after the markets close on Wednesday. The consensus estimates are calling for a net loss of ...
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At Best Buy, July Fourth Means Appliance Sale

In 2015, appliances accounted for 8% of Best Buy Co. Inc.'s (NYSE: BBY) revenue mix. Year-over-year comparable sales grew 15.4%, the best of any merchandise category. Perhaps, then, we shouldn't ...
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