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Another Confusing Earnings Report From Yum

Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) reported its second-quarter financial results Tuesday after the market closed. The company had $0.69 in earnings per share (EPS) on $3.11 in revenue versus Thomson ...
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Books-A-Million Takes Offer of $3.25 a Share to Go Private

Bookseller Books-A-Million Inc. (NASDAQ: BAMM) has signed a definitive agreement with a newly organized entity owned by the company’s controlling Anderson family. The new Anderson-owned entity will acquire the outstanding ...
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What to Expect From Yum Earnings

Yum! Brands Inc. (NYSE: YUM) is scheduled to release its second-quarter financial results Tuesday after the markets close. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters call for $0.63 in earnings per ...
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Wal-Mart Counters Amazon Prime Day With Deals of Its Own

Mark your calendars: Wednesday, July 15, the two largest online retailers are going to slug it out. Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) said last week that Wednesday is “Prime Day” and ...
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Key Analyst Sees 15% Upside in Costco

Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) has become the ultimate destination for the American consumer looking to save money and buy products on a large scale. Despite the shares having a ...
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Walgreens Gets a Lift From Merger, Boosts Dividend

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (NASDAQ: WBA) reported third-quarter fiscal 2015 results before markets opened Thursday morning. The drugstore chain reported adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.02 on revenues ...
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Albertsons Files for IPO

Albertsons Companies Inc. has filed an S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its initial public offering (IPO). No terms were given in the filing, but ...
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The Container Store Finally Does Not Tank on Earnings

The Container Store Group Inc. (NYSE: TCS) reported its fiscal second-quarter earnings after the markets closed Tuesday. The company had a net loss of $0.11 per share on $169.83 million ...
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Staples Deal With USPS Is Illegal: NLRB

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has filed a complaint against the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) related to the housing of contract postal units in Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) stores. ...
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Americans Lift Back-to-School Spending

American parents will spend more this year than last and begin back-to-school shopping earlier. In theory, it is a good sign for the economy. Unless, that is, people cut spending ...
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Starbucks to Boost Coffee Drink Prices Tuesday Morning

Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) said on Monday that it plans to raise prices on coffee drinks by 5 to 20 cents bright and early on Tuesday. That’s while coffee futures ...
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Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Sets Terms for $125 Million IPO

Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings Inc. filed a second amendment to its S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for its initial public offering (IPO). The expected price of ...
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Who Still Lends Money to RadioShack?

RadioShack is dead. Or is it? News came out on Monday that General Wireless Operations Inc., which operates as RadioShack, completed a new financing pact that came to a total ...
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Amazon to Offer Huge Discounts on ‘Prime Day’

July 15 marks "Prime Day" for Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), a day on which the e-commerce and cloud company will offer what it says are a number of deals that will exceed ...
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Why the Market Is Not Buying Into the JC Penney Turnaround

Department store company J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) has struggled against the new online retailing paradigm. People increasingly want to shop at companies such as Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN). ...
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