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Bed Bath & Beyond Strong Earnings Beat Held Back by Weak Guidance

When Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ: BBBY) reported its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Wednesday, the company said that it had $1.84 in earnings per ...
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March Same-Store Sales Deliver Little Good News

Retailers reporting March same-store sales Thursday are expected to show a rise of 2.2% compared with sales in March 2016. Industry research firm Retail Metrics noted that same-store sales growth ...
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The Market Just Doesn’t Believe in the Rite Aid Merger With Walgreens

Some companies just seem like they can never give up on a merger. In the case of Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (NASDAQ: WBA), the company has been in pursuit of ...
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Payless to Close 400 Stores, Files for Chapter 11

Payless ShoeSource announced late Tuesday that the company has filed a voluntary petition for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. Payless joins nine other retailers that have ...
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Has Conn’s Got All Its Ducks in a Row?

Conn’s Inc. (NASDAQ: CONN) reported its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Tuesday. The company posted $0.05 in earnings per share (EPS) and $432.8 million in revenue, ...
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Amazon Prime’s Knock-On Effect Boosts Online Shopping for All

Subscribers to Amazon.com Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AMZN) Prime service spend 80% more time shopping online than do non-Prime shoppers. And not only do they spend more time at Amazon's site, but ...
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Carvana Gears Up for IPO

Carvana has filed an S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its initial public offering (IPO). The company did not release any pricing details in the ...
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Did Amazon Get a Good Deal for Souq.com?

When word leaked out last week that Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) would purchase Middle Eastern e-commerce firm Souq.com for less than $1 billion, the Reuters report referred to the deal ...
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How Home Depot and Lowe’s Are Winning in the Omni-Channel While Others Are Losing

The old hope of omni-channel sales acting as a boost to retail has come and gone. Most retail outlets have been Amazon-ed into lower and lower margins. Still, the omni-channel ...
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Why Finish Line Earnings Are Not Enough for Investors

Finish Line Inc. (NASDAQ: FINL) reported its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Friday. The company said that it had $0.50 in earnings per share (EPS) and ...
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Wal-Mart Grabs 20% of $40 Billion Market for Personal Care Products

U.S. consumers buy $40 billion worth of personal care products such as shampoo, deodorant and toothpaste every year. Nearly one-fifth of those purchases — 19.4% — are made at a Wal-Mart ...
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Why Credit Suisse Is Very Cautious on Dollar Stores

Discount and dollar stores were a hot trend a few years ago, but one key analyst believes that this trend has run its course. Credit Suisse put both Dollar Tree, ...
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Why Five Below Is Rallying

When Five Below Inc. (NASDAQ: FIVE) reported its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Wednesday, the company posted $0.90 in earnings per share (EPS) and $388.1 million ...
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A Listing by State of 1,430 Sears and Kmart Stores

In its annual report filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday, Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) included cautionary language about whether the company would be able to ...
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Sears Management Says It May Not Survive

Usually buried in the small print of some troubled public companies is the phrase "substantial doubt exists related to the Company's ability to continue as a going concern." Recently that company was ...
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