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Amazon: Still the Heavyweight Champion of Ecommerce

Based on the number of monthly unique users, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), with nearly 194 million, is the undisputed leader. The company's reach of 78% is more than 50% higher ...
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77% of Americans Visited a Google Website in October

Out of a total audience of 259.6 million unique U.S. digital media users, fully 95% (245.9 million) visited a property owned by Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) in October. The unique ...
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Top Q3 Equity Purchases and Sales of Top 50 Hedge Funds

It's no big secret that hedge funds had a rocky third quarter. However that did not stop them from adding certain equities to their holdings in hopes of boosting their returns. ...
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Macy’s and Nordstrom Struggle to Adapt to Changing Retail Trends

Macy’s Inc. (NYSE: M) and Nordstrom Inc. (NYSE: JWN), long-time Wall Street favorites, are now in the doghouse after their recent disappointing earnings reports and lackluster guidance. Meanwhile, Wal-Mart Stores ...
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JC Penney to Offer Average Black Friday Discounts of 68%

As the holiday retail season begins, so does the savage rivalry among large companies in the sector. According to new research from WalletHub, among the 30 largest retailers, the average ...
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Amazon Offers New Holiday Deals Every 5 Minutes

Every five minutes, a new deal on Starting on Friday, Nov. 20, and lasting for eight days. Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) is out to wound the competition again, offering ...
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39 Shopping Days Until Christmas As J.C. Penney And Other Retailers Falter

J.C.Penney (NYSE: JCP) announced earnings which were nothing short of proof that its turnaround is well underway. Its shares dropped 15% . Same store sales rose 6.4% which will probably ...
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Amazon Adds 100,000 Workers For Holidays

24/7 Wall St. looked at the 10 retailer which have added the most temporary workers for the holidays. Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) is in first place, which is not surprising. It ...
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A Disaster of a Week for Retailers

This past week has been perhaps the worst week the markets have seen in months, and one industry was particularly battered. Retail stocks were hit hard, some after they reported ...
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Retailers Hiring the Most Employees for the Holidays

 Retailers are poised to add around 755,000 temporary workers this holiday season, in line with last year’s job additions, according to staffing experts Challenger Gray & Christmas. The only company ...
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Should Macy’s Have Hired 86,000 Holiday Workers?

Macy's Inc.'s (NYSE: M) forecast sales for the current quarter were bad enough to knock its stock down by double digits. With such a gloomy outlook, does Macy's management regret ...
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2 Giants Will Dominate Online Holiday Sales

Face it, everybody you know, including yourself, loves the ease and the convenience of shopping online. No driving to crowded malls and fighting hordes of shoppers out to get loss-leaders ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Aegerion, Amazon, EMC, McDonald’s, MetLife, Microsoft, SanDisk, Tyco and More

Stocks were indicated higher on Wednesday after Tuesday's minor recovery that broke the losing streak for stocks. Some excitement is around Mario Draghi and ECB quantitative easing expectations, but the ...
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85% of Americans Still Use Coupons

E-commerce has not yet gained complete dominance in the retail sector, even though Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) has damaged the brick-and-mortar part of the sector badly. Coupon use in the ...
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Why Best Buy Needs Big Numbers This Holiday Season

The fourth quarter has always been the biggest for Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) for obvious reasons. Both in terms of revenue and earnings, Best Buy needs a good ...
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