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Retail Store Closures Up Nearly 200% in 2017

In 2016, major U.S. retailers announced the closure of 2,139 stores and the opening of 2,159 new stores. Through this week, retailers have announced the closure of 6,098 stores and ...
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Amazon Launches Cheap New Tablet

Earlier this week, Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced the launch of its new high-end Fire HD 10 tablet. Priced at $149.99, it comes with more memory and a bigger battery, ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) posted a forecast for 2021 financial results that was well below expectations, sending its stock down 8%. Best Buy's most recent quarterly figures were ...
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Kohl’s to Accept Amazon Returns

Beginning next month, 82 Kohl's Corp. (NYSE: KSS) stores in Los Angeles and Chicago will accept returns from consumers who bought the goods from Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN). Kohl's will ...
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Was Toys ‘R’ Us Killed by Amazon? No, It Killed Itself

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) is blamed for traditional retail bankruptcies, store closings and layoffs. The blame will extend to the Chapter 11 filing by Toys "R" Us. In reality, the ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

Macy's Inc. (NYSE: M) hired 80,000 workers for the holidays, down from 83,000 last year. Despite the small drop, Macy's continues to struggle considerably, and the fourth quarter may be ...
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Can Earnings Get AutoZone Back on Track?

AutoZone Inc. (NYSE: AZO) shares have taken a beating in 2017 so far at the hands of weak earnings, industry sales trends and the specter of Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN). ...
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Amazon Could Cause 400 Malls to Close

If Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) continues to scorch the apparel industry, 400 of the nation's 1,200 malls could close. The figure was issued by credit rating agency Fitch, which called ...
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Amazon Share Price Increase Doubles Walmart’s in 2017

Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s (NYSE: WMT) share price has had a good run this year. Up over 13%, it has outperformed the Dow Jones Industrial Average, of which it is a ...
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Small Drones Won’t Hurt You If They Hit Your Head

Maybe it is alright if commercial companies and hobbyists use drones in populated areas, in particular, if they are small. Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) and other companies which want to use drones ...
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Amazon Slashes Prices on Fire Tablets

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) has marked down the price on its Fire tablets, which many analysts believe have never sold well. The deals target subscribers to Amazon's Prime service. The ...
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Can Retail Actually Grow Holiday Jobs This Year?

The strength of retail sales in the fourth quarter of each year is a benchmark for how well the U.S. consumer economy is doing. Over the past 10 years, the ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Amazon, Applied Materials, Avon, CarMax, Micron, Square, Whiting Petroleum and More

Stocks were indicated to open lower on Wednesday, but this is on the heels of two days of solid gains. Investors should keep in mind that the major stock indexes ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

The International Energy Commission reported that disruptions in oil supply due to Hurricane Harvey will slowly end and the effects on the overall global market will be modest and short ...
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Steven King’s ‘It’ Surges to $117 Million Box Office Hit

"It", based on a Steven King novel, blistered the box office with a first-weekend take of $117 million. U.S. box office revenue has been extremely weak for weeks. According to ...
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