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Alibaba Moves Into Cloud Computing Business, Challenging Huge US Tech Firms

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NASDAQ: BABA) will start to offer cloud-based services in the United States. These services are the cornerstone of the recovery of International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: ...
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Why Target Needs to Slash Prices to Recover

What brings customers through the doors of major retailers, or online to buy merchandise? Likely nothing surpasses price cuts on the merchandise. Target Corp.'s (NYSE: TGT) new CEO Brian Cornell needs ...
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Analyst Gives Mixed Review on J.C. Penney After Earnings

J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) reported its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results last Thursday after the markets closed. The results were mixed but one thing was for sure, there was ...
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Who Will Buy the Samsung Galaxy S6?

Samsung will release its new Galaxy S6. The South Korean company is up against one of the largest challenges of consumer electronics. People only have so much money. Apple Inc. ...
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Best Buy Shares Outperform Amazon’s

Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) was the primary whipping boy for Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AMZN) success as the destroyer of brick-and-mortar retailers. It would be hard to support that argument ...
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4 Tech Stocks Dominate UBS E-Commerce Theme List

The number of people who have never bought something on the Internet is quickly dwindling. The speed, ease and, most importantly, the safety of purchases online have transformed retail commerce ...
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More Retailers Step Toward Free Shipping

Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) dropped the amount of the total from a single customer in a single purchase that triggers free shipping from $50 to $25. Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) already offers ...
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The Most Dominant Stocks in 2015 Taking Nasdaq to 5,000 and Beyond

Investors have all-time highs to cheer for the S&P 500 Index and in the Dow Jones Industrial Average, but not yet in the Nasdaq. After a nine-day rally, Nasdaq stocks as ...
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Target Lowers Free Shipping Threshold to $25

In a move that is surely designed to attract more shoppers to its online and mobile offerings, Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) announced Monday morning that beginning immediately all orders valued ...
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Girl Scout Cookie Sales Go Online

The Girls Scouts have been dragged online, like so many other businesses and institutions have been, surrendering to the overwhelming effects of the digital age. It is too early to ...
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Is Pinterest Worth $11 Billion?

Pinterest is in talks with investors to raise $500 million in a round of funding, according to the Wall Street Journal. The social media scrapbooker was previously valued at $5 ...
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Customer Satisfaction Lowest at Wal-Mart, Highest at Nordstrom and Amazon

The American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) for retail stores and websites was published on Wednesday, and the surprising thing is how thoroughly Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) is disliked. Excepting ...
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Why Analysts Are Not Pumped About Box

Box Inc. (NYSE: BOX) just ended the quiet period following its initial public offering (IPO), and analysts have begun to weigh in on this company. Analysts do not seem as positive ...
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FAA Rains on Amazon’s Parade

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Sunday released its proposed regulation framework for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), more commonly called drones. If the proposed rules are adopted, Inc.’s (NASDAQ: ...
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Is Target Still Misunderstood by Investors?

E-commerce is becoming ever more prevalent. Companies that cannot keep up with this trend or are perceived to have weak e-commerce departments are expected to fall to the wayside. Target ...
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