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Video Rental Is America’s Most Quickly Dying Industry

The U.S. economy is the largest in the world, but maintaining a competitive edge necessitates remaining diversified and dynamic. This means that some U.S. industries will thrive while others inevitably decline ...
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Top Analysts Upgrades and Downgrades: Amazon, AmerisourceBergen, BNY Mellon, Nike, NVIDIA and More

As is usually the case this time of year, the market volume was very low yesterday as the truncated last trading week of 2016 is upon us. Once again, all ...
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Apple Device Activations Surge Ahead of Competition During Holidays

One measure of the holiday sales of consumer electronics is how many of the products sold are activated by owners. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) won that race hands down. The ...
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Amazon Touts Alexa Device, Overall Holiday Sales

While it's never easy to figure out exactly what the numbers mean, Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) typically releases stacks of them following big sales events. And there's no bigger sales ...
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The Most Popular Items on Amazon

With the holiday season over, Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) still has millions of customers swarming the site for both post-Christmas deals and items they need for everyday living. Amazon keeps ...
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Retailers That Will Close Hundreds of Stores Next Year

The good news for U.S. retailers this holiday seasons is that revenues are expected to rise by about 4% and same-store sales are figured to increase by 1%. The less-good ...
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Zero Shopping Days Left Until Christmas

Christmas is hours away. The chance to shop has only hours left as well. This means every retailer of any size knows what its fate is. Chief executive officers are ...
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Amazon Offers 2-Hour Shipping as Holidays End

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) wants to get one last slug of revenue before the holiday clock hits midnight on its way into Christmas. Its logistics systems make it possible for ...
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Google Sites Audience Hits 246 Million, Topping Industry

Alphabet Inc.'s (NASDAQ: GOOGL) Google sites were at the head of U.S. internet properties in November, based on unique visitors. They posted over 246 million according to comScore, ahead of ...
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Consumers Challenged to Detect E-Commerce Counterfeits

To 24/7 from The Counterfeit Report [EDITORS NOTE: Also note that the government has sanctioned Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NYSE: BABA) for selling counterfeit products.] Think twice before buying online ...
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Amazon German Workers to Strike

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) workers in Germany will strike the company, according to a major union that has a number of members who work for the e-commerce firm. From the union's ...
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With Days to Go, Amazon Pushes Last-Minute Deals

Two-day shipping soon will be too late. Shoppers have run out of time. Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) is taking a final stab at sales with "Last Minute Deal" programs: Black ...
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Is Cold Weather Good News or Bad for Retail?

A blast of cold Arctic air swept across much of the northern part of the country last week, and an even colder shot is due in the next few days. ...
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Cold Weather Could Undermine Holiday Sales

The measure of gross domestic product (GDP) for the first quarter of 2014 was wrecked by bad weather, according to many experts, even the White House. An extended period of ...
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Why Merrill Lynch Sees 45% More Upside in Amazon Shares

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) has long been on the path to offer something for everyone. Despite having dipped on the heels of the November 8 presidential election results, Amazon shares ...
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