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Nine Retailers Closing the Most Stores

Brick-and-mortar retailers have been suffering from slow economic activity for years, as well as from increased competition from online retailers. The rise in store closings is a prominent sign of ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Cliffs, Dendreon, Magna, Santander, SunEdison and More

Stocks are trying to stage a post-Ukraine recovery on Tuesday. This week only reminds most investors that, even if the markets keep challenging new highs, they may have to protect ...
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Abercrombie Board Fight Comes Just Before Earnings

Engaged Capital, an investor in Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF), said it has nominated five directors to the retailer's board. This is part of the investment company's ongoing efforts to ...
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Management Change Rocks Abercrombie: Now More Acquirable

Embattled teen retailer Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF) announced Tuesday it is separating the roles of chairman and CEO, and it has named three new directors. Mike Jeffries, who ...
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Are High-Flying Retailers at the Same Risk as Best Buy?

The magnitude of the debacle at Best Buy during December was not something Wall Street expected. Most firms had fallen in love with the story, and Best Buy was seen ...
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The 10 Most Hated Companies in America

A company can become broadly hated if it alienates a large enough group of people. It may frustrate customers with poor service, anger employees with unpleasant working conditions or low ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: BlackBerry, Micron, Target, 3D Printers and More

The first full trading week of 2014 has come along with many key analyst rating changes. Investors also continue to position their portfolios for the year ahead. 24/7 Wall St. reviews many ...
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Why No CEO Hall of Fame?

Baseball writers recently put three players into the Hall of Fame. The voters were 571 members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America. There is no CEO Hall of Fame ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, Intel, Sprint, Abercrombie, Analog and More

It is a new year, and we actually have a few unexpected analyst upgrades and downgrades that have some real meat to them. The S&P rose almost 30% in 2013, ...
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Retail Sales Outlook Not So Festive

Our quick overview of the retail situation earlier Tuesday can now be filled in with more detail about how retailers in general, and some retailers specifically, are expected to finish ...
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Holiday Retail: A Boom for Electronics and Apps Sales, a Likely Bust for Apparel

The signs have been pointing to a good holiday sales season for electronic gear like smartphones and tablets. And what goes together with those? Apps. After unwrapping the new gizmos, ...
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Retail Snapshot: Fewer Weekend Shoppers, More Promotional Pricing

Perhaps it was the bad weather in the Northeast the kept many shoppers home this weekend or perhaps shoppers are waiting for retailers to drop prices further, but the result ...
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Abercrombie to Stick With Overpaid, Underperforming CEO

The board of directors at Abercrombie & Fitch (NYSE: ANF) has decided to extend the contract of CEO Michael Jeffries, and activist investor Engaged Capital LLC could not be more ...
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Activist Investor Demands New Abercrombie CEO

Joining what should be a large chorus calling for replacing Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF) CEO Michael Jeffries, activist investor Engaged Capital, headed by Glenn Welling, has sent a ...
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Jefferies Top Merger and LBO Stock Picks for 2014

Leveraged buyout (LBO) activity within the specialty retail space has heated up over the past year and a half, with the completion of the Rue 21 takeout in October the ...
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