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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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Clothes on hangers

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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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Gilead, Gogo, Micron, Target, Windstream and More

The DJIA has finally closed above 16,000 for the first time ever. With a light holiday week coming up and with year-end just around the corner, investors have to consider ...
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Gap’s Athleta Brand Could Win From Lululemon PR Blunder

Lululemon Athletica Inc. (NASDAQ: LULU) has a serious brand damage in the making. the question is whether it is permanent or whether or not it will pass over. The company's ...
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What Gap Can Teach Abercrombie & Fitch

Teen retailer Abercrombie & Fitch Inc. (NYSE: ANF) said on Wednesday that same-store sales have fallen 14% in the third quarter, and that it expects a fourth-quarter drop in the ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Abercrombie, GE, Garmin, Whole Foods and More

Earnings season is starting to wind down and stocks have recently hit new all-time highs. Investors and traders alike are now deciding what to do in their portfolios and how ...
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Old Navy to Give Away $1 Million on Black Friday

Forget about opening early on Thanksgiving as a way to draw holiday shoppers. The Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) division Old Navy will give one shopper $1 million on Black Friday. ...
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The Six Worst S&P 500 Stocks of 2013

The S&P 500 Index has been challenging all-time highs yet again this week. Once the government got out of the way in Washington D.C. things got back on track. 2013 ...
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Brace for Downside in Key Retail Store Sales

The outlook for retailers reporting September same-store sales on Thursday offers substantial improvement over September 2012, but there are significant downside risks to the early estimates. Research firm Retail Metrics ...
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Jefferies Has Found Three Stocks That Are Top Leveraged Buyout Candidates

Over the past year and a half, Wall Street has seen increased leveraged buyout (LBO) activity within the specialty retail space. The most recent takeout announcement back in May was ...
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Sycamore Partners: Saving Retailers One Chain at a Time

Private equity firm Sycamore Partners and its affiliates appear to be on a mission to snatch poorly performing retailers from the jaws of oblivion. The firm said Tuesday morning that ...
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Retail Sales for August Show Modest Increases

Retailers are announcing August same-store sales figures today. Research firm Retail Metrics projected an overall gain of 3.2% year-over-year, compared with a 4.2% gain in July and a 4.3% gain ...
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