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Costco, Dillard’s Top Widely Regarded Customer Satisfaction List

The American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) has released its latest evaluation of major American retailers. Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) and Dillard's Inc. (NYSE: DDS) led in the two major ...
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As Industry Tumbles, 6 Retail Chiefs Who Can’t Be Fired

As same-store sales disintegrate and it becomes clear the holiday season was unkind to many retailers, several retail company chief executives cannot be ousted, no matter what their results. Most have families ...
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Barnes & Noble Founder Riggio Fails to Prevent Its Collapse

Among the few things present over the period during which Barnes & Noble Inc. (NYSE: BKS) has collapsed is founder and sometimes CEO, sometimes chairman, Leonard Riggio. Based on a new ...
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Barnes & Noble CEO Proves He Belongs Among 2016’s Worst CEOs

Bookseller Barnes & Noble Inc. (NYSE: BKS) posted its highest-ever stock price at above $45 a share in March of 2006. By March of 2011 it had dropped below $9 ...
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CEOs Who Were Fired or Forced Out in 2016: Macy’s, Wells Fargo, Valeant and More

Several high-profile CEOs lost their jobs in 2016, along with one or two who "resigned" with the cooperation of their boards. To a person, the exits should help the companies. ...
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Barnes & Noble Releases $50 Nook in Bid to Salvage E-Reader Business

Barnes & Noble Inc. (NYSE: BKS) NOOK e-reader sales have been slaughtered recently as the company falls hopelessly behind Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) due to the success of its Kindle. ...
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42 Retailers That Won’t Be Open on Thanksgiving

Among the most common comments about retailers that open on Thanksgiving is that they are unfair to employees who would like to be home with family members and that they cannot ...
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6 Retailers That Need to Merge to Survive

Macy's Inc. (NYSE: M) has closed more stores. So has Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD), owner of Sears and Kmart. Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) has closed stores too. Barnes & ...
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Stores Pokemon Trainers Visit the Most

Since its release, Nintendo’s Pokémon Go has been downloaded by Americans tens of millions of times and is set to surpass the success of other mobile games by any number ...
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Coca-Cola Named Most Powerful Brand, Followed by Hershey

How much does a brand contribute to a company's value? The answer to that question is likely to produce different answers depending on who's talking. A chief financial officer may have ...
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Bill Gates and Warren Buffet Purchases Highlight Massive Insider Buying: AutoNation, Phillips 66, Tempur Sealy, Wynn and More

If there was ever a week investors were happy to see end, it was this past week. The market was hammered back to the lows printed in January, and there ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Monday

December 28, 2015: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 34 equities making new 52-week lows today. Chimerix Inc. (NASDAQ: CMRX) dropped about 81% on Monday to post ...
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Should Barnes & Noble Start to Sell Hamburgers?

Barnes & Noble Inc. (NYSE: BKS) trades near a 52-week low after the bookstore company announced its revenue dropped sharply and its losses increased. Barnes & Noble has to find ...
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Barnes & Noble Becomes Old JC Penney

Barnes & Noble Inc. (NYSE: BKS) has now become J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) in 2012, the year its revenue fell 25% from the prior year's level. Same-store sales ...
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9 Stocks to Avoid in December and Beyond

December has historically been a good month for the stock market, but there are plenty of individual stocks that don’t look like attractive bets as we near the end of ...
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