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17 Retail Brands With Highest Brand Loyalty

We took a look on Wednesday at the new 2016 Brand Loyalty survey results and the 20 brands at the top of the rankings. Of the 100 brands included in ...
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2 Massive Tech Trades Highlight Insider Selling: Facebook, Applied Materials, Costco, Papa John’s and More

Earnings season has arrived, and while that has meant a slowdown in insider activity, some of the top executives at the biggest countries across the United States are still making some ...
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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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September Same-Store Sales Results Slip Again

Retailers are announcing September U.S. same-store sales figures Thursday morning. Research firm Retail Metrics had forecast a year-over-year decrease of 0.5% for the month and a 1.1% sales increase for ...
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Investors Dump Target as It Launches Smaller Stores

Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) has started to build smaller stores, to move into cities, but Wall Street does not buy the company's overall management. The stock trades at $69, near ...
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Costco, GM Kick Off Holiday Auto Sales Special

Last Saturday, Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) announced that it will offer 29 different General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) cars during what is now an annual holiday sales event. Last ...
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Costco Beats on Earnings, Revenues a Little Light

Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) reported fiscal fourth-quarter and full year 2016 results after markets closed on Thursday. The big box club store posted quarterly diluted earnings per share (EPS) ...
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What to Expect From Costco Earnings

Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) is scheduled to report its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results after the markets close on Thursday. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters are calling for $1.73 ...
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Top 6 Earnings to Look for This Coming Week

24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of some of the major companies reporting their quarterly results this week. We are currently in between earnings seasons, but there are ...
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What You Get From the 3 Costco Memberships

Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) is among the most successful big-box retailers in the United States. It has 117,000 employees and had revenue of $116.1 billion last year. Costco has ...
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Major Changes Seen in Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Stocks: Apple, Wal-Mart, Phillips 66, Deere and More

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has released its public equity holdings as of June 30, 2016. What makes this so interesting for Warren Buffett fans, outside of Buffett being one ...
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July Same-Store Sales Drop Nearly 2%

Retailers announced July U.S. same-store sales figures on Thursday morning. Research firm Retail Metrics expects a year-over-year decrease of 1.7% for the month, compared with its prior estimate for a ...
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A 7-Step Plan to Save Best Buy

Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY), nearly beaten to death by Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) and big-box retailers with built-up consumer electronics departments, has kept turning itself around and around ...
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Massive Facebook Sale Highlights Insider Trading: Shake Shack, Costco, Media General, Western Gas Partners and More

What a week for equity investors as the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average raced to all-time highs. In what could be described as a near-perfect selling scenario, ...
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Costco’s Funeral Business

Likely for the sake of offering every imaginable product or service to its members, Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) has a funeral business, comprised primarily of caskets, urns, and "keepsakes". ...
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