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Target Hires New CEO From Pepsi — Why Did He Leave?

Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT), desperate due to falling sales and a data breach that exposed personal information from tens of millions customers, hired a PepsiCo Inc. (NYSE: PEP) executive to ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AcelRx, Alcoa, Costco, Lululemon, Walmart, Trulia and More

Stocks were indicated higher on Tuesday morning despite sanctions in Russia. Investors still want upside from their investments, but they seem to be looking at individual companies and sectors rather ...
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June Retail Sales May Be Softer Than Expected

Retailers are announcing June U.S. same-store sales figures Thursday. Research firm Retail Metrics projected an overall gain of 4.9% year-over-year, marking the largest monthly gain since January 2013. After the ...
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June Retail Sales Growth Forecast at 18-Month High

If the forecast for retail sales growth is accurate, U.S. retail same-store sales will rise 4.9% in June, marking the largest monthly gain since January 2013. Including comparable store sales ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Best Buy, Costco, PetSmart, Target and More

It is Tuesday and stocks are trying to find direction after hitting highs last week. Investors and traders now keep hearing that the five-year old bull market has become a ...
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Costco Sales Rise 8% in May

Costco (NASDAQ: COST) today announced its sales numbers for May, and the company watched total sales rise 8% year-over-year to $8.8 billion for the four weeks ending June 1. For the ...
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May Retail Sales Strong for Second Month in a Row

Retailers are announcing May U.S. same-store sales figures Thursday. Research firm Retail Metrics projected an overall gain of 3.4% year-over-year. After the weather-related sales weakness in the first three months ...
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Sears Stock Dives Again

After Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) posted first quarter earnings on May 22nd the stock price actually rose from a closing price the night before of $36.56 to close above ...
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Costco Earnings Improve on Strong Same-Store Sales

Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) reported third-quarter fiscal 2014 results before markets opened Thursday. The big-box club store posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.07 on revenue of $25.79 ...
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Thousands of Major Retailer Locations Could Close This Year

As Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) and Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) posted poor earnings, and analysts said Sears may close ever more stores, the possibility that major retailers ...
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Big Portfolio Changes for Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has released its holdings as of the end of the first quarter of 2014. We were originally not expecting many major changes to the portfolio. ...
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April Retail Sales Show Surprising Strength

Retailers are announcing April U.S. same-store sales figures Thursday. Research firm Retail Metrics projected an overall gain of 3.9% year-over-year, but results came in far better -- up 6%. The ...
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Companies With the Best (and Worst) Reputations

American consumers have a higher opinion of than any other company. For the second year in a row, the online retailer held the top slot, beating out popular brands ...
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Ten American Companies With the Best Reputations

The American companies with the best reputations do not have a great deal of common on the surface. They run from Coca-Cola to to Whole Foods. However, according to ...
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Amazon Now Tackling Costco and Sam’s Club?

Earlier this month, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) launched a new grocery delivery system challenging the country's largest supermarket chains. Now Amazon is equally quietly taking aim at warehouse stores with ...
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