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Retail Stocks Fall Apart as Kohl’s, Macy’s and Gap Sell Off

Retailer shares have been unable to fully stabilize after sell-offs that accompanied their earnings for the 2016 holiday period. Some retailers shuttered stores. Others gave pessimistic guidance. The slide began ...
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February Same-Store Sales Reports Look Grim

Retailers reporting February same-store sales Thursday are expected to show a rise of 1.8% compared with sales in February 2016. Industry research firm Retail Metrics noted that same-store sales growth ...
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Can Gap Keep Pushing Higher With Q4 Earnings?

The Gap, Inc. (NYSE: GPS) reported fiscal fourth-quarter financial results after markets closed on Thursday. The company posted $0.51 in earnings per share (EPS) and $4.43 billion in revenue, versus ...
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7 Key Earnings Reports Coming Out on Thursday

The broad markets are continuing to hit new highs even though the fourth quarter earnings season is over, even though there are a few more companies reporting this week. 24/7 Wall ...
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7 Key Retailers Reporting Earnings This Week

24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of some of the major retailers that will be reporting their quarterly earnings in the coming week. We are at the close ...
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January Same-Store Sales as Cold as the Weather

Retailers reporting January same-store sales Thursday are expected to show a rise of 2.3% compared with sales in January 2016. Industry research firm Retail Metrics noted that same-store sales growth ...
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Banana Republic Continues to Disappear

Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) posted good news about its holiday sales, in contrast to nearly every other large brick-and-mortar retailer. However, among its three major divisions — Gap, Banana Republic and ...
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December Same-Store Sales Reflect Little Holiday Cheer

The big news in holiday retail sales Thursday morning is the drop in same-store sales for the November-December holiday shopping season at Macy's Inc. (NYSE: M) and Kohl's Corp. (NYSE: ...
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Zero Shopping Days Left Until Christmas

Christmas is hours away. The chance to shop has only hours left as well. This means every retailer of any size knows what its fate is. Chief executive officers are ...
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Free Shipping Day Counts 972 Retailers — So Far

As of Tuesday morning, a total of 972 online retailers have signed up to participate in Free Shipping Day, which falls on Friday, December 16, this year. On that day, ...
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November Same-Store Sales Rise With Help From Black Friday

Several retailers are announcing November U.S. same-store sales figures Thursday morning. Research firm Retail Metrics has forecast a year-over-year increase of 1.1% for the month, a dip of 20 basis ...
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Gap Could Be Crushed by Holidays

Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) does not boast about huge online success or claim e-commerce is a large and growing part of its revenues. During a holiday season in which online ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: American Express, Citigroup, First Solar, Gap, HP Enterprise, UPS, Wells Fargo and More

Now that the markets have normalized after the post-election rally, they were looking for direction on Friday. Some of the key stocks that have been considered beneficiaries of the election ...
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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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Could Gap Close Banana Republic Stores and Move Online?

The revenue and same-store sales of Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) suffered, again, in the five weeks that ended October 1. Two of its divisions, Gap and Old Navy, had results that ...
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