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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Institutional Investors Warming Up to 3 Large Dividend Retail Stocks

As the markets have raced to record highs since the Brexit vote, some of the leading sectors have been areas of the market usually reserved for times when the macro ...
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Gap Sees Many Analysts Chiming In

If there was a pleasant surprise in retail last week, it was Thursday's announcement from Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) that the company had posted a same-store sales increase of 2% ...
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Gap Brand Still Slowly Dying

Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) reported a surprise improvement in sales for June. The company has been battered by falling same-store sales and the shuttering of locations off and on for ...
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June Same-Store Sales Results Look Shaky

Retailers are announcing June U.S. same-store sales figures Thursday morning. Research firm Retail Metrics had forecast a year-over-year decrease of 0.3% for the month and a 0.9% sales increase for ...
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Outlook for June Retail Sales Dim

For the third consecutive month, retailers are forecast to a post same-store sales gain of 0.9%, 30 basis points below lower than first-quarter growth according to analysts at Retail Metrics. ...
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Brexit To Hurt VW And Gap, But Not Walmart

24/7 Wall St. looked at major winners and loses at the effect of Brexit hits the U.K. and EU. VW and Gap (NYSE: GPS) have large sales and financial exposure. ...
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Brexit Could Hurt Hundreds of Gap Stores

That The Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) is struggling is not exactly headline news. When the clothing retailer reported first-quarter last month, same-store sales were down 5% and total sales were ...
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Companies With the Most Women Board Members

Large companies are notorious for the small number of women chief executives and board members they have. Several companies are in a distinct minority because they have bucked the trend. However, ...
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5 Stocks on the Move After Employment Report

After a weaker than expected Employment Situation report, the broad markets have taken a downturn across the board in Friday’s trading session. Traders expected increased volatility in this session, given that ...
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May Same-Store Sales Could Clear a Low Bar

Retailers are announcing May 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. In April, same-store sales were down ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Aflac, Applied Materials, Dick’s, Gap, Noble, Teekay Tankers, Urban Outfitters and More

Stocks were indicated up on Friday, but the week looks like it is going to end in the red. The Dow is now over 700 points from the 2016 high from ...
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Gap’s Plan to Return to Growth: Close Stores

The Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) reported first-quarter 2016 results after markets closed Thursday. For the quarter, the clothing retailer reported diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.32 on revenues of ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Thursday

May 19, 2016: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 81 equities making new 52-week lows in Thursday's session. NYSE decliners led advancers by nearly 2 to 1 ...
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Top 8 Earnings for the Week Ahead

24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of some of the major companies reporting their quarterly results this week. We are on the way out of earnings season, when ...
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