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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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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AMD, Cliffs, Gap, KLA-Tencor, Regions Financial, Tyson Foods, Wal-Mart and More

Stocks were indicated to open lower on Friday, with the week having more down days. Despite all the election rhetoric, despite weak economic data, despite a coming tightening from the ...
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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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Why Gap Lost Despite an Earnings Beat

Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) reported its fiscal second-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Thursday. Its shares took a step back early on Friday, despite the company beating on both ...
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What to Expect From Gap Earnings

The Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) is scheduled to release its fiscal second-quarter financial results after the markets close on Thursday. The Gap brand is seen as struggling by some analysts ...
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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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How Amazon Destroys Hundreds of Thousand of Jobs

Macy's Inc. (NYSE: M) will close 100 stores in early 2017. In total they probably employ something like 20,000 people. It has closed a number of stores already. The numbers ...
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Analysts Changing Views on Gap Inc.

After markets closed Monday, The Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) reported same-store sales numbers for the month of July and for the company's second fiscal quarter. Neither number was good news ...
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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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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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