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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Cisco, Cogent, Ford, Gap, Pier 1, Zynga and More

Stocks have given back a lot of the gains, and the former momentum leaders are getting pounded. Investors want upside, but that also want to avoid a nasty correction or ...
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March Proves to Be Another Bad Month for Gap Sales

The Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) was probably hoping that its boost to the company's minimum wage would act as free advertising, but it isn't. In fact, this looks like March ...
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Retailers With the Most Facebook and Twitter Followers

The incredible growth of social media has become part of daily life. Nearly every product, store, sports team, band, movie, you name it is on Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) and Twitter ...
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LinkedIn Chief Is Highest Rated CEO

LinkedIn Corp. (NYSE: LNKD) CEO Jeff Weiner received the top grade in Glassdoor's new "Highest Rated CEOs 2014." The rating is based on employee answers to the question, "Do you ...
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Sales Disaster Returns to the Gap

The Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) may have raised its minimum wage, but the move is so far not helping out the company's same-store sales data. In fact, the company's same-store ...
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Gap Moves Into China

Gap's (NYSE: GPS) earnings in the fourth quarter and for the 2013 fiscal year were good enough to get modest applause from Wall Street. However, unlike other large American retailers, ...
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Gap Stores’ Dividend Hike Can’t Hide Lower Profit

Gap Stores Inc. (NYSE: GPS) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2013 results after markets closed Thursday. For the quarter, the clothing retailer posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.68 on ...
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Ten Retailers With the Worst Customer Service

Customer satisfaction with retailers in the U.S. is at an all-time high, up for the third year in a row. While the industry improved overall, not all retailers received accolades, ...
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Gap Minimum Wage Hike: Great PR, Modest Cost

Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) announced Thursday it will boost the minimum wage for its employees to $9 an hour in June and $10 in June 2015. Are they crazy? Not ...
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Weather May Have Wrecked January Retail Sales

It’s a good thing that the month of January typically accounts for just 20% of most retailers’ fourth quarter sales. This January has been a particularly harsh one, at least ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Chevron, Gap, Merck, Microsoft, Zynga and More

Earnings season is already on the back-nine, and now analysts and investors are adjusting their positions and outlooks now that the stock market has started to pull back. 24/7 Wall ...
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Retail Wrecks: Amazon to J.C. Penney

Now that the holiday season is over, one thing is crystal clear. Fourth-quarter results are just in and revenue fell for most of the retailers. It was the rare company ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alcoa, Apple, Gap, GE, 3D Systems and More

Earnings season and 2014 are both well underway, and investors are still positioning their portfolios for 2014. Each morning, 24/7 Wall St. looks over many Wall Street analyst research reports ...
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Retail Sales Outlook Not So Festive

Our quick overview of the retail situation earlier Tuesday can now be filled in with more detail about how retailers in general, and some retailers specifically, are expected to finish ...
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Holiday Retail: A Boom for Electronics and Apps Sales, a Likely Bust for Apparel

The signs have been pointing to a good holiday sales season for electronic gear like smartphones and tablets. And what goes together with those? Apps. After unwrapping the new gizmos, ...
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