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Americans Are Finally Making More Money, and 3 Retail Stocks Will Benefit

After years of stagnant earnings growth, and at one point, double-digit unemployment, the wages of workers in the United States are finally moving higher. Combined with a massive sell-off in ...
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Retail’s Biggest Winners and Losers

Retailing is a notoriously competitive business and retail winners and losers can switch positions in a relative heartbeat. For the losers, the writing is often on the wall for a ...
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Wal-Mart, Sears Most ‘Liked’ Retailers

If getting a “like” on Facebook’s social media platform could be translated directly into dollars, the management at Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) and Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) might ...
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Stores Stay Open Longer for Last-Minute Shoppers

It is either a sign that sales have been poor and retailers are going all-out to pick up more revenue any way they can, or it is a sign that ...
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J.C. Penney Down 5% on Weak Retail Sales Data

As data for the Black Friday weekend begins to accumulate, it is becoming clear that the weekend was not a rousing success for retailers. One sign of the weakness is ...
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Kohl’s Earnings Hurt by Negative Same-Store Sales

Kohl’s Corp. (NYSE: KSS) reported its third-quarter results Thursday before the market open as $0.70 in earnings per share on $4.37 billion in revenue. That was against Thomson Reuters consensus ...
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10 Stores Closed on Thanksgiving

The holidays are an extremely important time for retailers, many of which depend on holiday shoppers to meet their yearly goals. This year, the holiday season is expected to be ...
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8 Stores Open on Thanksgiving

The holidays are an extremely important time for retailers, many of which depend on holiday shoppers to meet their yearly goals. This year, the holiday season is expected to be ...
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Retailers Expected to Add 750,000 Holiday Jobs

A number of the nation's largest retailers have already announced they will add tens of thousands of jobs each for the season. The National Retail Federation (NRF) reports the total ...
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Could J.C. Penney Follow Sears Down the REIT Road?

Friday’s announcement from Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) that it was exploring the creation of a real-estate investment trust (REIT) for 200 to 300 of its owned stores sent the ...
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Specialty Retailers’ Q3, October Sales Not Looking Too Strong

This coming Thursday, the relative handful of retailers that still report monthly same-store sales are quite likely to tell us that business was not so good in October. Beginning Tuesday ...
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Companies That Have Cut Their U.S. Tax Bills the Most

The agreement between Burger King Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: BKW) and Canada-based Tim Hortons Inc. (NYSE: THI) has brought the tax inversion issue back to the front burner again. That Warren ...
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Jefferies Franchise Picks: Highest Conviction Stocks to Buy Now

With a very toppy market, and more than one firm on Wall Street warning of a potential summer sell-off, we were very impressed with the stocks that populate the Jefferies ...
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U.S. EPA Lists Nation’s Top Renewables Users

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released on Wednesday its list of the top 100 organizations in the county that “are choosing to use electricity from clean, renewable sources like ...
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Opportunity in Kohl’s as Merchandising Officer Departs

Kohl's Corp. (NYSE: KSS) may have a mixed bag on the news reaction that the company's chief merchandising officer is leaving the company. This sort of news can be a ...
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