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Holiday Spending Plans Slow to a Crawl

Earlier this year, the National Retail Federation posted a forecast for holiday sales to rise 4.1% over last year. E-commerce results should yield results that are better. However, a new ...
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Only 38 Shopping Days Until Christmas

Christmas is five weeks away. Based on the aggressiveness of retail promotions, it would seem the holiday is only days off. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) and other retailers with ...
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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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Insider Buying Remains Very Solid as Stock Market Rises

Despite the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 hitting all-time highs, and the Nasdaq a 14-year high, insiders continued to buy stock this past week, in what could ...
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Sears Contemplates Creating a REIT, Reveals Q3 Comparable Sales

In a Friday filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) offered details and insights on several items that should interest shareholders. Most important, perhaps, ...
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Ahead of the Holidays, Walmart Shares Flat as J.C. Penney and Sears Collapse

Wall Street must believe that holiday sales at Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) will not be a total disaster this holiday season. Its shares are nearly flat year to date. ...
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Companies Paying Americans the Least

In the wake of mounting protests from labor groups, numerous U.S. localities have approved minimum wage increases, including two of the nation’s largest cities, Seattle and San Francisco. Yet, especially ...
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Despite Huge Market Rally, Insider Buying Stays Very Strong

Two weeks ago, some market pundits were calling the then almost 8% sell-off a new bear market, and they were going to cash. That turned out to be a huge ...
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Christmas Spending Forecast to Rise 4%

While a 4% rise in Christmas spending may not be enough to substantially lift the revenue at healthy retailers or repair the problems at weaker ones, it is a rate ...
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CVS Follows Rite Aid, Shuts Off Apple Pay

Last Thursday drug store chain Rite Aid Inc. (NYSE: RAD) reportedly stopped accepting payments made through the just-launched Apple Pay system from Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL). On Saturday, CVS Health ...
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Despite Huge Market Rally, Insider Buying Consistent Again

It made sense to see insiders buying stock when the market plunged 7% quickly, but after one of the best weeks for investors in the market since 2013, insider buyers ...
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Sears Announces Rights Offer and Leasing Deal

Two announcements Monday morning from Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) are intended to put some cash in the company’s coffers, but in quite different ways. Sears will commence a rights ...
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Huge Market Sell-Off Sparks Some Gigantic Insider Buying

Nothing like the biggest market sell-off in years to get insiders' taste buds warmed up to do some buying. With the market within one more bad day or so of ...
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Kmart Stores Hit by Hacking Attack

Late on Friday afternoon, Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) announced that its Kmart stores had detected an attack on the store’s payment data systems. The company said that the breach ...
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