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Will Back-to-School Season Put a Bullet in Sears?

Back-to-school season is a big deal for brick-and-mortar retailers, according to the Deloitte research on the subject for the 2016 shopping season. Other than the final 10 weeks of the year, ...
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JC Penney Short Interest Slips to 81 Million Shares

J.C. Penney Co. Inc.'s (NYSE: JCP) prospects may be slightly better than those of Macy's Inc. (NYSE: M) and Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD). However the short interest in its ...
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Big Buffett and Icahn Trades Highlight Insider Buying: Phillips 66, Hertz, Bank of New York Mellon, Advance Auto Parts and More

This past week started to resemble just what we have expected the rest of the summer to look like: volatile, with more coming. The market ran up right near all-time highs, ...
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The Worst Companies to Work For

Keeping employees happy can only improve a company’s bottom line. Employee satisfaction can significantly impact the productivity, sales, and reputation of any company. Despite its importance, many companies struggle to ...
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Huge Warren Buffett and Starboard Value Trades Highlight Insider Buying: Phillips 66, Pandora, Sears, Advance Auto Parts and More

What a week, and it could be a preview of the kind of summer investors could be in for. With multiple headline and economic events right around the corner, many ...
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Top 9 Earnings to Look for Next Week

24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of some of the major companies reporting their quarterly results this coming week. We are just exiting the main earnings season, but ...
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Companies With the Best (and Worst) Reputations

Automaker Volkswagen now has the worst reputation of any major company in the United States. E-retailer Amazon.com has the best reputation, and Apple moved into second place, beating rival Samsung, ...
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The 10 Most Hated Brands

Brand Keys has released a list of "America's 10 Least Engaging Brands." These brands disappoint their customers and, based on the definition of a brand's status, they are the most widely hated. ...
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Why Frederick’s of Hollywood Was Smart to Close Stores

Just a year ago, the Frederick's of Hollywood lingerie retail operation closed virtually all its stores as it entered Chapter 11. As a part of the process, it sold its inventory ...
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Sears and JC Penney Need to Close Over 300 Stores

According to analysis from Green Street Advisors, as reported in The Wall Street Journal, several large retailers need to close hundreds of stores to reach the sales per square foot ...
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Sears to Close Dozens of Stores: Here’s the List

Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) will close 78 Sears and Kmart stores — 68 Kmart and 10 Sears — to improve the company's financial situation. The list is below. Defending the ...
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Traffic to JC Penney Website Soars as Company Recovers

J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) is in the midst of a recovery that seemed impossible two years ago. Part of the improvement is a surge in traffic to JCPenney.com, which ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Wednesday

April 6, 2016: Here are four stocks trading with relatively heavy volume among 20 equities making new 52-week lows in Wednesday's session. The day's gainers held a nearly 3-to-1 advantage ...
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6 Big Companies With Completely Broken Business Models

Whether the bears or the bulls dominate market, some companies just never seem to get their business models right. Many investors love dividends, and many love endless growth. But what ...
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Short Interest in JC Penney Plummets 23 Million Shares

The turnaround of a company's share price, presumably based on a turnaround of its business, is never complete until the naysayers retreat. After the company posted Lazarus-like results for the holidays, ...
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