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Labor Day Sales Off to an Early Start

Shopping is one way that a lot of Americans choose to spend their holiday breaks, and Labor Day is no exception. And the Labor Day holiday, which falls on September ...
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Customer Service Hall of Shame

Every company in the United States likes to promise an exceptional customer experience. Yet some corporations do a truly abysmal job keeping that promise -- these companies provide very poor ...
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Top 10 Earnings to Watch This Week

Even as the broad markets reach new highs, we are seeing more companies report their quarterly earnings and add more fuel to the fire. 24/7 Wall St. has put together ...
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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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JC Penney Short Interest a Huge 87 Million

The number of shares sold short in J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) was 87.3 million for the period that ended July 29. This is a massive 29% of the float of ...
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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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