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10 Shopping Days Until Christmas

The race that began at the start of November, peaked on Thanksgiving -- or Black Friday or Cyber Monday -- is nearly over. Only 10 shopping days remain until Christmas. ...
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Walmart Cuts More Prices

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) will cut prices until it can cut no more. Or, on the other hand, cut them until it can no longer make money. Perhaps it ...
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Will Sears Stock Price Drop to $0?

Among the most troubled retailers in America, Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) stands out. Its ownership is controlled by a hedge fund manager. It was created in 2004 by the ...
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Sears Earnings Improve on Tax Benefit and Asset Sales, Not Performance

Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) reported third-quarter 2014 results before markets opened on Thursday. The company posted an adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) loss of $2.71 on revenues of ...
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Holiday Retail Sales in Trouble Over Black Friday Weekend

The National Retail Federation (NRF), an association that represents the nation's largest retailers, reported that the Black Friday weekend was a disaster. The information bodes poorly for the balance of ...
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E-Commerce Spending Reaches $17.5 Billion

Consumers have spent $17.5 billion via e-commerce during the first 23 days of November. That is an 11% increase over the same period in 2013. The data is for desktop ...
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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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