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Why Best Buy Sells Frigidaire Dish Washers

Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) sells Frigidaire Dish Washers for $479.99, which is $120 below the regular price. The consumer electronics retailer also sells refrigerators, driers, microwaves and ovens, ...
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Target Site Collapses: Anxiety for Other E-Commerce Sites

Demand for Lilly Pulitzer clothing knocked Target.com offline early on the morning of April 19. The Wall Street Journal quoted a Target spokesperson who said, “When the traffic got heavier, ...
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Sears Dips Further Into REIT Waters

Monday morning’s announcement that Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) and Simon Property Group Inc. (NYSE: SPG) have created a joint venture (JV) to hold 10 Sears properties located at Simon ...
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Is the Sears Land Plan Dead on Arrival?

Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) has been a long-term disappointment that has always been full of potential value. The company’s inability to unlock that value has been a massive disappointment, ...
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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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10 Retailers Closing the Most Stores

With the growth of e-commerce still outpacing the overall growth of retail sales, retailers are continuing to close brick-and-mortar outlets. While total U.S. retail sales grew 3.7% in the ...
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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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Forget Sears Earnings, It Is All About Future REIT Structure

When Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) reported results Thursday morning, the share price tumbled as revenues failed to meet consensus estimates. Net losses are being curtailed, but that is due ...
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Sears Can’t Afford Worker Pay Raise

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) has the balance sheet and cash flow to raise the minimum wage it pays its workers to $9 almost immediately and probably $10 next year. ...
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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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Costco Share Price Increase Doubles Wal-Mart’s

Costco Wholesale Corp.'s (NASDAQ: COST) share price has risen at a rate nearly double that of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) over the past year (27% and 14%, respectively). Its ...
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Companies Cutting the Most Jobs

Planned job cuts among U.S. companies in 2014 totaled 450,531 through November, down 5.8% compared to the same period in 2013. According to global outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, ...
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Insider Buying Dominates First Full Week of Trading in 2015

Investors saw huge swings in the market for the first week of trading, wild and woolly start to the new year. The steep sell-off at the start of the week ...
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Sears Dumps E-Commerce Chief

Maybe Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD), parent of Sears and Kmart, had a rough holiday in terms of e-commerce sales. The company's management may never say. For some reason, though, ...
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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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