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10 Companies With the Worst Reputations

A good reputation is a fragile thing, whether a person's or a company's. And, like beauty, a good reputation is often in the eye of the beholder. Corporate reputations take ...
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Toys’R’Us Chops as Many as 15% of Corporate Workers

According to several media sources, Toys"R"Us has cut as much as 15% of its headquarter staff, which equates to roughly 250 people. It joins many large retailers that have been the ...
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Retail Dominates Friday’s Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

With stocks at record highs, investors have to be considering how they should be positioned. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was last seen over 20,200 and the S&P 500 was ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Ford, Intel, NVIDIA, Starbucks, Teva, Twitter, Wal-Mart and Many More

Stocks were indicated marginally higher on Friday morning on what seems to be a very light news day. The Dow is still above 20,000 and the S&P 500 has gone ...
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Will Online Grocery Sales Cripple Kroger and Safeway?

Could there be a shift from brick-and-mortar shopping to e-commerce in the grocery industry as occurred in consumer electronics and department stores? If so, large grocery retailers like Kroger Co. ...
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As Industry Tumbles, 6 Retail Chiefs Who Can’t Be Fired

As same-store sales disintegrate and it becomes clear the holiday season was unkind to many retailers, several retail company chief executives cannot be ousted, no matter what their results. Most have families ...
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Top 10 TV Ads for December 2016

A well-established metric by which to measure television advertising is how memorable the ad is. The more memorable the ad, the more bang for the advertiser's buck, because consumers are ...
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Banana Republic Continues to Disappear

Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) posted good news about its holiday sales, in contrast to nearly every other large brick-and-mortar retailer. However, among its three major divisions — Gap, Banana Republic and ...
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Barnes & Noble Founder Riggio Fails to Prevent Its Collapse

Among the few things present over the period during which Barnes & Noble Inc. (NYSE: BKS) has collapsed is founder and sometimes CEO, sometimes chairman, Leonard Riggio. Based on a new ...
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New Funding Lets Sears Fight Another Day

Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) has been fighting a seemingly losing battle for years now, with shares consistently on the decline. However, we saw an unexpected move happen early on ...
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Under Armour, Sears Tumble into Tuesday’s 52-Week Low Club

December 27, 2016: Here are four stocks trading with relatively heavy volume among 36 equities making new 52-week lows in Tuesday's session. On the NYSE, advancers led decliners by about ...
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Retailers That Will Close Hundreds of Stores Next Year

The good news for U.S. retailers this holiday seasons is that revenues are expected to rise by about 4% and same-store sales are figured to increase by 1%. The less-good ...
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Zero Shopping Days Left Until Christmas

Christmas is hours away. The chance to shop has only hours left as well. This means every retailer of any size knows what its fate is. Chief executive officers are ...
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Amazon, Wal-Mart and Others Set Last Shipping Day on December 22 (or Later)

Monday, December 12, has been designated "Green Monday," and many online retailers have announced some new sale pricing for the day. Coming as it does on the second Monday of ...
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With 14 Shopping Days To Christmas Retail Prepares For Shake Out

There are a lot of data about how the holiday season has gone so far, and how it is likely to go in the next two weeks. With just 14 ...
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