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GameStop to Add 28,000 Workers as Video Game Retail Thrives

GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME) will add 28,000 holiday workers for 2015. Buying video games from brick-and-mortar retailers has not died. As a matter of fact, the business model is thriving. ...
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Can Retailers Add 600,000 Jobs This Holiday Season?

Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) will add 70,000 jobs this holiday season. Most will be temporary. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) will add 60,000, which seems small given it size. Kohl's ...
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Macy’s to Hire 85,000 Workers for Holiday Season

Macy’s Inc. (NYSE: M) said Monday that the company plans to hire about 85,000 seasonal employees this year at its Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s stores, call centers, distribution centers and online ...
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Toys R Us Loses Hundreds of Millions of Dollars, Again

Pounded by Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) and big-box retailers like Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) and Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT), troubled Toys R Us continues to bleed. Revenue was flat ...
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Retailers May Add 750,000 Jobs for Holidays

The strength of retail sales in the fourth quarter of each year is a benchmark for how well the U.S. consumer economy is doing. Over the past ten years, the ...
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As Macy’s Closes Stores, Watch JC Penney and Sears

Macy's Inc. (NYSE: M) will close as many as 40 stores next year, which the company says represents only 1% of its revenue. The department store chain has 770 stores, ...
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Can Wal-Mart Support 5,200 Stores?

Added up, all of Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s (NYSE: WMT) retail outlets in the United States total 5,200. This includes all Wal-Mart store formats, from supercenters to discount stores and the ...
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Companies Paying Americans the Least

Amid soaring corporate profits and stagnating worker wages in the past decade, growing numbers of low-wage workers are demanding higher pay. In the wake of intensifying debates over income inequality, ...
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4 Defensive Stocks to Buy for Continued Market Volatility

While there is every reason to believe that the selling is closer to the end than the beginning, that isn't much comfort for those who have seen large portfolio drops. ...
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Where Will Warren Buffett Put Money as Markets Collapse?

Where will the most brilliant investor in the world put his money if the markets collapse? Perhaps into some of the safe harbor stocks he already holds. As of his ...
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Target Rises on Solid Earnings Beat

Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) reported its fiscal second-quarter financial results Wednesday before the markets opened. The retail giant had $1.22 in earnings per share (EPS) on $17.43 billion in revenue. ...
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Higher Wages and Labor Costs Versus Retail Profits

There is a big movement taking place in labor and wages inside America around a minimum wage or livable wage. Many companies are not on board with instantly ramping up ...
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Can Target Keep Hitting the Mark for Earnings?

Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) is scheduled to report its fiscal second quarter financial results before the markets open on Wednesday. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters call for $1.11 in ...
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The Top 7 Earnings Reports for the Week Ahead

24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of some of the major companies reporting their quarterly results this week. We are just closing out the earnings season in which ...
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Wal-Mart Shares Slip Toward 52-Week Low

Whether it is due to disputes with workers or slow store traffic, shares of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) have crept toward their 52-week low. The move is unusually dispiriting ...
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