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Was Amazon Prime Day a Dud?

Everybody was watching to gauge the impact of Wednesday’s Amazon Prime Day, a promotion dreamed up by Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) to give the company an opportunity to earn even ...
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Major US Companies to Add 100,000 Jobs

A coalition of 17 companies announced Monday morning a job creation program called the “100,000 Opportunities Alliance,” which has a goal of being the nation’s largest employer-led group committed to ...
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Americans Lift Back-to-School Spending

American parents will spend more this year than last and begin back-to-school shopping earlier. In theory, it is a good sign for the economy. Unless, that is, people cut spending ...
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Why CVS Is Getting Target Pharmacies on the Cheap

Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) has long been a staple for retail stores within the United States. Now CVS Health Corp. (NYSE: CVS) is getting a piece of the action in ...
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JC Penney Will Have to Close More Stores

The heir apparent at J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP), Marvin Ellison, indicated he will not close more stores. As part of his plan, he will make more use of ...
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Target Delivers on Dividend Hike and Larger Buyback

Summer is coming, and with it come revised dividends. Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) already made the list of companies that 24/7 Wall St. expected to increase dividends this summer. Target’s ...
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The Next Big Dividend Hikes You Can Bank On This Summer

It has become almost impossible to argue against the notion that investors love dividends. They also love stock buyback announcements from companies, but when investors have owned a stock for ...
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Average Cost of Data Breach Rises to $3.8 Million

Based on a study of 350 companies in 11 countries, the average data breach costs a company an average of $3.79 million, or $154 for every lost or stolen record. ...
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How to Beat Weak Same-Store Sales: Stop Reporting Them

Is there a person out there who has never been told, “If you can’t say something nice, don’t say anything at all?” In the corporate world that typically translates to, ...
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Target Hits the Mark on Earnings

Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) reported its fiscal first-quarter financial results Wednesday before the markets opened. The retail giant had $1.10 in earnings per share (EPS) on $17.12 billion in revenue, versus ...
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What to Expect From Target Earnings

Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) is scheduled to report its fiscal first-quarter results before markets open on Wednesday. The consensus estimates call for earnings per share (EPS) of $1.03 and $17.09 ...
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Top 5 Earnings Previews for the Week Ahead

24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of some of the larger companies reporting their quarterly results in the week of May 18. We have reviewed the consensus earnings estimates ...
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Wal-Mart Loses Investor Confidence

Ahead of another set of earnings from Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT), at least one thing is already clear. Wall Street has turned against the nation's largest retailer, and with ...
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10 Most Popular Stores in America

Walmart is the most popular store in America. More than half of all shoppers in the country visited a Walmart location in March. No other U.S. store could claim ...
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Sears Turnaround Continues to Fail

Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) CEO and controlling shareholder Eddie Lampert made one more set of comments about why the retailer, which controls Kmart and Sears, has entered a recovery ...
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