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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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5 States With Unemployment Under 4%

Even during a time of robust recovery, the national unemployment rate rarely drops below 5%. However, in a period in which unemployment in the United States is 5.8%, five states ...
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Will Black Friday Spawn Another Massive Data Breach?

The “official” kick-off for the holiday shopping season comes next week on Black Friday, and probably not coincidentally, last year’s massive data breach at Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) reportedly began ...
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Target Earnings Stoke Run to a New 52-Week High

Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) reported second-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Wednesday. The big-box retailer posted adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.54 and $17.73 billion in revenues. In the ...
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What to Expect From Target Earnings

Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) will report its third-quarter earnings Wednesday before the market open. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of $0.47 in earnings per share and $17.56 billion in revenue. ...
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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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10 Stores Closed on Thanksgiving

The holidays are an extremely important time for retailers, many of which depend on holiday shoppers to meet their yearly goals. This year, the holiday season is expected to be ...
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8 Stores Open on Thanksgiving

The holidays are an extremely important time for retailers, many of which depend on holiday shoppers to meet their yearly goals. This year, the holiday season is expected to be ...
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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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Walmart Raises Property Values of Neighboring Houses

A new study from researchers at the University of Chicago and Brigham Young University indicates that, perhaps contrary to expectations, a new Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) store raises housing ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: BioMarin, BP, Genworth, Petrobras, Target and More

Stocks were indicated higher yet again on Monday, with the broader markets now effectively at new all-time highs. Investors have shown over and over that they are eager to buy ...
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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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CVS Follows Rite Aid, Shuts Off Apple Pay

Last Thursday drug store chain Rite Aid Inc. (NYSE: RAD) reportedly stopped accepting payments made through the just-launched Apple Pay system from Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL). On Saturday, CVS Health ...
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FedEx Predicts Record Holiday Season Shipments

Package delivery service FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) said on Wednesday that it expects global shipments to rise 8.8% during this year’s holiday season to a total of more than 290 ...
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Target Offers Free Shipping on Almost Everything

Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) has taken the "free shipping" trend of e-commerce to a whole new level. Between now and the end of December, it will offer "free shipping" on ...
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