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Ongoing Warm Weather Continues to Cripple Retailers

Unusually warm fall and early winter weather had a sharp impact on retail sales in the fourth quarter of 2015, and the latest weather forecast does not appear to be ...
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Can Whole Foods Look Forward to a Brighter 2016?

The New York City Department of Consumer Affairs said Monday that Whole Foods Market Inc. (NASDAQ: WFM) had agreed to pay $500,000 to settle allegations that its stores in New ...
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Did Amazon Sales Surge 25% Over the Holidays?

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) forecast it could post sales up as much as 25% in the current quarter which would take revenue for the period to $36.75 billion. If so, ...
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Amazon Shares Set to Rise Another 50% Next Year

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) will prove once more this holiday season that its business model continues to take revenue from retail competitors and companies in the cloud business. This will ...
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Will Super Saturday Save the Holiday Shopping Season?

The last weekend for Christmas shopping starts tomorrow and Super Saturday, as it's known, is expected to include more of the heavy promotional pricing that has been the order of ...
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JC Penney Loses Battle With Wall Street

Shares of retail turnaround candidate J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) have fallen 28% in the past three months, a sign that investors have given up on its holiday sales ...
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Target Offers Deals on Xbox and PS4

With Christmas Day less the two weeks away, retailers continue to offer promotional pricing on items they hope will either attract traffic to their brick-and-mortar stores or to their online ...
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JC Penney Short Interest Jumps During Holidays

The short interest in J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) jumped 10.9% in the period that ended November 30 to 100.4 million shares. That makes it the 11th most shorted ...
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Sears Stock Drops Near 5-Year Low

After Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD), which operates Sears and Kmart stores, announced another terrible quarter, its stock fell close to a new five-year low. Over that period, the S&P ...
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Barnes & Noble Becomes Old JC Penney

Barnes & Noble Inc. (NYSE: BKS) has now become J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) in 2012, the year its revenue fell 25% from the prior year's level. Same-store sales ...
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Gap Becomes Old JC Penney

Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) has now become J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) in 2012, when J.C. Penney's revenue fell 25% year over year. Same-store sales dropped by roughly the same ...
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Sears Becomes Old JC Penney

Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) now has become J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) in 2012, when its revenue fell 25% from 2011. Same-store sales dropped by roughly the same ...
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Deutsche Bank Says 4 Retail Stocks Were Black Friday Winners

Many of us roll our eyes at the very thought of going shopping on Black Friday, especially when we see the video of people fighting over items. The reality is ...
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JC Penney, Sears, Other Major Retailers Near 52-Week Lows

As the poor numbers about Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday pour in, many brick-and-mortar retail stocks have neared 52-week lows — unlike Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), which is near ...
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Target Keys Up Massive Holiday Sales on Cyber Monday

There was good news and bad news from the Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) camp on Cyber Monday. The good news is that the website and e-commerce platform is taking on ...
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