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Why Target Just Raised Its Minimum Wage

Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) announced this week that it would raise the minimum wage for its workers to $10 an hour. Investors are speculating whether this is a public relations ...
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Merrill Lynch Adds Top Defense Stock to High Quality and Dividend Yield Screen

It seems almost incredible that it takes a month-long rally just to get the markets back to breakeven for the year, but that’s exactly what it has taken. With earnings ...
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Barclays Issues Controversial Retail Coverage on Top Retailers

If you ever want to know what happens when you see an analyst issue new coverage that goes against the grain and goes against what is popular, look no further ...
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Merrill Lynch Adds 3 Top Stocks to High-Quality Dividend Yield Screen

We have talked about the underperformance of dividend-yielding stocks a great deal over the past two months. The brutal beat down of the markets since the start of the year, ...
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What New Target Supply Chain Chief Needs to Do

Big-box retailer Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) announced Monday that it has appointed Arthur Valdez as executive vice-president, chief supply chain and logistics officer. Valdez joins Target after a 16-year career ...
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How Target Barely Missed on Earnings

Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) reported its fourth-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Wednesday. The company had $1.52 in earnings per share (EPS) on $21.6 billion in revenue, which ...
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What Target’s Earnings Will Mean for Big Retail

Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) is set to report its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results before the markets open on Wednesday. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters call for $1.54 in earnings per ...
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Amazon Raises Free Shipping Minimum, Hoping to Drive Prime Memberships

If you are not a member of Amazon.com Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AMZN) Prime club, you are going to start paying more for shipping costs on non-book goods ordered from the online ...
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Top Retail Earnings for the Week Ahead

24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of some of the major retailers that will be reporting their quarterly earnings in the coming week. We are just entering into ...
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What Next Target Earnings Will Tell Us About Big Retail’s Future

Long-term trends often get obscured by short-term volatility. Big Retail is a prime example, especially considering developments in the sector in the past year to year and a half. It ...
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Why Wal-Mart Is Still Among the Best 2016 Dow Stocks Despite Earnings Miss

Since bottoming in mid-November at $56.30 a share, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) shares have gained over 17% and was the best performing Dow 30 stock in 2016 until Thursday’s ...
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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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