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Why Target Needs to Slash Prices to Recover

What brings customers through the doors of major retailers, or online to buy merchandise? Likely nothing surpasses price cuts on the merchandise. Target Corp.'s (NYSE: TGT) new CEO Brian Cornell needs ...
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Analyst Gives Mixed Review on J.C. Penney After Earnings

J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) reported its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results last Thursday after the markets closed. The results were mixed but one thing was for sure, there was ...
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Did Target Trump Wal-Mart on Earnings?

Wednesday before the markets opened, Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) reported its fourth-quarter financial results as $1.50 in earnings per share (EPS) and $21.8 billion in revenue. That came over the ...
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More Retailers Step Toward Free Shipping

Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) dropped the amount of the total from a single customer in a single purchase that triggers free shipping from $50 to $25. Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) already offers ...
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Target Lowers Free Shipping Threshold to $25

In a move that is surely designed to attract more shoppers to its online and mobile offerings, Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) announced Monday morning that beginning immediately all orders valued ...
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Top 11 Corporate Earnings for the Coming Week

Corporate earnings season is now winding down, and 24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of some of the larger companies reporting in the coming week. We have reviewed ...
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Customer Satisfaction Lowest at Wal-Mart, Highest at Nordstrom and Amazon

The American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) for retail stores and websites was published on Wednesday, and the surprising thing is how thoroughly Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) is disliked. Excepting ...
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Wal-Mart, Sears Most ‘Liked’ Retailers

If getting a “like” on Facebook’s social media platform could be translated directly into dollars, the management at Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) and Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) might ...
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Is Target Still Misunderstood by Investors?

E-commerce is becoming ever more prevalent. Companies that cannot keep up with this trend or are perceived to have weak e-commerce departments are expected to fall to the wayside. Target ...
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What’s the Allure of Target?

Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) announced its growth plans for 2015 Monday morning. The company said it will open 15 new stores: eight Target Express stores, six general merchandise stores and ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Coach, Gap, FXCM, Lululemon, Netflix, Target and More

Stocks were down again on Friday morning ahead of the weekend. It remains to be seen what the trend will be for 2015, but throughout 2014 (and before) investors proved ...
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Target Dumps Canadian Stores, Finally

The only surprising thing about Target Corp.’s (NYSE: TGT) announcement Thursday morning that it will close its Canadian stores is that it took the company so long to make the ...
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Analyst’s Top Stock Picks for 2015 That Are Unloved by Wall Street

Wall Street is the ultimate follow-the-leader world. If a stock has a bad quarter, you can always count on the analysts downgrades, none of which usually help at that point ...
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Costco Same-Store Sales Up 5% in December

Proving once again that it is the champion of big-box retail, Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) announced U.S. same-store sales in the important month of December rose 5%. Demonstrating that ...
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The Bullish and Bearish Case for Wal-Mart in 2015

With the bull market nearing its sixth year, investors have to be wondering how to evaluate stocks ahead. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) gained about 7.5% in 2014, and ...
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