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Only 23 Shopping Days Until Christmas

In the torrent of data and media coverage about sales discounts, industry success (or lack thereof), Thanksgiving shopping activity, Black Friday results and Cyber Monday winners and losers, one fact ...
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Amazon Destroys Competition, Taking 30% of Cyber Weekend Sales

No wonder so many large retail chains continue to close stores, and will do more in the future. As e-commerce sales rise as a portion of total retail, a huge ...
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Cyber Monday Was Top Online Sales Day Ever

While much of this year's buzz was around sales totals generated from mobile devices, sales from desktop computers also rose sharply. For the four-day holiday weekend, sales from desktops, both ...
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Wal-Mart Has Too Few Stores in Several Large States, a Weakness for Holiday Success

A map of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) stores nationwide shows an interesting pattern. Their concentration is heaviest near its home state of Arkansas and thinner, for the most part, ...
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10 Items for $10 or Less at Walmart

With Black Friday now over, retailers are revving up even more deals to entice consumers during what is known as Cyber Week, an extension to the relatively new focus on ...
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Cyber Monday

3 Tips for Shopping on Cyber Monday

Black Friday is now in the rear-view mirror and many retailers are gearing up for Cyber Monday, November 28. Some have already lifted the veil on their Cyber Monday deals ...
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Black Friday

Where the Black Friday Deals Are

A lot of ink has been spilled and a lot of pixels have been burned in the weeks leading up to Black Friday. In large part that's due to major ...
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Target, Walmart Lead Top 10 Adopters of Solar Energy

Solar energy adoption among large U.S. corporations has grown from a total installed base of 300 megawatts (MW) in 2012 to more than 1,000 MW this year. The total represents ...
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For Sears, Holidays Are Last Chance to Stay Intact

There have been rumors Sears Holdings (NASDAQ: SHLD) will close its Kmart division. Sears has denied them as it continues to close scores of stores. Moody's has observed Sears cannot ...
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Wal-Mart Starts Cyber Week on Black Friday

Eventually, retailers will be so aggressive that holiday shopping will start the 4th of July. In the meantime, Wal-Mart (NYSE: WMT) will start Cyber Week sales on Black Friday, the ...
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Wal-Mart Q3 Revenues Miss, Revised Guidance Not Enough for Investors

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) reported third-quarter fiscal 2017 results before markets opened Thursday. The retailing giant posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.98 on total revenues of $118.2 ...
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What to Expect From Wal-Mart Earnings

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) is scheduled to report its fiscal third-quarter financial results before the markets open on Thursday. This mega-store has easily been one of the top performing ...
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Major Changes in Warren Buffett & Berkshire Hathaway Stocks: American Airlines, Delta, Kinder Morgan, Wal-Mart, BNY Mellon and More

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has released its public equity holdings as of September 30, 2016. Outside of Warren Buffett being one of the richest men alive and being considered the ...
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Top 11 Earnings for the Week Ahead

24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of some of the major companies reporting their quarterly results this week. Earnings season is starting to wind down, as most of ...
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Wal-Mart Posts Black Friday Sales Ad

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) posted its advertising supplement for Black Friday late Wednesday. The company said that most stores will open at 6:00 p.m. local time on Thanksgiving Day ...
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