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Target Hires New CEO From Pepsi — Why Did He Leave?

Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT), desperate due to falling sales and a data breach that exposed personal information from tens of millions customers, hired a PepsiCo Inc. (NYSE: PEP) executive to ...
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Back-to-School Season Isn’t What It Used to Be

The back-to-school shopping season is traditionally second only to the end-of-the-year holiday season for retail sales. Sales could reach $84 billion -- not really close to the nearly $600 billion ...
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Plug Power Squeezes Even More Out of Walmart

The roller coaster ride also known as Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ: PLUG) got another lift Tuesday following the company's announcement that Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) has added 286 fuel-cell ...
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Merrill Lynch Sees Kroger Multiple Expansion Over Walmart and Target

Making new Buy rating calls at brokerage firms has to be a bit of a challenge when the market is effectively at all-time highs. So, what would make Kroger Co. ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AcelRx, Alcoa, Costco, Lululemon, Walmart, Trulia and More

Stocks were indicated higher on Tuesday morning despite sanctions in Russia. Investors still want upside from their investments, but they seem to be looking at individual companies and sectors rather ...
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Have Investors Had Enough of Jeff Bezos Walmarting Business?

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) has been one of the greatest growth stories of the current generation. It has grown from a mere online seller of books and CDs to an ...
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The 4 Stocks That Held the Market Down

July 24, 2014: Markets opened mixed again on Thursday as the DJIA once more lagged on weakness among some of the heavy-hitter blue chips. All three major indexes hovered around ...
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Walmart Employees Group Cites Simon’s Leadership Failures

A labor group made up of employees of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) has been pushing the company for nearly two years to raise its minimum annual wage for full-time ...
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Workers Won’t Miss Walmart U.S. Chief Bill Simon

Update: In a statement Thursday commenting on the departure of Bill Simon as President and CEO of Walmart USA, labor organization OUR Walmart highlights Simon’s failure to provide a ...
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McDonald’s and Yum! Halt Purchases From Meat Supplier

Update: The Illinois-based firm, privately held OSI Group Inc., that supplied the questionable meat products to McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) and KFC restaurants owned by Yum! Brands Inc. (NYSE: YUM) has ...
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Tracy Morgan’s Lawsuit Against Walmart Cites Failed Technology

The speeding tractor-trailer big rig owned by Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) that collided last month with a limo occupied by comedian Tracy Morgan and some friends was equipped with a ...
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The 4 States Killing Walmart

At the end of January, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) had 4,837 stores across all 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia. That is 44% of Walmart's global total, ...
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June Retail Sales Growth Forecast at 18-Month High

If the forecast for retail sales growth is accurate, U.S. retail same-store sales will rise 4.9% in June, marking the largest monthly gain since January 2013. Including comparable store sales ...
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Where Are Walmart’s Customers Going?

An improving job market has not helped Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s (NYSE: WMT) sales. Bill Simon, CEO of Walmart U.S., made that observation to Reuters. What he did not say is ...
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Why DJIA May Slip Back to 15,000

Most media and analyst forecasts call for the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) to remain at about 17,000, or for it to plow ahead toward 20,000. The June jobs reports ...
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