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Wal-Mart Outpaces Amazon in Online Vitamin Sales

Online sales of vitamins, minerals, and supplements (VMS) rose to $2.4 billion in 2017 from $2 billion at this point last year, according to data released Wednesday by TABS Analytics, ...
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How To Get A Casket From Costco Quickly

Costco (NASDAQ: COST) has sold caskets for years and has annoyed funeral directors who sell loved one's caskets of their own. There are two ways to get caskets from Costco. ...
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Microsoft, Walmart Lead DJIA Higher on Friday

July 14, 2017: Markets opened mixed Friday as the DJIA was a little slow out of the blocks. Earnings from three of the nation's largest banks were mixed as were ...
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Back-to-School Shopping: A Bonanza for Some Retailers, Disaster for Others

Second only to the November-December holiday season in importance, back-to-school shopping has long been a critical time of year for many retailers. Some 29 million U.S. households will shop for ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alphabet, Boeing, CyberArk, Eiger BioPharma, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Snap, Ulta Beauty, Walmart and More

Stocks were up again on Thursday but were looking for direction on Friday. The indexes are all within striking distance of all-time highs, and the bull market is more than ...
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Walmart, Apple Buoy DJIA on Thursday

July 13, 2017: Markets opened higher again Thursday following an unexpected increase in the producer price index and a slightly higher-than-expected report on jobless claims. Most sectors posted gains today ...
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Target Stock Gets a Boost on Improved Guidance

Before the markets opened Thursday morning, Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) got a boost of about 5% in its share price following an announcement that the company now expects a "modest ...
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Despite Good News, Amazon’s Shares May Have Peaked

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) could hardly have released more impressive news than it has in the past month. And experts who follow the company could hardly be more enthusiastic. It ...
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Why Are Baby Products Selling So Poorly?

The U.S. market for baby products like diapers, car safety seats and baby food is the weakest performing retail sector so far this. Year over year, sales are down 10% ...
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Counterfeit Products Become Bigger Issue for Walmart

In a report earlier Wednesday morning, we noted the gain that Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) has made recently in attracting third-party sellers to its online marketplace. But with that ...
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Walmart Marketplace Gaining Serious Traction

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) gave upstart Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) a 10-year head start in launching an online marketplace for third-party sellers. Then, even after launching its marketplace in ...
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Merrill Lynch’s Top Thematic Chart Stocks to Buy for Q3 of 2017

There are multiple types of investors and traders out there. Some are conservative and some are aggressive. Some investors look for companies with great growth, strong earnings, great product cycles ...
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Merrill Lynch High-Quality Dividend Yield Stocks Offer Investors ‘Safe-Space’

It has been years since we have witnessed the kind of market we are in now. After this run finally peters out, it may be years again before we see ...
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Goldman Sachs, Disney Lead DJIA Higher Monday

June 26, 2017: Markets opened higher Monday but the Nasdaq Composite turned south early on and remained there for most of the day. The tech sector was the day's poorest ...
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Can Target Buy a Grocery Chain?

When Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced its $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods Market Inc. (NASDAQ: WFM) about two weeks, one of the retail stocks hit hardest was Target Corp. ...
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