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Walmart to Start Holiday Shopping Deals on November 1

Not to be bested by smaller retailers, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) has decided to start the holiday shopping season on November 1, at least in so far as it ...
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Could Alibaba’s Market Value Top GE’s?

Much of the news coverage about Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NASDAQ: BABA) has been that its market cap has reached the same level as that of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: ...
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Are Amazon’s Earnings Bad News for Walmart?

Amazon.com Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AMZN) earnings could be read two ways by followers of Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s (NYSE: WMT) numbers. Either they are a sign that holiday sales will be poor ...
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CVS Follows Rite Aid, Shuts Off Apple Pay

Last Thursday drug store chain Rite Aid Inc. (NYSE: RAD) reportedly stopped accepting payments made through the just-launched Apple Pay system from Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL). On Saturday, CVS Health ...
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Analysts Giving Up Hope in Amazon, but Not With Enough Conviction

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) has a serious wake-up call in front of it. The 10% or so drop in the stock is one thing, but frankly that could even be ...
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4 Stocks to Buy That Win With a Strong Dollar and Low Oil Prices

Philosopher George Santayana wrote in 1905, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” Today a more appropriate quote may be “Those who remember the past, are ...
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Sports Sites Rising Among Top Digital Media Properties

Digital media research firm comScore has released its ranking of the top 50 U.S. digital media properties for September, and the multi-platform list is topped by Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG). ...
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Target Offers Free Shipping on Almost Everything

Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) has taken the "free shipping" trend of e-commerce to a whole new level. Between now and the end of December, it will offer "free shipping" on ...
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Walmart’s Mexico Chief to Leave Next Year

The CEO of Wal-Mart de Mexico, widely known as Walmex, the publicly traded arm of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT), will step aside next year, according to reports. Scot Rank ...
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Starbucks Gives Its Workers a Raise

In a period in which debates over the minimum wage roar and retailers consider paying their workers more, Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) is among the companies that compensates its workers ...
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The 4 Stocks That Held the DJIA Down

October 16, 2014: Markets opened lower on Thursday following a sharp drop in crude oil prices overnight and a better-than-expected report on new claims for jobless benefits. St. Louis Fed ...
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Walmart Workers Now Seek $15 an Hour, Full-Time Work

Workers at nearly 1,700 Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) stores have signed a petition calling on the company to raise minimum pay to $15 an hour and to provide consistent ...
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Brand Loyalty Leaders Chock Full of Techs

Of the top 100 product categories and brands in a new ranking of customer loyalty leaders, nearly half (45) are tech companies engaged in digital and social networks and products. ...
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Amazon to Add 80,000 Workers for Holidays

Not to be bested by huge brick-and-mortar store operators like Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) and Macy's Inc. (NYSE: M), Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) will hire 80,000 workers for the ...
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The 4 DJIA Stocks That Sank the Market

October 15, 2014: Markets opened lower on Wednesday as data on retail sales, the producer price index and a weak dollar weighed shares down. The doom and gloom never lifted ...
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