Retail

Apple, Walmart Offer the Most Chemically Safe Products

While top U.S. manufacturers and retailers are making progress toward making and selling products that are chemically safe, there remain wide disparities in the levels of success. A consumer group ...
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Why Can’t Analysts Make Up Their Minds About Walmart?

When Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) reported earnings last week, the stock gained more than 7% for the week and boosted the retailer's year-to-date share price gain to nearly 41%. ...
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A Third of Holiday Spending to Happen Thanksgiving Weekend

Three-quarters of Americans who plan to buy holiday gifts this year will be shopping over the four-day Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Some have already begun their searches for the perfect gift, ...
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Why Analysts Are Taking Entirely Different Views on Walmart and Target in an Amazon World

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) has threatened retailers for years now with lower priced goods at the click of a mouse, but while some retailers have fought back and built out ...
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Foot Locker Becomes the Perfect Retailer

Foot Locker Inc.'s (NYSE: FL) shares rose 28% after it announced earnings, which was a partial counterbalance to a string of poor financial data from other retailers. Some argue that ...
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Why Abercrombie & Fitch Is Friday’s Biggest Earnings Winner

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF) released its most recent quarterly results before the markets opened on Friday. While the retail sector has been under assault by Amazon, most companies ...
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Daimler Sues Amazon Over Fake Mercedes-Benz Wheel Caps

Selling fake versions of brand-name products for sale at e-commerce websites is a $1.7 trillion global business. Are the websites doing enough to stop this criminal activity? According to a ...
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How Strong Comps Continue to Push Gap Even Higher

When Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) reported its fiscal third-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Thursday, the company said that it had $0.58 in earnings per share (EPS) on ...
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Why Restoration Hardware’s Update Is So Important

RH (NYSE: RH), formerly Restoration Hardware, released updated guidance for its fiscal third quarter after the markets closed on Wednesday. The stock hit a new 52-week high in Thursday’s session, ...
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L Brands Just Can’t Seem to Win With Earnings

When L Brands Inc. (NYSE: LB) reported its most recent quarterly results late on Thursday, the company said it had $0.30 in earnings per share (EPS) on $2.62 billion in ...
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Best Buy Offers Disappointing Holiday Quarter Outlook

Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) reported its fiscal third-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Thursday. The retailer said that it had $0.78 in earnings per share (EPS) ...
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How Walmart Earnings Beat Estimates

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) reported third-quarter fiscal 2018 results before markets opened Thursday. The retailing giant posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.00 on total revenues of ...
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Why Analysts Keep Chasing Home Depot Targets Higher and Higher

Shares of Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD) were up 1.4% at $168.06 after beating earnings expectations. The initial take, based on the trading reaction, was that good might not be ...
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What to Watch in Walmart’s Earnings

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) is set to release its fiscal third-quarter financial results before the markets open on Thursday. The holiday season is now upon us, and even though ...
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55% of Holiday Shoppers Will Check Amazon First for Best Price

Holiday shoppers have become so used to low prices that it almost seems as if that's really just the price retailers have to pay for a seat at the table. ...
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