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Home Depot’s Free Identity Protection Offer May Be a Little Too Low-Key

Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD) announced last Friday that the recently discovered data breach at its stores affected 56 million customers. The company said it had eliminated the malware responsible ...
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German Workers Walk Out at Amazon Warehouses

For at least the third time in 2014, Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) has been hit by a workers walkout at its German warehouses. Workers at two distribution centers in Bad ...
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Is Sears the Next Iconic American Company Headed for Failure?

It’s one thing to see the slow slide to oblivion of RadioShack Corp. (NYSE: RSH). The business model is outdated and it can’t compete on price with the Internet or ...
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Live Coverage of Alibaba IPO

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NYSE: BABA) is set for its initial public offering (IPO) Friday. 24/7 will keep you updated throughout the day on all the moves that this company ...
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Can Sears Close 2,300 Stores?

In a widely publicized note to investors, Gary Balter of Credit Suisse said that it is best that Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) close its Sears and Kmart locations while they, ...
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Can Pier 1 Imports Regroup?

Pier 1 Imports Inc. (NYSE: PIR) took a hit on Wednesday when it released its earnings after the market closed. The overall reception was not positive and is, in fact, ...
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Rite Aid Cuts Guidance as Margins Fall on Generics

Rite Aid Corp. (NYSE: RAD) reported second-quarter fiscal 2015 results before markets opened Wednesday. The drug store chain reported quarterly adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.13 on revenues ...
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Walmart, Best Buy Reject Apple Pay

The list of banks, retailers and credit card issuers that will support Apple Inc.’s (NASDAQ: AAPL) recently announced Apple Pay mobile payments is long and growing. The company says Apple ...
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5 Reasons Amazon Should Buy RadioShack

As the clock winds down on RadioShack Corp. (NYSE: RSH), ever more of the Wall Street firms that we cover are weighing in, not only on what the end result ...
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Did Urban Outfitters Win or Lose From the Controversial Kent State Shirt?

Urban Outfitters Inc. (NASDAQ: URBN) has had its share of controversy in offensive clothing over the years. Its latest "vintage" Kent State sweatshirt for $129 had red spots on it ...
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Why RadioShack Demise Could Be a Boon to Best Buy

As the vultures slowly but surely continue circling RadioShack Corp. (NYSE: RSH), how long the company can hold out continues to be a widely discussed topic on Wall Street. RadioShack ...
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Alibaba Boosts IPO Price Range

In a filing late Monday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. raised the expected price range on its initial public offering (IPO) from the ...
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Macy’s Tries to Compete With Amazon

Macy's Inc. (NYSE: M) is the latest brick-and-mortar retailer to take a swing at Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN). Its attempt at competition is through same-day delivery service. However, the program ...
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Sears Borrowing $400 Million From Affiliates of Eddie Lampert’s ESL

Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) has made a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) indicating that it will borrow some $400 million via a short-term loan with groups ...
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Why the CFO’s Resignation Might Be Good News for RadioShack

Since dropping below $1 a share in mid-June, RadioShack Corp. (NYSE: RSH) stock has traded below that level far more often than above it. Shares got a hefty boost to ...
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