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Amazon Is Still Growing 20%

One of the tenets of business management is that it is easier to cut costs than to drive extremely strong growth. Investors who pushed Amazon.com Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AMZN) stock lower ...
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SodaStream’s Limited Test With Pepsi

SodaStream International Ltd. (NASDAQ: SODA) stock screamed higher on reports that the company will be partnering with PepsiCo Inc. (NYSE: PEP) for a small-scale, limited test. SodaStream produces a system ...
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Amazon Earnings Analysis: Bezos Runs a Charity Rather Than a Business

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) has now announced its third-quarter financial results. The stock initially took it on the chin as it appears as though Jeff Bezos wants to continue running ...
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McDonald’s 740 Calorie Hamburger and 520 Calorie Shake

Wall Street has lost faith in McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD), the great pillar of the fast-food industry. The reasons given include trouble with suppliers in China and Japan, a drop ...
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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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Why Data Breach at Staples May Not Matter

Office supply store Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) confirmed on Monday that it is investigating a breach of payment card data at some of its locations in the northeast United States. ...
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Chipotle Meets Reality on Earnings and Growth Expectation

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE: CMG) reported its third-quarter results Monday after the market closed as $4.15 in earnings per share and $1.08 billion in revenue. That was against Thomson Reuters ...
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Can Earnings at McDonald’s Escape the Hangman?

McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) is set to report earnings on Tuesday morning. As this fast-food giant has been showing negative sales trends at the same time that it has been ...
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Can Mobile Device Repairs Fix the Business of RadioShack?

RadioShack Corp. (NYSE: RSH) remains a company with an uncertain future. But a new effort, a long overdue one, is being tried in hopes that it may fix the ailing ...
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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 Offers ‘Starbucks for Life’ Card

A lucky few Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) cardholders (10 to be exact) will win a "Starbucks for Life" card, the latest in a line of promotions that the coffee firm ...
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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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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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A Second Look at eBay Earnings: Not So Bad, But …

eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) reported third-quarter 2014 results after the markets closed Wednesday. The e-commerce giant posted $0.68 in earnings per share and $4.35 billion in revenue, against Thomson Reuters ...
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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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