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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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A Very Mixed Bag From Groupon

Groupon Inc. (NASDAQ: GRPN) reported its third-quarter results Thursday after the market closed as $0.03 in earnings per share and $757.1 million in revenue, against Thomson Reuters consensus estimates of ...
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Major Win for Boot Barn IPO

Boot Barn Holdings Inc. (NYSE: BOOT) entered the market Thursday morning when it had its initial public offering (IPO). The underwriters for the offering were J.P. Morgan, Wells Fargo, Piper Jaffray, Baird and ...
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Full 360-Degree Earnings Preview for Starbucks

Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) will report its fiscal fourth-quarter and annual earnings Thursday after the U.S. markets close. Thomson Reuters has fourth-quarter consensus estimates of $0.74 in earnings per share ...
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What to Expect From Groupon Earnings

Groupon Inc. (NASDAQ: GRPN) will report its third-quarter earnings Thursday after the market close. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of $0.01 in earnings per share and $748.76 million in revenue. ...
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What to Expect From Starbucks Earnings

Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) will report its fiscal fourth-quarter and annual earnings Thursday after the U.S. markets close. Thomson Reuters has fourth-quarter consensus estimates of $0.74 in earnings per share ...
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American Habit of Shopping Online Increases for Holidays

The move to do holiday shopping online has increased most years since the dawn of broadband. This year, it is the preferred means of buying goods and services for the ...
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Electronic Arts Earnings Rise on Mobile Gaming

Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) reported its fiscal second-quarter results after the market close on Monday as $0.73 in earnings per share and $1.22 billion in revenue, against Thomson Reuters ...
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Christmas Spending Forecast to Rise 4%

While a 4% rise in Christmas spending may not be enough to substantially lift the revenue at healthy retailers or repair the problems at weaker ones, it is a rate ...
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Amazon Faces Strike by German Workers

Some of Amazon.com Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AMZN) German workforce have called another strike. The action follows several others, as Amazon employees at several of its distribution centers try to get better ...
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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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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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