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More Than a Third of Americans Will Be Shopping This Saturday

Retailers don’t call the last Saturday before Christmas “super” for no reason. More than a third (36%) of shoppers polled in Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) stores last Saturday plan ...
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Amazon’s One-Hour Delivery Rolls Out in Manhattan

Among online retailers, Thursday is “free-shipping day,” a promotional event aimed at getting nearly last-minute shoppers to order online and receive their packages in time for Christmas. Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: ...
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Are The Pantry Shareholders Getting Enough in the Buyout?

The Pantry Inc. (NASDAQ: PTRY) announced Thursday morning that it had entered into a definitive merger agreement with Couche-Tard. It will be an all-cash transaction that is worth $36.75 per ...
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Rite Aid Earnings View: Its Explosive Turnaround Gains More Steam

Rite Aid Corp. (NYSE: RAD) reported third-quarter fiscal 2015 results before markets opened Thursday. The drug store chain reported quarterly adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.10 on revenues ...
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How RadioShack Could Lose 90% of Its Value This Year

RadioShack Corp.'s (NYSE: RSH) shares traded at $0.33 Wednesday, down from a 52-week high of $2.79. One more tiny slip by management, lower same-store sales or ongoing fighting with its ...
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Will Holiday Online Spending Yield More Revenues and Profits?

As of Sunday, December 14, U.S. consumers had purchased nearly $42.5 billion in goods since November 1 using desktop computers. That is a gain of 15% compared with the similar ...
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American Apparel Fires Founder

In what could be -- but probably is not -- the last word in the running dispute between Dov Charney and the company he founded and once led, American Apparel ...
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Wage Suit Could Cost Walmart $0.06 a Share in the Fourth Quarter

In a ruling Tuesday from the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, the court upheld a 2007 judgment against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) that will require the firm to pay $188 million ...
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Which Retailers Will Be Sales Winners on Final Weekend Before Christmas?

Super Saturday, December 20, is expected to be the single busiest selling day of the holiday season. Consumer sentiment is on the rise among both high- and low-earners, and falling ...
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CVS Jumps Into Dividend Hikes and Larger Buybacks

CVS Health Corp. (NYSE: CVS) apparently wanted to have its turn at the dividend hike and stock buyback game. The pharmacy giant announced Tuesday that it has decided to increase ...
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RadioShack Still Looking for Cash

In a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Tuesday morning, RadioShack Corp. (NYSE: RSH) said it has signed an agreement with FTI Consulting for “advisory and interim ...
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PetSmart Buyout an $8.7 Billion Deal

PetSmart Inc. (NASDAQ: PETM) announced on Sunday that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by BC Partners. The pet supply retailer will be acquired for $83.00 ...
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10 Shopping Days Until Christmas

The race that began at the start of November, peaked on Thanksgiving -- or Black Friday or Cyber Monday -- is nearly over. Only 10 shopping days remain until Christmas. ...
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Walmart Cuts More Prices

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) will cut prices until it can cut no more. Or, on the other hand, cut them until it can no longer make money. Perhaps it ...
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Walmart Lowers Prices, Offers Free Shipping to Boost Sales

To encourage shoppers to spend their money in any way they want to, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) is offering free shipping for all online orders for one day only ...
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