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What to Expect from Staples Earnings

Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) is scheduled to report its fiscal fourth-quarter earnings Friday morning before the markets open. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of $0.30 in earnings per share (EPS) ...
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Retail’s Biggest Winners and Losers

Retailing is a notoriously competitive business and retail winners and losers can switch positions in a relative heartbeat. For the losers, the writing is often on the wall for a ...
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Is Kroger Poised to Have Another Phenomenal Year?

Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) reported its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results before the markets opened Thursday. This quarter marks the 45th consecutive quarter of positive same-store sales growth, not including fuel sales. ...
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February Retail Sales Affected by Port Slowdown, Weather

Retailers are announcing February U.S. same-store sales figures Thursday. Research firm Retail Metrics projected an overall gain of 1.9% year-over-year. In February of 2014, retail same-store sales rose 2.1%. In ...
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Could Costco Earnings Signal a Rise in Membership Fees?

Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) reported second-quarter fiscal 2015 results before markets opened Thursday. The big-box club store posted quarterly diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.35 on revenue of ...
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What to Expect From Costco Earnings

Thursday before the markets open, Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) will report its fiscal second-quarter earnings. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of $1.18 in earnings per share (EPS) and $27.7 ...
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What to Expect From Kroger Earnings

The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) is set to report fiscal fourth-quarter financials Thursday before the markets open. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of $0.90 in earnings per share (EPS) and ...
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Why Starboard Sees Staples Worth Another 100% More After Office Depot Merger

Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) has already rallied handily from its bottom, due in part to the consolidation plans to acquire Office Depot (NYSE: ODP). Staples has been the target of ...
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Abercrombie & Fitch Makes Little Headway in Turnaround Effort

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF) reported fourth-quarter and fiscal 2014 results before markets opened Wednesday. For the quarter, the specialty retailer posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.15 ...
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What to Expect From Abercrombie Earnings

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF) is set to post its fiscal fourth-quarter results Wednesday morning before the markets open. Consensus estimates call for earnings per share (EPS) of $1.16 ...
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Best Buy Turnaround Yields Shareholder Returns

Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) reported fourth-quarter and full-year fiscal 2015 results before markets opened Tuesday. For the quarter, the big-box retailer of electronics gear reported adjusted diluted earnings ...
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Why Target Needs to Slash Prices to Recover

What brings customers through the doors of major retailers, or online to buy merchandise? Likely nothing surpasses price cuts on the merchandise. Target Corp.'s (NYSE: TGT) new CEO Brian Cornell needs ...
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What to Expect From Best Buy Earnings

Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) is scheduled to report its fiscal fourth-quarter results on Tuesday before the opening bell. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters call for $1.35 in ...
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Analyst Gives Mixed Review on J.C. Penney After Earnings

J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) reported its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results last Thursday after the markets closed. The results were mixed but one thing was for sure, there was ...
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Best Buy Shares Outperform Amazon’s

Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) was the primary whipping boy for Amazon.com Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AMZN) success as the destroyer of brick-and-mortar retailers. It would be hard to support that argument ...
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