Retail

Why Finish Line Earnings Are Not Enough for Investors

Finish Line Inc. (NASDAQ: FINL) reported its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Friday. The company said that it had $0.50 in earnings per share (EPS) and ...
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Wal-Mart Grabs 20% of $40 Billion Market for Personal Care Products

U.S. consumers buy $40 billion worth of personal care products such as shampoo, deodorant and toothpaste every year. Nearly one-fifth of those purchases — 19.4% — are made at a Wal-Mart ...
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Why Credit Suisse Is Very Cautious on Dollar Stores

Discount and dollar stores were a hot trend a few years ago, but one key analyst believes that this trend has run its course. Credit Suisse put both Dollar Tree, ...
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Why Five Below Is Rallying

When Five Below Inc. (NASDAQ: FIVE) reported its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Wednesday, the company posted $0.90 in earnings per share (EPS) and $388.1 million ...
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A Listing by State of 1,430 Sears and Kmart Stores

In its annual report filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday, Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) included cautionary language about whether the company would be able to ...
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Sears Management Says It May Not Survive

Usually buried in the small print of some troubled public companies is the phrase "substantial doubt exists related to the Company's ability to continue as a going concern." Recently that company was ...
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Floor & Décor Files for IPO

FDO Holdings, or Floor & Décor Holdings, has filed an amended S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding its initial public offering (IPO). No pricing details ...
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Retail Stocks Fall Apart as Kohl’s, Macy’s and Gap Sell Off

Retailer shares have been unable to fully stabilize after sell-offs that accompanied their earnings for the 2016 holiday period. Some retailers shuttered stores. Others gave pessimistic guidance. The slide began ...
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JC Penney Stock Plunges 84% in 5 Years

How badly off is J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP), at least in the eyes of Wall Street? Shares are down 84% in five years to just under $6. Over ...
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The List of All 138 Stores JC Penney Is Closing

J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) announced the 138 stores it would close today. Earlier this year, J.C. Penney said it would close 130 to 140 locations because of flagging ...
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Why Tiffany Is Picking Up Going Into Its New Fiscal Year

Tiffany & Co. (NYSE: TIF) reported its most recent quarter financial results before the markets opened on Friday. The company posted $1.45 in earnings per share (EPS) and $1.23 billion ...
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Dollar Stores May Be One of the Last Few Retail Growth Spots

Dollar General Corp. (NYSE: DG) reported its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Thursday. The company said that it had $1.49 in earnings per share (EPS) and ...
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Wal-Mart Investing Heavily in Online Women’s Retail

Even before Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) paid $3 billion for online retailer Jet.com last year, the acquired company had itself been in full acquisition mode. Since Wal-Mart's acquisition, Jet.com ...
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Counterfeit Hoverboard Battery Could Cost Amazon $30 Million

In January of last year, a $1 million home in Nashville was destroyed when a hoverboard purchased from Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) caught fire. The family's father had to rescue ...
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Why Merrill Lynch Sees So Much Upside in Wal-Mart

When Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) reported its fiscal fourth-quarter results late in February, they made a good impression on most analysts. Increasing same-store sales seemed to be the headline ...
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