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Costco, GM Team Up to Offer Holiday New Car Sales

Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) and General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) on Wednesday launched a promotional event for Costco members which includes special pricing on 17 GM vehicles from model ...
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Court Rules Against Walmart in Mexican Bribery Case

What did Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) know about allegations of bribery in Mexico, and when did they know it? The retail giant will have to answer those questions in ...
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J.C. Penney Still in Trouble

J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) management got a bit of good news. Moody's adjusted its outlook on the company's Corporate Family Rating from negative to stable. However, the overall ...
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Walgreen Earnings Not Enough to Overcome Decision to Stay in US

Walgreen Co. (NYSE: WAG) reported fiscal fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 results before markets opened Tuesday morning. For the quarter, the drugstore chain reported adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of ...
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Boot Barn Files for IPO

Boot Barn Holdings Inc. filed its S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for an initial public offering (IPO). There were no terms given for this offering ...
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Analyst Shows Why Nike Is Worth $100

Credit Suisse issued a research report today that Nike, Inc. (NYSE: NKE) might be worth more than previously thought. In the wake of a strong earnings report, Nike seems poised more than ...
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Full Walgreen Earnings Preview

Walgreen Co. (NYSE: WAG) is set to report its earnings before the market opens Tuesday. This drugstore retail giant hopes to turn around investors’ negativity after a rough month of ...
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Halloween Spending to Reach $7.4 Billion

Halloween has become one of America’s most popular holidays, and spending on the holiday is rising as more adults partake in the festivities. Spending on Halloween costumes is expected to ...
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Speculation Heats Up for Sears Canada Bankruptcy

It’s no secret that Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) has been look for a buyer for its 51% stake in Sears Canada -- and it’s also no secret that there ...
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Can Nike Vault This Next Earnings Report?

Nike, Inc. (NYSE: NKE) is set to report earnings on Thursday after the market closes. This will be the first quarter for its fiscal 2015 year. Following the end of ...
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Women Slam Walmart on Pregnancy Policies

Citing what they call “the illegal and unethical treatment of pregnant workers,” a group of mothers who work for Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) met in Chicago on Wednesday to ...
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Can Urban Outfitters Really Double Sales by 2020?

Urban Outfitters Inc. (NASDAQ: UBRN) has recently been pushing single-digit sales, but that all could change, maybe. The company announced at its analyst day that its goal by 2020 was ...
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Starbucks Takes Full Control of Its Japan Operations

Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) has announced that it will acquire the rest of Starbucks Japan. The stake that this coffee giant is looking to reacquire is roughly 60.5%. The company ...
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Bed, Bath & Beyond Share Buybacks Tipped the Scale

Bed, Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ: BBBY) reported fiscal second quarter 2014 earnings after markets closed Tuesday. The home furnishings company reported diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.17 on ...
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Home Depot’s Free Identity Protection Offer May Be a Little Too Low-Key

Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD) announced last Friday that the recently discovered data breach at its stores affected 56 million customers. The company said it had eliminated the malware responsible ...
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