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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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Target Offers Free Shipping on Almost Everything

Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) has taken the "free shipping" trend of e-commerce to a whole new level. Between now and the end of December, it will offer "free shipping" on ...
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Why Data Breach at Staples May Not Matter

Office supply store Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) confirmed on Monday that it is investigating a breach of payment card data at some of its locations in the northeast United States. ...
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Chipotle Meets Reality on Earnings and Growth Expectation

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE: CMG) reported its third-quarter results Monday after the market closed as $4.15 in earnings per share and $1.08 billion in revenue. That was against Thomson Reuters ...
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Can Earnings at McDonald’s Escape the Hangman?

McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) is set to report earnings on Tuesday morning. As this fast-food giant has been showing negative sales trends at the same time that it has been ...
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Can Mobile Device Repairs Fix the Business of RadioShack?

RadioShack Corp. (NYSE: RSH) remains a company with an uncertain future. But a new effort, a long overdue one, is being tried in hopes that it may fix the ailing ...
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Walmart’s Mexico Chief to Leave Next Year

The CEO of Wal-Mart de Mexico, widely known as Walmex, the publicly traded arm of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT), will step aside next year, according to reports. Scot Rank ...
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Starbucks Offers ‘Starbucks for Life’ Card

A lucky few Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) cardholders (10 to be exact) will win a "Starbucks for Life" card, the latest in a line of promotions that the coffee firm ...
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Starbucks Gives Its Workers a Raise

In a period in which debates over the minimum wage roar and retailers consider paying their workers more, Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) is among the companies that compensates its workers ...
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Walmart Workers Now Seek $15 an Hour, Full-Time Work

Workers at nearly 1,700 Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) stores have signed a petition calling on the company to raise minimum pay to $15 an hour and to provide consistent ...
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A Second Look at eBay Earnings: Not So Bad, But …

eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) reported third-quarter 2014 results after the markets closed Wednesday. The e-commerce giant posted $0.68 in earnings per share and $4.35 billion in revenue, against Thomson Reuters ...
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Amazon to Add 80,000 Workers for Holidays

Not to be bested by huge brick-and-mortar store operators like Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) and Macy's Inc. (NYSE: M), Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) will hire 80,000 workers for the ...
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Walmart Lowers Capex Spending, Cuts Sales Growth Estimate

Late Wednesday afternoon Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) announced at its investors’ day event that capital spending for the company’s next fiscal year ending in January 2016 will fall into ...
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Will Ranking Vegetables Help Turn Around Whole Foods?

Whole Foods Market Inc. (NASDAQ: WFM) has been among the worst performing stocks on the S&P 500 for all of 2014. When the upscale grocery store chain reported fiscal second-quarter ...
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September Retail Sales Fall Across Nearly All Sectors

The U.S. Census Bureau released advance estimates of retail and food services sales for September on Wednesday morning. Seasonally adjusted sales fell 0.3% to $442.7 billion, compared with August sales, ...
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