September Retail Sales Show Modest Gain

Retailers are announcing September U.S. same-store sales figures Thursday morning, and research firm Retail Metrics has noted a modest year-over-year gain of 0.7% for the month. Retail Metrics had projected ...
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At Home Group Gears Up for IPO

At Home Group has filed an amended S-1 form with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding its initial public offering (IPO). No terms were given in the filing, but ...
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Why JC Penney Shares Are Worth Only $7 … or Worth $13

If there is a turnaround retail story that involves millions of customers each year, the one under question the most now has to be J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP). ...
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September Retail Sales Expected to Be Sluggish

Several chain stores will be announcing September same-store sales on after markets close Wednesday, and the projections from research firm Retail Metrics are not upbeat. The researchers’ projection calls for ...
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Duluth Holdings Files for IPO

Duluth Holdings has filed an S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its initial public offering (IPO). There were no terms given in the filing but ...
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American Apparel Goes Into Bankruptcy

With its stock trading in $0.11, and ongoing battles with former CEO Dov Charney, American Apparel has filed for Chapter 11. The action was prepacked and included some of its ...
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Wal-Mart Fires 450 at Headquarters

In a memo to employees at the company’s Bentonville, Ark., headquarters, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) CEO Doug McMillon announced that 450 home office staff will lose their jobs. Wal-Mart ...
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Albertsons Sets Terms for IPO

Albertsons Companies has filed an amended S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding its initial public offering (IPO). About 65.3 million shares are being offered within ...
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American Express Kicks Off Deal With Sam’s Club

American Express Co. (NYSE: AXP) announced Thursday morning that it has reached an agreement with Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) under which Wal-Mart’s Sam’s Club stores will begin accepting Amex ...
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Costco Up on Mixed Q4 Earnings

Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) reported its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Tuesday. The company had $1.73 in earnings per share (EPS) on $35.78 billion in ...
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GameStop to Add 28,000 Workers as Video Game Retail Thrives

GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME) will add 28,000 holiday workers for 2015. Buying video games from brick-and-mortar retailers has not died. As a matter of fact, the business model is thriving. ...
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What to Expect From Costco Earnings

Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) is scheduled to report its fiscal fourth quarter financial results after the markets close on Tuesday. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters call for $1.66 ...
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Whole Foods Fires 1,500 as Stock Hits 4-Year Low

Whole Foods Market Inc. (NASDAQ: WFM) shook up the markets Monday morning when it announced via an SEC filing that the company would be cutting 1,500 jobs within the next ...
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Retail Stocks Crush the S&P 500 in Q4: 4 Top Picks to Buy Now

While we have suffered through the worst trading year in some time, one sector continues to march ahead of the rest at the end of the year, and there is ...
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Petco Files For IPO

Petco Holdings, Inc. filed an amended S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding its initial public offering. There were no terms given in the filing. The ...
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