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3 Companies Are Beating Amazon in the War for Retail Customers

If any company has smashed its way to the top in retailing by totally changing the way consumers purchase items, it’s Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN). Founded in 1994, the company ...
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Why Staples Earnings Did Not Measure Up to Office Depot

Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) reported its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Thursday. Unfortunately, Staples earnings did not live up to expectations and even fell short of ...
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Why Home Depot Dominates the Home Improvement Market

As of Wednesday's close, Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD) sported a market cap of nearly $179 billion. Its chief rival, Lowe's Companies Inc. (NYSE: LOW), remains far in the rear-view ...
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RadioShack Bankruptcy Puts 1,500 Stores at Risk

RadioShack parent, General Wireless Operations, made a voluntary Chapter 11 filing yesterday. The company stated it would close 200 stores immediately. General Wireless is "evaluating options" for another 1,300, the ...
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RadioShack Parent Files Chapter 11 With 1,500 Stores at Risk

As expected, RadioShack parent General Wireless Operations filed for Chapter 11. The company will shutter 200 stores immediately. It does not have plans yet for another 1,300. The once proud ...
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Is This What Analyst Capitulation Looks Like for Urban Outfitters?

Urban Outfitters Inc. (NASDAQ: URBN) reported fiscal fourth-quarter financial results on Tuesday, and despite the numbers just barely missing the estimates, shares dropped and analysts capitulated. Most analysts cut their ...
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Why Express Earnings Failed to Live Up to Expectations

Express Inc. (NYSE: EXPR) reported its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Wednesday. The company said that it had $0.29 in earnings per share (EPS) and $678.8 ...
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Urban Outfitters Earnings: Just Good Enough

Urban Outfitters Inc. (NASDAQ: URBN) reported fiscal fourth-quarter financial results after markets closed on Tuesday. The company posted $0.55 in earnings per share (EPS) and $1.03 billion in revenue versus ...
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What Analysts Are Saying About Target After a Catastrophic Earnings Report

Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2016 results Tuesday morning. Unfortunately, this was not the quarter that Target had envisioned. The company posted perhaps the single largest loss ...
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How Costco Plans to Offset Falling Profit

When Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) reported fiscal 2017 second-quarter results after markets closed on Thursday, the big-box club store posted quarterly diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.17 on ...
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Is Amazon Doing Enough to Combat Counterfeit Product Sales? Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) offers more than 350 million products to its customers. Of that total, some 12.23 million are sold directly by Amazon, while the rest are sold by ...
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What to Expect From Costco Earnings

Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) is scheduled to release its fiscal second-quarter financial results after the markets close on Thursday. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters call for $1.36 in ...
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Can Kohl’s Get Under Armour Back on Track?

Kohl’s Corp. (NYSE: KSS) recently launched its marketing campaign for Under Armour Inc. (NYSE: UA), which is its largest brand launch in the history of the store. Overall, Under Armour ...
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Why Comparable Sales Are Dragging Kroger Down

When Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) released its most recent earnings report before the markets opened on Thursday, the company said that it had $0.53 in earnings per share (EPS) on ...
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February Same-Store Sales Reports Look Grim

Retailers reporting February same-store sales Thursday are expected to show a rise of 1.8% compared with sales in February 2016. Industry research firm Retail Metrics noted that same-store sales growth ...
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