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Amazon Echo

Amazon Touts Alexa Device, Overall Holiday Sales

While it's never easy to figure out exactly what the numbers mean, Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) typically releases stacks of them following big sales events. And there's no bigger sales ...
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Retail

Did Fred’s Adopt Its Poison Pill Too Late?

Pharmacy chain Fred's Inc. (NASDAQ: FRED) on Tuesday announced that the company's board of directors had adopted a shareholders' rights plan "to ensure that the Board remains in the best ...
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PS4

The Most Popular Items on Amazon

With the holiday season over, Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) still has millions of customers swarming the site for both post-Christmas deals and items they need for everyday living. Amazon keeps ...
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Business Closed Sign

Retailers That Will Close Hundreds of Stores Next Year

The good news for U.S. retailers this holiday seasons is that revenues are expected to rise by about 4% and same-store sales are figured to increase by 1%. The less-good ...
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shopping for christmas

Zero Shopping Days Left Until Christmas

Christmas is hours away. The chance to shop has only hours left as well. This means every retailer of any size knows what its fate is. Chief executive officers are ...
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Texas girl

Amazon Offers 2-Hour Shipping as Holidays End

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) wants to get one last slug of revenue before the holiday clock hits midnight on its way into Christmas. Its logistics systems make it possible for ...
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Best Buy

Best Buy Promotes Merchandise Under $100 as Holiday Shopping Ends

It's the day before the night before Christmas, and retailers continue to dream that shoppers are still stirring and not snug in their beds. For retailers, visions of sugar plums ...
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Towels

Bed Bath & Beyond Sinks on Earnings

When Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ: BBBY) reported its fiscal third-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Wednesday, the retailer said that it had $0.85 in earnings per ...
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Apple store

Apple Pushes Late Shoppers to Its Retail Stores

As it becomes too late for people to get gifts by overnight shipping, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) has started to push people to its 275 U.S. stores. The plan allows ...
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Prescription drugs

Rite Aid Slips on Earnings Miss

Rite Aid Corp. (NYSE: RAD) reported its fiscal third-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Thursday. The company said that it had $0.02 in earnings per share (EPS) and ...
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Christmas disappointment

Many Americans Don’t Like What They Get for Christmas

Often people say they have a friend or relative who is "hard to buy for" as the holidays approach. A subset of that is "people who already have everything they ...
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coins

Finish Line Stumbles Over Missed Earnings and Guidance

When Finish Line Inc. (NASDAQ: FINL) reported its fiscal third-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Wednesday, the retailer posted a net loss of $0.24 per share and $371.7 million ...
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Amazon in Germany

Amazon German Workers to Strike

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) workers in Germany will strike the company, according to a major union that has a number of members who work for the e-commerce firm. From the union's ...
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buy now key

Online Desktop Shopping Revenue Up 15% in Last Full Week of Holidays

It is only a partial picture, because it does not include mobile e-commerce, but online desktop shopping sales rose 15% the last full week of the holiday season (December 12 ...
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Best Buy

Best Buy Wants You to Wrap Up Your Shopping Today

With Christmas just five days away, the time for last-minute shoppers to pick up an online bargain has arrived. At least, it has arrived if you want to take advantage ...
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