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Macy’s Closing More Stores, Updating Holiday Numbers

Macy’s Inc. (NYSE: M) saw its shares take a step back on Thursday after the company reported numbers from its holiday season, as well as updated guidance for the 2017 ...
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Are Bitter Cold and Storms Affecting Retail Sales, Particularly at Troubled Stores?

Retailers count on the weeks just after Christmas for a final push by customers to pick through inventory that was not sold over the holidays. It is often a period ...
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Amazon Touts Prime Numbers

As is so often the case with Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), as soon as a major sales event or period is over the company posts a bunch of numbers that ...
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Amazon to Buy Target in 2018: Analyst

Venture capital firm Loup Ventures issued its list of predictions for 2018 on Monday. As well as forecasts for more investment in artificial intelligence (AI) led by Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: ...
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Are Amazon’s Private-Label Brands Worth Keeping?

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), by its own admission, had a record-breaking 2017 holiday season. To cap it all, the company's own Echo Dot and Fire TV Stick were the best-selling ...
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Walmart Presses Rollbacks and Clearances for New Year

Now that holiday buying sprees have ended, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) appears to be in the midst of pushing out excess inventory. It has set a number of rollbacks ...
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How the Weather Affected Holiday Season Sales

Whether or not a retailer had a good 2017 holiday season probably depended on what goods were on offer, at what price and in which channel (brick-and-mortar or online). The ...
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US 2017 Holiday Spending at Record Level

U.S. shoppers increased their spending this holiday season by 4.9% year over year and set a new record for total dollars spent. Online spending rose 18.1% year over year on ...
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Amazon Reports Biggest Holiday Season Ever

In its usual manner of boasting about big numbers without offering any specific data, Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) on Tuesday said that its 2017 holiday season had customers around the ...
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Walmart Offers eGift Cards for Tardy Shoppers

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) has come up with a program which allows late shoppers to saves face with their family and friends. The retailer's eGift Cards alets people hand ...
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Party City Jumps Deeper Into the Buyback Bandwagon

Party City Holdco Inc. (NYSE: PRTY) shares made a handy gain early on Friday after the company announced a massive stock buyback. Party City is joining a growing group of ...
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Amazon Shares Ride Sideways During Holiday Season

The stock of Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) has barely moved over the past month and trades around $1,175. The news is strange because many analysts believe the company will take ...
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Finish Line Earnings Off to a Running Start

Finish Line Inc. (NASDAQ: FINL) released its fiscal third-quarter earnings report before the markets opened on Thursday. The company posted a net loss of $0.26 per share on $378.5 million ...
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Bed Bath & Beyond Stumbles Despite Strong Q3 Results

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 $0.44 in earnings per ...
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More and More Retailers Filed for Bankruptcy in 2017

This past week, retail bankruptcies hit a six-year high. The total was 50 for the 2017 full year, as of December 14. This number comes in above 47 total companies ...
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