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Retailers With the Most Facebook and Twitter Followers

The incredible growth of social media has become part of daily life. Nearly every product, store, sports team, band, movie, you name it is on Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) and Twitter ...
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Sears Is the New Abercrombie?

Sears Holding Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) on Thursday introduced Now + Here, a new fast-fashion shop within its stores and on its website that aims to offer monthly deliveries of trendy ...
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Lululemon Earnings Rollercoaster Sets a Lower Bar

Lululemon Athletica Inc. (NASDAQ: LULU) reported fourth-quarter and fiscal-year results before markets opened Thursday. The yoga gear maker reported diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.75 on revenues of $521.0 ...
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Opportunity in Kohl’s as Merchandising Officer Departs

Kohl's Corp. (NYSE: KSS) may have a mixed bag on the news reaction that the company's chief merchandising officer is leaving the company. This sort of news can be a ...
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Ahead of Earnings, Lululemon Is Still Not Cheap

Lululemon Athletica Inc. (NASDAQ: LULU) is due to report earnings this week, and the reality that investors need to face is that it is still not exactly a cheap stock. ...
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What to Watch For in Nike Earnings

Nike Inc. (NYSE: NKE) will report earnings on Thursday after the close of trading. As a reminder, Nike is now a Dow Jones Industrial Average component. The Thomson Reuters consensus ...
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Under Armour: Does a Stock Split Really Add 3% in Stock Value?

Investors have tracked the notion of stock splits for more than two generations now. The problem is that stock splits do not actually change the fundamentals of a company. Some ...
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Why Citigroup Thinks J.C. Penney Is a Buy Now

J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) is usually pounded in the news, so it tends to stand out any time you see any analyst upgrade in this battered retail stock. ...
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Sales Disaster Returns to the Gap

The Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) may have raised its minimum wage, but the move is so far not helping out the company's same-store sales data. In fact, the company's same-store ...
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Analyst Says Lululemon Woes Not Over, Maybe Getting Even Worse

Lululemon Athletica Inc. (NASDAQ: LULU) has recovered handily from its lows, but the yoga and exercise themed apparel maker is still way down from its high. We have seen several ...
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Analyst Cannot Even Value J.C. Penney at $3

Is J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) doomed? Some market pundits face this potentiality more and more, even as others believe the company can go on operating in a restricted ...
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Macro Trends, Weather Too, Expected to Weigh on Walmart Earnings

It is no secret that the weather has been bad enough in the Midwest and Northeast that it is impacting retail sales in a negative manner. Now we are getting ...
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Weather Crushed Retailers, but Deutsche Bank Has Five Stocks to Buy Now

It is not hard for most investors to realize the damage the severe winter weather has inflicted on the economy. From car sales to cancelled airline flights to empty stores, ...
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Lululemon Finally Becomes a Buy

After many months of turmoil, it seems that Lululemon Athletica Inc. (NASDAQ: LULU) shares may finally be offering enough upside and downside protection to entice new investors. The company's woes ...
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J.C. Penney Store Closures — Likely Just a Starting Point

J. C. Penney Company Inc. (NYSE: JCP) is raising the white flag of surrender on some  of its operations. Late on Wednesday came word that the struggling department store retail ...
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