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10 Benefits From Amazon Prime That People Don’t Know

When Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) introduced its Amazon Prime service, the focus was on two-day free shipping for an annual fee of $79. The fee has risen to $99, but ...
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Is New Amazon Fire HD 8 Tablet Stealing Some of Apple’s Thunder?

While it is true that Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AAPL) new iPhone and Apple Watch announcements didn't do much for the company's stock price, the new devices do offer some pretty ...
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Can SuperValu Shed Sav-A-Lot Quickly Enough to Save Itself?

Some of the August enthusiasm for SuperValu Inc. (NYSE: SVU) has burned off recently, and the company's announcement Thursday morning of a wider-than-expected loss has thrown gasoline on the flames. ...
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Why Did Amazon Drop the Fire TV Stick to $34.99?

It's the Labor Day holiday weekend and that means that retailers have rolled out hundreds of promotions and sales to attract customers who have settled in for a 3-day stretch ...
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How a Korean Shipping Line Bankruptcy Could Spoil Christmas

South Korea's Hanjin Shipping was, until Wednesday, the country's largest sea container shipping firm and the seventh biggest in the world. That's when a Korean court accepted Hanjin Shipping's receivership ...
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2 Huge Thumbs-Up for Walgreens Boots Alliance, With Rite Aid Hanging in the Balance

It is not that often that one company gets two huge thumbs-up from analysts in the same week when there is not an earnings report. That is the case for ...
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Wal-Mart Sues Texas Over Liquor Sales

In Texas, water and oil are not the only things worth fighting over. So is whiskey. In February of 2015, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) sued the state of Texas ...
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Producer Prices and Retail Sales Show Disappointing Inflation Trends

Wishing for higher inflation sometimes just feels odd. You have to have higher prices in the future to help with growth, but it means we all have to pay more ...
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Amazon’s $24.99 Drone

In late July, Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) received government approval to expand its tests of drone delivery in the United Kingdom. The company has been testing drone deliveries in Australia ...
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Is Best Buy Making the Best Offer for Samsung Note 7 Buyers?

Samsung Electronics kicked off U.S. pre-orders for its Galaxy Note 7 5.7-inch smartphone on Wednesday with general availability scheduled for August 19 in the United States. That was the signal ...
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Why Analysts Are Chasing Amazon Price Targets So Much Higher

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) got a head start on lifting its stock price before it even reported second-quarter results after the closing bell on Thursday. Shares traded up about 2% ...
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A Look at Amazon’s Return Methods

To say that Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) has revolutionized the U.S. retail industry may be to state the blindingly obvious. Even traditional retailers report significant growth primarily in their e-commerce ...
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13 Serious Ways to Save on Back-to-School Spending and 8 Top Destinations

Each year's back-to-school shopping season acts like a mini-Christmas and mini-holiday season in August for retailers. While it is a fraction of total retail versus the holidays, the wave of ...
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Why Goldman Sachs Thinks Whole Foods May Be Stuck in the Mud

If you have been a patron of or an investor in Whole Foods Market Inc. (NASDAQ: WFM) you have seen a wild ride up and down more than once or ...
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Best Buy Clearance Sales Offer 50% Markdowns

Out with the old, in with the new. That's the story at least a couple of times a year for retailers, and now is one of those times for consumer ...
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