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Thanksgiving Online Sales Tally: Up 14%

Total online traffic on Thanksgiving Day rose 14.3% this year compared with 2013, but the average order value was about 2% less. Mobile traffic accounted for over half (52.1%) of ...
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Online Sales Rise 12% on Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving Day online shopping posted some good news and some not-so-good news. As of 6:00 p.m. ET on Thanksgiving Day, online sales are up 12.2% compared with the same period ...
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Does Movado Represent the Death of the Wristwatch?

Movado Group Inc. (NYSE: MOV) saw its stock plummet in Friday’s trading session on missed earnings, but this could be the signal for a larger movement. It reported $0.86 in ...
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Microsoft Releases Lumia 535, Drops Nokia

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) released its new Lumia 535. Apparently, it has lost some confidence in its Nokia devices, despite the $7.2 billion it spent on the cell phone company ...
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Microsoft Posts Another 52-Week High on Friday

For the second day in a row, Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) has posted a new 52-week high, rising to $48.92 early Friday morning, after hitting $48.86 on Thursday before closing ...
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Microsoft Gives Away Mobile Office Apps

On Thursday morning, Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) announced the following: An update to its mobile Office app for the Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPad A new release of Office apps ...
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Samsung Picks Up Share From Apple in U.S. Smartphone Market

For the three-month period ending in September, Samsung Electronics gained 0.4% of market share in the U.S. smartphone market, for a total share of 29%. The Korean electronics giant still ...
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Lenovo’s Slowdown Spells Trouble

Lenovo's earnings results showed it is not much better off than Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ) in the personal computer (PC) market, and a slew of competitors in the tablet and ...
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Samsung Galaxy Note Edge to Hit US on November 14

Samsung, as usual, will try to take customers from Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL). When the two are not battling over patents in court, each actually releases products that should be ...
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Can Apple Win the Mobile Payment War?

When pharmacies Rite Aid and CVS shut off the capability of their checkout terminals to accept payment by Apple Inc.’s (NASDAQ: AAPL) Apple Pay program, the decision drew a lot ...
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Microsoft’s Wearable Device: Market Is Getting Too Crowded

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) has released a new wearable device. It has some features that apparently all such devices need to have, particularly health monitoring. However, the software company is ...
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Samsung Leads Global Smartphone Sales

Despite a 60% drop in profits and an eroding global market share, Samsung was able to hold onto its place as the number one mobile phone company in the world ...
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Record T-Mobile Subscriber Growth Offsets Earnings Miss

T-Mobile US Inc. (NYSE: TMUS) reported its third-quarter results after the market close on Monday as -$0.12 in earnings per share and $7.35 billion in revenue. That was against consensus ...
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CVS Follows Rite Aid, Shuts Off Apple Pay

Last Thursday drug store chain Rite Aid Inc. (NYSE: RAD) reportedly stopped accepting payments made through the just-launched Apple Pay system from Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL). On Saturday, CVS Health ...
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Earnings Challenged by Guidance From AT&T

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) reported its third-quarter results Wednesday after the market closed as $0.63 in earnings per share and $33.0 billion in revenue, against Thomson Reuters consensus estimates of ...
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