Retail

Should Other Jewelers Be Wary of Signet’s Warning?

Signet Jewelers Ltd. (NYSE: SIG) shares were crushed on Thursday after the firm reported its holiday season sales. While these numbers were disappointing for Signet, it’s possible that they could ...
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101 Million Americans Subscribe to Amazon Prime

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) reached another milestone in the fourth quarter of 2018. The e-commerce giant's Amazon Prime membership count reached an estimated 101 million, according to data released Thursday ...
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Sears Survives: Here Are Its 8 Largest Competitors

An eleventh-hour bid of around $5.2 billion from Eddie Lampert, the company's former CEO, rescued Sears Holdings from a liquidation sale in the venerable retailer's bankruptcy case. The bid must ...
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Gymboree Latest Retailer to Go Bankrupt

Children's clothing company Gymboree Group Inc will follow several other retailers into Chapter 11, just as Sears decides whether to liquidate its inventory and shutter altogether. It would be the ...
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Walmart Drops Prices 50% to Clear Inventory

Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT), like most retailers, did not sell all the inventory it ordered for the holiday season. That is almost certainly the reason it has put a large ...
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Chances of Success for the Long-Awaited Turnaround of Bed Bath & Beyond

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ: BBBY) has been one of those great turnaround stocks that just has not been able to get its operations turned back around. The company ...
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Macy’s Gets Coal for Christmas

Macy’s Inc. (NYSE: M) announced results from its holiday season early on Thursday, and it looks like Santa brought this retailer a lot of coal. The guidance for the coming ...
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Sears.com May Survive

As Sears Holdings lurches toward liquidation, which could begin next week if former CEO Eddie Lampert does not increase his bid to buy the company, there is a precedent that ...
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How Many Stores Will JC Penney Close? Probably Several Dozen

New J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) CEO Jill Soltau has decided to close three stores this spring. That is not very many, given the company's 860-store footprint in the ...
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Will Sears Survive This Bankruptcy?

Sears finds itself under the gun yet again as bankruptcy fears seem to be taking over. While the firm has gone nowhere but down in recent memory, bankruptcy appears all ...
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Some Good News for Dollar Stores

On some days investors get to see good news hit a sector from multiple angles. That was the case for the dollar store and discount store sector on Monday, January ...
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Amazon Hasn’t Killed Retail After All: 4 Top Retail Stock Buys for 2019

Over the years, it was assumed that ultimately brick-and-mortar retail would die and the tidal wave of online purchasing and the Godzilla strength of Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) would devour ...
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5 Most-Returned Holiday Gifts

According to a United Parcel Service estimate, tomorrow, January 3, will be the peak day for holiday gift returns. An estimated 1.3 million shipments of returned gifts will be on ...
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Michael Kors Closes Versace Deal, Changes Name to Capri

Luxury brand Michael Kors Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: KORS) announced Monday morning that it has closed its acquisition of fashion brand Versace and will change its name to Capri Holdings effective ...
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Amazon’s Plans for Whole Foods Do Not Include Profits

When Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) spent some $13.5 billion to acquire Whole Foods Markets, most analysts looked at the acquisition as a move to gain physical space that would enlarge ...
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