Retail

Is Express Bucking the Trend of Struggling Retailers?

Amid the pullbacks that retailers have experienced in and following this holiday season, there seems to be at least one retailer that made actual progress. We already have seen sales ...
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Alternative Data Show Why Gap Absolutely Must Keep Old Navy In-House

There have been some rather harsh changes over the past two decades when it comes to selling apparel and in all levels of retailing. The so-called Retail Apocalypse is undeniably ...
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Gap Is Still Falling Apart

The market rewarded news that Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) will not spin out its Old Navy brand, which has done better than the company's other divisions. The decision could not ...
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Gap’s Surprise: ‘We Are Keeping Old Navy … Oh, and We Are Raising Earnings Guidance!’

There are many cycles that run through the business world. Over the past 20 years Wall Street has seen its waves of telling companies "buy other companies for scale and ...
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Target Stock Hammered on Holiday Season Report

When Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) reported third-quarter results back in November, the company forecast comparable sales growth of 3% to 4% for the fourth. In an announcement Wednesday morning, the ...
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Are Five Below Holiday Sales Signaling a New Trend in Retail?

Five Below Inc. (NASDAQ: FIVE) shares were crushed on Monday after the company announced net sales results for its holiday period. This continues the trend of retailers being outfoxed by ...
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Will JC Penney Stock Pick a Direction This Year?

While the S&P 500 posted a share price gain of around 29% last year, shares of department store retailer J.C. Penney & Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) rose by 1.75%. By ...
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JC Penney About to Be Penny Stock Again

The price of J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) shares has dropped to $1. It was a penny stock a few months ago. It looks like it will become one ...
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Casper Sleep Could Be the First Unicorn to Come Public in 2020

Casper Sleep has filed a Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding its initial public offering (IPO). The company values the offering at $100 million, although ...
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Breaking Down the Top Trends of This Holiday Shopping Season

The holiday season has come and gone. As retailers have been reporting their sales for this two-month period, there has been a not-so-surprising pattern of consumers shopping online. Salesforce.com took ...
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Add Urban Outfitters to List of Retailers Hurt by Holiday Sales

Urban Outfitters Inc. (NASDAQ: URBN) joins the growing list of retailers that are on the decline after announcing their holiday sales. We have already seen the same reaction from J.C. ...
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Why Merrill Lynch Sees Huge Upside at Bed Bath & Beyond Despite Earnings

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ: BBBY) shares were crushed on Thursday after the company reported its most recent quarterly results. This was an especially bad quarter with the company ...
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What JC Penney Holiday Sales Are Saying

J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) shares dipped on Thursday after the company announced its holiday sales results. These holiday results track the nine-week period ending on January 4, 2020. ...
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What Kohl’s Didn’t Say Sent Investors Fleeing

In a statement released Thursday morning, department store retailer Kohl's Corp. (NYSE: KSS) reported that November and December same-store sales dipped by 0.2% year over year. This is not the ...
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Bed Bath & Beyond Spins Toward Its Demise

It is too late for Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ: BBBY) to turn around, despite plans to repair the company. These plans have not been released by its new ...
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