Retail

Who Loses as Nike Parts Ways With Amazon?

Athletic gear maker Nike Inc. (NYSE: NKE) is ending a program it launched with Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) in 2017 selling Nike products directly on Amazon's website. The soon-to-be-dead program ...
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Will Walmart Outdo Amazon When It Reports Thursday Morning?

Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) is scheduled to release its fiscal third-quarter financial results before the markets open on Thursday. The consensus estimates are calling for $1.09 in earnings per share ...
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Will a Hong Kong Listing for Alibaba Influence Its Daily Trading in New York?

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NYSE: BABA) is the top online seller of everything in China and Asia, and the company has largely become China's most valuable company, with a market ...
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Is Advance Auto Parts Growing Fast Enough?

Advance Auto Parts Inc. (NYSE: AAP) reported its third-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Tuesday. The specialty retailer said that it had $2.10 in earnings per share (EPS) ...
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Problems Persist With Walgreens Potential Go-Private Transaction

When reports of a go-private transaction are announced by media outlets, it usually sends shares of the underlying company higher. That has definitely been the case when it comes to ...
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Is Kroger’s Updated Guidance Really That Exciting?

Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) shares jumped on Tuesday after the grocery chain announced an update to its 2019 full-year guidance, as well as a business update. As part of this ...
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Wayfair Shareholders Have Every Right to Be Concerned After Its Losses

Having revenue growth of more than 35% is above and beyond the norm. It's also a number that would attract many growth investors if it was in a vacuum. In ...
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Tiffany Is Not a Very Good Company

Tiffany & Co.'s (NYSE: TIF) stock is up 31% over the past five years, compared to a rise of 50% for the S&P 500. If it were not for an ...
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Tiffany Gets a $14.5 Billion Bid; Are Others Out There?

Luxury retailer Tiffany & Co. (NYSE: TIF) on Monday confirmed that it has received an unsolicited bid from Paris-based LVMH Moët Hennessey Louis Vuitton to acquire the renowned U.S. jeweler ...
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Is Walgreens Getting Enough Out of Q4 Earnings?

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (NASDAQ: WBA) reported its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Monday. The retailer said that it had $1.43 in earnings per share (EPS) ...
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People Want Retailers to Know What They Want

Apparently, shoppers do not want to wander around stores looking for items they may want to buy. They also do not want to wander around websites looking for specific items ...
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Walmart Shares Clobber Amazon This Year

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) posted poor earnings and then lost out on a major cloud deal with the U.S. Department of Defense. In the meantime, Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) has ...
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Walmart Starts Holiday Sales While It’s Still 90 Degrees in Phoenix

It's that time of year again. Actually, it's a little early for that time of year, but there's a good reason to get a jump on holiday season shopping this ...
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How Amazon Is Stealing Search From Google

While Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) trails Alphabet Inc.'s (NASDAQ: GOOGL) Google by a factor of nearly six in search advertising, Amazon's share is expected to rise by three percentage points ...
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Amazon Tells Us What’s Important — to Amazon

U.S. corporations are not known for their willingness to adopt a public stance on controversial political issues. On pocketbook issues, they are rarely silent, in either word or action. Just ...
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