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May 19, 2014
4 Retail Giants That Are Great Dividend Picks
There aren’t many retailers among the Dividend Aristocrats, as these companies proven that it can buck the trend and succeed over the long run.
April 21, 2014
Target Takes Its Subscription Service to the Next Level
Target is expanding its subscription service to cover nearly 1,600 items across a wider spectrum of products.
April 17, 2014
Wal-Mart Robs MoneyGram, Western Union’s Money Transfer Service
MoneyGram and Western Union shares took a nosedive Thursday after Wal-Mart announced that it will begin offering low-cost money transfers under its own brand.
April 15, 2014
Family Dollar to Cut Jobs, Prices, and Close 370 Stores
Family Dollar is planning on cutting jobs and closing 370 underperforming stores after its latest round of disappointing earnings.
April 09, 2014
Wal-Mart To Open 50 More Wholesale Stores in India
Wal-Mart announced this week that it will open fifty new wholesale stores within the next four or five years in India.
April 07, 2014
Chop, Chop: Wal-Mart Cuts More Prices on Consumer Electronics
Wal-Mart is dropping prices on consumer electronics as it continues to compete with Amazon.
April 03, 2014
Take Note, Wal-Mart: Convenience Store Sales Hit $204B in 2013
U.S. convenience stores reached record in-store sales of $204 billion in 2013. No wonder Wal-Mart just built its own.
April 03, 2014
Is This the Ideal Retail Business Portfolio?
There are a couple of things about retailers that suggest that you should devote at least a small amount of your portfolio to retail.
April 02, 2014
Wal-Mart’s 2014 Strategy: Keep Shelves Stocked, Workers Employed
Wal-Mart said at its Year Beginning Meeting last month that it plans to ensure its stores are better stocked in 2014 while also adding labor hours.
March 28, 2014
Cha-Ching: Wal-Mart Sues Visa for $5B Over Card Swipe Fees
Wal-Mart filed a lawsuit against Visa on Tuesday, alleging that it charges unreasonably high card swipe fees.
March 27, 2014
Wal-Mart Spends $439M Investigating Foreign Bribery Charges
Wal-Mart said in its annual filing on March 21 that it spent $439 million in the past two years to investigate its foreign bribery charges.
March 25, 2014
Wal-Mart Admits Cuts to Public Assistance Programs Is a Risk Factor
For the first time, Wal-Mart has listed cuts to public assistance programs, such as SNAP benefits, as a possible threat to its business.
March 24, 2014
Wal-Mart Proves It Has the Lowest Prices With This New Program
Wal-Mart is rolling out "Savings Catcher," a service that ensures its customers they're getting the best prices. If they're not, they get a refund.
March 24, 2014
Sam’s Club, Amazon Take Top Spots for Customer Service Ratings
Sam's Club and Amazon scored the highest customer satisfaction ratings on the 2014 Temkin Experience scale.
March 20, 2014
Will Stocks Fall as Interest Rates Rise?
There is a common misconception that a falling bond market is good for the stock market.
March 17, 2014
ETF Investments for an Economic Slowdown
Here are the ETFs that should rise, or at least outperform, during an economic slowdown.
March 14, 2014
Federal Agency Slaps Wal-Mart With Worker Discrimination Charges
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission sued Wal-Mart on Wednesday, highlighting the harassment and ultimate discharge of one employee.
March 12, 2014
Target Traffic Slows After Devastating Data Breach
Target's customer traffic dropped significantly in January thanks to its security breach.
March 11, 2014
Wal-Mart CFO: The Ice Is Melting on Our Frozen Sales
Wal-Mart CFO reported Tuesday that the company's sales have been stronger in recent weeks thanks to better weather.
March 08, 2014
Top 10 Wealthiest People in the World: 2014 Edition
Here's a breakdown of the world's 10 richest people, according to Forbes's 2014 rankings.
March 07, 2014
Wal-Mart Throws Down Discount Gauntlet in iPhone 5S Price Competition
The Apple product pricing war between various major retailers shows no signs of slowing down.
March 05, 2014
RadioShack Will Close 1,100 Stores to Stem the Bleeding
RadioShack reported its fourth-quarter earnings on Tuesday and said that it plans to close as many as 1,100 stores, which resk
March 04, 2014
The Economy, Food Stamps, and What’s Eating Wal-Mart
There are a couple of theories about why Wal-Mart had such a poor fourth-quarter, but the most compelling is the expiration of food stamp benefits.
February 28, 2014
Sam’s Club Fends Off Amazon With Pilot Online Subscription Service
Sam's Club is testing a new subscription service, My Subscriptions, that it hopes will help it fend off Amazon.
February 27, 2014
Wal-Mart Buys Yumprint to Outpace Amazon in Online Grocery Games
Wal-Mart acquired recipe-focused startup Yumprint Wednesday to help bolster its online grocery delivery business. How will Amazon respond?
February 25, 2014
Wal-Mart Invests $1.1B in Mexico and Central American Unit
Wal-Mart said in a statement Monday that it will invest 15 billion pesos toward its Mexican and Central American units.
February 24, 2014
Analyst to Wal-Mart: Buy Family Dollar for Small-Format Expansion
Credit Suisse analyst Michael Exstein advised Wal-Mart pre-earnings to acquire Family Dollar so the company can grow its small-format business.
February 20, 2014
Wal-Mart Stumbles on Weak Sales: Are Neighborhood Markets the Fix?
When you're the world's largest retailer, Wall Street sets high expectations -- and Wal-Mart Stores fell a little short on Thursday.
February 19, 2014
Is Wal-Mart Poised to Beat the Whisper Number?
Wal-Mart has a 52 percent positive surprise history, having topped the whisper in 25 of the 48 earnings reports for which we have data.
February 17, 2014
Has J.C. Penney Bottomed?
While retail sales have been growing slowly, investors need to keep in mind that this isn’t a rising tide lifting all boats.
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