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TheStreet.com
3 Things to Watch When Dollar General Reports EarningsNEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Dollar General (DG - Get Report) is set to report secon
3 Things to Watch When Dollar General Reports Earnings
TheStreet.com / Posted 6 days ago
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Dollar General (DG - Get Report) is set to report second-quarter financial results before the markets open on Thursday. Analysts are looking for earnings per share of 94 cents on sales of $5.14 billion. During the same quarter... Read more
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TheStreet.com
3 Things to Watch When Dollar General Reports Earnings on Thursday Dollar General (DG) is set to report its second quarter financial results bef
3 Things to Watch When Dollar General Reports Earnings on Thursday
TheStreet.com / Posted 6 days ago
Dollar General (DG) is set to report its second quarter financial results before the markets open on Thursday, August 27. Analysts are looking for earnings per share of 94 cents on... Read more
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The Columbian
No pain, no gain for stores chasing fickle shoppersNEW YORK — Retailers' reinvention plans come with a price tag. Wal-Mart's seco
No pain, no gain for stores chasing fickle shoppers
The Columbian / Posted 9 days ago
NEW YORK — Retailers' reinvention plans come with a price tag. Wal-Mart's second-quarter earnings report, released Tuesday, showed its investments in its workers and its efforts to overhaul the store experience are dragging down profits more than it... Read more
10d
TribLIVE
Students have more say in back-to-school buysBALTIMORE — Five-year-old Cayden Richey had one criterion for his new back-to-s
Students have more say in back-to-school buys
TribLIVE / Posted 10 days ago
BALTIMORE — Five-year-old Cayden Richey had one criterion for his new back-to-school shoes: They had to be fast. Shopping last week with his college-age sister at Famous Footwear in suburban Baltimore, the soon-to-be kindergartner slipped on a pair... Read more
10d
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Mart cuts plans for new small storesWal-Mart Neighborhood Markets have consistently outperformed the retailer's oth
Mart cuts plans for new small stores
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
Wal-Mart Neighborhood Markets have consistently outperformed the retailer's other bricks-and-mortar stores over the past two years. Customers across the country have shown an interest in the smaller-format stores that offer grocery, pharmacy and... Read more
11d
The Columbus Dispatch
L Brands sales grow despite Victoria’s Secret swimwear flop Victoria’s Secret hoped for a swan dive but instead made a belly flop in its
L Brands sales grow despite Victoria’s Secret swimwear flop
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 11 days ago
Victoria’s Secret hoped for a swan dive but instead made a belly flop in its swimwear category during the second quarter, a rare slip-up for L Brands’ lingerie company. “Swim has been my... Read more
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12d
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Pharmacy ills have retailers smartingU.S. retailers, including Wal-Mart Stores Inc., are seeking a prescription to c
Pharmacy ills have retailers smarting
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
U.S. retailers, including Wal-Mart Stores Inc., are seeking a prescription to cure ailing margins in their pharmacy business. Lower reimbursement rates from insurance companies, higher costs and a decrease in cash purchases are cutting into profits,... Read more
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13d
Grand Haven Tribune
No pain, no gain for stores chasing fickle shoppersWal-Mart's second-quarter earnings report, released Tuesday, showed its investm
No pain, no gain for stores chasing fickle shoppers
Grand Haven Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
Wal-Mart's second-quarter earnings report, released Tuesday, showed its investments in its workers and its efforts to overhaul the store experience are dragging down profits more than it expected. The comforting news for Wal-Mart's shareholders: The... Read more
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13d
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Mart reduces earnings forecastWal-Mart Stores Inc. scaled back its earnings outlook for the year and saw prof
Mart reduces earnings forecast
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. scaled back its earnings outlook for the year and saw profits decline 15 percent, even as same-store sales and traffic continued to show improvement in the U.S., the company reported Tuesday. Earnings of $3.47 billion, or $1.08... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Retailer reduces earnings forecastWal-Mart Stores Inc. scaled back its earnings outlook for the year and saw prof
Retailer reduces earnings forecast
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. scaled back its earnings outlook for the year and saw profits decline 15 percent, even as same-store sales and traffic continued to show improvement in the U.S., the company reported Tuesday. Earnings of $3.47 billion, or $1.08... Read more
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13d
The Register NorthJersey.com
No pain, no gain for stores chasing fickle shoppersRetailers' reinvention plans come with a price tag. Wal-Mart's second-quarter
No pain, no gain for stores chasing fickle shoppers
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 13 days ago
Retailers' reinvention plans come with a price tag. Wal-Mart's second-quarter earnings report, released Tuesday, showed its investments in its workers and its efforts to overhaul the store experience are dragging down profits more than it expected.... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
No pain, no gain for retail stores investing in workers, experienceWal-Mart's second-quarter earnings report, released Tuesday, showed its investm
No pain, no gain for retail stores investing in workers, experience
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
Wal-Mart's second-quarter earnings report, released Tuesday, showed its investments in its workers and its efforts to overhaul the store experience are dragging down profits more than it expected. The comforting news for Wal-Mart's shareholders: The... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
No pain, no gain for stores chasing fickle shoppersNEW YORK >> Retailers’ reinvention plans come with a price tag. Wal-Mart’s sec
No pain, no gain for stores chasing fickle shoppers
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 14 days ago
NEW YORK >> Retailers’ reinvention plans come with a price tag. Wal-Mart’s second-quarter earnings report, released Tuesday, showed its investments in its workers and its efforts to overhaul the store experience are dragging down profits more than... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
No pain, no gain for stores chasing fickle shoppersNEW YORK >> Retailers’ reinvention plans come with a price tag. Wal-Mart’s sec
No pain, no gain for stores chasing fickle shoppers
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 14 days ago
NEW YORK >> Retailers’ reinvention plans come with a price tag. Wal-Mart’s second-quarter earnings report, released Tuesday, showed its investments in its workers and its efforts to overhaul the store experience are dragging down profits more than... Read more
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14d
New Jersey Herald
No pain, no gain for stores chasing fickle shoppersNEW YORK (AP) - Retailers' reinvention plans come with a price tag. Wal-Mart's
No pain, no gain for stores chasing fickle shoppers
New Jersey Herald / Posted 14 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - Retailers' reinvention plans come with a price tag. Wal-Mart's second-quarter earnings report, released Tuesday, showed its investments in its workers and its efforts to overhaul the store experience are dragging down profits more... Read more
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14d
The Charleston State Journal
No pain, no gain for stores chasing fickle shoppersNEW YORK (AP) - Retailers' reinvention plans come with a price tag. Wal-Mart's
No pain, no gain for stores chasing fickle shoppers
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 14 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - Retailers' reinvention plans come with a price tag. Wal-Mart's second-quarter earnings report, released Tuesday, showed its investments in its workers and its efforts to overhaul the store experience are dragging down profits more... Read more
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14d
FOX Business
Mart's profit squeeze shows that courting today's shoppers comes at a priceIn this June 4, 2015, photo, a Sam's Club customer, right, and store workers lo
Mart's profit squeeze shows that courting today's shoppers comes at a price
FOX Business / Posted 14 days ago
In this June 4, 2015, photo, a Sam's Club customer, right, and store workers load previously ordered merchandise into a van at a pickup location at the Bentonville, Ark., store. Wal-Mart reports quarterly financial results on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015.... Read more
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Park Record
No pain, no gain for stores chasing fickle shoppersNEW YORK (AP) — Retailers' reinvention plans come with a price tag. Wal-Mart's
No pain, no gain for stores chasing fickle shoppers
Park Record / Posted 14 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Retailers' reinvention plans come with a price tag. Wal-Mart's second-quarter earnings report, released Tuesday, showed its investments in its workers and its efforts to overhaul the store experience are dragging down profits more... Read more
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14d
Your Hometown Lima Stations
No pain, no gain for stores chasing fickle shoppersNEW YORK (AP) - Retailers' reinvention plans come with a price tag. Wal-Mart's
No pain, no gain for stores chasing fickle shoppers
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 14 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - Retailers' reinvention plans come with a price tag. Wal-Mart's second-quarter earnings report, released Tuesday, showed its investments in its workers and its efforts to overhaul the store experience are dragging down profits more... Read more
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14d
Carlsbad Current-Argus
No pain, no gain for stores chasing fickle shoppersNEW YORK (AP) — Retailers' reinvention plans come with a price tag. Wal-Mart's
No pain, no gain for stores chasing fickle shoppers
Carlsbad Current-Argus / Posted 14 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Retailers' reinvention plans come with a price tag. Wal-Mart's second-quarter earnings report, released Tuesday, showed its investments in its workers and its efforts to overhaul the store experience are dragging down profits more... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
No pain, no gain for stores chasing fickle shoppersCreated: 08/18/2015 12:21 PM By: By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO NEW YORK (AP) — Retaile
No pain, no gain for stores chasing fickle shoppers
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 14 days ago
Created: 08/18/2015 12:21 PM By: By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO NEW YORK (AP) — Retailers' reinvention plans come with a price tag. Wal-Mart's second-quarter earnings report, released Tuesday, showed its investments in its workers and its efforts to... Read more
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14d
Morningstar
Ultimate Stock-Pickers’ Top 10 High-Conviction and New-Money PurchasesWhile we don't see a near-term catalyst for a meaningful market correction, we
Ultimate Stock-Pickers’ Top 10 High-Conviction and New-Money Purchases
Morningstar / Posted 14 days ago
While we don't see a near-term catalyst for a meaningful market correction, we are not alone in believing that we are due for one. It has now been more than three years since we have had a genuine price correction of at least 10% in the markets. We... Read more
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Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Students have growing influence in parents back-to-school spendingKindergartner Wilmer Gomez, 5, is all smiles as he leads the pack of students a
Students have growing influence in parents back-to-school spending
Honolulu Star-Advertiser / Posted 14 days ago
Kindergartner Wilmer Gomez, 5, is all smiles as he leads the pack of students and parents heading to clasrooms as the doors are thrown open on the first day of school at Pearl Lower Elementary School in Pearl, Mississippi, on Aug. 6. (Joe Ellis/The... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Kohl's misses estimates on delayed back-to-school shoppingREUTERS: Department store operator Kohl's Corp reported lower-than-expected qua
Kohl's misses estimates on delayed back-to-school shopping
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 days ago
REUTERS: Department store operator Kohl's Corp reported lower-than-expected quarterly same-store sales as consumers delayed back-to-school shopping due to a shift in tax holidays to August. Shares of the company, which also posted second-quarter... Read more
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19d
Field Technologies Online
How To Extend Cell Phone Range In The Middle Of NowhereBy Ken Perkins, weBoost Here’s another real-life story about a solution for po
How To Extend Cell Phone Range In The Middle Of Nowhere
Field Technologies Online / Posted 19 days ago
By Ken Perkins, weBoost Here’s another real-life story about a solution for poor cell phone reception. This one is from Al Lounsbury in Canada who couldn’t get a reliable cell phone signal at his getaway cabin in northern Ontario. As Al... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Macy’s will test online sales in China NEW YORK — Macy’s Inc. is setting its sights on Chinese shoppers, with plans
Macy’s will test online sales in China
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 19 days ago
NEW YORK — Macy’s Inc. is setting its sights on Chinese shoppers, with plans to test selling goods online in the world’s second-largest economy late this year. The news, announced on Wednesday, came as the... Read more
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The Huntington Herald-Dispatch
Macy's sets sights on China Aug. 13, 2015 @ 12:01 AM The Associated Press NEW YORK - Macy's Inc. is set
Macy's sets sights on China
The Huntington Herald-Dispatch / Posted 19 days ago
Aug. 13, 2015 @ 12:01 AM The Associated Press NEW YORK - Macy's Inc. is setting its sights on Chinese shoppers, with plans to test selling goods online in the world's second-largest economy late this year. The news,... Read more
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Market Watch
Macy’s stock battered as analysts question plan to get company back on trackMacy’s Inc. shares tumbled on Wednesday, as analysts pored over second-quarter
Macy’s stock battered as analysts question plan to get company back on track
Market Watch / Posted 20 days ago
Macy’s Inc. shares tumbled on Wednesday, as analysts pored over second-quarter earnings that fell short of estimates and questioned the company’s plans to get itself back on track. Like many others this earnings season, Macy’s M, -3.77% said the... Read more
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Bankrate.com
Consumers giveth, consumers taketh awayConsumers seem a bit conflicted. They're making this a good time to be an auto
Consumers giveth, consumers taketh away
Bankrate.com / Posted 22 days ago
Consumers seem a bit conflicted. They're making this a good time to be an auto dealer or a car manufacturer. Those businesses have generally been enjoying strong sales, putting the bitter memory of the Great Recession in the rear-view mirror. Yet,... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Students have growing influence in parents back-to-school spendingFive-year-old Cayden Richey had one criterion for his new back-to-school shoes:
Students have growing influence in parents back-to-school spending
Baltimore Sun / Posted 25 days ago
Five-year-old Cayden Richey had one criterion for his new back-to-school shoes: They had to be fast. Shopping last week with his college-age sister at Famous Footwear in White Marsh, the soon-to-be kindergartner slipped on a pair of Skechers, dashed... Read more

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