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Wal-Mart’s U.S. e-commerce chief Marc Lore said the online retail division is still in growth mode, the fruits of which will start paying off over the next two years and help it better compete with Amazon.
U.S. industrial output picked up in September, a sign a key sector of the economy is weathering the hurricane-related disruption that hit the prior month.
The Nordstrom family has suspended efforts to take Nordstrom Inc. private after struggling to raise enough financing for the leveraged buyout, in the latest sign of how much investors have soured on the retail industry.
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While Facebook is, by far, the dominant “social” networking site, it’s rarely used for professional networking. Instead, people go to places like Microsoft’s LinkedIn when it comes time to look for a job or just put their resumés out there....
"Cage-free" eggs were supposed to be the next big thing in America. Over the past several years everyone from McDonalds to Wal-Mart has promised to convert to cage-free eggs on the premise that millennial consumers would demand at least 144...
Costco and Whole Foods share the least merchandise in common, JPMorgan found, while Costco and Wal-Mart see the most.
(Reuters) - The S&P and Nasdaq hit record highs at the open on Friday after data showed retail sales surged the most in 2-1/2 years in September, easing doubts over an economy that has been sluggish this year.
Oct 13- U.S. stocks were set to open as much as a third of a percent higher on Friday after data showed retail sales surging by the most in 2-1/ 2 years, easing doubts over an economy that has been sluggish this year. Shares in the United...
Treasury yields showed little change ahead of two pieces of first-tier data—retail sales and consumer price inflation—that could give investors clues on the near-term direction of the economy.
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The Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey is a forward indicator of economic activity. The US Fed takes this measure into consideration when making monetary policy decisions involving interest rates.
Interesting news today from Delta, Micron, and Wal-Mart, but it’s Coach's move that has the Fools a bit confused.
PALISADE, Colo. (AP) - Fourteen Potential Colorado marijuana business owners put their names in a lottery for the opportunity to open a retail marijuana store in Palisade. The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel reports the bingo-style drawing was held...
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Target's product assortment on Google Express will include anything in a typical Target store.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE: WMT)'s game plan to take on its biggest rival Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) is resulting in Walmart's stock showing strong gains as of late, Jim Cramer argued during his daily "read more
Euro-area factory, mining and utility output surged in August, in a sign that the economy is still growing robustly as the European Central Bank prepares to make a pivotal decision about the future of its bond-buying program.