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COST: Costco Breaks the Cycle

Published Oct 8, 2014 Even though it is trading at a 24x multiple on a day where retail dinosaurs J.C. Penney(JCP) and Sears (SHLD) seem to be losing the good fight, Costco (COST) is looking pretty outstanding. This morning, after months of incredibly consistent same-store sales but lagging profit growth, Costco reported a long-awaited earnings-per-share (EPS) beat. The naysayers on …

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WMT: It Wasn’t The Chinese but Leaked Emails Setting the Retail Bar Low

No the Chinese are not hacking Wal-Mart. However, internal emails seem to be on the loose. The first bombshell email dropped by an executive on Feb 1 asked “where are all the customers? And where is all their money?”. Friday a second email leaked out suggesting February sales to date “are a total disaster”. In …

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