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Oct
31

Look No Further than Retail for a Halloween Fright

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In honor of Halloween lets talk about what scares me for H2 1.This year I am going to dress up as Sir Philip Green (Topshop founder) and scare US retailers to death.  If I don’t scare them on Halloween the opening of Tophsop Fifth Avenue will do the “trick”. For the teen and missy space …

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Sep
02

WMT: Break the Streak

this was originally published Aug 14 2014 Wal-Mart (WMT) must have been chanting “Break the Streak” during the second quarter, and it worked. After five quarters of negative same-store sales, the discounter finally achieved sales guidance and put up a flat comparison. Note that this was following five quarters of missing comp estimates of flat to …

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Jul
06

Best Buy lets go Geeks, rubbing a little salt in the jobs data wound

Best Buy lets go Geeks, rubbing a little salt in the jobs data wound Today Best Buy confirmed it will let go 650 Geek Squad employees. The announcement coincided with less than stellar jobs data. It also came one day after the release of less than inspiring June retail sales. Maybe the company is making …

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Jul
07

Retail; Quick Put the Cork Back on the Champagne; Sticking With Only the Most Differentiated

Retail; Quick Put the Cork Back on the Champagne; Sticking With Only the Most Differentiated ADP numbers and better than expected June retail sales across the board put a smile back on retail investors’ faces today. So is it time to break out the champagne? Sure gas prices have come down over the past six …

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