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Oct
21

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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Nov
19

40 is the New 20 and Thanksgiving is the New Black Friday

In case you haven’t heard 40 is the new 20, and Thanksgiving is the new Black Friday. Scratch that—the Friday before Thanksgiving is the new Black Friday. Black Friday is old news. Every year the deals start earlier, and this year is no exception. Wal-Mart Stores set the tone this year with plans for an …

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Nov
11

JCP: Year 1 Transformation 77.5% Complete; Still Looking for a 180

JCP Headed for a 180 This article was originally published Nov 8, 2012 on TheStreet.com JCP: Year 1 Transformation 77.5% Complete; Still Looking for a 180 Remember the JCP Q1 Analyst Day when Ron Johnson told the Street the company was 29% through Year 1 of its transformation and ahead of schedule? At the time comps were …

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