Dec 4, 2013 9:59 PM PST
Black Friday was an afterthought, to me at least. Yes, I bought a few items from the MLB store, but that’s it. But according to newly released data for this key shopping day, it appears as though I wasn’t alone. A few weeks ago, we saw many of the key retailers...
Nov 13, 2013 10:10 PM PST
In my past two commentaries, I discussed the third-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) growth and October jobs growth. Both metrics looked good on the surface, but after closer inspection, there were clear gaps. Both of the reports suggest that consumers may...
Oct 11, 2013 10:31 AM PDT
A look at uSell, a recommerce company with a unique business model.
Sep 6, 2013 3:04 AM PDT
By George Leong, B.Comm. for Profit Confidential Consumers always shop for bargains and lower prices regardless of the economy. In fact, after going through the recession, consumers are probably stuck in the mind-frame of looking for the best deals when shopping...
Aug 7, 2013 2:47 AM PDT
At least for the long term, Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST), which tends to pay its workers well, has been a clear winner over The Wendy's Co (WEN), Wal-Mart Stores, Inc (WMT), but its also an apples to oranges comparison.
Aug 2, 2013 1:14 AM PDT
Small cap supermarket chain SUPERVALU Inc. (SVU) was loosing value for years before last summer’s plunge as it struggled to compete with Whole Foods Market, Inc (WFM) and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc (WMT), but what a difference a year makes for intrepid shareholders.
Jun 20, 2013 5:25 AM PDT
While government data continue to show a lack of inflation in the U.S. economy, the bond market screams the opposite. The Consumer Price Index (CPI), the most commonly quoted measure of inflation, increased only 0.1% in May after declining 0.4% in April. Since...
May 20, 2013 10:09 PM PDT
Read More : http://www.investmentcontrarians.com/stock-market/is-wal-mart-stock-in-danger-of-a-pullback/2057/ We all know that the stock market has moved up significantly over the past few months. The real question is: is the move up based on the belief that...
May 2, 2013 6:31 AM PDT
Green Dot Corporation (NYSE:GDOT) was supposed to be buried by Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) and American Express Company (NYSE:AXP), so what happened?
Mar 27, 2013 2:08 AM PDT
Bloomberg has a hit piece on Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) that investors might actually want to take notice of as it sounds like some Wal-Mart stores are heading in the direction older Kmart stores had gone in.