Brian Sozzi


Target’s Q2 Earnings Rise 14% on Improved Cost, Credit Cards

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Minneapolis--Target Corp.'s (TGT) fiscal second-quarter earnings rose 14%, helped by cost cuts and strength in its credit card … [Read more...]

Overseas Markets Help Offset Walmart’s Lagging U.S. Stores

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Bentonville, AR--Walmart said Tuesday its second-quarter profit rose 3.6%, as demand in Mexico, Brazil and China helped offset a … [Read more...]

Wall Street Calls July Retail Sales “Tepid”

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New York--While July sales reported by 30 retailers today were up 3% overall, they fell short of the 3.2% increase market analysts … [Read more...]

Polo Reports 57% Increase in 1st Quarter Profit

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New York--Polo Ralph Lauren Corp. reported a better-than-expected 57% increase in its first-quarter profit today, helped by … [Read more...]

June Sales Slip but Dept Store, Apparel Sales Increase

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Washington—While the U. S. Commerce Department reported today that total retail sales fell for the second month straight in June, … [Read more...]

June Sales Mixed as Promotions Increase

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New York--While retailers are still reporting in on their June sales figures--most of which turned out to be a mixed bag--market … [Read more...]

May Sales Slip but Consumer Confidence Still Increases

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Washington--Despite the U.S. Commerce Department’s report today that May retail sales dropped for the first time since September … [Read more...]

Target Gets Q1 Profit Boost as Consumers Spend on Non-Essentials

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Minneapolis--Target Corp. reported Wednesday that its first-quarter profit rose 29% beating Wall Street expectations an indicating … [Read more...]

Walmart Reports 1st Quarter Profit but Cautious About Future

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Bentonville, AR—Although Walmart  Inc. posted quarterly results Tuesday that beat Wall Street expectations, the world's largest … [Read more...]

Early Easter Sales Boots March Store Comps

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New York--The early Easter holiday helped top U.S. retailers beat Wall Street's sales expectations as a pickup in consumer … [Read more...]