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Walmart Sees Turnaround at its U.S. Stores?

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Bentonville, AR—Hoping to stave off slumping sales that have plagued its U.S. division for more than two years, Walmart executives … [Read more...]

Target Confirms 125-135 Store Expansion in Canada

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Minneapolis--Target confirmed Friday that it completed its lease deal with Zellers Inc., the Canadian retailer, and plans to open … [Read more...]

Walmart Q2 Profit Rises, U.S. Division “Improving”

Walmart is stepping up plans to add smaller locations like this Walmart Express this year.

Bentonville, AR—Walmart Inc. posted today a 5.7% increase in its second quarter profits even as its U.S. division reported flat … [Read more...]

Walmart’s Reign as Low Price Over?

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New York—Walmart has been scrambling to reassure Wall Street that its turnaround strategy for its U.S. division, which has had … [Read more...]

Amazon Gains Significant Ground in 2011 top 100 Retailer Report

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Washington–The view from the top hasn’t changed much. The same retailers appear in the 2011 Top 100 Retailers compiled by Stores … [Read more...]

Q1 Reports: Ross, Stage, Hot Topic, Dollar Tree, Cato, Bon Ton, Buckle

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Ross Stores Q1 Profit Rises 22% on Better Margins, Lower Costs Pleasanton, CA—Ross Stores, Inc. reported today a 22% in its first … [Read more...]

Target Q1 Profit Lifts on Credit Card Improvements

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Minneapolis--Target Corp. reported today that its first quarter profit rose 2.7% as improvements in its credit card unit and share … [Read more...]

Walmart Q1 Profits Up but U.S. Division Remains Sluggish

Walmart on a smaller scale?

Bentonville, AR—Walmart reported today that its international operations helped the world’s largest retailer post a 3% increase in … [Read more...]

Walmart to Buy Social Media Company Kosmix

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Bentonville, AR--Walmart has agreed to buy Kosmix, a social media start-up focused on e-commerce, as it looks for new ways to tap … [Read more...]

Commerce Dept: March Retail Rises on Fuel, Food Costs

Commerce Dept: March Retail Rises on Fuel and Food Costs

Washington—Retail sales rose again in March, marking the tenth consecutive month of increases; however, most of the increase could … [Read more...]

Walmart Q4 Profit Up 27% But U.S. Division ‘Disappoints’

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Bentonville, AR—While Walmart posted today a 27% increase in profit for the fourth quarter largely due to its international sales … [Read more...]

U.S. Commerce Dept January Sales Edge Up

January Sales Edge Up

Washington—Retail sales edged up in January, marking the seventh straight month of increases, but falling below what economists … [Read more...]