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US retailers remove Osama bin Laden Halloween costume

Source: Business Balla | Oct 4 2013, 8:48am CDT | by IANS

US retailers remove Osama bin Laden Halloween costume
Washington, Oct 4 (IANS) America's largest retail chain Walmart and several other retailers have pulled a beard and turban-themed Halloween costume after the Sikh community objected to the Osama bin Laden-like outfit.
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Wal-Mart Knows It Must Go Small or Go Home

Jul 29 2014 4:30pm CDT | Source: Fool.com

Wal-Mart is slowly yet surely altering its physical store strategy, which will have a major impact on the retail space, benefiting ...
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Can Whole Foods Deliver On Investors' Growth Appetite?

Jul 29 2014 1:42pm CDT | Source: SeekingAlpha

By Wall Street Playbook:It would be a gross understatement to say that investors in Whole Foods (NASDAQ:WFM) are starving for some good news. With shares down 36% on the year to date, investors have been eaten alive by Whole Foods shorts.The stock closed Monday at $36.53. And with the company due to report fiscal third-quarter earnings Wednesday, Wall Street is no longer certain that Whole Foods has a business model that can withstand the advances of rivals like Wal-Mart ...
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Why We're Bullish On Wal-Mart

Jul 29 2014 1:07pm CDT | Source: SeekingAlpha

By Team Money Research: Wal-Mart Price To Sales Ratio As you can see from the chart below, Wal-Mart's (NYSE:WMT) price to sales ratio has ranged between 0.502 and 0.568 over the last year. It reached those two levels in November 2013 and February 2014 respectively, with the ratio currently standing at 0.518. This is towards the lower end of Wal-Mart's one year price to sales range, w ...
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Dollar Tree To Acquire Family Dollar: Transaction Overview

Jul 29 2014 12:37pm CDT | Source: SeekingAlpha

By Eamon Trebilcock:Background:Recently, both DLTR and FDO have faced pricing competition from Wal-Mart, which has a larger customer base, and prices that make it hard for competitors to compete. However, Wal-Mart is no exception to the slowing sales in the industry as a result of lower consumer spending by lower income families. As such, these companies are pursuing all opportunities to maintain their financial positions in this post-recession ...
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America's Poorest Shoppers Are Putting Discount Stores Out Of Business

Jul 29 2014 9:38am CDT | Source: Business Insider

Discount stores are slowly dying.  Yesterday, Dollar Tree announced it would buy Family Dollar, a chain that is in the process of closing hundreds of stores and firing workers.  Other discount stores have been struggling as well, writes Heidi Moore at The Guardian. Fashion discounter Loehmann's filed for bankruptcy, while Wal-Mart's sales have declined for the past five quarters.  "There’s just not enough m ...
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Update: Plug Power Short Interest At New Highs And Wal-Mart Deal Expansion

Jul 29 2014 7:55am CDT | Source: SeekingAlpha

By ONeil Trader:Plug Power (NASDAQ:PLUG) is up 10% in pre-market on news that the company received an order from Wal-Mart (NYSE:WMT) to add an additional GenKey site to the original six-site contract that was announced in February 2014. Absent of any news, I was expecting that the Q2 report will be the major catalyst for a higher share price although the company hinted that it may announce an important deal by the end of Q3 (an ...
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10 Things You Need To Know Before The Opening Bell

Jul 29 2014 6:32am CDT | Source: Business Insider

Good morning! Here's what you need to know. Xi Cracks Down. The Chinese Communist Party has announced a corruption probe into the most high-ranking official to date, looking into unspecified charges against former security chief  Zhou Yongkang. From the NYT's Chris Buckley: "Charges against Mr. Zhou could well center on the fortunes made by members of his family, often in sectors once under his sway. An investigation by ...
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Family Dollar, Trulia, Horizon Pharma, Tyson Foods, and AcelRx are big market movers

Jul 28 2014 3:29pm CDT | Source: Canadian Business Online

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Family Dollar Stores Inc., up $15.08 to $75.74 The discount retailer is being bought for $8.5 billion by rival Dollar Tree, which is significantly broadening its reach as it looks to fend off Wal-Mart. Trulia Inc., up $8.69 to $65.04 The real estate website operator is being bought by rival Zillow in a $3.5 bill ...
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