DDS : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Retail Begins Picking It Up - Industry Outlook

    July 15, 2014
    Retail Begins Picking It Up - Industry Outlook
  2. Retail Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook

    March 13, 2014
    Retail Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook
  3. Is This The Next Retail Stock To Die?

    March 3, 2014
    My great-grandfather owned a small department store in the Pacific Northwest. With the help of my great -grandmother (who, ...
  4. Forget Wal-Mart: This Is The Only Clothing Retailer I'd Own Right ...

    November 29, 2013
    For investors looking to buy stock in a clothing retailer, it would normally be a no-brainer to consider stalwarts like Wal-Mart ...
  5. Saks Accepts $16 - Is That Enough?

    July 31, 2013
    Saks announced July 29 that it was accepting the Hudson's Bay Company's $2.9 billion dollar acquisition offer. Bringing Saks ...
  6. Costco Comps Rise - Analyst Blog

    November 29, 2012
    Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST), one of the leading U.S. warehouse club operators, recently posted sales data for the ...
  7. Portfolio Pruning 101

    July 27, 2012
    MoneyShow's Tom Aspray takes an in-depth look at his successful Charts in Play Portfolio, as he looks to take profits on ...
  8. Vera Bradley Worth Trying On

    June 6, 2012
    Investors are valuing the stock as if Vera Bradley is a mature retailer with minimal growth prospects. If the company achieves ...
  9. Vera Bradley Looking Affordable

    March 26, 2012
    A share price swoon in Vera Bradley could present a buying opportunity.
  10. JC Penney In A Flat Spot

    August 16, 2011
    Department store JC Penney had a tough second quarter, as its middle-income customer base was pressed by the latest wave ...
  11. Retail Rundown: Ross Stores And Its Peers

    June 21, 2011
    Ross Stores's operating margin may attract investors in the retail sector.
  12. Sears Still Doesn't Get It Right

    May 25, 2011
    Sears shows no signs of emerging from its self-made morass.
  13. Ross Stores Pack Away Profits

    March 23, 2011
    Ross Stores continued its strong performance with an impressive fourth quarter and full year of sales and earnings. Can the ...
  14. Dollar General Forges Ahead

    January 6, 2011
    Dollar General reported a record quarter last month, but the market focused on its slowing growth and punished the stock. ...
  15. Men's Wearhouse Gets A Sharp Markdown

    December 10, 2010
    Poor fourth quarter guidance isn't the problem investors should be worried about.
  16. Google Gets Fashion

    November 23, 2010
    Google released the beta version of Boutiques.com this week. We'll look at what it means for the leader in search and the ...
  17. Ackman's Big Stake In JCPenney

    October 13, 2010
    Hedge fund manager William Ackman has bought a large stake in retailer JC Penney.
  18. Macy's Moves Ahead

    May 17, 2010
    Macy's has implemented changes which have helped bring it through the recession.
  19. Wal-Mart Outmuscles Target

    January 26, 2010
    Wal-Mart is a much more prodigious cash generator than archrival Target.
  20. JCPenney And Competitors Still Sluggish

    November 18, 2009
    JCPenney had another rough quarter, but sees a cautiously improved outlook for the rest of this year.
  21. A Low Share Price Can Yield Blockbuster Gains

    February 23, 2009
    Stocks trading below $5 per share may offer potential big gains, but with significant risk.
  22. Picking At The Crocs Corpse

    November 18, 2008
    Crocs has lost 95% of its value in less than a year, but there is still a valuable lesson to be learned by dissecting what ...
  23. Dillard's Shareholder Battle Turns Nasty

    October 31, 2008
    Dillard's activist shareholders made another attempt to wrestle control of the company from the Dillard family.
  24. Four Stocks That Are Actually Going Up

    July 11, 2008
    When all other methods fail, maybe the best solution is just looking for stocks that are rising. We examine a quartette of ...
  25. Dillard's: Retail Activism 101

    April 8, 2008
    Two activist hedge funds chalked up another victory, this time against Dillard's. Four new board members will push the activist's ...
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