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  1. Abercrombie & Fitch Inks Licensing Deal with Inter Parfums - ...

    December 17, 2014
    Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (ANF) and Inter Parfums Inc. (IPAR) have sealed a seven-year exclusive global fragrance license ...
  2. Stock Market News for December 17, 2014 - Market News

    December 17, 2014
    Benchmarks ended in the red for the third-straight session after volatile trading on Tuesday
  3. Can Gap (GPS) Continue to Hold Investors' Attention? - Analyst ...

    December 15, 2014
    The Gap Inc. (GPS), a leading player in the highly fragmented specialty retail sector, houses globally recognized brands ...
  4. How You Can Add Retail to Your Portfolio Now - Industry Outlook

    November 12, 2014
    How You Can Add Retail to Your Portfolio Now - Industry Outlook
  5. Strong Holiday Season Likely for Retailers? - Industry Outlook

    November 11, 2014
    Strong Holiday Season Likely for Retailers? - Industry Outlook
  6. This Unloved Value Play Is Hiding In Plain Sight

    November 10, 2014
    Shares of retailers have struggled to hold on to gains this year, even as the rest of the market enjoys record highs. Employment ...
  7. How To Buy Cheaper Shares With Higher Yields

    November 10, 2014
    My colleague Amy Calistri of The Daily Paycheck has been getting quite a few questions regarding her portfolio. To date, ...
  8. 3 Beat Up Apparel Stocks That Could Bounce This Holiday Season

    November 4, 2014
    Brace yourselves -- the busiest retail season of the year is almost upon us. Many economists have high hopes for consumer ...
  9. The Fed, Q3 Earnings & You - Ahead of Wall Street

    October 9, 2014
    Stocks appear on track to start today's session modestly on the weak side, a day after the strong rally on Wednesday which ...
  10. Get The Same 'Tax-Free Dividends' As Warren Buffett

    August 13, 2014
    In 2013, Warren Buffett's holding company, Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK-B), collected over $4 billion in "tax-free ...
  11. How to Make Double-Digit Returns on the Recovery No One Believes ...

    August 13, 2014
    Many refuse to believe in the economic recovery that has been taking place in the United States for the past four years, ...
  12. Make Double-Digit Returns on the Recovery No One Believes In

    August 13, 2014
    Many refuse to believe in the economic recovery that has been taking place in the United States for the past four years, ...
  13. Retail Begins Picking It Up - Industry Outlook

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

    March 13, 2014
    Retail Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook
  15. Closing the Books on Q4 Earnings Season - Earnings Trends

    March 10, 2014
    Closing the Books on Q4 Earnings Season - Earnings Trends
  16. Play the Bounce in This Turnaround Story for a Chance at Swift ...

    January 23, 2014
    Shares of troubled Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry (Nasdaq: BBRY) soared more than 9% Tuesday after a Department of ...
  17. Urban Outfitters Plunges, Five Below Soars: Which Is The Better ...

    September 11, 2013
    The two retailers went in opposite directions September 10 after both made earnings-related announcements. Mr. Market felt ...
  18. Guess May Be Getting Its House In Order

    August 29, 2013
    Often-volatile Guess is back on the way up with an encouraging second quarter report.
  19. How A Group Of 13-Year-Olds Beat The Brightest Minds On Wall ...

    August 19, 2013
    In 1990, in a suburb outside of Boston, something unusual happened...As part of their schoolwork, seventh graders at the ...
  20. Wet Seal Upped to Strong Buy - Analyst Blog

    July 5, 2013
    On Jul 2, 2013, Zacks Investment Research upgraded The Wet Seal Inc. to a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy)
  21. Lululemon Faces Second Lawsuit: Should Investors Be Worried?

    July 5, 2013
    A class-action lawsuit was filed July 2 by Robbins, Geller, Rudman & Dowd, LLP, on behalf of individual investor Houssam ...
  22. CDW's First Day Return Up 7.8%: Should You Buy?

    June 28, 2013
    Value-added IT reseller CDW (Nasdaq:CDW) went public June 27, up 7.8% to $18.33 in its first day of trading. Getting off ...
  23. As One Problem Fades at lululemon athletica, Another One Emerges

    June 11, 2013
    More unsettling news from lululemon sends the shares down hard.
  24. Ralph Lauren Q4 Earnings Up 35%: Buy or Sell?

    May 24, 2013
    Ralph Lauren announced Q4 earnings that were 35% ahead of last year. Unfortunately, it also was very cautious on its 2014 ...
  25. Zumiez Does Better Than Expected

    April 12, 2013
    Zumiez's stock jumped more than 13% April 10 on news its March same-store sales increased 2.1%. Analysts were expecting a ...
  26. Is Lululemon's Chief Product Officer to Blame For Sheer Debacle?

    April 5, 2013
    Lululemon announced April 3 that Chief Product Officer Sheree Waterson was leaving the company as of April 15. Assigning ...
  27. Is it Time To See Through Lululemon?

    March 20, 2013
    Lululemon has pulled 17% of its women's bottoms due to a quality problem. It turns out that its latest batch of black luon ...
  28. Yahoo! Finance Names Gap Company Of The Year

    December 28, 2012
    In its first ever "Company of the Year" award, Gap wins fot its remodel.
  29. Retail Stocks To Watch In 2013

    December 21, 2012
    Here's a list of retail stocks to watch for 2013.
  30. Bull Vs. Bear - The Special Dividend Tactic Is Just A Knee-Jerk ...

    December 7, 2012
    The markets are littered with companies that waste money overpaying for share repurchases and corporate acquisitions.
  31. Lululemon Continues To Deliver High-Priced Performance

    December 7, 2012
    Lululemon is making the right moves, but growth investors are a demanding bunch.
  32. Econ Data Gives Market Good Feeling - Analyst Blog

    November 29, 2012
    Stocks have recovered most of the post-election losses on hopes of a 'Fiscal Cliff' resolution. But the positive market momentum ...
  33. SPG Adds Brands, Moves up Opening - Analyst Blog

    November 26, 2012
    Indianapolis, Indiana-based real estate investment trust (REIT), Simon Property Group Inc. (SPG), recently announced it had ...
  34. Retail Industry Stock Outlook - Nov. 2012 - Industry Outlook

    November 21, 2012
    As consumer spending is the key to the viability of any economy, the health of the retail industry is an important economic ...
  35. Has Abercrombie & Fitch Turned The Corner?

    November 16, 2012
    It might be too soon to say that Abercrombie & Fitch is back on track.
  36. Apple Sends Execs Packing: Is This Good Or Bad News?

    October 31, 2012
    Apple fired its head of retail and head of software October 29 in a shake-up that suggests Tim Cook is managing his way. ...
  37. Earnings Preview: V. F. Corp - Analyst Blog

    October 18, 2012
    Based in Greensboro, North Carolina, V. F. Corporation (VFC), one of the world's largest apparel companies, is scheduled ...
  38. 3 Reasons David Einhorn Might Short Lululemon

    September 25, 2012
    Lululemon stock dropped on rumors David Eihhorn was shorting the yoga retailer. Here are three reasons why he'd want to. ...
  39. First Gap Store in Mexico - Analyst Blog

    September 10, 2012
    In an effort to grow its worldwide reach through strategic international expansion plans, leading U.S. fashion retailer, ...
  40. Bonkers Expectations May Still Be lululemon athletica's Biggest ...

    September 10, 2012
    Performance at lululemon is great, but the expectations are insane.
  41. Sectors With Good Returns In A Volatile Market

    September 8, 2012
    Tabacco, restaurants and discount stores are just a few of the sectors that are performing well in a volatile market.
  42. Retail Industry Stock Outlook - Aug. 2012 - Zacks Analyst Interviews

    August 7, 2012
    Retailers procure goods in large quantities directly from manufacturers or wholesalers and sell them in small quantities ...
  43. Abercrombie Looks To Buyback In Earnest

    July 13, 2012
    ANF is going to increase its share repurchase program substantially while simultaneously scaling back European expansion. ...
  44. Stock Market News for May 4, 2012 - Market News

    May 4, 2012
    Stock Market News for May 4, 2012 - Market News
  45. The Buckle Remains Fashionable

    March 22, 2012
    The Buckle continues to represent one of the most conservative ways to gain industry exposure.
  46. Skullcandy: Don't Sell It Short

    February 16, 2012
    Skullcandy's short interest is extremely high. Investors shouldn't sell the headphone manufacturer short.
  47. Buy Suits On Lower Unemployment?

    January 2, 2012
    Does the improving unemployment rate mean it's time to buy suit stocks?
  48. Retailers Closing Despite Record Retail Sales

    October 24, 2011
    Retailing is good again, but not for every sector.
  49. Limited Brands' Growth Is Unlimited

    August 31, 2011
    Limited is performing very well right now and despite being near historic highs, it's ready to go to the next level, Find ...
  50. Nordstrom Remains In Fashion

    August 16, 2011
    Nordstrom shares trade at a decent valuation level for prospective investors.
  51. Glenn Murphy: Here's How You Fix The Gap

    June 29, 2011
    Gap CEO, Glenn Murphy, is on the right track, but we have a few suggestions on how to fix Gap Inc.
  52. Lululemon's Growth Moots The Valuation

    June 13, 2011
    Can Lululemon keep growing fast enough to satisfy the momentum crowd?
  53. American Eagle's Down But Not Out

    May 31, 2011
    American Eagle is struggling, but this stock is still worth a gamble. Find out why.
  54. 3 Reasons To Get True Religion

    April 11, 2011
    Find out why this stock is poised to test its 52-week high by year's end.
  55. How Far Can Lululemon Stretch?

    March 21, 2011
    Lululemon is an exceptional retailer with a great stock price, but the risk for LULU is that the bigger they are they harder ...
  56. A Temporary Setback At Urban Outfitters

    March 11, 2011
    If Urban Outfitter can deliver on its growth goals and log a bottom-line increase, then the shares are a steal at 16-times ...
  57. Gap Needs More International

    March 1, 2011
    International could bring sales out of the doldrums, but it isn't likely to make a meaningful impact on the overall company ...
  58. TJX Remains Value-Oriented

    February 25, 2011
    TJX's valuation looks appealing, despite the competition. Investors just need to be patient.
  59. Shortcuts To The Z-Score

    November 29, 2010
    The Z-Score can successfully determine a company's volatility by using five distinct calculations, and these three are the ...
  60. Cashing In On Retail Dividends

    November 26, 2010
    Investors looking for income from the retail sector would be wise to take a closer look at these 3 stocks.
  61. 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 ...
  62. Abercrombie & Fitch Back On Track

    November 18, 2010
    ANF seems to be back on its normal growth path.
  63. Kohl's Keeps It Simple

    November 16, 2010
    Kohl's isn't bursting with growth, but it seems to be building a moat around its business. Is it enough to protect their ...
  64. The Vikings Are Coming - With Fashion

    October 1, 2010
    H&M isn't very popular in the U.S. just yet, but it should be.
  65. What's Your Brand's Social Media Quotient?

    September 27, 2010
    Is there a correlation between a company's social media presence and its stock price?
  66. Retailers Buying Back Stock

    September 22, 2010
    American companies have announced $258 billion in share repurchase plans so far this year. Find out which retail companies ...
  67. Is Gap A Value Or Value Trap?

    September 8, 2010
    Lots of cash and no long-term debt means shares of Gap may be undervalued.
  68. Pair Trades To Hedge Yourself

    September 1, 2010
    In these uncertain times, pair trades can provide some decent insulation for some portfolios.
  69. Victoria's Secret Looking Less Limited

    August 27, 2010
    Limited Brands is seeing a recovery in sales but has pegged longer-term growth on more risky international sales.
  70. Retail Acquisitions Make The World Go Round

    August 5, 2010
    We'll look at some transformative deals in retail and how they affected the stock price.
  71. Underwear Sales Indicate Economy Is Still Growing

    July 23, 2010
    When it comes to the economy, it's what's on the inside that counts.
  72. Retailers Heavily Invested In Canada

    July 14, 2010
    We'll look at some retailers placed big bets on Canada that have paid off over the years.
  73. Getting In On Growth At A Great Price

    July 5, 2010
    Here are some growth-oriented stocks with below-market average P/Es that investors can pick up during this shaky market to ...
  74. 5 Reasons Lululemon's Stock Is Overstretched

    May 27, 2010
    Find out why Lululemon may have problems justifying its rich valuation.
  75. Oversold Stocks Primed To Pop

    March 25, 2010
    These high flying stocks have been beat down far enough to make them potential value plays.
  76. Online Retail: Blogging For Profits

    March 18, 2010
    Only 44 out of the top 100 internet retailers maintain a blog. Here's why that's a mistake.
  77. The Customer Counts

    February 18, 2010
    Discover how the best customer service is reflected in stock returns of the top companies versus the S&P 500 benchmark. ...
  78. "Online Sales Ratio" Key To Retail Success

    November 18, 2009
    Some retailers are putting up some amazing numbers online, and it could point towards successful retail plays.
  79. A Tale Of Two Preppies: Abercrombie and Ralph Lauren

    September 29, 2009
    Abercrombie and Polo both have impressive clothing lines, but there is a clear winner between the two.
  80. 3 Specialty Retailers You Should Know

    August 26, 2009
    We take a look at Buckle, Urban Outfitters and Aeropostale to see which is the best investment.
  81. Drug Store Shopping

    August 13, 2009
    The best drug store investment lies north of the border in Canada. Here are some of the reasons why Shoppers Drug Mart is ...
  82. Four Apparel Stocks showing a Topping Pattern

    July 13, 2009
    Four Apparel Stocks showing a Topping Pattern
  83. Retail Heads To The Desert

    June 5, 2009
    American Eagle announced a deal to open stores in the Middle East through franchisee M.H. Alshaya Company.
  84. What's Your Return On Gift Card Investment?

    June 1, 2009
    Gift cards are a great way for businesses to spread goodwill while simultaneously improving cash flow.
  85. Urban Outfitters Maintains Its Edge

    May 19, 2009
    Urban Outfitters is still looking good despite a sales decline. Find out why this might be a good retail play.
  86. Department Store Winners and Losers

    May 13, 2009
    Stabilizing sales and increases in EPS guidance could mean it's time to buy department store stocks.
  87. Texas Pacific Group Made Money On J. Crew, Did You?

    May 8, 2009
    Private equity firm Texas Pacific Group recently sold off its last 2.8 million shares it held in J. Crew, and made a lot ...
  88. Green Companies Expected To Generate Green

    April 1, 2009
    Companies in the Dow Jones sustainability index might bring stability to your portfolio.
  89. Screening The Stock Screen

    March 18, 2009
    Investors would be wise to refrain from taking the results of this stock evaluation tool as gospel.
  90. The Only Smart Bet In A Market Of Chaos

    November 21, 2008
    When so many professionals and experts don't have a clue what's happening, there is only one move to make.
  91. Carter's Bound To Break Out

    November 18, 2008
    Carter's bought iconic children's wear manufacturer OshGosh B'Gosh in 2005. Despite good business, its stock can't seem to ...
  92. Gymboree Or Children’s Place, Where Should You Play?

    November 11, 2008
    Both Children's Place and Gymboree are positioned for success, but there are key differences.
  93. Five Reasons Old Navy Must Go

    October 22, 2008
    Make Old Navy walk the plank before this business drags the rest of the company down with it.
  94. Guess Back In Fashion

    September 10, 2008
    Consumers may have tightened their belts, but they were wearing Guess Jeans. The company trounced estimates and raised its ...
  95. Ever-Glory 'Made In China' And Proud Of It

    August 7, 2008
    Ever-Glory is the first Chinese apparel company listed on Amex. The growing company has a plan to capture China's brand-conscious ...
  96. Are Same Store Sales Overrated?

    June 11, 2008
    Fewer retailers are reporting monthly same store sales, arguing they put too much emphasis on the short term. Perhaps they're ...
  97. Companies That Turn Dimes Into Dollars

    May 28, 2008
    Efficient use of capital can turn a mediocre company into a great one. We examine the thriftiest in the textile and personal ...
  98. Cost Cuts Fill The Gap

    May 27, 2008
    Revenue slipped 5% for the quarter, yet Gap managed to boost earnings by cutting operating expenses and cost of goods sold. ...
  99. Cabela's Ready To Be Reeled In

    May 13, 2008
    Despite an 8.4% drop in comps, the fishing retailer's focus on customer care, store productivity and advertising will pay ...
  100. The Gap Closing On The Competition

    March 3, 2008
    The Gap is no longer the ugly duckling of retail fashion. Its comps finally compare and margins have improved.
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