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  1. Retail Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook

    March 13, 2014
    Retail Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook
  2. Twitter, Tesla & Q3 Earnings - Ahead of Wall Street

    November 6, 2013
    The Twitter mania adds to investors' disappointment with the Tesla earnings release on an other
  3. Earnings Expectations For The Week Of August 5

    August 4, 2013
    The earnings season is beginning to wind down, and much of the focus this week will turn to central bank meetings and economic ...
  4. Retail Industry Stock Outlook - July 2013 - Industry Outlook

    July 19, 2013
    Retail Industry Stock Outlook - July 2013 - Industry Outlook
  5. Schulze Plus Joly Equals Success?

    March 26, 2013
    Best Buy founder Richard Schulze announced March 25 that he was dropping his bid for the company and rejoining the board ...
  6. PVH Attains New 52-Week High - Analyst Blog

    February 7, 2013
    Shares of PVH Corp.(PVH) reached a new 52-week high of $119.62 on Tuesday, Jan 15, 2013, beating its previous 52-week high ...
  7. Stock Market News for February 7, 2013 - Market News

    February 7, 2013
    Benchmarks showed minimal movement on Wednesday after earnings reports released yesterday failed to impact investor sentiment. ...
  8. Mixed 4Q for Hanesbrands - Analyst Blog

    February 6, 2013
    Hanesbrands Inc. (HBI) reported fourth quarter 2012 earnings per share of $1.07, which was more than double than the prior ...
  9. Will Ralph Lauren Beat in 3Q? - Analyst Blog

    February 5, 2013
    New York-based Ralph Lauren Corporation (RL) - a designer, marketer and distributor of lifestyle products - is likely to ...
  10. PVH Hits New 52-Week High - Analyst Blog

    January 28, 2013
    Shares of PVH Corp. (PVH) - world's largest shirt and neckwear company - reached a new 52-week high of $121.26 on Friday, ...
  11. Coach Misses Zacks' Expectations - Analyst Blog

    January 23, 2013
    Coach, Inc. (COH) posted lower-than-expected second-quarter fiscal 2013 results. The quarterly earnings of $1.23 per share ...
  12. What's in Store for Coach in 2Q13? - Analyst Blog

    January 22, 2013
    Coach, Inc. (COH), an S&P 500 company, is set to report its second-quarter fiscal 2013 results on Jan 23. In the last quarter ...
  13. Polo Ralph Lauren Among Consumer Cyclical's Biggest Movers on ...

    January 3, 2013
    There has been little movement in the market so far this morning. The Nasdaq has moved little; the S&P 500 has been relatively ...
  14. Stock Market News for December 27, 2012 - Market News

    December 27, 2012
    A slump in U.S retail stocks and investor apprehensions about the Fiscal Cliff dragged the benchmarks lower on Wednesday. ...
  15. NYSE Stocks, Including Salesforce.com, Making Big Moves on December ...

    December 26, 2012
    After the morning's trading, the market is not looking good. The Nasdaq has fallen 1.1%; the S&P 500 is down 0.6%; and the ...
  16. Polo Ralph Lauren Among Consumer Cyclical's Biggest Movers on ...

    December 26, 2012
    It's been a bad day for the market after the morning's trading. The Nasdaq has slipped 1.1%; the S&P 500 has slipped 0.6%; ...
  17. PVH Completes Debt Offering - Analyst Blog

    December 26, 2012
    The world's largest shirt and neckwear company, PVH Corporation (PVH), recently announced that it has completed the offering ...
  18. Consumer Cyclical Stocks, Including Polo Ralph Lauren, Making ...

    December 20, 2012
    So far today, the Nasdaq has declined 0.4%, the S&P 500 has moved little and the Dow has slipped 0.1%. The consumer cyclical ...
  19. Oxford Industries Experiencing Some Growing Pains

    December 6, 2012
    Oxford has a bold growth plan, but the numbers don't necessarily add up.
  20. VF and More Big Movers in Consumer Cyclical on November 28, 2 ...

    November 28, 2012
    Currently, the Nasdaq has moved little, the S&P 500 has risen 0.1% and the Dow has climbed 0.2%. The consumer cyclical sector ...
  21. NIKE and Other Big Movers In Consumer Cyclical on November 19, ...

    November 19, 2012
    The morning has been good for the market. The Nasdaq is up 1.7%; the S&P 500 has climbed 1.5%; and the Dow has moved up 1.3%. ...
  22. Uniting CK Should Pay Off For PVH Corp

    November 5, 2012
    PVH is paying a lot for Warnaco, but it's a unique opportunity for PVH to grow and leverage its margins.
  23. Stock Market News for October 30, 2012 - Market News

    October 30, 2012
    Hurricane Sandy, one of the biggest storms to hit the U.S., forced the Street to shut operations on Monday. While the storm ...
  24. NYSE Stocks, Including Abbott, Making Big Moves on October 15, ...

    October 15, 2012
    The market is on the rise so far this morning. The Nasdaq has risen 0.3%; the S&P 500 is trading up 0.3%; and the Dow has ...
  25. Fifth And Pacific Lays Another Egg

    October 4, 2012
    Fifth & Pacific, cut its profit outlook for fiscal 2012, due to Juicy Couture's poor performance. How many more chances are ...
  26. Problems In The Luxury Market?

    October 4, 2012
    Investors know that the luxury goods market is a cyclical industry, but this time may be different.
  27. Polo Ralph Lauren and More Big Movers in Consumer Cyclical on ...

    September 11, 2012
    The market has been doing well after the morning's trading. The Nasdaq has moved up 0.3%; the S&P 500 has climbed 0.6%; and ...
  28. NIKE and Other Consumer Cyclical Stocks Making Big Moves on August ...

    August 24, 2012
    The market is doing well so far today. The Nasdaq has increased 0.6%; the S&P 500 has risen 0.5%; and the Dow has moved up ...
  29. Polo Ralph Lauren and Other Big Movers In Consumer Cyclical on ...

    August 17, 2012
    After the morning's trading, the Nasdaq has increased 0.2%, the S&P 500 has remained steady and the Dow has slipped 0.2%. ...
  30. Polo Ralph Lauren and More Big Movers on the NYSE on August 17, ...

    August 17, 2012
    After this morning's trading, the Nasdaq has moved up 0.2%, the S&P 500 has been relatively flat and the Dow has fallen ...
  31. Stock Market News for August 9, 2012 - Market News

    August 9, 2012
    Benchmarks added paltry gains after English and French central banks suggested dire future prospects and domestic companies' ...
  32. Biggest NYSE Movers: China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. (ADR) and ...

    August 6, 2012
    The market is on the rise so far this morning. The Nasdaq is trading up 1%; the S&P 500 is up 0.5%; and the Dow has increased ...
  33. Today's Major Consumer Cyclical Sector Movers: Polo Ralph Lauren ...

    August 6, 2012
    The market is on the rise this morning. The Nasdaq has increased 1%; the S&P 500 has climbed 0.5%; and the Dow is trading ...
  34. Biggest Consumer Cyclical Sector Movers, Including RL

    August 2, 2012
    The market is having a bad day so far. The Nasdaq has decreased 0.4%; the S&P 500 has slipped 0.8%; and the Dow is trading ...
  35. Consumer Cyclical Stocks Making Big Moves on July 19, 2012

    July 19, 2012
    The market is on the rise this morning. The Nasdaq has climbed 1.1%; the S&P 500 has increased 0.3%; and the Dow is trading ...
  36. NYSE Stocks Making Big Moves on July 13, 2012

    July 13, 2012
    The market is having a good day so far. The Nasdaq has moved up 1%; the S&P 500 is trading up 1.3%; and the Dow has increased ...
  37. Consumer Cyclical Sector's Biggest Movers for July 13, 2012

    July 13, 2012
    On a good day for the market, the Nasdaq has risen 1%, the S&P 500 is up 1.3% and the Dow has moved up 1.3%. The consumer ...
  38. Biggest Consumer Cyclical Sector Movers for July 12, 2012

    July 12, 2012
    The market has been slipping so far today. The Nasdaq has fallen 1.3%; the S&P 500 is trading down 0.8%; and the Dow has ...
  39. Consumer Cyclical Stocks Making Big Moves on July 11, 2012

    July 11, 2012
    The Nasdaq has fallen 0.5%, the S&P 500 remains relatively unchanged and the Dow is trading down 0.2% after the morning's ...
  40. Is XLY In Trouble?

    June 16, 2012
    It may not be the largest sector ETF on the market, but the Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR (NYSE: XLY) is certainly ...
  41. 3 Stocks That Look Dressed for Success

    April 5, 2012
    Clothing makers are showing signs of potential strength, but fresh uptrends in these charts could depend on action in the ...
  42. Home Shopping Network Still A Good Deal

    December 21, 2011
    Despite hitting an all-time high recently, The Home Shopping Network is still a good buy.
  43. 5 Stocks to Watch For Before Wednesday

    November 8, 2011
    Here are five companies that will be releasing their earnings on November 9.
  44. Earnings Reports Worth Following This Week

    November 8, 2011
    Earnings profits are a vital part of understanding industries. Here are some notable reports to pay attention to.
  45. Oxford Reaping The Rewards Of Transformation

    June 9, 2011
    Oxford is finally getting its due, but the growth may only be starting.
  46. High Cotton Or Not, Phillips-Van Heusen Worth A Look

    March 31, 2011
    Phillips-Van Heusen is not dirt-cheap, but it does looks like a compelling balance of quality, growth potential and valuation.
  47. Can Chico's Be Chic Again?

    February 28, 2011
    Chico's won't impress anybody with trailing same-store sales growth of 1%, but the future looks brighter.
  48. 5 Reasons To Fear GSI Commerce

    December 23, 2010
    Despite its rise from under $9 to $22, GSIC is hiding some serious flaws.
  49. Gap's Worrisome Cash Flow Trends

    November 23, 2010
    Gap's large existing store base will make it difficult to grow its way to higher levels of sales and profits.
  50. Cash Conversion Cycle Sends Misleading Message

    September 3, 2010
    The cash conversion cycle can be a tricky metric, especially when you dig deeper.
  51. 4 Stocks For The Active Lifestyle

    August 23, 2010
    Check out these four stocks for some all-star additions to your portfolio.
  52. The Best Bang For Your Buck In Apparel

    August 13, 2010
    True Religion's recent drop might just make it the best buy in apparel.
  53. Going Global For Consumer Stocks

    August 9, 2010
    With worries about the health of the U.S. economy still persisting, the American consumer has kept his thrifty ways.
  54. 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.
  55. Liz Claiborne's Numbers Don't Add Up

    February 26, 2010
    Liz Claiborne CEO Bill McComb was a rising star in 2004. Five years later, he's struggling to turn around his iconic fashion ...
  56. Look To VF Corp For Dividend And Profit Stability

    February 15, 2010
    VF Corp has a reasonable valuation, 3.3% dividend yield covered by cash flow generation and should continue to post moderate ...
  57. Cyber Monday: The New Black Friday

    November 27, 2009
    Online sales may be a bright spot during a gloomy shopping season.
  58. Retail's Magic Numbers

    November 20, 2009
    The Z-Score is a formula for predicting whether a company will go bankrupt within two years. Look at some retailer/wholesalers ...
  59. Free Cash Flow Dynamos

    October 19, 2009
    Free cash flow yield is an excellent way to gauge a company's position.
  60. Alternatives To Jarden

    September 29, 2009
    Consumer goods company Jarden's stock is up over 160% YTD, despite a LTD/Equity ratio of 150%.
  61. 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.
  62. VF Corp Ready To Move Forward

    September 15, 2009
    Shareholders can reasonably expect more steady growth from VF Corp in the coming years.
  63. JCPenney Shops Upside Potential

    May 26, 2009
    Despite a number of promising signs, this retailer's appeal remains uncertain for prospective investors.
  64. Global Investing Made Easy

    April 8, 2009
    Investing in the most valuable American brands operating globally has paid dividends this decade.
  65. Saks' Sales Sad

    February 12, 2009
    Saks' January comps were way down, and the luxury retailer's troubles may be long-lasting.
  66. 5 Reasons To Avoid GSI Commerce

    December 8, 2008
    With online sales growing, you'd think an industry sales leader would be doing well. Unfortunately, that's hardly the case.
  67. College Dropouts Who Made It Big

    October 8, 2008
    These dreamers who couldn't wait for a college diploma built companies that are outpacing the S&P 500.
  68. Bear Market ETFs Show Their Claws

    September 16, 2008
    A terrible day on Wall Street made a trio of bear market ETFs king of the jungle, at least for a day.
  69. Bargain Retailers Are No Bargain

    September 9, 2008
    Value-oriented stocks like Costco and Target get the good press, but investors may want to look at the numbers a little more ...
  70. 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 ...
  71. Luxottica Doesn't Strain To Focus

    May 5, 2008
    With its Oakley acquisition last year for $2.1 billion, Luxottica is adding to its already impressive international list ...
  72. J.C. Penney Backs Off Growth Plans

    April 21, 2008
    New store openings for 2008 were cut by nearly one-third. The move was necessary, but necessary pain is still pain.
  73. What Would J.C. Do? (JCP)

    February 13, 2008
    Faced with shrinking sales and lower earnings, J.C. Penney made a bold move by dumping its middle class roots and shifting ...
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