SPLS : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Will YouTube's Subscription Music Service Be Profitable?

    November 17, 2014
    On Monday, Google Inc (NASDAQ: GOOGL) launched the beta version of subscription music service Music Key. How will this project ...
  2. 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
  3. Retail eCommerce Eyes 2014 Holiday Season - Industry Outlook

    November 4, 2014
    Retail eCommerce Eyes 2014 Holiday Season - Industry Outlook
  4. 5 Stocks To Watch During Back-To-School Season

    September 2, 2014
    Back-to-school season, which begins in July and hits a peak in mid-September, is an important time for retailers. It gives ...
  5. This Style of Investing Is Delivering 9 Times the Performance ...

    August 18, 2014
    There's a group of stocks currently trouncing the S&P 500. In just a few months, they've generated 44.8%, 58.1%, ...
  6. Retail Begins Picking It Up - Industry Outlook

    July 15, 2014
    Retail Begins Picking It Up - Industry Outlook
  7. e-Commerce Stocks on Which to Click (pt. 1) - Industry Outlook

    July 1, 2014
    e-Commerce Stocks on Which to Click (pt. 1) - Industry Outlook
  8. Retail Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook

    March 13, 2014
    Retail Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook
  9. A Long Wait for Clean Data - Ahead of Wall Street

    March 6, 2014
    We will likely have to wait till May or even longer to get data that is undistorted by weather.
  10. Barnes & Noble, J.C. Penney See Short Interest Rise (BKS, JCP, ...

    October 13, 2013
    The back-to-school shopping season was underwhelming, and economic confidence is plummeting ahead of the holiday shopping ...
  11. Wild Short Interest Swings In Barnes & Noble and Rite Aid (BKS, ...

    September 12, 2013
    Overall, the short interest moves in troubled retail companies were mixed again during the latter weeks of August. However, ...
  12. The Three Play In 3-D Printing

    December 6, 2012
    What used to be science fiction is quickly becoming science fact. Learn how to capitalize on the potential of the 3-D printing ...
  13. Earnings Preview: Office Depot - Analyst Blog

    October 29, 2012
    Office Depot Inc.(ODP)- one of the leading suppliers of office products and services across the globe - is expected to report ...
  14. Staples Misses, Guides Low - Analyst Blog

    August 15, 2012
    Staples Inc (SPLS) recently posted sluggish second-quarter 2012 results. The quarterly earnings of 18 cents a share missed ...
  15. No Hurry On Staples

    May 29, 2012
    Though Staples competes with very successful rivals online, and goes up against weaker rivals in the physical store realm, ...
  16. Staples Seems Stuck

    May 22, 2012
    Staples is stuck in an oversaturated North American market that just isn't likely to grow fast enough, while the ongoing ...
  17. The Apple Blues: Retailers Really Want A Competitive Android ...

    March 12, 2012
    For retailers, the profit margins on Apple products are thinner than Android phones.
  18. The Market's Bipolar Vistaprint Disorder

    October 31, 2011
    Vistaprint has a lot to prove and the stock will likely remain very volatile.
  19. Investment Alternatives To Costco

    October 12, 2011
    Costco is an impressively run company with a fiercely loyal customer base, but its stock is too expensive. Investors will ...
  20. Circuit City 2.0: RadioShack

    August 26, 2011
    RadioShack is sending signals of being the next Circuit City.
  21. Costco Not The Most Appealing Big-Box Retailer

    May 26, 2011
    Costco's current earnings valuation makes other retailers look much more attractive.
  22. Staples Presses The Difficult Button

    May 19, 2011
    At a forward earnings multiple of less than 12, there is much more potential upside should Staples management be able to ...
  23. Turning Dimes Into Dollars

    October 29, 2010
    We examine five stocks from apparel stores and specialty retail industries, looking for the most efficent companies at turning ...
  24. Is There Any Value Left In Retail?

    March 30, 2010
    With more than half of the retail companies in the S&P trading right around their 52-week highs, is there any value left ...
  25. Fuel Cells In Bloom

    March 5, 2010
    Fuel cells are getting some attention, and we look at a number of ways (including Bloom Energy) that investors can play. ...
  26. Staples Actually Doing Quite Well

    March 4, 2010
    Look for further operating gains at Staples, as the global economy continues to improve.
  27. 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. ...
  28. Office Supply War Winner

    September 1, 2009
    The office supply sector is in a tough spot and we take a look at which company is best weathering the financial storm.
  29. Staples Prepares To Push The Easy Button

    August 28, 2009
    Staples shares could see some upside in the near future.
  30. Staples On The Rise

    May 28, 2009
    Despite the debt it recently acquired, Staples is much more favorably positioned compared to the pure-play competition.
  31. Stocks Trading Near Their Lows

    April 8, 2009
    When stocks are trading near their lows, there are some possible value plays. We look at some companies that show promise ...
  32. 5 Low P/E Stock Picks For January

    January 5, 2009
    Stock with low P/E ratios are not a sure thing, but this metric can point you in the right direction.
  33. Green Funds For The Faint Of Heart

    March 24, 2008
    Learn about two funds that go green without going overboard. Both invest in well-known companies with strong growth potential. ...
  34. Office Depot's Mediocre Q1 (ODP)

    May 2, 2007
    Office Depot reported a so-so first quarter, leaving investors little to get excited about.
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