WSM : Analysis & Opinions

  1. West Elm, Kate Spade Saturday Launch New Collection - Analyst ...

    December 19, 2014
    West Elm, one of the iconic home furnishings brands of Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (WSM), recently entered into a partnership with ...
  2. Bear of the Day: Havertys (HVT) - Bear of the Day

    August 11, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Havertys (HVT) - Bear of the Day
  3. Bear of the Day: Pier 1 (PIR) - Bear of the Day

    July 11, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Pier 1 (PIR) - Bear of the Day
  4. Near Term Mixed, Longer Term Still OK - Ahead of Wall Street

    May 22, 2014
    Pre-open sentiment is modestly positive, pertly thanks to China. Guidance from Best Buy (BBY) and Sears (SHLD) was weaker, ...
  5. Bear of the Day: Express (EXPR) - Bear of the Day

    December 17, 2013
    Bear of the Day: Express (EXPR) - Bear of the Day
  6. Best Buy: Is E-Commerce Its Savior?

    June 25, 2013
    Best Buy held its annual meeting June 20. The message it sent was clear: its stores are a big part of its future, especially ...
  7. Restoration Hardware: Has It Come Too Far Too Fast?

    June 18, 2013
    Restoration Hardware is the fifth best performing IPO over the last 12 months, up 185% since November 2, 2012. On June 14 ...
  8. Mattress Firm Delivers Strong Q1--Time To Sleep On It?

    June 6, 2013
    Mattress Firm's first quarter was a strong one with adjusted earnings per share up 23% to $0.38 with 32% revenue growth to ...
  9. 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 ...
  10. Pier 1 Continues To Perform At A High Level

    December 14, 2012
    Pier 1 continues to deliver strong sales, but valuation has expanded.
  11. Toyota Motor Corporation Among Consumer Cyclical's Biggest Movers ...

    November 15, 2012
    The Nasdaq has decreased 0.4%, the S&P 500 has declined 0.3% and the Dow is down 0.3%, marking a bad morning for the ...
  12. Opacity Doesn't Help The Cause At Bed Bath & Beyond

    September 20, 2012
    Not only is Bed Bath & Beyond seeing slower comp growth and uncertain margins, but the company is doing a disservice ...
  13. The Market Has More Than Caught Up With Williams-Sonoma

    August 23, 2012
    The Street seems a little too enthusiastic regarding Williams-Sonoma's turnaround. However, so long as the financial momentum ...
  14. Q1 Results Highlight The Risks At Bed Bath & Beyond

    June 26, 2012
    While Bed Bath & Beyond is in a better position than bears believe, the stock isn't exactly cheap. If the company can ...
  15. Can Pier 1 Rekindle The Fire?

    June 20, 2012
    Pier 1's growth is still good, but Wall Street seems worried about where the next chunk of growth will be.
  16. Williams Sonoma's Delicate, Albeit Successful, Juggling Act

    May 25, 2012
    Williams-Sonoma has that attractive mix of growth and margin-consciousness, and the company is surpassing most of its rivals ...
  17. Has Pier 1's Recovery Overshot The Mark?

    April 10, 2012
    Not only has Pier 1 found a way to survive, but in many respects it's stronger than it has ever been. That said, the stock ...
  18. West Marine Continues Its Recovery

    March 12, 2012
    After four years of operating losses, West Marine finally posted solid year-end earnings. Now may be the time to buy.
  19. Pier 1 Now A Productivity Story

    September 21, 2011
    Pier 1 continues to improve, but there's still room for improvement.
  20. 3 Reasons David Einhorn Bought Aeropostale Shares

    August 31, 2011
    David Einhorn bought 3.4 million shares of the hurting retailer in the second quarter. I'll hypothesize why.
  21. Today Not A Typical Williams-Sonoma Market

    August 23, 2011
    Williams-Sonoma faces a stretched and stressed consumer and rampant value-priced competition.
  22. Pier 1 Continues To Regain Its Mojo

    June 20, 2011
    Pier 1 continues an improbable comeback from the edge of disaster
  23. 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.
  24. Jo-Ann Stores Masters Its Craft

    September 1, 2010
    Craft and fabrics retailer Jo-Ann Stores reported a healthy increase in both sales and earnings.
  25. Bed Bath & Beyond Back To Growth Mode

    April 9, 2010
    Bed Bath & Beyond's stock price performance should follow its improving fundamentals.
  26. Investing In The Non-Real Estate Housing Recovery

    April 8, 2010
    The consumer is feeling better, but real estate is not; what are homeowners doing with the money the're not spending on new ...
  27. "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.
  28. Analysts Slow To Abandon Cost Plus Ship

    September 2, 2008
    Analysts seem nonplussed about the continued decline from Cost Plus. Learn what this means to the company's future prospects. ...
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