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  1. Why J.C. Penney Looks Like a Promising Investment ...

    See how JCPenney is making a turnaround and growing sales, while other retailers ...
  2. Sears's 3 Key Financial Ratios (SHLD)

    Understand how negative numbers related to Sears' sales, earnings and shareholders' ...
  3. J.C. Penney's 3 Key Financial Ratios (JCP)

    Understand why chasing sales without ensuring profitability may be the wrong approach ...
  4. Will J.C. Penney Come Back in 2016? (JCP)

    J.C. Penney is without a doubt turning itself around, but that doesn't guarantee ...
  5. Why did Wal-Mart's Stock Take a Fall in 2015?

    Wal-Mart is the largest company in the world, with a sterling track-record of profits ...
  6. Is Walmart's Rally Sustainable? (WMT)

    Walmart is enjoying a short-term rally. Is it sustainable? Is Amazon still a better ...
  1. Why J.C. Penney Looks Like a Promising Investment ...

    See how JCPenney is making a turnaround and growing sales, while other retailers ...
  2. Sears's 3 Key Financial Ratios (SHLD)

    Understand how negative numbers related to Sears' sales, earnings and shareholders' ...
  3. J.C. Penney's 3 Key Financial Ratios (JCP)

    Understand why chasing sales without ensuring profitability may be the wrong approach ...
  4. Will J.C. Penney Come Back in 2016? (JCP)

    J.C. Penney is without a doubt turning itself around, but that doesn't guarantee ...
  5. Why did Wal-Mart's Stock Take a Fall in 2015?

    Wal-Mart is the largest company in the world, with a sterling track-record of profits ...
  6. Is Walmart's Rally Sustainable? (WMT)

    Walmart is enjoying a short-term rally. Is it sustainable? Is Amazon still a better ...
  1. What do hard and soft goods in the retail sector refer to?

    Understand the difference between hardlines and softlines offered by various retailers and the characteristics of these basic ...
  2. What are the most popular companies in the retail sector?

    Learn about some examples of popular companies in the retail sector. Understand what makes these retail companies popular ...
  3. Why is the strategy of 'always be closing' (ABC) popular in retail sales?

    Understand how the term ''always be closing'' is related to retail sales. Learn about the benefits and drawbacks of selling ...
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