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March 4- Retailer RadioShack Corp reported a wider quarterly loss on Tuesday and said it will close up to 1,100 U.S. stores after a huge drop in sales over the holidays, sending its stock down nearly 24 percent.
*Amazon.com shares tumble after earnings disappoint. *Wal-Mart cuts outlook due to store closings. NEW YORK, Jan 31- U.S. stocks fell on Friday, with the S&P 500 on track for its first monthly loss since August as disappointing corporate earnings from big companies like Amazon.com and concerns about the euro zone and emerging markets kept investors on edge.
NEW YORK, Jan 31- Wal-Mart Stores Inc Friday cut its quarterly profit outlook because of a host of issues, including reduced food stamp benefits and the restructuring of Sam's Club's in the United States and the closing of stores in Brazil and China.
NEW YORK, Jan 31- Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Friday that bad weather and reduced food stamp benefits in the United States had dragged down comparable-store sales in the fiscal fourth quarter, more than offsetting a positive bump from the holiday season.
NEW YORK, Jan 31- Wal-Mart Stores Inc shaved its quarterly and fiscal-year outlooks to account for special items, including those tied to its store closures in Brazil and China and its Sam's Club restructuring in the United States. Wal-Mart said it had closed about 50 stores in Brazil and China.
Shares of Best Buy plunged 7 percent yesterday on news of the company's reported $1.7B net loss in Q4. Discussing the company's announcement to close 50 U.S. big-box stores and fire 400 employees to save $800M in costs, with Michael Pachter, Wedbush Securities managing director.