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As RadioShack announced Tuesday that it would shutter 1,100 stores, "Shark Tank" investor Kevin O'Leary turned his sights on the struggling retailer.
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.
*Metro needs proceeds to grow in Russia, cut debt. DUESSELDORF/ FRANKFURT, Germany, March 3- German retailer Metro's plan for an imminent stock market listing of a stake in its Russian wholesale business is under threat because of market turmoil over the crisis in Ukraine, sources told Reuters on Monday.
Feb 27- U.S. retailer Best Buy Co Inc reported a better-than-expected profit in the quarter covering the holiday season and said it would more aggressively cut costs this year to fund its turnaround efforts, sending shares higher in midday trading.
Feb 27- U.S. retailer Best Buy Co Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday and announced more aggressive cost cuts this year, sending its shares up nearly 6 percent in morning trading.
*New boss currently heads business in Czech Republic, Slovakia. BERLIN, Feb 25- Metro AG has appointed Axel Hluchy as new head of its struggling cash and carry business in Germany, bringing in an executive who has largely worked for the retailer in fast-growing eastern Europe.
Hewlett-Packard reported quarterly earnings and revenue that beat analysts' expectations on Thursday.
*Cuts 2015 earnings/share forecast to $3.40- $3.70 vs $3.80- $4.00. *Estimates fourth-quarter adjusted earnings/share $0.75- $0.80 vs est $0.93. Woodlands, Texas- based Conn's operates 79 stores in Texas, Louisiana, Arizona, Oklahoma and New Mexico, catering mainly to lower income shoppers.
At least one analyst at Target pushed for an investigation into payment systems after government and industry reports.
The seller of gadgets, wine accessories, and furniture is in talks with firms about investing. The WSJ reports.
BERLIN/ DUESSELDORF, Feb 11- German retailer Metro AG reined in full-year profit expectations on Tuesday after a dip in first-quarter earnings, largely due to lower real-estate income and the strong euro.
U.S. electronics chain RadioShack is planning to close about 500 stores within months, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter.
HONG KONG, Jan 29- U.S. retailer Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Wednesday it will upgrade its vendor compliance process in China, requiring more documentation and making use of a computer-based system to help suppliers manage associated paperwork.
Kano Computing lets kids build their own computers using microchip "Raspberry Pi." Alex Klein, Kano Computing co-founder, discusses his business model and how he attracted backers Steve Wozniak and Yancy Strickler from Kickstarter. CNBC's Jon Fortt reports.
Today's service plans are significantly better than those sold 10 or 15 years ago. Most states now require these contracts to have disclosures.
Sandra Ng, Group Vice President, Practice Group, IDC Asia Pacific explains why companies may move away from the "Bring Your Own Device" mobile communications strategy in 2014.
Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman says the PC trade has an excellent return on invested capital.
In an exclusive CNBC interview, Meg Whitman discusses Hewlett-Packard's plans for innovation and global strategy.
Gadgets are a perennial topper on holiday wish lists. Here's a look at what to buy.
While tablets may be helping kids cognitively, it can also become addictive too early in their lives, explains clinical psychologist Jeff Gardere. Tovah Klein, Barnard Center for Toddler Development, shares her opinions.