Pier 1 Imports Inc


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  • Pier 1: Best Turnaround Story of Retail Thursday, 15 Dec 2011 | 6:56 PM ET

    To find out more about Pier 1’s future, Cramer spoke with President and CEO Alex Smith.

  • Pier 1 Imports CEO Talks Q3  Thursday, 15 Dec 2011 | 6:16 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer says Pier 1 Imports is the best turnaround story in all of the retail sector. Alex Smith, Pier 1 Imports president & CEO, weighs in. "This quarter everything came together for us," he says.

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  • Pier 1 CEO Speaks with Cramer Thursday, 15 Sep 2011 | 7:13 PM ET

    Alex Smith talks about Pier 1’s earnings and what’s in store for the future.

  • Cramer: Pier One Imports CEO  Thursday, 15 Sep 2011 | 6:30 PM ET

    Mad Money's Cramer says PIR is one of the best performing stocks out there and talks with Alex Smith, Pier One Imports president/CEO about the company's earnings and its plans to open 100 new stores across the U.S.

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    Although 68 percent of retailers plan to keep holiday hiring at roughly the same level as last year, a quarter expect to trim hiring plans for seasonal workers.

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    Cramer wants you to consider this stock.

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