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Home furnishings retailer Pier 1 Imports reported a quarterly loss on Thursday as store closures and lower traffic in March and April hurt sales.
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Cost Plus rejected Pier 1 Imports offer to acquire the furnishings retailer in a stock deal, saying Monday that the bid was "ill-timed."
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There's a watchfulness in the stock market that's likely to translate into tentative and choppy trading as the corporate earnings season gets underway.
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Home goods retailer Williams-Sonoma reported a decline in its holiday same-store sales Tuesday and gave a weak outlook for the current quarter and upcoming fiscal year, sending its shares down 11 percent in morning trade.
Stocks closed higher as a rally in technology shares helped offset more uncertainty in the credit markets and troubling economic signs.
Pier 1 Imports Thursday reported a smaller quarterly loss as the home décor retailer phases out its Pier 1 Kids and e-commerce units to try to return to profitability.
Stocks closed higher as investors were encouraged by solid economic data amid a broad rally in technology stocks. "We were pretty oversold yesterday," said Tom Schrader, managing director of US listed trading at Stifel Nicolaus. "We had some good news from the tech sector which propelled the Nasdaq higher."
Furniture and home goods retailer Pier 1 Imports said Thursday its first-quarter loss more than doubled as sales and margins on merchandise declined.
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An early Easter and strong demand for clothing boosted U.S. retail sales in March, but rising gasoline prices and a soft housing market cast doubts about spending in coming months, according to data published by SpendingPulse.
Struggling retailer Pier 1 Imports reported another drop in quarterly sales Thursday, but its operating loss for the latest period was narrower than analysts' expectations.
Home furnishings retailer Bed Bath & Beyond said its quarterly profit rose 4% on higher sales at established stores.
Hi folks. Here's guest blogger Jeff Mishlove with his contest stock picks for most of the week (he'll have Friday's later on as he says). Be sure you read through and remember as Jeff says, this is not a buy and hold strategy--for longer than one day. Here's Jeff: