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  • Shopping soon? Here's the retail naughty list Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 12:14 PM ET
    An Overstock.com distribution center

    Which retailers are getting a lump of coal for customer service this year? TODAY reports.

  • Steel is stockpiling extra iron ore ahead of what could be another record-long freeze-up of the Great Lakes. General Motors has built up inventories of critical parts at its plants and established a supply chain "crisis room" that will swing into action in the event of a major winter storm. But Whirlpool, General Motors, Ford Motor Co and Con-way, and other...

  • Steel is stockpiling extra iron ore ahead of what could be another record-long freeze-up of the Great Lakes. General Motors has built up inventories of critical parts at its plants and established a supply chain "crisis room" that will swing into action in the event of a major winter storm. But Whirlpool, General Motors, Ford Motor Co and Con-way, and other...

  • ATLANTA, Nov 18- Lower U.S. gasoline prices could boost consumer spending ahead of the holiday season, a critical period for the retail sector, a top executive at United Parcel Service Inc said on Tuesday. "The impact of low fuel prices right now is it puts more discretionary dollars in consumers' pockets," Chief Financial Officer Kurt Kuehn told Reuters at the...

  • ATLANTA, Nov 17- United Parcel Service Inc's chief executive officer said on Monday the company's closer collaboration with major retailers should bring a smooth holiday season, but he said UPS would charge customers more or even refuse packages if last-minute sales by a major customer threaten the company's system. FedEx Corp, the main rival of UPS, is also...

  • UPS shares fall on 2015 earnings forecast Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 3:56 PM ET

    United Parcel Service Inc. said Thursday that it would earn between $5.45 and $5.70 per share next year. The shares recovered and were down just 23 cents to $107.72 late in the session. UPS and rival FedEx Corp. are heading into the key holiday season.

  • CHICAGO, Nov 13- United Parcel Service Inc expects full-year 2015 earnings per share to fall within a range of $5.45 to $5.70, the company's chief financial officer Kurt Kuehn said on Thursday. Chief Executive Officer David Abney also told investors that the Atlanta- based company will return $30 billion to shareholders over the next five years.

  • Online sales growth to slow this holiday: Forrester Monday, 3 Nov 2014 | 11:43 AM ET
    File photo: A worker in a UPS sorting facility around the holidays.

    Online sales this holiday are expected to reach a record high, but the category's growth will decelerate, according to Forrester Research.

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    Jim Cramer on Mad Money.

    Jim Cramer shares his tricks of the trade on how to benefit from the low price of oil, and how to pick the right stocks in a dazed and confused market

  • Shares in TNT Express hit lows after Q3 loss Monday, 27 Oct 2014 | 10:44 AM ET
    A TNT delivery truck near Amsterdam, Netherlands

    Shares in TNT Express, one of Europe's largest package delivery companies, slumped to all-time lows after the company reported a 56 million euro loss.

  • CHICAGO, Oct 24- United Parcel Service Inc may charge major customers more for a surge in late, unplanned packages or turn down the business if it threatens disruptions during the peak holiday season, a top executive said on Friday, trying to avoid a repeat of last year's delivery meltdown. UPS and main rival FedEx Corp, both considered U.S. economic bellwethers, are...

  • UPS profit tops expectations; confirms guidance Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 10:46 AM ET
    A woman walks past the logo of United Parcel Service (UPS) at a job fair in Chicago, Illinois.

    UPS on Friday reported earnings and revenue that topped analysts' expectations, sending shares higher in early trading.

  • CHICAGO, Oct 24- Robust U.S. consumer and business demand plus strong growth in Asia drove a higher-than-expected quarterly profit at package delivery company United Parcel Service Inc and its top executive said that after a challenging holiday period last year the firm is ready for the 2014 peak season. UPS, the world's largest shipping company, and its main...

  • Early Movers: F, PG, UPS, AMZN, MSFT Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 8:44 AM ET

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • CHICAGO, Oct 24- Robust U.S. consumer and business demand plus strong growth in Asia drove a higher-than-expected quarterly profit at package delivery company United Parcel Service Inc.. Atlanta- based UPS also confirmed its full-year profit outlook, predicting earnings per share of between $4.90 to $5.00. UPS posted revenue of $14.29 billion for the quarter,...

  • CHICAGO, Oct 24- United Parcel Service Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Friday, driven by growing demand, improving margins in the United States and strong growth in Asia and Europe. UPS, the world's largest shipping company, reported earnings per share of $1.32, up 14 percent from $1.16 a year earlier. Atlanta- based UPS posted revenue of...

  • Market on track for strong week; wary of Ebola news Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 7:02 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Stocks head into Friday on track for the best weekly performance in 22 months, yet new Ebola fears and other geopolitical headlines could be wild cards.

  • CHICAGO, Oct 23- Determined not to repeat a holiday season that left millions of packages delivered too late and customers seething, United Parcel Service Inc and FedEx Corp are investing heavily in new infrastructure- but the continued dynamic growth of e-commerce will test those efforts. Even so, the rise in shipping originating with e-tailers including...

  • CHICAGO, Oct 22- Package delivery company FedEx Corp on Wednesday forecast a record holiday season this year, with 22.6 million shipments expected for its anticipated peak day on Dec. 15. With the rise of e-commerce, FedEx's annual peak has nearly doubled since 2007, when it moved 11.5 million packages on Dec. 17. Last year a later-than-usual surge before the...

  • Old-school industrials offer steely guidance Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 10:21 AM ET
    A welder works on side assemblies for intermodal railcars at the Greenbrier Cos.' Gunderson railcar plant in Portland, Oregon.

    A number of old-school industrial companies and and multi-industry conglomerates have given investors something to cheer about with upbeat guidance.