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Nov 21- A group of Walmart employees pushing for higher wages said they were planning to protest on Black Friday at 1,600 U.S. stores in areas including Washington and Los Angeles. The group also plans strikes at the San Francisco Bay Area, Sacramento, Chicago, Seattle, Texas, Minneapolis and Tampa among other places. Wal-Mart Stores Inc, owner of Walmart brand...
NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are up at 10 a.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 95 or. 7 percent, to $140.20. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 58 or. 7 percent, to $85.16.
NEW YORK— SolarCity's stock is surging in premarket trading on Friday following the company's announcement that it is teaming with Walmart on some new solar power and energy storage projects. The California- based company said Thursday that it has a contract with Wal-Mart Stores Inc. to install new solar projects at facilities in up to 36 states over the next...
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Costco Wholesale Corp. fell$. 76 or. 5 percent, to $139.25. Target fell $1.31 or 1.8 percent, to $71.19. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell$. 41 or. 5 percent, to $84.58.
Wal-Mart came under fire from a labor group, which posted an image to its Facebook page of a food drive for employees.
Costco Wholesale Corp. fell$. 60 or. 4 percent, to $139.41. Target fell $1.24 or 1.7 percent, to $71.26. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell$. 58 or. 7 percent, to $84.41.
NEW YORK— Brace yourself for the Black Friday shopping bonanza. Sure, stores have been pushing discounts on holiday merchandise since Halloween, but experts say Thanksgiving weekend still lives up to the hype of serving up the largest breadth of the season's bargains from TVs to clothing. He says consumer electronic deals are better on Thanksgiving or Black...
Nov 20- Discount retailer Dollar Tree Inc said it was confident it would need to divest fewer stores than anticipated to win antitrust approval to buy Family Dollar Stores Inc.. Dollar Tree's shares rose as much as 7 percent to a record high of $67.08 on Thursday. Dollar Tree will become the largest U.S. dollar store chain if it pulls off the deal by fending off a...
Discount retailer Dollar Tree raised its sales outlook for the year after recording its strongest growth in quarterly same-store sales since 2011.
To kick off its Black Friday specials, Amazon said it will start posting deal codes to disappearing messaging app Snapchat.
Graco recalled 11 stroller models after reports of finger injuries ranging from lacerations to amputation.
Costco Wholesale Corp. fell$. 42 or. 3 percent, to $139.59. Target fell $1.44 or 2.0 percent, to $71.06. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell$. 39 or. 5 percent, to $84.60.
Nov 20- Discount retailer Dollar Tree Inc raised its sales outlook for the year after recording its strongest growth in quarterly same-store sales since 2011.. Dollar Tree, which like other discounters is facing competition from small-format stores opened by big retailers such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc, will become the largest dollar store chain if it pulls off...
With Thanksgiving just a week away, investors may already be shopping for the very best trade for the holiday season.
The price for putting Thanksgiving dinner on the table for 10 people is expected to rise slightly this year, clocking in at $49.41. Flour-based foods, such as stuffing mix, pie shells and dinner rolls, will run about 21 cents less than last year, likely due to energy cost savings by the processors, says John Anderson, the Farm Bureau's deputy chief economist.
Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 80 or. 6 percent, to $140.01. Target rose $4.99 or 7.4 percent, to $72.50. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose $1.20 or 1.4 percent, to $84.99.
Scammers misused Wal-Mart's price-match promotion to get PlayStation 4 and other products for a deep discount. But Wal-Mart's starting to crack down.
Nov 19- Almost two thirds of adults won't spend more this holiday season despite lower gas and fuel costs, a new Reuters/ Ipsos poll shows, in a bad sign for retailers looking for an extra boost in gift buying from cheaper prices at the pump. "We live on a budget so we have a certain amount for groceries, a certain amount for birthdays, a certain amount for holidays," said...
Its logo may still be a bullseye, but Target hasn't hit one in a while. A look at what Target has to prove this holiday season.