GO
Loading...

Wal-Mart Stores Inc

More

  • Pisani's Trader Talk: Overseas Markets Calming Down Tuesday, 14 Aug 2007 | 9:19 AM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani reports on what traders are telling him before the market opens:  The European Central Bank for a fourth day needed to add extra cash into the overnight lending market. But the action is working. Overseas markets are largely calm.

  • Solid U.S. Retail Sales Boost Hopes for Growth Monday, 13 Aug 2007 | 12:49 PM ET

    U.S. consumers spent more boldly than expected last month as declining gasoline prices shielded household budgets, government data showed on Monday.

  • Tesco

    Tesco's Fresh + Direct will be opening in the U.S. in November. The company, which is the U.K.'s answer to Wal-Mart, will be launching first on the West Coast and is remaining mum regarding its expansion in the rest of the country. Company spokesperson Greg Sage wouldn't elaborate on when or if they plan to come to the East Coast. Right now, the company is focused on Phoenix, L.A., Las Vegas and a few other West Coast markets.

  • While most long-term investors should stay on the sidelines during the current market turmoil, analysts say there are opportunities to find some bargains amid the carnage."Fear creates opportunity," Michael Embler, chief investment officer at Franklin Templeton Investments, told CNBC.com. "If you are a long-term investor, you should be turning off your screen.  But if you want to buy stock, this is an opportunity."

  • Kohl's Vera Wang Line: Why Don't They Talk About It? Friday, 10 Aug 2007 | 8:38 AM ET

    It is the biggest launch in Kohl's history but the company does not want to discuss it. That was what Kohl's press person told me when I phoned to ask if there were any events planned around the September 9th launch of their first major guest designer clothing line. With the massive launch of the Vera Wang designed "Simply Vera" collection, you would expect that Kohl's would be backing up their bet on Vera with a media onslaught. But that's not the case.

  • Perry Ellis

    Talk about the American dream. I went to the Perry Ellis showroom yesterday in midtown Manhattan for an exclusive conversation with company CEO George Feldenkreis. Normally, George and his son Oscar Feldenkreis (President & COO) work out of the Miami, FL corporate headquarters, but the two were in town to celebrate the company's 40th anniversary and to ring the closing bell at the Nasdaq.

  • U.S. discounters and department stores reported strong July sales on Thursday, but clothing stores suffered from a slow start to the back-to-school shopping season.

  • Microsoft Cuts Xbox 360 Price by $50 Tuesday, 7 Aug 2007 | 3:41 AM ET

    Microsoft's Xbox 360 video game console will be $50 cheaper starting Wednesday, confirming fuzzy snapshots of leaked advertisements posted by bloggers in late July.

  • Wal-Mart Enters India with Bharti Wholesale Deal Monday, 6 Aug 2007 | 10:34 PM ET

    Wal-Mart Stores and Bharti Enterprises signed a much-delayed agreement on Monday that gives the world's largest retailer a foothold in the fast-growing but highly controlled Indian market.

  • CNBC's Domm: Today's Agenda in the Markets (update) Monday, 6 Aug 2007 | 12:56 PM ET

    Stocks are finding their feet on higher ground this morning as a positive tone embraces equities markets worldwide. Oil continues to back down from the new high struck earlier this week.

  • "Massive short squeeze run?" JP Morgan's Charles Grom raises the question of whether we'll see a short squeeze run of retail shares when same store sales are released this Thursday much like we saw last month. If you remember, June's same store sales were not strong by any means rather they were more or less on plan for what is traditionally a weak summer sales season (buyers are on the beach not the in the malls.)

  • Wal-Mart Forms Joint Venture to Open Stores in India Monday, 6 Aug 2007 | 10:10 AM ET

    Wal-Mart Stores signed a much-delayed agreement on Monday that gives the world's largest retailer a foothold in the fast-growing but highly controlled Indian market.

  • Total back-to-school spending is expected to rise 6.9% this year from 2006, though consumer spending on apparel is not expected to rise significantly, as consumers splurged on apparel last year.

  • I think that things are going to get worse before they get better in the retail. I took a look at short interest in a few big retail names today and was surprised to see just how many investors were betting AGAINST the stores that cater to the mass market consumer right now.

  • Sudden Death Tuesday, 31 Jul 2007 | 7:59 PM ET

    Cramer drops the knowledge on Global Payments and Wal-Mart on the fly.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Healing Healthcare: Wall Street Winners & Losers Saturday, 28 Jul 2007 | 1:18 PM ET

    As the push for universal health care in the U.S. heats up on Capitol Hill, market experts say generic drug stocks and pharmaceutical distributors should perform well, while the hit to big pharma may not be as bad as some anticipate.

  • Profits From the PC Market Thursday, 26 Jul 2007 | 10:07 AM ET

    Dell and Hewlett-Packard are in the sweet spot right now. If investors wait until September to buy these stocks, it might be too late. Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Amazon Shares Leap as Earnings and Sales Top Forecasts Tuesday, 24 Jul 2007 | 4:52 PM ET

    Amazon.com reported earnings of 19 cents a share for its second quarter, better than Wall Street estimates. Analysts forecast that Amazon would report a profit of 16 cents a share on sales of $2.81 billion, according a consensus estimate from Thomson Financial.

  • Leah Ingram and her daughters Annie,left, 9, and Jane, 11, sort through back to school items  they purchased on sale in their New Hope, Pa. home Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2006. The back-to-school shopping season can become a tug of war between kids who want the trendiest notebooks and jeans and parents who need to hold to a budget. But experts say that parents can reduce the conflict, and teach important lessons about money, by involving children in budgeting and buying.  (AP Photo/Rusty Kennedy)

    Leon Nicholas, principal of the consumer goods and retail group at Global Insight joined CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” to share his insights on the retail sector in the upcoming back-to-school season.

  • CNBC's Domm: Today's Agenda in the Markets Monday, 23 Jul 2007 | 8:47 AM ET

    A swirl of merger activity and blow-away earnings from Dow component Merck are positives for stocks ahead of the opening. European markets are mostly higher and Asia was mixed overnight.