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Abercrombie & Fitch said same-store sales fell a worse-than-expected 10 percent, blaming fewer visits by shoppers and customers' lack of interest in its women's clothing.
HP announced some management changes after posting an 8% drop in revenue as PC sales continue to slide. However, the company raised its outlook.
Target warned on Wednesday its annual profit was likely to be near the low end of its forecast as it anticipated continued cautious consumer spending.
Lowe's second-quarter net income rose 26 percent, as the retailer and rival Home Depot were buoyed by the housing market's recovery.
JCP's quarterly loss was $1.17 a share, but its store sales improved from the previous quarter and its stock price jumped.
Barnes & Noble reported a deeper loss as sales of its Nook device and e-books continued to plunge, and its founder pulled the plug on his plan to buy its stores.
Home Depot reported earnings Tuesday that topped analysts' expectations, and the company raised its full-year guidance.
Applied Materials named Gary Dickerson as its new CEO. The chip-equipment maker's latest results fell short of expectations amid a drop in demand.
Dell reported earnings and revenue that beat Wall Street forecasts as growth in its enterprise solutions business offset the ongoing slump in PCs.
Wal-Mart posts disappointing quarterly sales as shoppers pinched by higher payroll taxes and gas prices made fewer purchases.
Cisco stock plunges after it announced plans to lay off 4,000 employees, or 5 percent of its work force.
Macy's reported a disappointing profit for its second quarter and cut its outlook for the year on Wednesday.
Deere reported earnings and revenue that beat market expectations on Wednesday, strengthened by the farm industry in the Americas. Shares gained.
A slowdown in emerging markets is not affecting Prudential's insurance business, the group's CEO said on Monday, remaining bullish on the region and arguing it would be the key driver of world growth over the next 20 years.
As this seasons begins to draw to a close, Michael K. Farr argues that accounting gimmickry is no substitute for real earnings growth.
Priceline reported a sharp jump in revenue as bookings spiked 38 percent. Shares rose after-hours.
Investors will be scanning retail earnings reports, due out over the next few weeks, for the lessons they hold about the back-to-school shopping season, the second-busiest retail period.
The strong showing could leave egg on the faces of skeptical analysts, some of whom had issued sharply negative reports after Tesla's previous report.
Groupon reported revenue growth that topped expectations, lending credence to the deals site's new mobile-centric strategy. Shares rose more than 18 percent after-hours.
Tesla posted a surprise profit of 20 cents a share for the second quarter on $405 million in revenue.
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