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It seems retailers aren't the only ones feeling the pressure from slowing mall foot traffic.
For the second quarter in a row, Starbucks' same-store sales failed to meet Wall Street expectations, but company execs say the worst could be over.
Fans of Starbucks' Unicorn Frappuccino should "stay tuned."
For the second quarter in a row, Starbucks' same-store sales failed to meet Wall Street expectations, sending shares down more than 4 percent in aftermarket trading Thursday.
Shares of Whole Foods Market rose 2 percent after mutual-fund manager Neuberger Berman told the company to explore a sale.
Domino's isn't worried about losing its delivery drivers to competitors like Panera.
Buffalo Wild Wing's first-quarter earning miss could give hedge fund Marcato the advantage ahead of the company's proxy vote in June.
Analysts see several red flags for the burrito chain. Sales growth remains "anemic" and a data breach may pose a new threat to sales.
Chipotle revealed that it had discovered "unauthorized activity" on one of its payment platforms.
Chipotle is expected to post earnings of $1.27 per share on $1.05 billion in revenue, according to Thompson Reuters estimates.