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Sunday | Seeking Alpha

Who Is Taking Wal-Mart's Customers And Why?

Revenue figures disprove the thesis that dollar stores like Family Dollar and Dollar General are taking a large portion of Wal-Mart's customers.

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Related Topix: Retail, Wal Mart Stores, Dollar General, Financial Services, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, Investment Services, Amazon, Kroger, Grocery

Sunday | Benzinga

Who's Going To Shop At Sears?

It's no secret that Sears is struggling. Sears, as well as its subsidiary Kmart, finds itself in a precarious situation that is fairly simple to understand: few people want to shop at its stores.

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Related Topix: Retail, Sears Holdings Corporation, Sears, Target

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Does Wal-Mart Still Hit The Spot As An Income Stock?

In this article, we're focusing on the appeal of Wal-Mart as an income stock. We appreciate that many investors buy Wal-Mart for its relative stability and in the hope of receiving a generous, growing dividend.

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Related Topix: Retail, Wal Mart Stores, Financial Markets

Thu Aug 28, 2014

GuruFocus.com

10 Years of Google and the Importance of Long-Term Thinking

"Google has a huge new moat. In fact, I've probably never seen such a wide moat."

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Retail, Construction, Fastenal

CBS Local

Booze Bandit Caught On Camera

Caught on camera - a thief with a penchant for booze stealing nearly three dozen bottles of liquor from area wholesale clubs.

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Related Topix: Retail, BJs Wholesale Club, Parkland, FL, Pompano Beach, FL

Wed Aug 27, 2014

GuruFocus.com

Can Wal-Mart Continue Getting Better in the Long Run?

Numerous companies are concerned with engaging the pioneer in the industry. Small businesses need to concoct inventive ways to verify they offer an alternate item or service from the business pioneer.

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Related Topix: Retail, Wal Mart Stores, Target, Amazon

Glenview Announcements

Glenview's Costco federally charged in stalking lawsuit

MARCH 06: A sign is posted on the outside of a Costco store on March 6, 2014 in Richmond, California.

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Related Topix: Retail, Glenview, IL, Law, Employment / Labor Law

GuruFocus.com

Costco: Invest in This Stock to Benefit From Consumer Spending

Costco has always trusted in operating at low margins and transferring the profit to its customers.

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Related Topix: Retail, Wal Mart Stores

Benzinga

Best Buy: Problems And Potential

At least once a month, an article is published arguing that Best Buy is a bargain for investors.

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Related Topix: Retail

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Amazon's Latest Acquisition Strengthens My Thesis That No Retailer Is Safe

Last month Twitch saw over 50 million unique visitors produced by more than 1 million broadcasters; a drop in the bucket considering 67% of US households alone play video games.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Alternative, Twitch, 2012, Gliese Games, Video Games, Retail

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Seattle Times

Costco leases Vulcan building for growing Issaquah HQ staff

Costco Wholesale has leased an Issaquah office building developed by Vulcan to provide growing room for its headquarters staff, which now numbers about 3,000.

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Related Topix: Retail, Issaquah, WA, Variety Wholesalers, Sammamish, WA

Sys-Con Media

InvestorsObserver releases comments on Verizon, Costco, Dollar General, Tiffany & Co., and Lennar

To see what our analysts have discovered about these stocks read the InvestorsObserver's Stocks To Watch guide at http://www.investorsobserver.com/stw/82120144 .

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Related Topix: Construction, Tiffany , Lennar, Retail, Jewelry

Business Journal

Costco will expand its online presence, but don't expect next-day delivery

Retailers are rushing like mad to move their businesses online, expand their digital presence and provide every online convenience to customers that they can.

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Related Topix: Retail

Sun Aug 24, 2014

GuruFocus.com

Weekly CFO Sells Highlight: Costco Wholesale Corp, Goldman Sachs Group Inc, NetApp Inc.

According to GuruFocus Insider Data , the recent CFO sales were: Costco Wholesale Corp, Goldman Sachs Group Inc, and NetApp Inc. On 08/20/2014, Executive VP and CFO Richard A Galanti sold 6,000 shares at an average price of $121.16.

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Related Topix: Retail

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Wave

You needn't say aloha to your last dime

But if you're willing to do some research, you can definitely cut the cost. I always spend time looking up free and cheap things to do before I get there.

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Related Topix: North America Travel, Travel, Hawaii Travel, Hawaii, Hawaii Government, Retail

The Daily Democrat

Costco donates to 'Backpacks for Kids'

Shown receiving the donated backpacks are, from left, Prairie Elementary Principal Scott Clary, Supervisor Matt Rexroad, Beamer Elementary Principal Gina Llamas-Cruz and Costco General Manager Carl Golston.

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Related Topix: Retail, Family, Kids, Woodland, CA

AmericanBankingNews.com

Insider Selling: Richard A. Galanti Unloads 6,000 Shares of Costco Wholesale Stock

Costco Wholesale CFO Richard A. Galanti unloaded 6,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 20th.

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Related Topix: Retail

AmericanBankingNews.com

Insider Selling: Costco Wholesale VP Unloads 5,439 Shares of Stock

Costco Wholesale VP Timothy L. Rose sold 5,439 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 21st.

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Related Topix: Retail

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Business Journal

Costco finance chief: Minimum wage hike probably won't mean price hike

The cries have died down a bit, but most retailers and restaurateurs still expect to raise prices as the first wave of the Seattle minimum wage increase hits in the spring.

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Related Topix: Retail

AmericanBankingNews.com

Costain Group PLC (COST) Declares Dividend of GBX 3.25

Costain Group PLC declared a dividend on Thursday, August 21st, AR Network reports.

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Related Topix: Retail

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