3 hrs ago
Off Beat: Class action puts the squeeze on flushable wipes
A class action lawsuit filed in New York hopes to flush out the facts about the disposability of premoistened wipes.
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7 hrs ago
New Market Report Now Available: Costco Wholesale Corp in Retailing
The world's largest warehouse club operator, Costco, performed strongly in North America during the economic downturn, helped by its low price credentials, well-known private label products and strong customer loyalty.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
The Motley Fool
Costco Wholesale Corporation Investors Have No Reason to Worry
In fact, this was the third straight quarter that Costco's earnings fell short of the analyst community's expectations.
Does Costco have a youth problem?
On last week's fiscal second-quarter conference call with analysts, Costco officials noted that the company is taking several steps to reach a younger demographic.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
What's So Good About This Retailer?
At the end of the day investors always want a good return for their hard earned money.
Why Staples May Be Popular, But Is Certainly Not Profitable
However, concerns have risen lately regarding the company's unsustainable high returns on invested capital, as other non-traditional office distributors continue to gain market share in the office supply industry.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Five Star Equities Issues New Research Reports on COST, KR, PLCE and...
Costco Wholesale Corporation shares declined 2.76 percent to close at $113.26 a share Thursday.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Rocklin and Roseville Today
Proposed Auburn Costco Terms Under Review
The Placer County Board of Supervisors will review key financial terms Tuesday for a prospective ground lease agreement with Costco Wholesale Corp. that include a company contribution to help the Multi-Purpose Senior Center relocate.
Lincoln Daily News
Deep discounting eats into Costco's holiday-quarter profit
W arehouse retailer Costco Wholesale Corp reported a bigger-than-expected 15 percent fall in quarterly profit as unusually deep discounting in the holiday shopping season hurt margins, sending its shares down as much as 3.6 percent.
Analyst Downgrades: Costco Wholesale Corporation, Humana Inc, and Staples, Inc.
Heading into the quarterly event, short-term option players were extremely call-biased on Costco Wholesale Corporation, which has shed 4.8% year-to-date to trade at $113.26.
Wall St. Cheat Sheet
Costco's Weak Earnings Will Send Shares Lower
Costco on Thursday reported its second-quarter 2014 earnings, and it wasn't a pretty picture.
Costco Wholesale Price Target Cut to $104.00
Jefferies Group's price objective would indicate a potential downside of 8.18% from the company's current price.
Stock Market Today: March 6, 2014
Stocks to Watch from The Survey - Retailers are still in the earnings spotlight, with several companies reporting quarterly results last night and this morning.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Martin planners to discuss proposal Thursday to build Costco in Palm City | Poll, map
Costco Wholesale is looking to open a new club in Palm City. The warehouse giant has submitted preliminary plans to build a 153,041-square foot store on Martin Highway between Florida's Turnpike and Southwest High Meadows Avenue.
The Fresno Bee
Fresno County fire captain sues Foster Farms, Costco after getting sick
A Fresno County fire captain is suing Foster Farms and Costco Wholesale Corp., saying he got severely ill last fall after eating chicken he bought from the Costco store in Clovis.
Costco takes small steps to draw in younger shoppers
The warehouse retailer caters mostly to an older crowd - those with families and garages big enough to hold mammoth stacks of paper towels.
UPDATE 1-U.S. retailers say business picked up later in February
Sales at many major U.S. retailers rose in February, as shoppers ventured out later in the month after a dismal start when ice, cold and snow kept many of them at home.
S&P 500 hits new high as Ukraine fears fade
The S&P 500 hit another record, despite the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. The Dow Jones industrial average and the Nasdaq also were higher.
Mid-Day Market Update: Costco Shares Decline After Weak Quarterly Results; Stage Stores Spikes Higher
Midway through trading Thursday, the Dow traded up 0.53 percent to 16,446.30 while the NASDAQ gained 0.26 percent to 4,369.33.
The Motley Fool
Stock Market Today: Staples' Brutal Quarter and Costco's Weak Holiday
Global indexes moved higher overnight, helped by continued diplomatic progress in the Ukraine crisis.