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A company can frequently be valued by comparing it to a peer group of companies. The advantage of performing a peer group comparison is that the constituent companies are normally fairly similar along their product/service lines, sizes, and operating structures.
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Freshpet Inc, a maker of healthy food for cats and dogs, filed with U.S. regulators for an initial public offering of its common stock. Goldman Sachs and Credit Suisse are the lead underwriters for the IPO, the New Jersey-based company said in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday.
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The emergence of new concept stores such as dollar stores and warehouse retailers have posed a major challenge to all the big box retailers, by providing extremely low prices for all the daily products. Also, online retailer such as Amazon has been a threat to retailers such as Wal-Mart since it provides the ease of getting the ordered goods delivered at the doorstep.
Live turtles. Racks of rot gut sorghum liquor. Long counters filled with steaming rice buns, dumplings and roast duck.
During the session, seven out of ten sectors ended the session in positive. The S&P 500 Consumer Staples Sector Index ended the day at 465.03, down 0.05%, while the index has advanced 2.29% in the last one month.
They often liquidate and go out of business. Founded in 1921, the Fort Worth, Texas-based RadioShack said on Thursday that it may file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the United States, potentially adding itself to the list of non-food retail chains that have disappeared from American strip malls and shopping centers in recent years.
Earlier this week, Wal-Mart Stores said it would kill the Wal-Mart Express brand in favor of making them Neighborhood Markets . Gilford Securities' Bernard Sosnick considers the implications: Express stores will be renamed Neighborhood Markets.
Apple's iPhones will store credit and debit cards and allow customers to pay for goods and services using the device.
Store manager Gary Anderson said the Aug. 13 grand opening of the Cedar Road Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market location had the top sales of some 25 other stores that opened nationwide the same day. This story is a sample from the Chesapeake Clipper, which is included in The Virginian-Pilot every Sunday and Friday in Chesapeake.
There seem to be two prevailing conceptions of class actions. In one view, a class action is a way of determining many similar claims at once by evaluating common evidence that reliably establishes liability for each class member.
Teachers and parents met at Cadman Plaza in Brooklyn to hold a rally before marching across the Brooklyn Bridge and ending at City Hall. The rally is geared on supporting Charter Schools.
More than 350 sales items and 35 woman-owned companies have become Wal-Mart suppliers in the almost two years since Wal-Mart and Walmart.com announced an effort to bring more woman-owned suppliers' products from around the round to an online marketplace. The Empowering Women Together program is part of the retailer's larger Global Women's Economic Empowerment Initiative aimed at helping woman build better lives through sales opportunities, training and promotion, according to Ravi Jariwala, Walmart.com spokesman.
Wal-Mart Stores was among the top five big spenders for U.S. development last year that doled out $66.7 billion for business infrastructure which includes facilities, property and equipment, according a report from the Progressive Policy Institute. Since 2011 the top five anted up $198.6 billion in U.S development projects.
Canadian dollar-store operator Dollarama Inc reported a 15 percent rise in quarterly profit as its number of stores increased and customers spent more per visit. The company, which sells items priced up to C$3, said it expected positive same-store sales for the rest of the year despite increasing competition.
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. is using a rather unique method to determine what the hottest items of the upcoming holiday season will be: by going directly to the source. Whereas Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. used to take their cues from toy buyers, they're not skipping the middle-man , and going directly to the toy-users .
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Updated: Sat Sep 13, 2014 06:19 pm
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