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Dollar Tree to Close Family Dollar HQ, Unites Support Centers

2018-09-19 zacks
Dollar Tree, Inc. (DLTR - Free Report) announced plans to shutter Family Dollar’s Matthews, NC headquarters by next fall. Simultaneously, it will consolidate Family Dollar’s store support centers in Matthews and Chesapeake, VA into its recently completed 12-story — a 510,000 square foot office tower in Chesapeake — as part of the integration of Family Dollar that was acquired in 2015. However, Family Dollar's distribution center in Matthews will remain open following the consolidation.
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Office Depot Takes Lead, Stays Ahead of Industry in 6 Months

2018-09-19 zacks
Shares of Office Depot, Inc. (ODP - Free Report) have surged roughly 46% in the past six months. This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) stock has not only fared better than the industry that increased 21% but also the Zacks Retail & Wholesale Sector that advanced about 8%. The company’s business operating model, growth prospects and omni-channel capabilities have definitely acted as propellants. The company is trying all means to give itself a complete makeover in an environment where demand for office products (paper-based) has shrunk due to technological advancements.
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Microsoft, MercadoLibre, Target, Burlington Stores and TJX highlighted as Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day

2018-09-19 zacks
Chicago, IL – September 19, 2018 – Zacks Equity Research highlights Microsoft (MSFT - Free Report) as the Bull of the Day, MercadoLibre (MELI - Free Report) as the Bear of the Day. In addition, Zacks Equity Research provides analysis on Target Corp. (TGT - Free Report) , Burlington Stores, Inc. (BURL - Free Report) and The TJX Companies, Inc. (TJX - Free Report) .
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Kirkland's Loses 27% in 3 Months, High Costs a Major Hurdle

2018-09-18 zacks
Kirkland's, Inc.’s (KIRK - Free Report) shares have been on losing grounds, lately. Shares of this Zacks Rank #4 (Sell) company have plunged 27% in the past three months compared with the industry’s decline of 5.2%. Well, this retailer of home decor products has been biting the bullet due to comparable store sales (comps) decline, higher operating expenses and gross margin weakness. Higher Costs a Worry for Kirkland's Persistent weakness in gross margin is one of the major deterrents for Kirkland's performance.
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3 Growth Stocks to Pick From the Retail-Discount Industry

2018-09-18 zacks
There seems to be a lot of cheer in the Retail – Discount Stores industry that has surged close to 46% in a year’s time, with quite a few companies cutting a promising figure. The industry, which comfortably crushed the S&P 500’s rise of almost 19%, is riding on strategic endeavors by companies and a flattering economic scenario. The economic landscape is being shaped by a strong labor market, improving consumer sentiment and benefits from tax reforms.
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Bulletproof Investing Performance Update, Week 42

2018-09-18 seekingalpha
It has been six months since I presented four hedged portfolios and 10 top names in week 42 of my Marketplace service (March 15). Here's how everything did.
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What's Behind Ollie's Bargain (OLLI) Bullish Run on Bourses?

2018-09-18 zacks
Shares of Ollie's Bargain Outlet Holdings, Inc. (OLLI - Free Report) have surged roughly 50.6% in the past six months. This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) stock has not only fared better than the industry that increased a meager 2.3% but also the Zacks Consumer Staples sector that fell 4.1%. Notably, shares of this Harrisburg, PA-based company are hovering near its 52-week high of $94.70, and there is no doubt why Ollie's Bargain cannot breach that mark in the near term.
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More Good News for Workers Looking for Seasonal Jobs

2018-09-17 247wallst
Last Thursday, Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) announced plans to hire 120,000 seasonal workers to get the company through the 2018 holiday shopping season. That ties the single largest seasonal hiring plan ever announced, equal to last’s year’s total of 120,000 seasonal jobs at Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN).
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Soft August Retail Sales a Temporary Hitch? 5 Stocks to Buy

2018-09-17 zacks
U.S. retail sales showed continued rise going into August but the rate of growth fairly moderated, as bargain hunters took a breather after an extravagant July. As Americans refrained from splurging on automobiles and apparel, retail sales showed a slight uptick in six months. Analysts also cited high gasoline prices as one of the prominent reasons behind soft sales in other categories. Nevertheless, an upwardly revised July sales data suggests that the economy is firm, given solid labor market, tax reform and rising income.
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Is Burlington Stores (BURL) Outperforming Other Retail-Wholesale Stocks This Year?

2018-09-17 zacks
Investors focused on the Retail-Wholesale space have likely heard of Burlington Stores (BURL - Free Report) , but is the stock performing well in comparison to the rest of its sector peers? By taking a look at the stock's year-to-date performance in comparison to its Retail-Wholesale peers, we might be able to answer that question.
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L Brands to Close Henri Bendel Stores, Focus on Other Areas

2018-09-14 zacks
L Brands, Inc. (LB - Free Report) recently revealed intentions to close all 23 Henri Bendel stores as well as Henri Bendel e-commerce website. Management hinted that the move is aimed at improving the company’s performance and creating shareholders’ value. The company’s store closure plan includes Fifth Avenue and smaller-format stores in 11 states. The company also informed that Henri Bendel brand is likely to generate revenues worth approximately $85 million, while it is expected to incur operating loss of roughly $45 million in fiscal 2018.
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Here's Why Momentum Investors Will Love Burlington Stores (BURL)

2018-09-13 zacks
Momentum investing is all about the idea of following a stock's recent trend, which can be in either direction. In the 'long' context, investors will essentially be "buying high, but hoping to sell even higher." And for investors following this methodology, taking advantage of trends in a stock's price is key; once a stock establishes a course, it is more than likely to continue moving in that direction.
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Top Ranked Growth Stocks to Buy for September 13th

2018-09-13 zacks
Here are four stocks with buy ranks and strong growth characteristics for investors to consider today, September 13th:
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Zacks Market Edge Highlights: Ollie's Bargain, Burlington, Lululemon, Ulta Beauty and DSW

2018-09-13 zacks
Chicago, IL – September 13, 2018 – Zacks Market Edge is a podcast hosted weekly by cks Stock Strategist Tracey Ryniec. Every week, Tracey will be joined by guests to discuss the hottest investing topics in stocks, bonds and ETFs and how it impacts your life. To listen to the podcast, click here: (https://www.zacks.com/stock/news/322606/should-you-buy-the-superstar-retail-stocks)
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Retail Discount Stores Outlook: Sales Picture Upbeat

2018-09-12 zacks
Gradual wage acceleration, steady job growth, improving consumer sentiment and sound economic fundamentals are working in tandem for the Retail – Discount Stores Industry. Additionally, the cut in corporate tax rate is allowing retailers to channelize the surplus money toward best possible alternatives. Further, an individual tax cut is freeing up disposable income, forming a firm foundation for higher consumption.
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