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Under the Covers of Nike's High-Growth Direct-to-Consumer Business
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Under the Covers of Nike's High-Growth Direct-to-Consumer Business

Sneaker and sport apparel manufacturer, Nike (NYSE: NKE), grew its direct-to-consumer (DTC) channel eight times faster than its wholesale business...

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US homebuilder sentiment falls in September
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US homebuilder sentiment falls in September

U.S. homebuilders are feeling less optimistic about their sales prospects, reflecting concerns that rebuilding efforts following hurricanes Harvey...

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San Francisco edges out Washington to become the highest-income Big U.S. Metro Area
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San Francisco edges out Washington to become the highest-income Big U.S. Metro Area

The technology hub of San Francisco surpassed the nation's capital last year as the highest-earning large U.S. metropolitan area.  Median household...

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3 Things Michael Kors Does Right (And 1 Big Thing It Does Wrong)
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3 Things Michael Kors Does Right (And 1 Big Thing It Does Wrong)

For investors in global luxury fashion company Michael Kors Holdings Ltd (NYSE: KORS), the past few years have proven to be a trying time. Over the...

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Macy's, Inc. Completes Another Big Real Estate Deal-- but It's Not the Next Sears
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Macy's, Inc. Completes Another Big Real Estate Deal-- but It's Not the Next Sears

In the past couple of years, Macy's (NYSE: M) has started to get serious about maximizing the value of its real estate. In several cases, this...

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How Buying a House Saved My Family $11,470 in Just 1 Year
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How Buying a House Saved My Family $11,470 in Just 1 Year

I am so ardently against buying a house that Zillow once quoted me extolling the virtues of renting. While friends bought homes right after college...

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Face the Facts: Social Security Dollars Won't Be Worth Nearly as Much in 5 or 10 Years
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Face the Facts: Social Security Dollars Won't Be Worth Nearly as Much in 5 or 10 Years

Without taking anything away from Medicare, Social Security is arguably America's most important social program for seniors. The monthly payout to...

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Why Dave & Buster's Entertainment Inc Stock Slipped Today
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Why Dave & Buster's Entertainment Inc Stock Slipped Today

What happened It was game over for Dave & Buster's Entertainment Inc (NASDAQ: PLAY) on Wednesday after the popular arcade and restaurant chain...

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Las Vegas Strip May Be Getting a New Resort
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Las Vegas Strip May Be Getting a New Resort

You don't spend $600 million on a hotel that's 70% complete if you don't plan to eventually open it to guests. And if that hotel is on the Las...

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Investors Are Still Overlooking Macy's Real Estate Potential
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Investors Are Still Overlooking Macy's Real Estate Potential

After an extremely weak first quarter, Macy's (NYSE: M) began to steady its sales and earnings performance in the second quarter of fiscal 2017....

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3 Things Ulta Management Wants You to Know
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3 Things Ulta Management Wants You to Know

Shares of Ulta Salon (NASDAQ: ULTA), the 'all things beauty' cosmetics retailer, have come under pressure in the wake of its second-quarter...

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Katharine Hepburn's Connecticut home sells for $11.5 million
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Katharine Hepburn's Connecticut home sells for $11.5 million

OLD SAYBROOK, Conn. –  The late actress Katharine Hepburn's home along the Connecticut shore has sold for $11.5 million after several years on the...

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US pending home sales fall in July
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US pending home sales fall in July

Contracts to buy previously owned homes unexpectedly fell in July, the fourth decrease in five months as the housing market continues to struggle...

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Marijuana store creates chasm in Alaska tourist town
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Marijuana store creates chasm in Alaska tourist town

TALKEETNA, Alaska –  The presence of a marijuana retail store has caused a deep divide in this quirky tourist town, where hundreds of visitors roam...

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1 Thing GoPro Is Doing Right
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1 Thing GoPro Is Doing Right

Customers can buy a GoPro (NASDAQ: GPRO) camera in any one of 45,000 retail outlets globally. While this a great convenience for its consumers, it...

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Now at Whole Foods: Cheaper milk, 'farm fresh' Amazon Echo
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Now at Whole Foods: Cheaper milk, 'farm fresh' Amazon Echo

NEW YORK (AP) — A half-gallon of milk was 50 cents cheaper at a Whole Foods in New York. Ground beef was down by $2 a pound. And an organic avocado...

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It's a done deal: Amazon takes over Whole Foods
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It's a done deal: Amazon takes over Whole Foods

NEW YORK –  Amazon completed its $13.7 billion takeover of organic grocer Whole Foods on Monday, taking quick aim at the chain's 'Whole Paycheck'...

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Federal agency OKs gas pipeline project fought by residents
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Federal agency OKs gas pipeline project fought by residents

CLEVELAND –  The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has approved construction of a high-pressure pipeline that will carry natural gas from the...

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How Shake Shack Inc. Makes Most of Its Money
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How Shake Shack Inc. Makes Most of Its Money

Shake Shack (NYSE: SHAK) traces its roots to a single hot dog cart that operated in New York City's Madison Square Park in 2001. Today, the company...

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Without insurance, some vendors balk at stocking Sears' shelves
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Without insurance, some vendors balk at stocking Sears' shelves

U.S. department store operator Sears Holdings is having trouble stocking shelves, as some vendors have fled while others are demanding stricter...

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US existing home sales unexpectedly fall in July
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US existing home sales unexpectedly fall in July

U.S. home resales unexpectedly fell in July to their lowest monthly level of the year due to a lack of properties for sale, which also continued to...

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US home sales tumbled 1.3 percent in July as shortage of properties on market worsened
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US home sales tumbled 1.3 percent in July as shortage of properties on market worsened

WASHINGTON –  US home sales tumbled 1.3 percent in July as shortage of properties on market worsened.

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U.S. new home sales fall to seven-month low
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U.S. new home sales fall to seven-month low

New U.S. single-family home sales unexpectedly fell in July, dropping to their lowest in seven months, which could raise concerns of a slowdown in...

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Regulators to dig deeper into US luxury property deals
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Regulators to dig deeper into US luxury property deals

NEW YORK –  Federal regulators searching for money laundering schemes are digging deeper into who is behind luxury real estate purchases in certain...

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Why Macy's Inc. Stock Popped Today
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Why Macy's Inc. Stock Popped Today

What happened Shares of Macy's (NYSE: M) rose 4.6% on Tuesday after the department store retailer unveiled an ambitious restructuring plan and...

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CVS Health Hopes Partnerships Will Power Growth
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CVS Health Hopes Partnerships Will Power Growth

CVS Health Corp (NYSE: CVS) has had a rough go of it during the past year. Over the last twelve months, shares in the pharmaceutical drug store...

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Denver soon to license pot clubs, but few may open
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Denver soon to license pot clubs, but few may open

DENVER –  Colorado's largest city is on the brink of licensing some of the nation's first legal marijuana clubs. But Denver's elaborate hurdles for...

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Housing a top priority for California lawmakers after recess
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Housing a top priority for California lawmakers after recess

SACRAMENTO, Calif. –  Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic legislative leaders have promised to tackle California's affordable housing crisis in their...

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Oversatuation Is the Story Now, But Premium Is the Future for Starbucks
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Oversatuation Is the Story Now, But Premium Is the Future for Starbucks

In recent weeks a number of stories have appeared questioning whether Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX) has reached a saturation point in the United States....

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Top Stocks Warren Buffett's Buying Now
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Top Stocks Warren Buffett's Buying Now

Warren Buffett's legendary for his ability to pick long-term stocks, so when he files his 13-F report with the SEC detailing his latest buys,...

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