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Target shares surge on same-day delivery boost

22 Aug 2019

Target Corp beat expectations for earnings and raised its full-year outlook on Wednesday as its investments in same-day delivery and pick-up services increased traffic to its website and stores, sending shares 19% higher. | Video

Kohl's cuts 2019 margin forecast on tariffs, first half promotions cost  

20 Aug 2019

Kohl's Corp forecast a steeper decline in full-year profit margin despite better-than-expected quarterly earnings, because of the cost of more aggressive promotions in the first half and potential hit from new tariffs on imports from China.

UPDATE 3-Kohl's cuts 2019 margin forecast on tariffs, first half promotions cost  

20 Aug 2019

Aug 20 Kohl's Corp forecast a steeper decline in full-year profit margin despite better-than-expected quarterly earnings, because of the cost of more aggressive promotions in the first half and potential hit from new tariffs on imports from China.

J.C. Penney quarterly loss halves, sales still fall amid turnaround

15 Aug 2019

J.C. Penney Co Inc reported a smaller-than-expected quarterly loss on Thursday, as the department store operator's efforts to cut costs and shutter unprofitable businesses paid off, sending shares of its penny stock higher by as much as 14%.

UPDATE 4-J.C. Penney quarterly loss halves, sales still fall amid turnaround

15 Aug 2019

Aug 15 J.C. Penney Co Inc reported a smaller-than-expected quarterly loss on Thursday, as the department store operator's efforts to cut costs and shutter unprofitable businesses paid off, sending shares of its penny stock higher by as much as 14%.

Macy's shares sink as discounts to clear inventory hurt, tourism drops

14 Aug 2019

Macy's Inc cut its full-year earnings forecast on Wednesday after missing estimates for quarterly profit for the first time in at least two years, as it discounted merchandise heavily to clear spring inventory, sending its shares down as much as 18%.

UPDATE 5-Macy's shares sink as discounts to clear inventory hurt, tourism drops

14 Aug 2019

Aug 14 Macy's Inc cut its full-year earnings forecast on Wednesday after missing estimates for quarterly profit for the first time in at least two years, as it discounted merchandise heavily to clear spring inventory, sending its shares down as much as 18%.

Kraft Heinz withdraws outlook after dismal results

08 Aug 2019

Kraft Heinz Co reported weak sales on Thursday, prompting the maker of packaged foods to write down the value of several business units by more than $1 billion and drop its full-year forecast as it struggles to lure back customers. | Video

CORRECTED-Kraft Heinz withdraws outlook after dismal results

08 Aug 2019

Aug 8 Kraft Heinz Co reported weak sales on Thursday, prompting the maker of packaged foods to write down the value of several business units by more than $1 billion and drop its full-year forecast as it struggles to lure back customers. Shares fell to a record low as the Chicago-based company marked a 12th straight quarter of lackluster sales. Kraft Heinz, which counts billionaire Warren Buffett as its largest investor, has been battered by competition from private-label brands, changing consumer tastes and lower investment in its brands due to heavy cost-cutting under leaders installed by Brazilian private equity firm 3G Capital.

Yum Brands posts earnings beat on KFC boost, Pizza Hut rebound

01 Aug 2019

Yum Brands Inc beat expectations for quarterly profit on Thursday, as menu refreshes and a delivery push drove better-than-expected growth at all of the restaurant operator's chains, including Pizza Hut, sending its shares to a record high.

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