But with expectations for its smaller rival too low, Lowe's may be the better investment.
The beleaguered retailer, hit hard by 'showrooming' and fierce online competition, has few cards to play and may make an announcement Tuesday.
Elmo puppetier Kevin Clash denies alllegations but merchandise sales could suffer.
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Will the deal site, which rejected a bid from Google in 2010, ever get its act together?
The beleaguered retailer posts yet another dismal quarterly earnings report.
The retailer needs to adjust to changing shopping habits and the growth of Amazon and other online shopping sites.
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