H-P announces massive layoffs, and Costco reports better-than-expected results.
Costco is downgraded to 'hold,' and Vantiv is initiated at several firms.
Once the undisputed leader of national Italian restaurant chains, Darden's star property is facing pressure to sustain long-term growth.
Traditional supermarkets are losing ground as the competition for consumer dollars heats up.
The world's largest retailer is working to broaden its product offerings and 'invest' $2 billion over 2 years in lower prices. Will this be enough?
The company plans to sell the Verismo this fall, and says it will maintain a relationship with Green Mountain Coffee Roasters.
The company prices its own gas lower in hopes it will increase shoppers' visits to its stores.
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