The struggling retailer pleases shoppers and shareholders alike.
The old-time retailer was hot in its day, but that was long ago.
Competitors can only marvel at this winner's simple formula: Sell tons of products people want while maintaining good service and low costs.
The world's largest retailer reports a mediocre quarter in the US.
The discount retailer soldiers on during uncertain economic times.
A Buffett-inspired portfolio -- up 99% since 2009 -- shows equities are alive and kicking.
Reports of the demise of consumer spending may be premature.
Growth reports in Germany and France come in better than forecast. Retail sales in the US increase for the first time in 4 months. Groupon shares plunge to record low on a revenue miss and lowered outlook. Home Depot climbs as it beats expectations.
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