Finance

08/18/2014 - 9:23am

The battle between the extreme discounters is heating up: Dollar General Corp. said Monday it has made an all-cash bid of $9.7 billion for Family Dollar, topping a deal Dollar Tree made last month.

08/15/2014 - 10:42am

Dillard’s Inc. reported net income of $34.5 million for the second quarter of fiscal 2014, down 5% from $36.5 million the same period the prior year.

08/14/2014 - 8:14pm

J.C. Penney answered Wall Street questions about whether or not the struggling department store retailer could stage a comeback -- by posting better-than-expected profit and revenue in the second quarter.

08/14/2014 - 4:44pm

Just two weeks after announcing its $350-million acquisition of men’s personalized clothing service Trunk Club, Nordstrom Inc. reported second-quarter earnings and sales in line with Wall Street projections.

08/14/2014 - 4:38pm

Advance Auto Parts beat Wall Street projections with a 19% profit increase in the second quarter – from $116.9 million last year to $139.5 million.

08/14/2014 - 11:19am

Kohl’s Corp. had a relatively flat second quarter of fiscal 2014 compared to the same period the previous year.

08/14/2014 - 11:17am

Net income at Ace Hardware Corp. rose 57% to $66.5 million, from $24.2 million. Revenues climbed 13% to $1.33 billion, from $1.17 billion.

08/14/2014 - 11:15am

Net loss at specialty jewelry retailer DSGE Inc. roughly tripled to $4.45 million in the second quarter of fiscal 2014 from $1.12 million in the same period a year earlier.

08/14/2014 - 11:12am

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. stayed the course in the second quarter, delivering profit within Wall Street expectations, but cut its forecast for the full year as its U.S. business remains lackluster and costs associated with building new smaller-format stores, healthcare and e-commerce improvements continue to rise.

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