Amazon Posts Record Earnings But Stock Falls
“The question for investors now is if Amazon can grow profits fast enough to make up for slowing revenue growth."
6 Diet-based Ways to Pare Health Costs
With poor eating habits a leading cause of illness and death, employers can't afford not to help employees improve their nutrition.
Target to Buy Shipt Same-Day Delivery Service
The $550 million deal positions Target to compete with Amazon and Walmart in the same-day delivery wars.
Investors Uneasy Over Costco Profit Growth
The retailer's Q4 earnings beat estimates and same-store sales were up 6.1% but its shares dropped nearly 3% in after-market trading.
Kroger Profit Slips 8% Amid Discounting War
Same-store sales were up 0.7% in Q2 and Kroger's price cuts "have helped the grocer grow its market share in a very competitive environment."
Moody’s Changes Amazon Outlook to Positive
"The Whole Foods acquisition is an immediate credit positive for the company on a variety of fronts," the rating agency says.
Whole Foods Appoints New CFO, Directors
Under pressure from investors, the grocer is attempting to rebound from seven consecutive quarters of declining same-store sales.
Whole Foods Same-Store Sales Slide 2.4% in Q1
The grocer's sixth straight quarterly decline reflects competition from conventional chains offering organic foods at lower prices.
SEC Gives Boost to Investors in Proxy Battles
A regulator says new guidance will prevent companies from "gaming the rules to deny shareowners the right to vote on critical reforms."
How Inaccurate Sales Tax Calculations Spur Class Actions
Thanks to a combination of increased consumer awareness and a constantly changing set of tax codes, the risk of getting sales tax wrong has risen.