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  • Lululemon's lowered forecast has analysts worried about its health

    Lululemon Athletica Inc., the upscale yogawear purveyor that has recently courted controversy, reported third-quarter earnings that by all accounts exceeded Wall Street’s expectations. It was the company’s forecast for its future that has...
  • Disney profit up 12% on consumer products, studio, theme park gains

    Walt Disney Co. reported a 12% increase in net income for its fiscal fourth quarter, lifted by the performance of its consumer products, studio, and parks and resorts divisions. The Burbank company posted net income of $1.394 billion for the quarter...
  • Airlines' profits rise and expected to take off next year

    Airlines' profits rise and expected to take off next year
    The nation's largest airlines recorded a combined net profit of $3.2 billion in the July-through-September period, more than double the profits from the same period last year, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation. And the industry's...
  • Best Buy warns steep holiday discounts will hurt its margins

    Best Buy warns steep holiday discounts will hurt its margins
    It's a retailers' arms race for consumers' holiday dollars -- and Best Buy warned Tuesday that promotional discounts this season could hurt profitability. As stores race this year to kick off Black Friday sales earlier and earlier, Best Buy plans to...
  • Macy's beats earnings forecasts, enters holidays optimistic

    Macy’s Inc. is entering the Thanksgiving-to-Christmas shopping season with a new spring in its step, having handily beaten Wall Street expectations with a 31% surge in its fiscal third-quarter profit. In the three-month period ended Nov. 2, the...
  • Swiss voters reject proposal to cap executive salaries

    Swiss voters reject proposal to cap executive salaries
    Swiss voters soundly rejected a plan Sunday that would have limited executive compensation to no more than 12 times the lowest-paid employees' pay.  The measure, known as the "1:12 initiative," was defeated 65.3% to 34.7% even amid wide public...
  • Home Depot earnings jump 43%; retailer boosts full-year forecast

    Home Depot earnings jump 43%; retailer boosts full-year forecast
    Home Depot, the country's largest home-improvement retailer, reported a 43% jump in third-quarter earnings, thanks largely to the housing recovery. Net income rose to $1.35 billion in the quarter that ended Nov. 3 from $947 million a year earlier....
  • Wal-Mart's pre-holiday sales disappoint: Bad omen for the economy?

    Wal-Mart's pre-holiday sales disappoint: Bad omen for the economy?
    Wal-Mart Stores Inc. on Thursday reported lower-than-expected fiscal third-quarter revenue and another drop in a key U.S. sales figure. The retail giant also reduced its full-year forecast for the second time. All this just before the key holiday...
  • On Black Friday, repair instead of buy, say Patagonia and iFixit

    On Black Friday, repair instead of buy, say Patagonia and iFixit
    Some 140 million people plan to shop on Thanksgiving and Black Friday all the way through next weekend, but outdoor apparel company Patagonia Inc. said it hopes the crowds will refrain from buying all-new items. Instead, the Ventura-based retailer wants...
  • American Apparel blames 'rough third quarter' on site transition

    American Apparel blames 'rough third quarter' on site transition
    American Apparel Inc. struggled with out-of-stock items and high costs as it continued to transition to a new distribution center in La Mirada, resulting in disappointing earnings for the period ended Sept. 30. The Los Angeles company said its revenue...
  • A sour economic signal: Wal-Mart misses expectations, cuts outlook

    A sour economic signal: Wal-Mart misses expectations, cuts outlook
    Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world’s largest retailer, cut its outlook for the rest of the year after reporting second-quarter earnings that fell below expectations. The disappointing performance, coupled with pessimistic forecasts from Macy’...