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Chico's FAS Embraces the Future With an Amazon Partnership

Like many brick-and-mortar retailers, it’s been a tough path for Chico’s FAS (NYSE:CHS). Over the last five years, shares of the clothier are down about 40%. The difference has been a shift from consumers away from store-based retail to e-commerce — most notably in the form ofAmazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN).

In a nascent but growing trend, retailers are deciding that if you can’t....More>>>

Heritage Investors Management Corp Has $1.70 Million Stake in Amazon.com (AMZN)

Heritage Investors Management Corp lessened its stake in shares of Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) by 10.1% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 1,455 shares of the e-commerce giant’s stock after selling 163 shares during the quarter. Heritage Investors Management Corp’s holdings in Amazon.com were worth $1,702,000....More>>>

Tencent Takes Gaming By Storm

In this episode of the Market Foolery podcast, host Mac Greer talks with Motley Fool analysts Ron Gross and Matt Argersinger about the market’s hottest stories. For a company with $500 billion in market cap, Tencent(NASDAQOTH:TCEHY) just put up some astonishing growth this quarter — and yet, the stock fell a little bit today.

Traditional retail actually saw a bright spot today....More>>>

The Bear Case for Apple Inc. Stock: An In-Depth Look

There’s a seeming contradiction when it comes to Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Apple stock now sits just off an all-time high. Last Thursday, its market capitalization hit $934 billion — the highest ever for a U.S. company. The iPhone is the most profitable product ever created — and it’s driven huge returns in AAPL stock, which has nearly tripled over the past five years and....More>>>

Amazon Needs More Whole Foods Stores

Amazon(NASDAQ:AMZN) just took another step in unleashing the power of Whole Foods. The e-commerce giant said it would start offering discounts for Prime members on Whole Foods items that are already on sale. The company said members of its loyalty program will get an additional 10% off sale items, starting with stores in Florida this week as it rolls out the program nationwide this summer.

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Amazon Needs More Whole Foods Stores

Amazon(NASDAQ:AMZN) just took another step in unleashing the power of Whole Foods. The e-commerce giant said it would start offering discounts for Prime members on Whole Foods items that are already on sale. The company said members of its loyalty program will get an additional 10% off sale items, starting with stores in Florida this week as it rolls out the program nationwide this summer.

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The New Surface May Put a Damper on Microsoft Corporation Stock

After years of declining iPad sales, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has had success recently with a less expensive model. This has led to a string of quarterly gains. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is preparing to to take another crack at the iPad’s core consumer market by releasing a new$400 Surface tablet later this year. Whether it boosts Microsoft stock remains to be seen. 

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How Netflix, Inc. Uses Big Data to Grow Sales and Shareholder Value

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) stock has doubled in the last 12 months, climbing steadily from $160 per share to $328.19 per share as of Wednesday’s close. In recent years, the company has been spending more and more money on content development — a reality that’s left NFLX with over $15 million in liabilities in 2017 compared to a third of that total in 2014.

That trend is....More>>>

3 Rocket Stocks You Need to Take a Close Look at Right Now

Last year we had historically low volatility. Long-term investors loved it, as the major U.S. indices churned out record profits. Short-term traders? Not so much.

They want some volatility and 2018’s reversion back to some normal volatility levels has been refreshing. Plus, these bouts of volatility can give long-term investors the buying opportunity they’ve been looking for.

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MercadoLibre Executives Talk Accounting Rules, Postal Rates, and Profits

For investors in MercadoLibre (NASDAQ:MELI), the leading e-commerce platform in Latin America, it was difficult to decipher the results for its just completed first quarter. The company’s reported net revenue of $321 million, an increase of just 19% year over year, was below analysts’ expectations and significantly lower than the stellar growth rates investors have come to expect. Bottom-line....More>>>