In today's episode of Consumer Countdown, host Mark Reeth is joined by consumer goods analysts Michael Finarelli and Sean O'Reilly to discuss all the latest earnings news.
They start with a look at Coach (NYSE: COH ) , which was down on the news that profits and revenue came in lower than expected due to a weak North American market. Then, Sean takes a crack at RadioShack (NYSE: RSHCQ ) , which reported earnings that one headline described as "worse than awful."
After that, Mike examines Kimberly-Clark's (NYSE: KMB ) earnings and is encouraged about the company's future. And finally, Sean discusses Whirlpool's (NYSE: WHR ) very strong quarter, and where he thinks the company is heading.
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