Coach Is Following the Wrong Path for Growth
Coach's response to faltering results has been to try to replicate Michael Kors, a strategy that seems unlikely to succeed.
There Is Still Time to Go Upscale
Nordstrom shows progress on investments as Kohl's and Macy's top lines struggle.
Investors Need Patience at the Golden Arches
Venerable McDonald's strong global presence provides advantages over smaller rivals Burger King and Wendy's.
One Cola Company With an Edge
PepsiCo's fast-growing food business offsets sluggish soda sales as pure play Coca-Cola faces a stagnant market.
GameStop: This Game Isn’t Worth Playing
GameStop faces strong competition from the likes of Amazon.com, Wal-Mart, and Target, along with new entrants such as app makers.
A Club Membership With Financial Benefits
Costco has a sound strategy and attracts a higher-income clientele than Wal-Mart and Target, which are more sensitive to economic factors.
Ross Stores Are Compelling After Pullback
Ross Stores has dependable cash flow and more room to grow than larger TJX and struggling Big Lots.
Why a Merger Will Not Help These Retailers
Unless there is a clear path to a renewal of growth, investors should hold off on purchasing Men's Wearhouse even though it is nearing a deal for Jos. A. Bank.
Why Luxurious Can Be Profitable
Nordstrom continues to show progress in its growth initiatives, while Macy's and Kohl's offer less exciting prospects.
Two Retailers Tale of Slowing Growth
Men's Wearhouse and Jos. A. Bank must show evidence of faster growth before purchasing shares.
Why Natural Does Not Feel Lucrative
Whole Foods faces increasing competition from traditional supermarkets and upstarts such as The Fresh Market and Sprouts Farmers Market
Why Coach Will Remain Lost
Coach is trying to emulate Michael Kors, but faces an uphill battle
Why McDonald's Offers Profit Potential
Venerable McDonald's stock has sold off, but pays a handsome dividend and trades at an attractive valuation compared to Burger King and Wendy's
A Retailer Poised to Race Ahead
Nordstrom's investing in growth initiatives while Men's Wearhouse and Jos. A. Bank battle it out
Why Lennar Corporation's Recent Results Are Built to Last
A look at why Lennar's reasonable valuation and rosy outlook make the stock intriguing.
Place Ross Stores on Your Wish List
Ross Stores' Shares Offer Better Potential Than TJX Companies and Kohl's
McDonald’s Shares Offer Value
Stock Price Decline may Create Buying Opportunity
Twitter's Scary Valuation
Twitter's run-up may be too far, too fast. What do potential investors need to know about this company?