Recent Articles by Vincent Shen
Feb 10, 2017 by Vincent Shen, Sean O'Reilly, and Gaby Lapera
Sin Stock Showdown: Anheuser-Busch InBev vs. American Outdoor Brands
We welcome financials analyst Gaby Lapera to the show to share some of our favorite stocks in the consumer and retail sector. In this case, we have two leading companies in their respective industries that can still make for a David and Goliath story.
Jun 23, 2016 by Vincent Shen
News, Politics, and Their Effect on the Gun Industry
This week brings our summer interns into the studio to learn more about different industries and companies. Minashsha Lamisa wants to know: “What are the potential effects of the recent Orlando tragedy on the gun industry?”
May 21, 2016 by Vincent Shen and Sean O'Reilly
What Investors Need to Know About Retail Inventory
From the apparel industry to your local grocery store, metrics like inventory turnover can tell investors a lot about a company and its operations. But in the words of one of the most well-run retailers today, should management treat inventory as “fundamentally evil”?
May 6, 2016 by Vincent Shen and Sean O'Reilly
Will Comcast Corporation Get Its Money's Worth From the DreamWorks Buyout?
DreamWorks founder and CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg called the buyout of the company, at $3.8 billion, “the deal I’d always hoped would come along.” But after a major restructuring and string of box-office disappointments for the animation studio, is Comcast getting a good deal?
Apr 21, 2016 by Vincent Shen and Sean O'Reilly
Why These Sporting Goods Retailers Are Losing Out to the Competition
The sporting goods industry has become the latest example of how competition and disruption are forcing everyone from big-box chains to mom-and-pop stores to adapt to the new world order in retail.
Mar 24, 2016 by Vincent Shen and Sean O'Reilly
Can Amazon.com Inc. Lend Its Magic Touch to Comcast Corporation?
In a surprising move to investors and customers alike, the Amazon Cable Store is officially here, offering television, Internet, and phone bundles from Comcast that feature the e-commerce leader’s simple ordering process and a dedicated customer service team.
Mar 17, 2016 by Vincent Shen and Sean O'Reilly
A Big Picture Look at the State of Retail With the Retail Industry Leaders Association
The Motley Fool welcomes special guest Brian Dodge from the Retail Industry Leaders Association to share with us his view of some of the trends, challenges, and innovative opportunities that retail management teams are focused on in 2016 and beyond.
Mar 4, 2016 by Vincent Shen and Sean O'Reilly
Hilton's Breaking Up (Into Three New Companies)
Hilton announced last week that it will be restructuring into three publicly traded entities, including one of the last REITs after Congress passed legislation in December barring the tax-free REIT spin-offs that had become popular with hotels, restaurants, and casinos.
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