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Andrew Marder

Andrew Marder


Andrew Marder worked in retail for years, holding jobs ranging from bookseller to bank strategy analyst. He has worked for the Motley Fool since 2012, and loves coffee.

Recent articles

1 Stock With Room to Grow From 52-Week Highs

With its Bath & Body Works and Victoria's Secret, L Brands is positioning itself for a strong 2015.

2 Things IBM Dividend Stock Investors Need to Know

IBM is still the business you've always known and loved, but the company is going through some changes.

Why IBM Stock Is a Dividend Winner

Though one of the biggest companies in the U.S., IBM is often overlooked for its dividend value.

You'll Never Guess Which Grocery Stock is Winning (It's Not Whole Foods)

Although Whole Foods receives far more press, another grocer is outperforming it consistently.

3 Great Alternatives to Abercrombie & Fitch Stock

The Abercrombie & Fitch ship needs serious repairs, and investors shouldn't have to wait around for the work to finish.

J.C. Penney is Bad News for the Bears

After taking a multiyear beating, J.C. Penney is finally in a position to disappoint the bears -- say hello to cash.

How Starbucks is Keeping Us Hooked

Sure, caffeine addiction is one way to keep customers coming back, but Starbucks is going one step further.

Buy Nike for the Dividend, Not Coach

It's easy to look at a headline figure and jump to a conclusion, but there's more to a good dividend than just a payout.

Why I Own Barnes & Noble Stock

Even though Barnes & Noble sells paper books, even though it's fighting Amazon, and even though the Nook happened, this is still a good business.

Forget Under Armour, This is the Best Apparel Manufacturer Stock

Under Armour is the new hot thing in town, but investors looking for rock solid picks have better options.

Forget Costco Stock, Here's Why I'm Buying This Retail Stock

I love Costco, but that doesn't mean that it's the best pick in every situation. Investors should rethink this alternative business.


Why Investing in Amazon Is Really Investing in Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos makes it look easy, but that doesn't mean that it actually is. Amazon has challenges ahead.


Did You Notice Your Favorite Restaurant Is Charging You More?

Prices are on the rise, and consumers are taking the full force of many restaurants' increasing costs.


Losing Money on McDonald's? Here's the Best Fast Food Stock

The recent Big Mac attack has caused millions of dollars in damage; it's time for investors to flee the Golden Arches.


Now Is Not the Time to Buy Lululemon Athletica -- Here's Why

With a 34% fall over the course of 2014, lululemon athletica seems priced to move -- but things are still in a bad way.


Investing in Socially Responsible Companies: lululemon athletica

Being good to the world doesn't mean that you're also a good business. Is lululemon athletica both?


Believe It or Not, This Near Bankrupt Retailer Has the Highest Online Prices

Why wouldn't people shop in a store where all the prices are higher than the competition -- oh, right.

2 Things Kraft Foods Inc. Stock Investors Need to Know

Good brands and a new outlook on life might not be enough to make Kraft Foods the dividend stock you're looking for.


Should I Invest in Starbucks Stock?

With a brand that everyone knows, Starbucks seems like the perfect stock for a beginner; but there's more than just a name to this business.


3 Reasons Kraft Foods Group Isn't a Top Dividend Stock

Kraft Foods Group has a lot of things going for it, but its cash commitments are holding it back.