Walmart To Go vs. AmazonFresh: Which Deserves Your Grocery Order?
Amazon has consistently stolen customers from Wal-Mart over the past several years, but Wal-Mart is fighting back and likely has an edge in this area.
The Super Bowl Reveals an Important Consumer Trend
NPD Group ran a study on the most popular food items consumed during the Super Bowl from 2008 to 2013, as well as the food items which gained the most popularity over that same time-frame. An investment opportunity lies within.
Surprise: Dunkin’ Donuts Is a Growth Story
Dunkin’ Brands has hidden on the East Coast for decades, but it’s about to come out of its shell. There are several reasons to think this domestic expansion, as well as international expansion, will be successful.
President Obama Loves Costco, Should You?
President Obama is impressed by many features of Costco. Should you be impressed for the same reasons? Should you be impressed enough to consider an investment in the company?
2013 Consumer Perception for Beverages & Snacks: Starbucks and Coca-Cola Improve, PepsiCo Dominates
PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay has a knack for pleasing consumers, even during a time which features the rise of the health-conscious consumer. Starbucks and Coca-Cola have made improvements in other areas, but do these improvements matter?
The 1 Solution for Amazon’s Biggest Problem
It has long been said that Amazon must eventually deliver consistent profits. It looks like judgment day has arrived, and Amazon finds itself facing a dilemma. Is there a solution?
Growth, Value, and Balanced Investment Opportunities in Supermarkets
Whether you’re looking for growth, value, or balance, you can find all three types of investments in this space.
Wendy’s Beats McDonald’s for Consumer Sentiment
Wendy’s is now seen in a more positive light than McDonald’s, which could mean market share gains and sustainable growth for Wendy’s going forward.
How Do Cruise Line Employees Rate Their Employers?
Another piece of the puzzle to figuring out which of the following cruise lines is best of breed: Royal Caribbean, Carnival, or Norwegian Cruise Line.
Why Sprouts Farmers Market Offers Enormous Growth Potential
As of right now, people refer to it as Sprouts Farmers Market, which makes sense because that’s its name. However, five to 10 years from now, it might simply be referred to as Sprouts. Hint: this is a sign of the potential popularity for this growing brand.
What Do Employees Think of Sears, J.C. Penney, and Macy’s?
Company culture can play a big role in predicting the future success or failure of a company. Get a scoop on what employees think of J.C. Penney, Sears Holdings and Macy's to better evaluate their potential.
The Best (and Worst) Hotel Brands Based on Traveler Ratings
What do people just like you think of Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt, and others? Whether you’re traveling or looking to invest, you will find this information to be of value.
Obamacare And Retailers: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly
Target, Wal-Mart, and Costco have all taken different approaches to dealing with the Affordable Care Act. Which of these companies has handled it best?
Has McDonald’s Lost Its Luster?
At one time, Americans would flock to McDonald’s restaurants for fast food, good value, and playgrounds for their kids to play on. Can it get its groove back?
For J.C. Penney, Poor Results Are Better than Abysmal Results
J.C. Penney has been showing small signs of a turnaround, but going by former CEO Ron Johnson’s tenure any comparisons will look positive. Be sure to look a little deeper into this story.
2 Retailers Implementing Futuristic Technology that Impacts You
One of these retailers has been well ahead of its peers in regards to technological advancement. The other retailer has been struggling, and this “could” be an upside catalyst.
3 Ways to Profit From Economic Growth in Latin America
PVH, Gap, and Wal-Mart all stand to benefit from economic growth throughout Latin America. However, one of them should offer more growth potential than the other two.
Macy’s, J.C. Penney, and Sears: A Clear Winner Stands Among Them
Investing in department stores isn’t on top of every investor’s priority list right now, but one of these retailers clearly outperforms its peers.
Under Armour vs. Nike: Who's the Best Bet for Gridiron Glory?
Nike has a partnership with the almighty NFL, which Under Armour can’t compete with. However, Under Armour just made a strategic move that will improve brand recognition and possibly brand loyalty.
What Do Sam’s Club Layoffs Mean for Wal-Mart Investors?
Are the Sam’s Club layoffs good news or bad news for investors? Wal-Mart faces headwinds, but can this massive big-box retailer fight off those headwinds?