In this edition of Where the Money Is, Motley Fool Analysts Nathan Hamilton and Sean O'Reilly discuss major events this week in the world of consumer goods stocks. To start, they discuss the ramifcations of the recent announcement that several well known retail names, including Best Buy (NYSE:BBY) and Wal-mart (NYSE:WMT), are teaming up to create an alternative to Apple's (NASDAQ:AAPL) recently announced Apple Pay. They also discuss what Macy's (NYSE:M) recently announced store opening in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates means for Macy's shareholders. Finally, they discuss recent earnings from the likes of Denny's (NASDAQ:DENN) and DineEquity (NYSE:DIN)

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