To keep you ahead of the curve during earnings season, The Motley Fool's retail sector will give you a preview of which companies are reporting in the upcoming week. In the process, we'll let you know what happened last quarter so that you'll have an idea of what to expect from this quarter.
Although most companies have already reported their quarterly earnings for this season, we do have some heavy hitters coming to the plate this week. Are they going to knock one into the outfield bleachers or sulk back to the dugout after striking out? That's what the Fool will let you know next week.
We'll start with a report from the big blue consumer-electronics retailer, Best Buy
Meanwhile, according to Motley Fool CAPS, our new community-intelligence service, Family Dollar
Turning our attention to food, we see that CKE Restaurants
Lastly, we'll hear from the granddaddy of warehouse retailing and my mother's favorite store, Costco
In case you were out doing some last-minute Christmas shopping and weren't able to keep up with our retail news from this week, we've summarized the best for you in our retail review. That's our little way of saying "thanks" for being a devoted reader.
Retail editor and Inside Value team member David Meier is ranked 293 out of 15,249 players in Motley Fool CAPS and does not own shares in any of the companies mentioned. You can view his TMF profile here. The Fool takes its disclosure policy very seriously.