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    Black Friday 2021 Deals: Walmart, Amazon, and Best Buy

    By Dan Clarendon
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    Best Buy CEO Corie Barry Navigates the Pandemic, Has Solid Net Worth

    By Danielle Letenyei
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    Must-know update: Redbook Index same-store sales data released

    The Redbook Index released the same-store weekly data on Tuesday, March 11, 2014.

    By Sandra Nathanson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Is GoPro Banking on Karma Again to Drive Future Revenue?

    On January 4, 2017, GoPro (GPRO) stated that it will resume sales of its Karma drone.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Seeking fresh supply: Why pending home sales were flat in January

    The indicator increased marginally, by 0.1% to 95 in January from an upwardly revised 94.9 in December, and came in 9% below January 2013’s reading.

    By Phalguni Soni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Will Become the Biggest Growth Drivers for Apple?

    Apple Watch, Apple Pay, Apple TV, and iPad Pro are niche businesses for Apple (AAPL). But these still have the potential to become big in the future.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Best Buy’s 1Q16 Revenue Declines, But Still Exceeds Estimates

    Best Buy’s 1Q16 revenue growth was driven by strong demand for large-screen televisions, mobile phones, and major appliances. Best Buy is one of the few pure-play consumer electronics retailers to survive the recession.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Earnings Report

    How Does Best Buy Stack Up against Other Specialty Retailers?

    As of May 26, Best Buy was trading at a 12-month forward PE (price-to-earnings) ratio of 10.9x.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Can GoPro Swing a Comeback in 2017?

    Though GoPro missed revenue estimates in 4Q16, it was still the firm’s second-best-performing quarter in terms of revenue, driven by sales of its HERO5.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Industrials

    Must-know update: DE Shaw increases its position in Sears Holdings

    DE Shaw increased its position in specialty retailer Sears Holdings (SHLD) from 0.01% to 0.07% in 4Q 2013.

    By Samantha Nielson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Did GoPro Rise ~8% on June 17?

    GoPro (GPRO) has a market cap of $1.4 billion. It rose by 8.2% to close at $10.65 per share on June 17, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Earnings Report

    Staples Reports Fiscal 3Q15 Results: Revenue and Income Falls

    Staples (SPLS) has a market cap of $7.8 billion, and its YTD (year-to-date) price movement has been falling since June 2015.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    How eBay Views Its Opportunities in Israel

    eBay (EBAY) is optimistic about the growth opportunities that Israel presents, but it has been frustrated by the country’s tax system.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Best Buy’s Merchandising Efforts Drive Same-Store Sales in 1Q16

    Best Buy’s same-store sales in the first quarter of fiscal 2016, which ended May 2, 2015, grew by 0.6%, beating analysts’ expectations of a decline of 0.4%.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Cabela’s Top Line Rose in Fiscal 1Q16: What’s Next?

    CAB rose 0.17% to close at $52.28 per share on April 28. Here’s what you need to know.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Wedbush and Dougherty & Company Downgrade GoPro

    Price movement GoPro (GPRO) has a market cap of $1.6 billion. It fell 4.1% to close at $10.41 per share on November 9, 2016. The stock’s weekly, monthly, and year-to-date (or YTD) price movements were -18.9%, -30.7%, and -42.2%, respectively, on the same day. GPRO is trading 21.9% below its 20-day moving average, 28.1% below […]

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Here’s Why Walmart Stock Is Trading at Record Levels

    Walmart (WMT) is trading at record highs thanks to its healthy sales growth and its ability to maintain market share despite heightened competition in the grocery space.

    By Amit Singh
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Costco’s Industry Positioning: A Porter’s 5 Force Analysis

    Costco’s suppliers include companies like PepsiCo (PEP), Procter & Gamble (PG), and the Kraft Heinz Company (KHC). No single supplier accounts for over 5% of revenue.

    By Phalguni Soni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Macy’s Could Benefit from Higher Demand for Consumer Electronics

    Macy’s is likely to benefit from its partnership with Best Buy given the growing demand for consumer electronics.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Miscellaneous

    Best Buy’s Valuation: How Does It Compare to Peers?

    As of April 25, Best Buy (BBY) was trading at a 12-month forward PE (price-to-earnings) ratio of 11.3x.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Amazon Lures Etsy Sellers to Populate Its Handcrafted Goods Site

    To help populate Handmade with handcrafted goods, the company rolled out an email campaign targeting Etsy sellers. Select Etsy sellers were invited to choose Amazon as their product marketplace.

    By Matilda James
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    How eBay takes advantage of customer data to grow its business

    The eCommerce market has shown strong growth in the past few years. According to eMarketer, the B2C eCommerce worldwide sales market will grow from $1.25 trillion in 2013 to $1.50 trillion in 2014.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Falling Fuel Costs Boost August US Consumer Confidence to 101.5

    According to the Conference Board report, consumer confidence jumped to 101.5 index points in August. August’s consumer confidence index is above July’s 91.0.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Best Buy Will Support Apple Pay in 2H15

    Apple is reportedly in talks with major banks in Canada, and it partnered with Union Pay in China last year to broaden the reach of Apple Pay.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Telsey Upgraded Best Buy before Its Q1 Results

    Best Buy (NYSE:BBY) stock surged about 11% on Monday after Telsey Advisory upgraded it to “outperform” from “market perform.”

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Consumer

    Best Buy Defies Retail Woes with Q4 Earnings

    Best Buy reported impressive fourth-quarter results due to strong holiday sales. The company’s overall revenue grew 2.7% YoY to $15.20 billion.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Consumer

    These Consumer Stocks Rose More than 65% in 2019

    Consumer stocks had a truly phenomenal 2019. Let’s take a look at five consumer stocks that delivered more than 65% growth in the year.

    By Amit Singh
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    Consumer

    Why Best Buy Stock Is Trading at a Record High

    So far, Best Buy stock has generated stellar returns this year. The stock has risen about 63% YTD. In comparison, the S&P 500 has risen 27.4% this year.

    By Amit Singh
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    Consumer

    Why RH Stock Has Nearly Doubled This Year

    RH stock continues to create a significant amount of wealth for its shareholders. It’s nearly doubled so far this year as of December 9.

    By Amit Singh
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    Consumer

    Will Best Buy Benefit Further from the Holiday Season?

    Best Buy (BBY) stock has risen 54.9% YTD (year-to-date) as of December 6. In comparison, the broader S&P 500 Index has risen 28% YTD.

    By Shreerag Menon
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    Get Real

    Get Real: Troubles in Asia Move the Market

    In our Get Real market newsletter, we saw trouble in China with the Hang Seng’s free fall and the Hong Kong Act. Plus, cannabis has declined in Canada.

    By Grace Nightingale
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    Consumer

    Best Buy Stock: Analysts See Upside after Q3 Earnings

    Best Buy (BBY) stock has risen 52.5% this year. The consumer electronics retailer has outpaced the S&P 500, which has grown 25.8% year-to-date.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Must-know: Apple’s retail growth compared to Walmart and Target

    The e-commerce market growth is partly responsible for the slowdown in the physical retail market. However, this hasn’t impacted the growth in Apple’s (AAPL) retail stores.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Consumer

    Best Buy: Why It Had a Big Earnings Beat

    Today, Best Buy posted stronger-than-expected earnings results for the third quarter of fiscal 2020. The company’s revenues beat analysts’ expectations.

    By Amit Singh
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    Consumer

    Best Buy Earnings: What to Expect in Q3

    Best Buy will announce its earnings for the third quarter of fiscal 2020 before the markets open on Tuesday. The company should sustain its sales momentum.

    By Amit Singh
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    A Look at the Details of Home Depot’s Digital Update

    Home Depot has been following a strategy that leverages its brick-and-mortar store network and digital capabilities to create a seamless shopper experience.

    By Phalguni Soni
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    Consumer

    What are the major indicators covered in the Redbook Index?

    The Redbook Index tries to provide near-real-time weekly assessments of the consumer buying activity in large retail chain stores.

    By Sandra Nathanson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How US Retail Sales Changed in Two Decades

    The retail sales for 2018 were $4.3 trillion. From January to July 2019, the retail sales in this category rose 3.5% over the comparable period in 2018.

    By Rekha Khandelwal, CFA
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    Consumer

    Best Buy Beat Q2 Earnings Estimate, Tariffs Hurt Outlook

    Best Buy stock fell more than 9% this morning despite beating analysts’ EPS estimate by a wide margin. The company raised its fiscal earnings outlook.

    By Amit Singh
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Is Trump Backpedaling on the Trade War?

    The trade war with China eased today, as the US postponed the 10% tariff on $300 billion of some Chinese imports from September 1 to December 15.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Retail Stocks Crash as Trump Announces More Tariffs

    Retail stocks sank yesterday after Donald Trump tweeted that the US would impose a 10% tariff on $300 billion in Chinese imports, effective September 1.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What the Apple-Best Buy Partnership Could Offer

    On June 19, Apple (AAPL) announced a partnership with US retail giant Best Buy (BBY).

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Consumer

    How Best Buy’s Valuation Compares with Peers’

    As of March 22, Best Buy’s (BBY) 12-month forward PE ratio was 12.3x, while specialty retail peers GameStop (GME) and Aaron’s (AAN) had PE ratios of 5.2x and 12.9x, respectively.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    What Wall Street Expects from Best Buy’s Q4 Results

    Best Buy (BBY) is scheduled to report its results for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2019, which ended on February 2, on February 27.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Best Buy Stock Fell 5.7% Yesterday

    Best Buy (BBY) stock fell 5.7% on December 17 in reaction to a downgrade by Bank of America Merrill Lynch to “underperform” from “neutral.”

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Consumer

    Why Best Buy Stock Rose 2% When Major Retailers Tanked Yesterday

    Best Buy (BBY) stock rose 2.1% on November 20 in reaction to the company’s better-than-expected results for the third quarter of fiscal 2019.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    The Key Drivers of Best Buy’s Strong Fiscal Q2 2019 Revenue

    Best Buy (BBY) exceeded analysts’ revenue expectations for the third straight quarter in the fiscal second quarter of 2019.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Is Best Buy Stock Poised to Grow More in 2018?

    Best Buy (BBY) stock has risen 10% YTD as of July 25. As of the same date, Best Buy stock has fallen 0.8% since its fiscal first-quarter results.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Why Best Buy Stock Fell after Strong Fiscal Q1 2019 Earnings

    Best Buy stock fell 6.6% on May 24, the day the company announced its results for the first quarter of fiscal 2019, which ended on May 5.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Why Most Analysts Rate Best Buy Stock a ‘Hold’

    Best Buy (BBY) is currently rated a “hold” by the majority of analysts covering the stock.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Inside Smart Speaker Price Discounting at Google and Amazon

    Steep discounts on entry-level speakers The smart speaker market seems to have seen a price war during the holiday quarter. According to Reuters, Alphabet’s (GOOGL) Google and Amazon (AMZN) steeply discounted their entry-level smart speakers, and some analysts believe they lost money on the units sold in the quarter. At Amazon, for instance, the entry-level Echo […]

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Understanding Best Buy’s Growth Strategies

    Best Buy (BBY) has managed to deliver higher same-store sales for three consecutive quarters. This growth came amid tough retail market conditions and heightened competition from online retailers like Amazon (AMZN).

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    How Hurricanes Affected HPE’s Earnings

    Perhaps US-based (SPY) IT vendor Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) would have generated better profits in fiscal 4Q17 if not for the impact of natural disasters.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    What Has Affected Best Buy’s Dividend Yield?

    Best Buy’s (BBY) revenues fell 1% and 2% in 2015 and 2016, respectively.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    A Look at GoPro’s Long-Term Challenges

    GoPro (GPRO) expects revenue from the Karma drone to rise in 2Q17. The drone is priced higher than competitor products.

    By Adam Rogers
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    For Amazon, Consequences Of Touching A Raw Nerve

    Amazon has created crises for retailers Reports that Wal-Mart (WMT) is trying to stoke a revolt against Amazon’s (AMZN) Amazon Web Services (or AWS) highlight the risk of stepping on too many toes. Amazon, which first turned the world upside down for bookstores, has steadily worked its way up the retail ladder to the point that […]

    By Neha Gupta
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    Best Buy Stock Falls: Amazon’s Competing with Geek Squad

    Best Buy (BBY) stock fell 6.3% on July 10, 2017, in reaction to news of Amazon’s (AMZN) new service that will compete with Best Buy’s Geek Squad.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Amazon Is Expected to Control 25% of Australian Online Retail

    In April 2017, Amazon (AMZN) announced that it would be expanding its retail operations into Australia, but it didn’t say exactly when it would launch in the country.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    A Look at Apple’s Strong Holiday Growth

    Launch of new Apple Watch and MacBook lineups In the previous part of this series, we discussed how Amazon (AMZN) continued to dominate the US e-commerce market in 2016. However, according to a report from Slice Intelligence, Apple (AAPL) managed to grow the fastest during this period. As the chart above shows, Apple managed to grow […]

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Holiday Sales Results Could Boost Amazon Stock

    The holiday season is considered the best period for retailers. Preliminary results from research company Slice Intelligence indicate that Amazon (AMZN) dominated the holiday season in 2016.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Apple Pay Transactions Growing at a Rapid Rate for Apple

    In addition to the App Store and Apple Music, Apple Pay is turning out to be another promising product for Apple’s Services segment.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    What Are the Key Focus Areas for Hewlett-Packard Enterprise?

    Hewlett-Packard Enterprise (HPE) has mentioned that enterprises and customers are shifting toward hybrid cloud, and it aims to simplify this transition.

    By Adam Rogers
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    What Drove Revenue in the Nokia Technologies Segment?

    Net sales in the Nokia Technologies segment rose 109.0% YoY, driven by Nokia’s expanded licensing agreement with Samsung.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Earnings Report

    How Does Cabela’s Compare to Its Peers?

    Cabela’s peers have outperformed the company based on PBV. However, Cabela’s has outperformed its peers based on PE and PS.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Were Hewlett-Packard Enterprise’s Major Alliances in 2016?

    Hewlett-Packard Enterprise (HPE) also announced a strategic alliance with Docker, allowing HPE to enable the customer transformation and modernization of data centers.

    By Adam Rogers
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    How Does Cabela’s Compare to Its Peers after 2Q16 Earnings?

    Cabela’s (CAB) has been outperformed by its peers based on PBV (price-to-book value) ratio. However, Cabela’s has mostly outperformed its peers based on PE (price-to-earnings) and price-to-sales ratios.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Can Best Buy’s Margins Improve amid Challenging Conditions?

    Despite lower sales, Best Buy’s gross margin improved from 23.7% in fiscal 1Q16 to 25.4% in fiscal 1Q17.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Apple Continues to Roll out Apple Pay at New Locations

    During the last quarter’s earnings conference call, Apple said that the transaction volume on Apple Pay has grown more than fivefold year-over-year.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Are the Key Factors Driving Amazon’s Gross Margins?

    Amazon’s (AMZN) gross margins improved from 32% in 1Q15 to 35% in 1Q16.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Amazon Is Expanding Prime Now Service to New Metro Areas

    Prime Now is a one-hour delivery service that’s available to Amazon’s (AMZN) Prime members.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Best Buy Wants to Improve Sales: What’s It Got up Its Sleeve?

    Best Buy plans to improve its sales through a series of initiatives across merchandising, marketing, online channels, stores, supply chain, services, and customer care.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Best Buy Stock Down on Weak Outlook, CFO Departure

    The market reacted negatively to the company’s weak guidance for 2Q17 and the news of Best Buy’s chief financial officer’s departure.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Can Best Buy’s Revenue Grow amid a Tough Business Climate?

    In fiscal 2016, which ended January 30, 2016, Best Buy (BBY) experienced weakness in the mobile phone category and continued declines in tablet sales.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Understanding SolarCity’s Business Strategy

    Business expansion is crucial for companies like SolarCity, which intends to expand its presence via partnerships with homebuilders and industry leaders.

    By Sheldon Krieger
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    Earnings Report

    Assessing Best Buy’s Focus on Cost Reduction to Enhance Margins

    Best Buy (BBY) is focusing on reducing costs and driving efficiencies throughout its business. Best Buy’s focus on cost reduction is important in driving its profitability.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Apple Watch Price Cut Led to Apple Watch 2 Rumors

    Apple (AAPL) has slashed its Apple Watch price in certain retail stores by $100. This has led to rumors that Apple might unveil its Apple Watch 2 in March 2016.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Apple Watch Revenues Expected to Be $8.4 Billion for First Year

    The average selling price for the Apple Watch is expected to be $400 in its first 12 months, and shipments are expected to reach 21 million units.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Amazon Prime Now Has Added 4,000 New Items to Its On-Hour Delivery Service

    On December 10, Amazon announced that it has added 4,000 new items to its Prime Now service, especially for the holidays, from toys to big-screen TVs.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Best Buy’s Cost Reduction Efforts: Can It Expand 3Q16 Margins?

    Best Buy’s cost reduction and gross profit optimization program aims to reduce $400 million in costs over three years as of the end of fiscal 3Q16.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Earnings Report

    Assessing Best Buy’s Strategic Initiatives to Boost 3Q16 Sales

    The consensus analyst estimate for Best Buy’s fiscal 3Q16 revenue is $8.9 billion. Best Buy expects either flat or low negative revenue growth in 3Q16.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Earnings Report

    eBay Expected to Report Increased Gross Merchandise Volume

    eBay (EBAY) is gearing up for the release of its 3Q15 earnings results on October 21. Analysts expect the online auction giant to report an increase in its gross merchandise volume.

    By Matilda James
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    An Inside Look at Back-to-School Advertising Campaigns

    Total advertising spend on back-to-school themes reached $241 million in 2014, down 9% from 2013. The top ten advertisers last year accounted for almost 62% of the advertising spend.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Earnings Report

    Marketplaces Unit: eBay’s Core Business

    eBay (EBAY) Marketplaces’ GMV fell 2% on a YoY (year-over-year) basis in 2Q15. The continued strength of the dollar significantly influenced the results.

    By Matilda James
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    US Consumer Price Index Inflation Rose 0.3% in June

    The revival in oil prices after 1Q15 helped the CPI (consumer price index) inflation rate in the United States(SPY)(IVV) reverse its falling trend.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Best Buy’s Samsung Open House Attempts to Deepen Supplier Ties

    Best Buy has further strengthened its relationship with Samsung (SSNLF)(005930.KS) through its June 30 introduction of Samsung Open House.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Earnings Report

    Third-Party Sellers Benefit from Amazon Network, Fatten Margins

    Third-party sellers benefit Amazon in a big way. The company doesn’t have to invest any product cost, yet it gets a commission from sales.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Google Reports Slow Nexus 6 Smartphone Sales in 1Q15

    Google launched its Nexus 6 smartphone, that runs the Android operating system, in October 2014. Sales weren’t as strong as expected in 1Q15.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Earnings Report

    Why Amazon benefits from more third-party sellers

    The main reason for Amazon’s gross margin increase was the increasing proportion of third-party sellers who sell their products on Amazon.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Gauging Best Buy’s stock performance

    Best Buy’s stock price is down 3.55% compared to the beginning of 2010. In contrast, Amazon’s stock is up 120.7% compared to 2010.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Assessing Best Buy’s debt profile

    Gauging a company’s debt levels is crucial to understanding its financial health. Maintaining high debt levels in uncertain times can be damaging.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Best Buy reconsiders its international operations

    Best Buy’s international operations accounted for 16% of its fiscal 2014 revenues, down from 17% in fiscal 2013.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Best Buy put off by showrooming, guarantees low price

    In February 2013, Best Buy announced that it would fight showrooming by offering low-price guarantees online as well as at its retail stores.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Focus on online sales: Best Buy goes head-to-head with Amazon

    To address inventory issues associated with online sales at its distribution centers, Best Buy rolled out a ship-from-store strategy.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Best Buy joins forces with key suppliers

    Best Buy is building strong relationships with key suppliers to mitigate the impact of heightened competition from suppliers’ retail stores.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Best Buy attempts to optimize inventory levels

    At Best Buy, returns, replacements, and damages account for nearly 10% of revenues and have cost the company over $400 million in losses each year.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Best Buy sees better same-store sales in 3Q 2015

    Best Buy’s growth rate in same-store sales had been negative since fiscal 2011. Efforts to optimize the shopping experience have changed that.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Understanding Best Buy’s revenue mix

    The computing and mobile phone category is the largest of Best Buy’s revenue mix, accounting for 48% of the Domestic segment’s fiscal 2014 revenues.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Renew blue: Best Buy’s turnaround strategy

    As part of its turnaround strategy, Best Buy is also revamping its stores and trying to encourage more robust store traffic.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Best Buy CEO transforms the company for the better

    Before being appointed Best Buy CEO, Hubert Joly was credited with turning around two other companies. Best Buy’s stock has appreciated by 111% since.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Best Buy: The largest consumer electronics retailer

    Best Buy is the leading consumer electronics retailer in the US. Today, Best Buy has more than 1,900 stores and locations.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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