"Retail sales" Category

Small Cap Retailers Hoping to Cash In on Holiday Season

Posted On December 10, 2014 | by AllenCaron

Much has been made in recent days of the apparently weak start to the holiday season for retailers. In spite of some incredible offers meant to stoke the modern shoppers “want it now” mentality like same-day delivery […]

Retailers may have been underwhelmed by the Black Friday early Christmas season shopping, but that may be because shoppers were busy at another competing outlet: car lots. Auto sales in November reached 1.3 million vehicles, a jump […]

The last time we mentioned Warren Buffett was back in early May 2013 when we covered what was then called “the world’s largest solar power development.” Berkshire Hathaway’s MidAmerican Solar and SunPower Corp. teamed up to create […]

Small Caps ‘Lead the Market Up, Lead the Market Down’

Posted On September 29, 2014 | by AllenCaron

The old market adage goes something like “small caps lead the market up and small caps lead the market down.” If that old saying rings true, the market is headed downward despite the growing strength of the […]

On the Hunt for Some Small Cap Sporting Goods Companies

Posted On September 19, 2014 | by AllenCaron

Bass Pro Shops, a private company that sells recreation gear for fishing and hunting out of 100 stores in the U.S. and Canada, made news this week with the report that it has hired boutique M&A advisory […]

In a recent LA Times article, author Chris O’Brien explains one of the hottest new trends at this year’s CES, a consumer electronics show that happened in Las Vegas last week. As O’Brien explains, this trend could […]

Shoppers, Get Ready! Small Cap Retailers to Watch

Posted On November 19, 2013 | by AllenCaron

With Black Friday right around the corner, retailers are gearing up, “leaking” ads or outright publishing them. Much ado has been made over Wal-Mart’s controversial Thanksgiving evening hours, though 38% of shoppers still plan to shop on […]


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