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Financial Security on the Rise

Americans’ confidence in the U.S. economy is growing, according to a national Bankrate survey.  According to Bankrate, job security, debt, net worth and overall financial situation are areas in which Americans are experiencing more optimistic sentiments. These positive areas led the Financial …

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Lowe’s Announces Third Quarter Results

According to a press release by Lowe’s, the company announced net earnings of $585 million for the third quarter, which ended Oct. 31. These earnings were a 17.3-percent increase over the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share …

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Home Depot Announces Third Quarter Results

According to a press release from The Home Depot, the company reported sales of $20.5 billion for the third quarter of fiscal 2014, a 5.4 percent increase from the third quarter of fiscal 2013. Comparable store sales for U.S. stores were …

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Ace Hardware Announces Third Quarter Results

Ace Hardware Corporation today reported total revenues of $1.13 billion for the third quarter of 2014, an increase of $94.6 million or 9.1 percent, from the third quarter of 2013. Net income was $37.3 million for the third quarter of …

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Hardware Retailing Stock Index

The home improvement industry is looking up according to the Hardware Retailing Stock Index, which reports stock activity of the leading home improvement retailers, manufacturers and builders influencing the industry. Throughout the month of October, the index gained $84 or a 6.4 …

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Make Payroll a Priority as the Year Ends

While 2014 is coming to an end, tax season is quickly approaching. Independent retailers must make sure their stores’ financials are in check and begin preparing year-end reports. There are many cost-cutting advantages for small business, so review the following article that provides …

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True Value Announces Third Quarter Results

On Monday, Nov. 3, True Value Company reported gross billings of $466.4 million for the quarter ending Sept. 27, 2014, up 2.4 percent or $10.8 million, from $455.6 million for the same period a year ago. Revenue was $350.6 million, …

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First-Time Buyers Face Obstacles

The amount of first-time homebuyers in the market is rather small compared to previous years. According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), “the share of first-time buyers fell to its lowest point in nearly three decades and is preventing …

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