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Retail analyst Stacey Widlitz warns opportunistic traders that weather events don't print money,...

Retail analyst Stacey Widlitz warns opportunistic traders that weather events don't print money, but only pull sales forward or away from discretionary spending in some cases. So when Target (TGT -0.5%) and Costco (COST +1.2%) show an uptick when they report October sales due to a consumer stockpiling effect, Widlitz sees a back-end drag down the road from those very same purchases.
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  • Wyatt Junker
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    To a degree, but ... a generator from Costco isn't a case of Febreeze so I ain't buying her entire thesis.

     

    Just the part where she wants to sound intelligent.
    31 Oct 2012, 01:42 PM Reply Like
  • Duane Byron Carlson
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    Their stores are clean! Their red card offers a 5% discount. The are the second largest retailer. Need I say more?
    Tack sa Myket
    2 Nov 2012, 06:57 PM Reply Like
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