Target is failing in Canada, incurring over $600 million in operating losses in 2013. Brian Sozzi's Canadian sources paint the business in the most unflattering of ways.
Over the past two months, Brian Sozzi went undercover in the aisles of Home Depot and Lowe's to observe traffic patterns on the weekend and the ratio of employees to customers, and to unearth any interesting new products from publicly traded companies. What really struck him on a consistent basis was the nonchalance the companies display towards in-store safety.
It's one thing to post pictures of dying and decaying Sears and Kmart stores on Twitter and Facebook. There is a Unbeknownst to many, there has been an acceleration of store closures at both Sears and Kmart post-holiday and before the company's recent loss per share report.
Brian Sozzi shares his one key thing to ponder as the root cause of Wal-Mart's sleepy quarters: over-ordering of seasonal, non-discretionary merchandise.
The supermarket industry is notorious for having virtually no profit margins. Just think for a second from an executive's standpoint. All of that work selecting the assortment, store layout, and weekly promotions, and ensuring fresh goods are delivered on time and consistently stocked, and operating margins clock in around 3%. Talk about no love!
Chipotle recently released a 22-minute program exclusively on Hulu. Do short films have anything to do with the chain's success? Brian Sozzi investigates.
Here's why Comcast and Time Warner Cable are keen to pair up.
Go figure, the tired Eddie Bauer brand that you know from 1997 may shortly be part of Jos. A. Bank.
It's all about doing your due diligence.
Real Money Pro's Brian Sozzi notes that he was correct in predicting a market pullback in 2014. He just didn't expect it to happen this quickly.