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  • The best of retail for an investor’s portfolio

    By vrinda kedia - July 20, 2013 | Tickers: COST, TGT, WMT

    Costco (NASDAQ: COST) is one of the strongest retail Companies has kept both its employees andcustomers satisfied, which has helped it to maintain its revenue and margins despitethe unforeseeable weather conditions, delay in tax refunds and increase in sequester and payroll taxes.

    Let’s go through the figures

    Costco have observed a stable traffic around its stores with the frequency of the customers visiting the store has risen about4-5%, resulting more »

  • “Satisfied Employees Build Great Customers”

    By vrinda kedia - July 4, 2013 | Tickers: COST, TGT, WMT

    Costco (NASDAQ: COST) one of the strongest retail Companies has kept both its employees and customers satisfied. This has helped it to maintain its revenue and margins despite the unforeseeable weather conditions, delay in tax refunds and increase in sequester and payroll taxes.

    Let’s go through the figures

    Costco have observed a stable traffic around the stores but the frequency of the customers visiting the store has risen by more »

  • Will These Fast Food Chains Deliver?

    By vrinda kedia - February 7, 2013 | Tickers: CMG, MCD, YUM

    McDonald's’(NYSE: MCD) latest earnings report was better in comparison to the same period last year, but the fast food giant’s slow growth can be a cause of concern. McDonald’s has always been a steady company, providing stable returns to its investors, but will it be able to sustain its growth? Let’s take a look.

    Always trying to keep it conveniently valuable

    McDonald’s has not more »

  • This Cup of Coffee Will Brighten Up Your Day

    By vrinda kedia - January 31, 2013 | Tickers: DNKN, GMCR, MCD, SBUX

    The world’s largest coffee-shop operator, Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX), reported its fiscal first quarter results on Jan. 24, 2013. Revenue and EPS were better than the prior-year quarter, helped by the continuing growth in U.S. and Japan.

    The numbers

    Starbucks reported revenue of $3.80 billion, 11% higher than the prior-year quarter's $3.44 billion. EPS surged 14% from $0.50 to $0.57 in the current quarter more »

  • E-Commerce Should Provide You a Safe Bay Across Amazon

    By vrinda kedia - January 23, 2013 | Tickers: AMZN, EBAY, OSTK

    It was never expected that online shopping would grow at the pace it has grown. People assumed that without a physical market and without actual visual display of the products, purchase would hardly be possible. Security of transactions made through credit cards was another concern. Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) and eBay (NASDAQ: EBAY), however, became better than the expectations of the market. They have grown at an amazing pace. Let us more »