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Thu Mar 27

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3 Entertainment Companies Keeping Investors Happy With Higher Earnings

The rebounding U.S. economy has encouraged Americans to step up their spending on entertainment, which means good times for companies such as Cedar Fair Entertainment Company, Six Flags Entertainment, and Cinemark Holdings.

Tue Mar 25

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3 Sporting-Goods Retailers That Should Be in Play

Dick's Sporting Goods, Cabela's, and Big 5 Sporting Goods are using different strategies regarding merchandise mix and marketing channels but arriving at the same destination -- sales growth and rising profits.

Thu Mar 13

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PhoenixBrian published an article 7:00 AM

Is Boston Beer Bringing Refreshment to Investors?

Beer sales are rising again after a period of recessionary doldrums, and craft brewers such as Boston Beer are reporting outstanding growth.

Wed Mar 12

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PhoenixBrian published an article 1:48 PM

Who's Serving Up the Best Operating Performance -- Darden, Brinker, or Bravo Brio?

Despite the steadily improving economy, consumers are proving to be finicky eaters. They're rewarding some restaurant chains with greater customer traffic while patronizing others less frequently than before -- as shown by the varying results for [more]

Wed Mar 5

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PhoenixBrian published an article 10:00 AM

Are These Merry Times for Marriott?

The forecast for the hotel industry in 2014 is mostly sunny skies and balmy breezes, with companies like Marriott International carrying revenue momentum from last year into this one.

Sun Feb 23

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PhoenixBrian published an article 11:40 AM

Chipotle Mexican Grill Has the Recipe for Continued Success

As consumers remain cautious about spending, restaurant chains have reported varying degrees of success -- but Chipotle Mexican Grill has still been a star performer.

Wed Feb 12

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PhoenixBrian published an article 11:00 AM

Can Ruth's Hospitality Group Add Sizzle to Your Portfolio?

The economic recovery and consumers' perception of increased wealth are clearly reflected in the increased sales for upscale dining establishments such as Ruth's Hospitality Group.

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PhoenixBrian published an article 10:41 AM

Has Callaway Golf Finally Found the Fairway?

With golf participation rates growing slowly in the United States, golf-equipment manufacturers such as Callaway Golf are tapping into international markets and striving to improve operational efficiency in order to build sales and profits.

Sat Feb 8

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PhoenixBrian published an article 7:00 AM

Can Jewelry Retailers Add Luster To Your Portfolio?

Jewelry retailers such as Zale Corporation, Tiffany & Co., and Blue Nile are seeing a much improved, but still challenging, sales environment as consumers remain cautious with discretionary expenditures.

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PhoenixBrian published an article 7:00 AM

Do Pet Products Provide Premier Profitability?

Because consumers' persistent caution on spending does not extend as much to their pets, PetSmart, PetMed Express, and Zoetis are all reporting increasing sales.

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PhoenixBrian published an article 7:00 AM

Can Home Improvement Retailers Help You Construct a Sturdier Portfolio?

The rebound in home prices and increase in home sales have created a favorable environment for home improvement retailers such as Lumber Liquidators, Home Depot, and Lowe's Companies -- which should continue in 2014 and beyond.

Thu Jan 30

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PhoenixBrian published an article 4:47 PM

Can Apparel and Footwear Manufacturers Keep Your Portfolio Fashionable?

With sales growth in the U.S. being modest at best, apparel and footwear manufacturers such as Columbia Sportswear, Deckers Outdoor, and Wolverine World Wide are looking to the international markets for brand building.

Mon Jan 27

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PhoenixBrian published an article 2:29 PM

Is Krispy Kreme a Sweet Treat for Investors?

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Dunkin' Brands Group, and Starbucks show that a food-service chain doesn't have to have a voluminous menu to please its guests -- just great food and superior customer service.

Tue Jan 21

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PhoenixBrian published an article 4:35 PM

What Makes Cabela's So Compelling?

As the recession waned, consumers became more enthusiastic about buying sporting equipment and apparel, and this has translated into rising sales for retailers like Cabela's, Dick's Sporting Goods and Big 5 Sporting Goods.

Fri Jan 17

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PhoenixBrian published an article 6:50 AM

3 Ways to Profit From the Serious Business of Fun

Americans enjoy a wealth of entertainment options, and popular entertainment brands such as Seaworld Entertainment, WWE, and Rick's Cabaret International know how to turn guests' fun into profit -- and keep growing.

Tue Jan 14

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PhoenixBrian published an article 3:53 PM

Are These Better Times for Discount or for Upscale Retailers?

As economic uncertainty, particularly sluggish employment growth, continues to be a concern to retailers, those serving very different customer segments such as Dollar Tree, Target, and Tiffany are experiencing very different results.

Sun Jan 12

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PhoenixBrian published an article 2:08 PM

Are Investors Better Served by Smaller Restaurant Chains or Industry Giants?

As the economy continues to rebound, restaurant chains large and small, including Potbelly, Chuy's Holdings and Burger King Worldwide, are stepping up their development activity in the U.S. and internationally.

Mon Jan 6

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PhoenixBrian published an article 4:40 PM

Will Hyatt Reach New Heights?

Hotel owners and operators, such as Hyatt Hotels, are having almost as much fun as guests at their resorts because travel demand is expected to continue to rise in 2014.

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PhoenixBrian published an article 1:21 PM

Should Investors Book an Extended Stay With Hotel Stocks?

Hotel development slowed significantly during the recession, but with the economy improving, chains such as Marriott, Wyndham, and Starwood are in a global race to add properties and build market share.

Thu Jan 2

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PhoenixBrian published an article 10:54 AM

Can These Outdoor Recreation Product Manufacturers Provide Fun, Adventure, and Profits?

Americans are taking to the great outdoors in increasing numbers, and innovative outdoor recreation-products companies as diverse as Johnson Outdoors, Winnebago, and Sturm, Ruger are achieving increased revenue and profits.

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