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Rich Duprey

Rich has been a Fool since 1998 and writing for the site since 2004. After 20 years of patrolling the mean streets of suburbia, he hung up his badge and gun to take up a pen full time. Having made the streets safe for Truth, Justice and Krispy Kreme donuts, he now patrols the markets looking for companies he can lock up as long-term holdings in a portfolio. So follow me on Facebook and Twitter for the most important industry news in retail and consumer products and other great stories.

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Thu Sep 22

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3 Top Companies Big Enough to Buy Mondelez International

The snack giant's failed attempt to acquire Hershey could leave it open to a takeover itself.

Wed Sep 21

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Just How Many Stores Must Retailers Close to Beat Amazon?

While some retailers are heeding the warning others remain rooted to the same old playbook.

Tue Sep 20

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Does Marijuana Legalization Really Have to Worry About the Alcohol Industry?

Brewers and distributors have bigger concerns than whether someone can light up a joint.

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The End Is Quickly Approaching for Sears Holdings Corp.

The retailer's prospects for survival are diminishing as sales fall, losses widen, and costs mount.

Mon Sep 19

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Will MGM Resorts' New Cotai Casino Be the Big Winner on Macau?

Opening delays could mean the new MGM Cotai ends up beating new casinos from Wynn and Sands.

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Can Hasbro Inc. Overcome This Year's Lousy Movies?

The toymaker still wants to be a moviemaker, too, but it's going to have to come up with a better script.

Fri Sep 16

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How Cheap Does Polaris Industries Inc Stock Have to Get to Be a Buy?

Persistent recall notices have weighed heavily on the powersports vehicle manufacturer.

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How Bad Will Retail Be Hurt by Hanjin's Bankruptcy?

This could be the year without Christmas for the industry.

Thu Sep 15

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Is Bill Ackman Right About Chipotle's Enormous Growth Potential?

The billionaire hedge fund manager thinks there's life after the restaurant's food safety scandals, but it won't be easy convincing diners.

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These 3 Stocks Have Doubled Their Investors' Money

In the span of just one year, these three companies generated returns in excess of 100%.

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Why John Deere Is Being Blocked From Buying This Monsanto Technology

Whatever made them think this was a good idea?

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3 Stocks That Turned $5,000 Into $50,000 or More

Three companies that have consistently outperformed the market -- and expectations -- with outsized returns.

Wed Sep 14

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How Monsanto Wrangled a Win-Win Deal Out of Bayer

The biotech still has an ace in the hole if this deal falls through.

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Smith & Wesson Holding Corp Is Ridiculously Cheap -- Here's Why You Should Buy It Today

An anomaly in FBI data opens up a big opportunity for the gunmaker to surge next month.

Thu Sep 8

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Think Smith & Wesson's Q1 Numbers Were Impressive? They're About to Get Even Better

Some analysts are forecasting near-term doom and gloom for the firearms industry, but that prediction is just as unjustified this quarter as it was the last time around.

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Not Everyone Will Be Onboard If PotashCorp Acquires Agrium

It's not Agrium's fertilizer production PotashCorp is necessarily interested in, but rather its vast network of retail stores.

Wed Sep 7

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Should Investors Thank Steve Wynn for Macau's First Sign of Growth in 2 Years?

China's gambling oasis finally sees growth, but it may not last very long.

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Harley-Davidson Inc.'s Latest Signal That More Pain Is Coming: Layoffs

The big bike maker is shrinking its workforce at factory that was recently upgraded.

Mon Sep 5

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TMFCop published an article 10:35 AM

Colgate-Palmolive Co.'s Stock Split History: Is There Another One in the Works?

The consumer-products giant has a long history of splitting shares and providing double-digit returns, and with its share price at all-time highs, could another Colgate stock split be in the works?

Fri Sep 2

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TMFCop published an article 2:38 PM

Is This the Turnaround Signal PotashCorp Has Been Waiting for?

The downward spiral may have finally come to an end.

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