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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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3 Key Takeaways From Supervalu Inc.'s Latest Report

The grocery store chain may have beaten analyst estimates, but uncertainly still surrounds it once it spins off its one-time performance star.

Fri Apr 29

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Will Office Depot's Weak Earnings Convince the Market It's Better Off Merged with Staples?

The office supplies retailer's performance isn't getting any better the longer the deal takes to close.

Wed Apr 27

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Commodities Rout Still Taking a Toll on Freeport-McMoRan Inc.'s Earnings

The copper and gold miner is having a hard time digging out from mountain of debt it's accumulated.

Tue Apr 26

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McDonald's Corp.'s Turnaround: The 3 Earnings Call Quotes That Explain It

The burger chain's better performance in a nutshell. Or three of them.

Mon Apr 25

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Trader Joe's Pinches Whole Foods Market Inc. on Price

A survey finds Trader Joe's prices have dropped even more.

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Polaris Industries Inc's Solid Earnings Performance Amid a Rocky Backdrop

Powersports vehicle manufacturer did better than many expected despite some industry upheaval and a big recall of its biggest brand in its most important segment.

Fri Apr 22

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McDonald's Corp's Earnings Gorge on All-Day Breakfast

The burger joint shows surprising strength across all markets, but the three-peat in U.S. sales growth is largely a result of breakfast.

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Here's the 1 Thing Accounting for Skechers Inc.'s Big Earnings Gain

There were a number of moving parts in the sneaker maker's quarterly results, but there's been one constant over the past few years that's finally moving to the forefront.

Thu Apr 21

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3 Things Harley-Davidson Inc's Management Wants You to Know

U.S. motorcycle maker continues to look beyond the next quarter for growth.

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Copper Puts a Shine on Newmont Mining Corp.'s Earnings

Higher sales of the red metal out of Indonesia and Australia help boost the gold and copper miner's revenues

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Yum! Brands Earnings Show China Spinoff May Be a Mistake

After repeated ingredient quality scandals in China, the restaurant operator's chicken chain posted strong comparable sales gains.

Wed Apr 20

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3 Things to Look for in McDonald's Earnings

The fast-food joint has looked healthier recently, but this quarter should determine which direction it will head now.

Tue Apr 19

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Wall Street Finally Says "Buy" J.C. Penney Inc., But Is It Time to Sell?

Is this just a case of closing the barn door after the horse has bolted?

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The 2 Big Numbers to Look for in Skechers U.S.A. Inc.'s Earnings

Investors will want to watch the number of shoes shipped and domestic wholesales revenue.

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Why Investors Are Selling Off Harley-Davidson Inc's Stock Today

The motorcycle maker beat Wall Street's estimates, but that isn't the whole story.

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What to Look For in Polaris Industries Inc's Earnings Report

Motorcycle sales may not help the power-sports vehicle maker shake a broader industry slowdown.

Mon Apr 18

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What to Expect When Newmont Mining Corp. Reports Earnings

The gold and copper miner faces rising costs amid weakened pricing, even after commodities rebounded.

Sat Apr 16

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Burger King, McDonald's, or Wendys: Who's Doing Bundled Meal Deals Better?

One of the burger chains seems to be getting the best response from its "dollar menu."

Fri Apr 15

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The 2 Numbers to Watch in Harley-Davidson Inc's Earnings

They will determine when the big-bike maker is disabled in the breakdown lane or on the road to recovery

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Did This Activist Investor Save Olive Garden and Darden Restaurants Inc?

Hedge funds often get a bad rap for hurting businesses they take over, but did this one actually help?

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