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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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Is McDonald's Sitting on the Key to Its Recovery?

With over 36,000 restaurants, some hedge funds think the burger palace has the means to engineer gains.

Sat Feb 28

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Do You Shop At America’s Favorite Dollar Store?

The deep discount chains proved a popular place to shop during the recession and afterwards, but one stands out over the others.

Thu Feb 26

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Why J.C. Penney Company Stock Is Plunging After Hours

The surprises in the retailer's earnings report may not be what you think

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Do Home Depot's Big Buyback and Dividend Hike Make Sense?

Returning capital to shareholders is a good move if a company can afford it

Tue Feb 24

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Not Even a Measles Outbreak Can Stop Walt Disney Company

Theme park operator hikes admission prices, but attendance won't slow down.

Mon Feb 23

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These Are Hard Times, Not End Times, for Harley-Davidson Inc.

The big-bike maker has had success introducing smaller motorcycles, but its important big-bike segment is still riding rough.

Sat Feb 21

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Can You Guess Coca-Cola Inc.'s 20 Billion-Dollar Brands?

Soda may be soft, but the beverage maker can still make sales pop

Thu Feb 19

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Amazon.com Goes to College With New Campus Hubs

Expansion of the Internet retailer's on-campus pickup facilities poses direct threat to textbook-selling rivals.

Mon Feb 16

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TMFCop published an article 9:51 AM

You'll Never Guess Which Technology Company Has the Best Reputation (Hint: It's Not Apple)

In the gee-whiz world of tomorrow's technology, staying relevant with consumers isn't always easy. This smart-gear maker makes it look effortless.

Sat Feb 14

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You'll Never Guess Which Mass Merchant Was Social Media's Favorite Last Christmas (Hint: It Wasn't C

Big box stores are using social networking to bolster there brands, and no one's done it better than this behemoth.

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Sprint Gets New Life From RadioShack's Demise

Wireless carrier's turnaround plan includes occupying the remains of the consumer electronics retailer's stores.

Fri Feb 13

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TMFCop published an article 10:22 AM

Don't Blink, This May Be As Good As It Gets for McDonald's Inc.'s

Consecutive increases in U.S. comparable sales don't signal better times are ahead.

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Inflation Bites Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc.'s Earnings. Here's How It's Going to Bite Back

Soaring beef prices are hurting all restaurants, but the fast-casual chain has found a way to avoid upsetting its customer base.

Thu Feb 12

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Comcast Learns the Color of Money With "Fifty Shades of Grey" Debut

Universal Studios owner was whipped by a dearth of blockbusters last year; the BDSM film could leave a mark for the start of a turnaround.

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TMFCop published an article 8:23 AM

6 Reason Why You Should Reject the McDonald's Mini-Tender Offer

Acquiring shares at below-market prices is a tactic often used to snare unsuspecting investors

Tue Feb 10

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TMFCop published an article 2:07 PM

The 3 Biggest Threats That Could Derail Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. in 2015

The wings-and-beer chain has navigated some rough waters already, but there remain threats to it flying higher

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With Soda Sales Plunging, Pepsi and Coke Turn to Nature for Help

The beverage giants have been down this road before unsuccessfully, and they could meet the same result this time around

Mon Feb 9

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TMFCop published an article 2:14 PM

Could Boston Beer Co. Inc. Start Serving Up Lemonade?

One of the leading malt-flavored beverage makers might be on the market soon and, the craft brewer could be a buyer

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