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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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Should We Believe Kohl's Excuse for Missing Earnings Estimates?

There's something even more worrisome in the retailer's story.

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McDonald's Makes a McWhopper of a Mistake in Response to Rival's Offer

A bungled response to a charitable offer isn't a way to turn around sliding sales.

Thu Aug 27

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Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Bans Most Popular Rifle From Its Stores

Decision to remove the AR modern sporting rifle platform from its shelves gets the company caught up in the politics of gun control.

Wed Aug 26

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Can You Believe This Is America's Top Mexican Restaurant? (Nope, It's Not Chipotle Mexican Grill)

It may be fast food, but this Mexican food eatery knows how to satisfy consumer cravings

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4 Weird Food Trends Millennials Are Making Into a Thing

From bone broth to insects, these four trends are kind of exotic, kind of healthful.

Tue Aug 25

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Don't Be Fooled: Sears Holdings' First Profit in 3 Years Doesn't Mean Much

The retailer pulled off another quarter of financial sleight of hand that changes nothing about the underlying business.

Thu Aug 20

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Is Zulily Inc Really Worth $2.4 Billion?

Even though the stock is still depressed, investors got a hefty premium for what their shares were going for.

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Here's How Panera Bread Became the Biggest Fast Casual Chain

The sandwich shop becomes the first of its kind to land on the list of quick-service chains.

Tue Aug 18

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Here's Why You Should Still Avoid Shake Shack Inc.'s Stock

The better burger shop's stock might not be done falling through the floor just yet.

Mon Aug 17

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5 Things Coach Management Wants You to Know

Luxury goods maker says the turnaround is under way and only patience is needed to reap the benefits.

Tue Aug 11

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Polaris Beats Harley With First All-Electric Motorcycle -- but Does It Matter?

The new e-bike was not unexpected following the Brammo purchase earlier this year, but it may not mean much yet.

Mon Aug 10

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Keurig Green Mountain Is Down 30% After Earnings. Should You Buy?

Coffee maker scalded as sales of brewers and pods tumble.

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Why Wendy's Is Succeeding, While McDonald's Is Not

Yet another fast-food rival that is not showing any ill effects from the better burger competition.

Sat Aug 8

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5 Things Yum! Brands, Inc.'s Management Wants You to Know

You're probably familiar with the tune the restaurant operator is singing this quarter.

Thu Aug 6

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5 Things Coca-Cola Management Wants You to Know

The beverage giant still has plenty of opportunities ahead of it to make it a growth stock again.

Wed Aug 5

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Coach Earnings: A Surprise Beat, but Not Much Else to Cheer

Handbag maker's sales are still in freefall, but they're not as bad as they were last time out

Tue Aug 4

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Here's Why Burger King is Crushing McDonald's

One burger joint blames the competition, the other does something about it.

Fri Jul 31

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Is This the Final Nail in Peabody Energy Corp.'s Coffin?

The balance of power between coal and natural gas is irrevocably shifting

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An Altria-Philip Morris Merger? Ain't Gonna Happen!

While there's sense to a global merger, practicality argues against it.

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