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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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Your Personal Data Is Safe With RadioShack, But May Be at Risk Everywhere Else

The bankrupt electronics retailer says it won't sell its customer information, but other retailers and websites have no such bar on profiting from your information.

Mon Mar 30

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This Government Investigation Is the Best Thing To Happen To Lumber Liquidators Holdings

Operating under a cloud since allegations of safety risks surfaced, the flooring specialist is looking to this regulator's investigation to clear its name.

Thu Mar 26

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Did the U.N. Just Ruin This $5 Billion Monsanto Business?

Designating its key herbicide as a likely carcinogen won't have much immediate impact on business

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Canada's "Next Oil Sands Miracle" a Bust

But with the sale of Cliffs Natural Resources chromite claims in Ontario hope rises anew that the region's potential will finally be realized

Wed Mar 25

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TMFCop published an article 1:59 PM

How Did Shopify and Bigcommerce Beat Amazon At Its Own Game?

Internet retailer is biggest and best at what it does, so why didn't it dominate this business?

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Chile Supreme Court Sides With Barrick Gold, But Is It Too Little Too Late?

The gold miner got to put up a win with the Environmental Court decision, but it's still has a lot of ground to make up.

Tue Mar 24

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TMFCop published an article 8:00 PM

Why Is RetailMeNot Offering Fake Discounts?

Online discount coupon site runs afoul of MLM retailer that doesn't offer direct-to-consumer sales.

Mon Mar 23

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TMFCop published an article 8:20 PM

Does Coca-Cola Inc's CEO Deserve a 24% Raise?

No matter how you tally the total, Muhtar Kent's pay was a lot higher in 2014 even though shareholders didn't equally benefit.

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Is There Room for Another 8,000 Starbucks?

The coffee shop is accelerating its growth plans, but where will we put them all?

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Sears Holdings Risk Rises as Vendors Get Nervous ... Again

Sears accelerated payments to its suppliers, but it's trying to put a positive spin on a difficult situation.

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TMFCop published an article 1:19 PM

Is This Where Polaris Industries Inc Really Beats Harley-Davidson?

Motorcycle maker has the chance to charge to the forefront of this emerging bike segment.

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TMFCop published an article 8:27 AM

After Shake Shack Inc, Which Fast Casual Restaurant Will Be the Next to IPO?

There are plenty of bright stars in the fast casual category, but this Friday favorite offers investors some clues.

Fri Mar 20

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TMFCop published an article 2:32 PM

Giant Tobacco Merger Finds Itself at the Mercy of a Tiny Rival

You've heard of "too big to fail," but in the cigarette industry, it could be "too small to succeed."

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Here's Why Darden Restaurants Is Succeeding and Ignite Restaurant Group is Failing

Both restaurant operators suffered falling sales and they both see divestiture as the solution, but only one has turned itself around

Thu Mar 19

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Can You Guess Which Automaker's CEO Is the Most Overpaid? (Hint: It's Not GM)

High salaries are common in the auto industry, but one company stands out from the rest.

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TMFCop published an article 12:51 PM

Why You Should Be Surprised By Bed Bath & Beyond's New Return Policy

The home goods retailer has been known as a customer-friendly outlet, so why is it tightening the screws?

Tue Mar 17

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TMFCop published an article 2:04 PM

Does It Even Matter If Lumber Liquidators Is Telling the Truth?

In the court of public opinion, the flooring specialist may have waited too long to respond to the allegations against it.

Mon Mar 16

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TMFCop published an article 12:50 PM

Harley-Davidson Inc. Is on a Roll With Street 750

The new, exciting bike platform is unlike the motorcycle makers traditional big bikes because it's not designed for typical Harley riders.

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