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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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Tue Aug 16

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This Could Be Indian Motorcycle's Most Pointed Challenge to Harley-Davidson Yet

Returning to the race track after a 60-year absence could be Polaris Industries' crowning achievement.

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MGM Resorts International Is Planning for the Worst on Cotai

Macau gaming regulators are getting more parsimonious with table game allocations.

Mon Aug 15

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Anheuser-Busch InBev's Earnings Show Why It Needs Miller Merger Done Now

Now it only has to convince Miller shareholders of the deal's value.

Fri Aug 12

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Wynn, Sands, and MGM Should Be Very Worried About Melco Crown's Q2 Earnings

Macau's falling gambling revenues not be as bad as they once were, but that doesn't mean they're good, either.

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Bed, Bath & Beyond Has Nothing to Worry About From 'At Home' IPO

The home goods market is already overstocked with outlets, so one more won't matter, though there are trends that do.

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How Would Hillary Clinton Change Gun Rights?

Her comments have put gun rights supporters on the defensive, but based on President Obama's tenure, gun makers may be positioned for another impressive rally.

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Amazon and Target, Back Together Again

When it comes it carrying its rival's products, Target apparently agrees with the saying, "better the devil you know than the devil you don't."

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Investors Should Fear Vale's Rumored Iron Ore Streaming Deal

For the miner, it may only be a short-term gain that hurts in the long run.

Thu Aug 11

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Macau's Losing Streak Runs to 26 Months, but Is the Bottom Really Near?

That doesn't mean investors should start placing bets on a rebound.

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Is It Time for Boston Beer Co. to Be Taken Private?

Too big to be craft, too small to compete against the megabrewers: Maybe the brewer needs to take a different path altogether.

Wed Aug 10

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Polaris Looks to Costco to Help Rev Slingshot Sales

The warehouse club is surprisingly one of the country's largest auto retailers.

Tue Aug 9

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Now Is Not the Time to Sell Your Shares of Smith & Wesson or Ruger

They may have bounced well off their lows, but there's good reason to think both of these stocks will shoot higher in the future.

Mon Aug 8

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Why Should You Believe PotashCorp's Cheery Outlook?

Crop nutrient producers are united in their sunny predictions, but that doesn't mean there aren't storm clouds on the horizon.

Sat Aug 6

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Altria Group Inc. Tries to Save the E-Cig Industry

New FDA regulations go into effect next week and if unchanged will doom the e-cig industry.

Thu Aug 4

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Why Smith & Wesson Is a Better Buy Than Sturm, Ruger

Gunmakers, like the firearms they manufacturer, are not all made alike.

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Maybe AMC Needs Carmike Cinemas More Than It Says

And vice versa.

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Can Whole Foods Market Win by Being Upscale and Downmarket at the Same Time?

We're about to find out whether its newest discount concept will allow the organic grocer to satisfy both extremes of the price point continuum.

Wed Aug 3

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Is Constellation Brands Inc. the New King of Craft Beer?

Having picked up the fastest-growing craft beer for a pretty penny, the brewer is making the investment pay off.

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Here's Why You Shouldn't Believe Harley-Davidson Inc's Shipment Forecasts

The big bike manufacturer gets creative when it comes to making its numbers work.

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A Silver Lining for PotashCorp: Saskatchewan Royalty Review to Slow Down

Even the Canadian provincial government realizes that changing its royalty scheme amid the current price trough for potash could be devastating.

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