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Earnings reports take center stage

Investors and market watchers are preparing for an avalanche of second quarter earnings reports in the next couple weeks. In York County, three big companies are expected to issue their earnings this week and more companies across the country are … Continue reading

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Books-A-Million reports big fourth-quarter numbers, thanks new stores

Birmingham-based Books-A-Million posted big numbers for the fourth quarter, with sales increasing 10.7 percent. The sales increase was largely due to the new stores the chain acquired, since comparable store sales for the fourth quarter declined 5.7 percent. BAM! opened … Continue reading

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Sears to ‘unload’ stores?

Though York County’s Sears and Kmart stores were safe after a December announcement that Sears Holdings Company, which owns the two chains was closing 100 to 120 stores, a new report from the Wall Street Journal says that the cash-strapped … Continue reading

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