Net Sales, Promotions, and Healthier Options Reflect the Status of Department Stores and Discount Stores - Research Report on J.C. Penney, Dollar Tree, Costco, Family Dollar Stores, and Target

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Net Sales, Promotions, and Healthier Options Reflect the Status of Department Stores and Discount Stores - Research Report on J.C. Penney, Dollar Tree, Costco, Family Dollar Stores, and Target

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NEW YORK, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Wall Street Reports announced new research reports highlighting J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP), Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR), Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ: COST), Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE: FDO), and Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.

J.C. Penney Company, Inc. Research Report

On June 6, 2013, J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (J.C. Penney) announced the debut of an entirely new Home store with the launch of new designs, products and exclusive attractions from Michael Graves Design, MarthaHome, Happy Chic by Jonathan Adler, Design by Conran, BODUM, and ORDNING&REDA. The Company also stated that more than 500 stores received a full Home department renovation starting from updated flooring, accent lighting, custom fixtures, to widening a pathway to create a more pleasant and inspiring environment for shopping and curating of affordable, yet high-quality furnishings by its in-store brands. The Full Research Report on J.C. Penney Company, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.wsreports.com/r/full_research_report/5c04_JCP]

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Dollar Tree, Inc. Research Report

On June 10, 2013, Dollar Tree, Inc. (Dollar Tree) announced the promotion of Gary Philbin as its President and Chief Operating Officer, effective June 10, 2013. Bob Sasser, Chief Executive Officer of Dollar Tree, expressed his thoughts and said, "I am thrilled to have Gary assume this new role. As Chief Operating Officer, he has demonstrated outstanding leadership and superb business judgment, and he has been a major contributor to our growth and success. Among his many notable achievements are the improvement of Dollar Tree customer satisfaction and shopping experience and the integration of our Canadian stores." Mr. Philbin holds a bachelor's degree from Miami University and has received an MBA from Xavier University. Gary Philbin joined Dollar Tree as its Senior Vice President of Stores in December 2001. He was promoted to the position of Chief Operating Officer in March 2007. The Full Research Report on Dollar Tree, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.wsreports.com/r/full_research_report/7613_DLTR]

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Costco Wholesale Corporation Research Report

On June 6, 2013, Costco Wholesale Corporation (Costco) announced its sales results for the month of May 2013 (four weeks ended June 2, 2013). The Company reported net sales of $8.1 billion, up 7% YoY. Further, for the thirty-nine weeks that ended last June 2, 2013, the Company reported net sales of $77.1 billion, which reflects an increase of 8% YoY. Costco currently operates 627 warehouses which include 449 in the US and Puerto Rico, 85 in Canada, 33 in Mexico, 24 in the UK, 15 in Japan, nine in Taiwan, nine in Korea, and three in Australia. The Company plans to open up an additional nine new warehouses prior to the end of its fiscal year on September 1, 2013. The Full Research Report on Costco Wholesale Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.wsreports.com/r/full_research_report/f4eb_COST]

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Family Dollar Stores, Inc. Research Report

On June 10, 2013, Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (Family Dollar) announced that Brad Rogers will replace Keith Gehl as the Senior Vice President - Real Estate, once the latter retires from the Company at the end of June 2013. Mr. Rogers will report to Howard R. Levine, the Chairman and CEO of the Company. Mr. Rogers joined Family Dollar in 1998 as its real estate manager with responsibilities of new store development in North and South Carolina. In the year 2006 and 2001, Mr. Rogers was given greater roles in the Company with increased responsibilities, and in 2011, he was appointed as Vice President - Real Estate. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Millsaps College and has earned a Juris Doctor from Emory University. The Full Research Report on Family Dollar Stores, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.wsreports.com/r/full_research_report/e1d4_FDO]

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Target Corporation Research Report

On June 10, 2013, Target Corporation (Target) introduced its new grocery wellness brand, Simply Balanced. The Simply Balanced collections is designed and crafted to be free from artificial flavors, colors, and preservatives. It also avoids the usage of high fructose syrup, never uses trans fats and is conscious of the amount of sodium in each product in the collection. The Company stated that 40% of the products in this collection are organic. The concept is to keep everything simple with recognizable ingredients and food labels that the consumers can understand. Simply Balanced products exclude 105 common food additive ingredients and are made without GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms). Simply Balanced is leaning towards the direction eliminating all GMOs, staying truthful to Target's commitment to wellness. The Simply Balanced collection is replacing the subsets of the Archer Farms Brand, namely Archer Farms Simply Balanced and Archer Farms Organic. The Full Research Report on Target Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.wsreports.com/r/full_research_report/304a_TGT]

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