Partnerships, Financial Reports, Contract Extensions, and Expanding Product Pipelines - Research Report on Lowe's, The Men's Wearhouse, Liquidity Services, Vitamin Shoppe, and Overstock

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Partnerships, Financial Reports, Contract Extensions, and Expanding Product Pipelines - Research Report on Lowe's, The Men's Wearhouse, Liquidity Services, Vitamin Shoppe, and Overstock

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NEW YORK, December 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Lowe's Companies Inc. (NYSE: LOW), The Men's Wearhouse, Inc. (NYSE: MW), Liquidity Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: LQDT), Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. (NYSE: VSI), and Overstock.com Inc. (NASDAQ: OSTK). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.

Lowe's Companies Inc. Research Report

On December 3, 2013, Lowe's Companies Inc. (Lowe's), together with State Farm, announced a new initiative to educate consumers and reduce insurance losses by providing simple, affordable ways to protect people and their property with Iris. The Company reported that Iris is a do-it-yourself home management system that helps consumers to maintain the safety and security of their homes. Kevin Meagher, Vice President and General Manager of Lowe's smart home, commented, "Our relationship with State Farm is just another example of how the Iris smart home platform helps make homes safer, more efficient and easier to manage. The Iris platform will continue to evolve as we look to add more devices, products and services to the already growing program." The Full Research Report on Lowe's Companies Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

http://analystscorner.com/microwriter/link.php?s=DDD

http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/b4cd_LOW

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The Men's Wearhouse, Inc. Research Report

On December 11, 2013, Men's Wearhouse, Inc. (Men's Wearhouse) reported its Q3 FY 2013 financial results (period ended November 2, 2013). The Company reported net sales growth of 2.8% YoY to $648.9 million. The Company's GAAP net earnings were $38.2 million or diluted EPS of $0.79, compared to $48.8 million or diluted EPS of $0.95, in Q3 FY 2012. Doug Ewert, Men's Wearhouse President and CEO, commented, "We are very pleased to report our 2.6% comparable store sales increase during the third quarter in our Men's Wearhouse brand, which represents two-thirds of our consolidated sales. We are also very pleased with the early progress in integrating our newly acquired American designer brand, Joseph Abboud®, and its U.S. manufacturing operations. We already have several large markets with Joseph Abboud product in place and will continue to execute on our planned rollout to all stores into the summer of 2014." The Company anticipates full year 2013 adjusted EPS to be between $2.40 and $2.50. The Full Research Report on The Men's Wearhouse, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

http://analystscorner.com/microwriter/link.php?s=

http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/ef39_MW

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Liquidity Services, Inc. Research Report

On December 4, 2013, Liquidity Services, Inc. (Liquidity Services) announced that it has received a 12-month contract extension under the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Scrap Property Sales contract. The Company reported that it is third of the three 12-month extension options available under the contract. On the basis of unilateral contract amendment, the performance period will be extended through June 9, 2015. According to the Company, during this period, DoD will continue to use Liquidity Services as the exclusive sales channel for the disposition of scrap property that is approved for public sale. "As a recognized cost saver and solution provider to the DoD, we are proud to support our government partner's sustainability goals. To date, over 2.3 billion pounds of DoD scrap materials have been sold on our http://www.govliquidation.com marketplace, contributing to one of the largest recycle, reuse and redeployment initiatives in U.S. history," said Bill Angrick, Chairman and CEO of Liquidity Services. "Through the scrap contract extension we will continue to process and prepare for sale the 20-30 million pounds of scrap materials received each month while remaining committed to safety, environmental and security compliance." The Full Research Report on Liquidity Services, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

http://analystscorner.com/microwriter/link.php?s=

http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/64e4_LQDT

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Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. Research Report

On December 11, 2013, Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. (Vitamin Shoppe) announced the filing of a lawsuit against the law firm Seeger Weiss LLP (Seeger Weiss) in New York federal court, which took place on November 21, 2013. According to the Company, Seeger Weiss has been using the Company's name and trademark "Vitamin Shoppe" in its domain name and marketing materials, as well as the trademarked BODYTECH name in marketing and soliciting materials without the Company's permission. Vitamin Shoppe informed that it is asking for a permanent injunction against further use of its trademarks, damages, and transfer of the registration of the http://www.vitaminshoppeprotein.com domain to the Company, as well as costs and attorney fees. The Full Research Report on Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

http://analystscorner.com/microwriter/link.php?s=

http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/5327_VSI

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Overstock.com Inc. Research Report

On December 11, 2013, Overstock.com Inc. (Overstock) announced that its website is now offering prescription brand-name glasses and sunglasses. "Adding prescription eyewear to the Overstock website, with great names at great prices, seemed a natural fit," stated Overstock.com Chairman and CEO Patrick M. Byrne. "Unbeatable prices, fashionable styles, ease of ordering, stellar customer service, made the whole concept work for us and for our customers." The Full Research Report on Overstock.com Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

http://analystscorner.com/microwriter/link.php?s=

http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/5f4b_OSTK

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