Specialty Retailers Look to New Earnings - Research Report on AutoZone, Inc., Costco Wholesale Corporation, Office Depot, Inc.,

Specialty Retailers Look to New Earnings - Research Report on AutoZone, Inc.,
Costco Wholesale Corporation, Office Depot, Inc., Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc.,
                             and Kirkland's, Inc.

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, February 20, 2013

NEW YORK, February 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, National Traders Association announced new research reports
highlighting AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE: AZO), Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:
COST), Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:
SBH), and Kirkland's, Inc. (NASDAQ: KIRK). Today's readers may access these
reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and
analyst ratings - via the links below.

AutoZone, Inc. Research Report

Leading auto parts retailer AutoZone forecasted a 17 percent EPS growth in
2013, and analysts predicted EPS of $27.61 for the year. Q2 2013 ended on
February 9 and is scheduled to be released on February 26. At the last trading
session, AutoZone rose nine cents to $373.70. With a 52-week high of $399.10,
The Street reiterated its buy rating on the stock. They also expect the
company's steady growth through new units and commercial programs. The Full
Research Report on AutoZone, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst
ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.nationaltradersassociation.org/r/full_research_report/f9d1_AZO]

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Costco Wholesale Corporation Research Report

For the first month of 2013, Costco reported net sales of $9.35 billion, with
a seven percent increase from the same period in 2012. The company is
scheduled to report its Q2 2013 results on March 12. Apart from its 622
warehouses all around the world, Costco plans to add 14 new warehouses prior
to the end of the fiscal year. 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.nationaltradersassociation.org/r/full_research_report/49bf_COST]

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Office Depot, Inc. Research Report

Office supply chains Office Depot and OfficeMax are in discussions for a
merger wherein the deal is expected to be structured as a stock-for-stock
transaction. Analysts believe that by merging, both companies could cut costs
by shedding stores and streamlining operations without having to raise prices.
At the close of trading last Friday, Office Depot closed at $4.59, advancing
two percent. The company was also in talks to sell the remaining 50 percent of
its Mexican unit to Grupo Gigante. The Full Research Report on Office Depot,
Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets -
is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.nationaltradersassociation.org/r/full_research_report/b04e_ODP]

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Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. Research Report

Cosmetic retailer Sally Beauty plans to grow its domestic store count by four
to five percent annually. Internationally, the company is also leveraged to
growth, currently having 672 locations and planning to open 1,500 more over
the next five years. Going forward, Sally Beauty is projected to deliver four
to six percent same store sales growth with expected EPS growth of 15 percent
over the next five years. The company's shares increased 3.25 percent to
$27.04 and its quarterly profit rose to $58.9 million, or 32 cents per share.
The Full Research Report on Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. - including full
detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to
download free of charge at:
[http://www.nationaltradersassociation.org/r/full_research_report/3b64_SBH]

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Kirkland's, Inc. Research Report

With earnings results that are in line with its previous guidance, home décor
retailer Kirkland confirmed its Q4 2012 guidance of 71 cents to 76 cents EPS.
January 2013 was strong for most retailers as consumers are regaining
confidence. Kirkland's Q4 earnings result will be released on March 14. The
Full Research Report on Kirkland's, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown,
analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge
at:
[http://www.nationaltradersassociation.org/r/full_research_report/118f_KIRK]

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