Earnings Results, Performance Updates, and New Promotions - Research Report on Bed Bath & Beyond, JCPenney, Sears, Pier 1

Earnings Results, Performance Updates, and New Promotions - Research Report on
  Bed Bath & Beyond, JCPenney, Sears, Pier 1 Imports, and Lumber Liquidators

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NEW YORK, January 14, 2014

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Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Bed Bath &
Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ: BBBY), J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP), Sears
Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD), Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE: PIR), and
Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: LL). Today's readers may access these
reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and
analyst ratings - via the links below.

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. Research Report

On January 8, 2014, Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (Bed Bath & Beyond) reported its
financial results for Q3 FY 2013 (period ended November 30, 2013). Net sales
of the Company increased 6.0% YoY to $2.9 billion. Net earnings for the
quarter were $237.2 million or $1.12 per diluted share, compared to net
earnings of $232.8 million or $1.03 per diluted share in Q3 FY 2012. The
Company stated that it is now modeling net earnings per diluted share to be
approximately $1.60 to $1.67 for the Q4 FY 2013 as compared to its previous
model of $1.70 to $1.77, and approximately $4.79 to $4.86 for the full year FY
2013 as compared to the previous model of $4.88 to $5.01. The Full Research
Report on Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst
ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/0690_BBBY

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J. C. Penney Company, Inc. Research Report

On January 8, 2014, J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCPenney) reported that the
Company is pleased with its performance for the holiday period that showed
continued progress in its turnaround efforts. According to the Company, its
offerings received good response from customers, both in store and online,
during this holiday shopping season. JCPenney added that it is reaffirming its
outlook for Q4 2013, as previously outlined in its Q3 2013 earnings release
dated November 20, 2013. 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.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/500f_JCP

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Sears Holdings Corporation Research Report

On January 9, 2014, Sears Holdings Corporation (Sears) reported an update on
its quarter-to-date performance and financial position. Sears stated that
total domestic comparable store sales for the quarter-to-date period declined
7.4%, comprising of decreases of 5.7% at Kmart and 9.2% at Sears Domestic. The
Company added that for Q4 FY 2013 (period ending February 1, 2014), it expects
consolidated adjusted EBITDA between $(65) million and $65 million, and
expects reported net loss attributable to Holdings' shareholders between $250
million and $360 million, or between $2.35 and $3.39 loss per diluted share.
Sears stated that for full year FY 2013, consolidated adjusted EBITDA is
expected to be between $(284) million and $(414) million, and reported net
loss attributable to Holdings' shareholders is expected to be between $1.3
billion and $1.4 billion, or between $11.85 and $12.88 loss per diluted share.
The Company informed that it intends to release financial results for its Q4
FY 2013 and full year FY 2013 around February 27, 2014, before the market
opens and hold an analyst and investor conference call on that date. The Full
Research Report on Sears Holdings Corporation - including full detailed
breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free
of charge at:

http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/e176_SHLD

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Pier 1 Imports, Inc. Research Report

On January 9, 2014, Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (Pier 1 Imports) reported that
comparable store sales for the five-week period ended January 4, 2014
increased 1.3%, compared to the five-week period ended January 5, 2013. The
Company also provided financial guidance for the Q4 FY 2014 on a comparable
13-week basis. Pier 1 Imports stated that for the quarter, it expects total
sales growth to be in the low- to mid-single digit range, comparable store
sales to be approximately flat, and EPS to be in the range of $0.47 to $0.52.
The Company further stated that it will announce Q4 FY 2014 and full year FY
2014 results (period ending March 1, 2014) on April 10, 2014 and will host a
conference call on the same day to discuss the results. The Full Research
Report on Pier 1 Imports, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst
ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/b370_PIR

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Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc. Research Report

On January 9, 2014, Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc. (Lumber Liquidators)
announced that James Davis and Charles Schwartz have been promoted to the
positions of Senior Vice President of Sales, and Chief Information Officer and
Senior Vice President of Business Development, respectively. The Company
stated that as part of the new role, Mr. Davis will supervise the performance
of retail store operations, along with the further development of commercial
sales. Lumber Liquidators further added that Mr. Schwartz will continue to
lead all technology functions and direct the implementation of certain of the
Company's key strategic initiatives. The Company informed that both executives
will continue to report directly to Robert Lynch, President and CEO. The Full
Research Report on Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc. - including full detailed
breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free
of charge at:

http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/f628_LL

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