Consumer Countdown for Tuesday, Oct. 29

In today's Consumer Countdown, the Motley Fool's consumer goods team takes a look at some of the big earnings announcements in their sector from the past few days.

First, the team discusses some of today's big earnings announcements, including 1-800-Flowers and Martha Stewart Living. Then, they take a look back at some of the big headlines from the past few days, including Burger King doing well overseas, Herbalife reporting big profits, and AMC acquiring Chellomedia.

After that, the guys dive into Amazon's recent earnings to take a look at what's going right, what's going on, and what will happen to the company this Christmas. Finally, the team takes a look ahead at which stocks they're watching next week.


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The article Consumer Countdown for Tuesday, Oct. 29 originally appeared on Fool.com.

Mark Reeth has no position in any stocks mentioned. Michael Finarelli has no position in any stocks mentioned. Sean O'Reilly has no position in any stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool recommends Amazon.com, AMC Networks, Boston Beer, Buffalo Wild Wings, Burger King Worldwide, and Starbucks. The Motley Fool owns shares of Amazon.com, Boston Beer, Buffalo Wild Wings, and Starbucks and has the following options: long January 2015 $50 calls on Herbalife. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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