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Week in Preview: Retail Earnings in the Spotlight

Many of America's best-known retailers, including Walmart, Home Depot and JCPenney, will be stepping into the earnings spotlight this week. Their reports come on the heels of disappointing January retail sales numbers from the Commerce Department.

Safeway Slumps, Time to Buy?

While the grocery store business is intensely competitive, Safeway's margins should increase in 2011, due to an improved product mix and, hopefully, a rebounding economy.

The Food Emporium Could Be Up for Sale

Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co., owner of the A&P supermarket chain, may sell its Food Emporium stores as the 151-year-old company continues to try to turn around its finances by cutting costs and revamping leadership.