Brand Recognition, Loyalty Spells #1 Spot - Research Report on Barnes & Noble, Williams-Sonoma, Sally Beauty, Cabelas and Tiffany

NEW YORK, March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Investors Alliance announced new research reports highlighting Cabelas Inc. (NYSE: CAB), Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE: WSM), Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SBH) and Tiffany & Co. (NYSE: TIF). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.

Cabelas Inc. Research Report

Waco, Texas will be home to Cabela's new 42, 000 square-foot outpost store with construction set out to start this spring. The store, which is set to open in the fall, will be the company's fourth store in Texas. Other store locations are Fort Worth, Buda and Allen. "Texas is full of outdoorsmen and women who live the Cabela's lifestyle - people who share our enthusiasm for outdoor adventure - so this is a marvelous fit," said Tommy Millner, Cabela's Chief Executive Officer. "Cabela's has enjoyed tremendous success in Fort Worth, Buda and Allen thanks to the support of our many loyal customers across the state. We are excited to bring the Cabela's Outpost store concept to Waco." Waco customers will have access to Cabela's merchandise via online order kiosks located throughout the store, as well as free shipping with an In-Store Pickup program. In-Store Pickup allows customers to order Cabela's gear ahead of time and pick it up at their convenience at the store of their choice. The company is also expected to employ around a hundred full-time, part-time and seasonal employees, most coming from Waco and the surrounding area. The Full Research Report on Cabelas Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/4a38_CAB]

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Barnes & Noble, Inc. Research Report

Barnes & Noble helps celebrate the love of reading by kicking off with the National Education Association's (NEA) Read Across America annual reading motivation and awareness program with special NOOK offers, Dr. Seuss storytime events and storewide activities this March. The "Hats Off to Reading" celebrations will include a reading of Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat, fun "cat-tivities" provided by Random House, and treats from the Barnes & Noble Café. Events will feature demonstrations of The Cat in the Hat interactive NOOK Book along with other Dr. Seuss titles, as well as fun Dr. Seuss apps available in the NOOK Store - a sure-fire way to keep even the littlest fans enthralled. "While most of the NEA's Read Across America events are traditionally held on March 2 to honor the birthday of beloved children's author Dr. Seuss, we gave our booksellers the option of hosting it anytime in March so they could join local teachers, librarians, literacy organizations and families at events being held in their communities," said Sarah DiFrancesco, Director of Business Development for Barnes & Noble. "It's so enjoyable seeing kids' faces light up as they experience the world of literature. And there's no better advocate for learning and imagination than Dr. Seuss," she added. Customers attending any Barnes & Noble Read Across America event, they will receive a $25 NOOK gift card with the purchase of NOOK HD -as a big thank-you for supporting literacy and reading. The Full Research Report on Barnes & Noble, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/1499_BKS]

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Williams-Sonoma Inc. Research Report

Williams-Sonoma is pleased to announce a 4.8% increase in 2012 holiday sales. Revenues for the nine-week holiday period (October 29 - December 30, 2012) reached to $1.01 billion. Laura Alber, President and Chief Executive Officer, commented, "Our holiday performance reflects the strength of our brands in a period of consumer uncertainty and intense promotional activity across the retail industry. As our overall financial performance was within our range of expectations for the holiday period, we are reiterating the financial guidance we provided for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2012 in our November 14, 2012 earnings release. We will discuss our performance in detail during our fourth quarter and fiscal year 2012 earnings call in March. Williams-Sonoma is home to the best known and most respected brands for the home such as Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, West Elm and Mark and Graham. The Full Research Report on Williams-Sonoma, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/6a08_WSM]

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Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. Research Report

International specialty retailer and distributor of professional beauty products, Sally Holdings, finds a good reason to smile with its solid Q1. "Fiscal year 2013 is off to a good start with solid performance in the first quarter from each of our business segments," stated Gary Winterhalter, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. "We performed very well during the quarter given our challenging year-over-year comparisons. Consolidated sales in the fiscal 2013 first quarter grew 4.7% versus 9.0% in the prior year first quarter. Gross profit margin expanded 30 basis points and we achieved 10 basis points of SG&A leverage. Since October 1st, we've repurchased approximately $141 million, or 47%, of our existing $300 million stock repurchase authorization." 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.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/7f34_SBH]

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Tiffany & Co. Research Report

Tiffany continues to brighten up the red carpet as seen in the recently concluded 85th Academy Awards Night. A diamond necklace from the 2013 Blue Book Collection, Lucida earrings and diamonds bracelets adorned Best Supporting Actress winner, Anne Hathaway, completing a perfect picture of glamour and sophistication. One can also check out Tiffany's latest additions such as the Paloma Picasso Olive Leaf Collection and the Tiffany Harmony, the newest diamond engagement ring from Tiffany. The Full Research Report on Tiffany % Co. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/4206_TIF]

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