$SHLD (Sears Holdings Corporation)

$SHLD {{ '2016-05-26T14:19:28+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SHLD said it retained Citigroup Global Markets and LionTree Advisors to assist the company as it explores options for its KCD brands and repair business. There can be no assurance that we will complete one or more transactions, but we intend to aggressively evaluate all of the potential alternatives available to these businesses, the company said.

$AMZN {{ '2018-01-16T15:26:43+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Amazon Web Services, Inc., an $AMZN company, announced that Comcast Cable has selected AWS as its preferred public cloud infrastructure provider. Comcast Cable will expand its use of AWS by migrating material workloads and building new applications on AWS.

$SONC {{ '2018-01-16T11:36:23+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SONC's BoD declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.16 per share of common stock. The dividend is payable on Feb. 16, 2018 to shareholders of record as of Feb. 7, 2018. In addition to the dividend, the company has a share repurchase authorization for up to $160MM of its common stock through Aug. 31, 2018.

$WMT {{ '2018-01-12T12:16:56+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$WMT division Sam’s Club has revealed plans to convert around 12 of its closed stores into eCommerce fulfillment centers. The first center will be located in Memphis. The rest of the 63 stores identified for closure will be wound up over the coming weeks. The company plans to place its associates affected by the initiative to the nearby locations.

$AMZN {{ '2018-01-10T15:44:31+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN announced the Virtual Dash Button Service (VDBS), an SDK that allows third parties to offer virtual Dash Buttons on their screened devices. Virtual Dash Buttons are shortcuts that allow Prime members to quickly find and reorder products from a selection of millions of eligible products.

$AMZN {{ '2018-01-10T15:44:18+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN has added device makers including HP, Kenmore, 3M’s Filtrete brand, Epson, and Blustream to its Dash Replenishment program. Dash Replenishment enables smart, connected devices to measure supply consumption through inputs, including infrared and other sensor arrays. It then signals an automatic reorder of supplies before they run out.

$AMZN {{ '2018-01-10T14:30:13+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN said more than 300,000 US-based small and medium-sized businesses joined the Amazon Marketplace in 2017 and SMBs on $AMZN sold billions of items to customers around the world. Half of the items sold on $AMZN are from SMBs, many of whom choose to use Fulfillment by Amazon. In 2017, FBA shipped billions of items for SMBs worldwide.

$TUES {{ '2018-01-08T15:20:03+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$TUES reported sales results for 2Q18. Net sales were $334MM with a comparable store sales increase of 1.6%, which was comprised of a 1.7% increase in customer transactions, slightly offset by a 0.1% decrease in average ticket.

$SONC {{ '2018-01-04T21:39:11+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

For FY18, $SONC expects adjusted EPS to increase 5-10% YoY, excluding the impact of the recently passed federal tax legislation. The company expects approx. 0-2% same-store sales growth for the system. CapEx is expected to be $38-40MM. $SONC expects 70-80 new franchise drive-in openings in FY18.

$SONC {{ '2018-01-04T21:35:06+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SONC reported net income of $11.4MM or $0.29 per share in 1Q18 compared to $13.1MM or $0.28 per share in 1Q17. Adjusted EPS increased 25% to $0.30 in 1Q18. Revenues were $105.4MM, down from $129.5MM last year. System same-store sales declined 1.7%.

$JCP {{ '2018-01-04T20:55:35+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$JCP said its combined nine-week period ending Dec. 30, 2017 comparable store sales increased 3.4% over the same period a year ago. The company also reaffirmed all components of its most recent full-year financial guidance for FY17.

$M {{ '2018-01-04T15:22:29+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$M said it expects fiscal 2017 comparable sales, on an owned basis, to decline between 2.4% and 2.7%, and those on an owned-plus-licensed basis to drop in the range of 2% to 2.3%. Total sales are forecasted to decrease in the 3.6-3.9% range. Macy’s is currently looking for full year non-GAAP earnings per share between $3.59 and $3.69.

$M {{ '2018-01-04T15:12:57+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Store operator $M reported a 1% annual increase in comparable sales in November and December 2017, on an owned basis. On an owned plus licensed basis, same store sales grew 1.1%. As part of its restructuring program, Macy’s is planning to close 11 stores in early 2018, and to achieve annual expense savings of $300MM from it.

$JCP {{ '2018-01-04T13:08:05+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Apparel retailer $JCP has reported a 3.4% annual growth in comparable store sales during the nine-week period ended December 30, 2017. Encouraged by the strong performance, J.C. Penny reaffirmed all components of its most recent financial guidance for fiscal 2017.

$MSFT {{ '2018-01-03T14:45:28+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MSFT to acquire Pittsburgh-based data storage firm Avere Systems. The transaction terms were not disclosed. Microsoft believes that the addition of Avere Systems will add value to its cloud computing platform Azure and its customers. In March 2017, Avere closed a $14MM Series E funding in which $GOOG was one of the investors.

$DG {{ '2017-12-27T12:17:13+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$DG intends to build a new distribution center in Longview, Texas and is expected to create about 400 new jobs at full capacity at the state-of-the-art facility in Gregg County. Construction should begin in early 2018.

$AMZN {{ '2017-12-26T14:47:40+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN celebrated its biggest holiday season. Prime membership continued to grow this holiday. In one week alone, more than 4MM people started Prime free trials or began paid memberships. More than 1Bil items were ordered from small businesses and entrepreneurs worldwide this season, with Echo Dot and Fire TV Stick being the top-selling products.

$GOOG {{ '2017-12-22T12:16:53+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

“Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman of the board of directors of $GOOG $GOOGL, has decided to step down. He will take up the role of Technical Advisor to the firm. Schmidt, who has been serving Alphabet for the past 17 years, will continue to serve on its Board. It is expected that the Board will appoint a non-executive chairman at the next meeting.”

$AMZN {{ '2017-12-20T16:49:39+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN announced the launch of Mozilla Firefox and Amazon Silk browsers on all Amazon Fire TV devices in over 100 countries and territories. This gives customers access to popular sites such as Facebook, Twitter, news sites, video sharing services, and other sports, and entertainment content in addition to the existing movies and TV shows.

$M {{ '2017-12-20T12:42:45+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$M appointed  Jill Ramsey as chief product and digital revenue officer, effective Jan. 8, 2018. In this new role, Ramsey will report to Hal Lawton, president of the company.

$AMZN {{ '2017-12-19T13:51:50+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN's Amazon Web Services, Inc. launched the AWS EU (Paris) Region. With this launch, AWS now provides 49 Availability Zones across 18 technology infrastructure regions globally with another 12 Availability Zones and four regions in Bahrain, Hong Kong SAR, Sweden, and a second AWS GovCloud Region in the US expected to come online by early 2019.

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