$LYV (Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.)

$LYV {{ '2016-08-31T12:35:01+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Live entertainment company $LYV said Rafael Lazarini, previously Head of Global Business Development at music festival Rock in Rio's holding company Rock World, has joined $LYV as Head of Business Development, South America. In this role, Lazarini will be based in Rio de Janeiro and report to John Hopmans, company's EVP of Business Development.

$SBUX {{ '2017-07-28T17:59:46+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$SBUX now expects revenue growth to come in at the low end of previous guidance range of 8-10% for FY17, and projects global comp growth for Q4 at 3-4%. For the FY, GAAP EPS is seen at $1.96-1.97 and non-GAAP EPS of $2.05-2.06, representing an EPS growth range of 12-13%. For 4Q17, GAAP EPS is seen in the $0.53-0.54 and non-GAAP EPS at $0.54-0.55.

$SBUX {{ '2017-07-28T17:22:17+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

As $SBUX posted 3Q17 results, the coffee mammoth said Mercato is exceeding expectations in its Chicago launch market and that Starbucks is moving up the launch of Mercato in the Seattle market to August.

$SBUX {{ '2017-07-28T17:21:56+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$SBUX expects to sell over $1.6Bil of Teavana branded, handcrafted beverages through Starbucks stores around the world this year. Starbuck's tea business has grown 40% since the company launched Teavana in the U.S. five years ago, and it is up over 60% since launching in China and Japan roughly one year ago.

$AMZN {{ '2017-07-28T08:44:36+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$AMZN is seeing good customer adoption on Amazon Web Services (AWS). The company saw a large increase in YoY revenues during 2Q17. $AMZN plans on opening in new regions in the near future which include France, China, Sweden and Hong Kong. The company also saw strong subscription revenue growth driven by Prime membership growth.

$AMZN {{ '2017-07-28T08:44:14+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$AMZN said the increase in spending during 2Q17 was primarily driven by investments in areas such as fulfilment capacity and logistic services, digital video, the Echo devices and Alexa platform, AWS infrastructure, Amazon Prime and Fresh and also investments in regions like India. $AMZN also saw a huge rise in headcount YoY.

$AMZN {{ '2017-07-28T08:43:52+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$AMZN stated that a large percentage of its fulfilment centers will come online in 2H17, many of them in 3Q17. There will be about an 80% increase in square footage for fulfilment and shipping coming online in 2H17. $AMZN will also increase investments in video content and AWS growth in 3Q17.

$SBUX {{ '2017-07-27T21:13:38+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

While posting 3Q17 results, $SBUX CFO Scott Maw said, "...the combination of trends in the quarter and ongoing macro pressures impacting the retail and restaurant sectors has us a bit more cautious going into Q4." Starbucks also plans to close all 379 Teavana stores over the coming year, with the majority closing by Spring 2018.

$SBUX {{ '2017-07-27T21:11:47+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

In 3Q17, U.S. comp store sales for $SBUX rose 5%, driven by a 5% increase in average tickets. Operating income inched 2% up to $1.0Bil in the quarter, while operating margin of 18.4% declined 110 basis points.

$SBUX {{ '2017-07-27T21:09:26+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SBUX opened 575 net new stores globally in 3Q17, bringing total store count to 26,736 across 75 countries. Starbucks Rewards membership was up 8% year-over-year, to 13.3MM active members, while Mobile Payment increased to 30% of transactions in U.S. company-operated stores.

$AMZN {{ '2017-07-27T21:04:39+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

In 2Q17, $AMZN posted net sales of $22.3Bil in its North America segment, up 27% compared to 2Q16. In the International segment, net sales increased 17% to $11.4Bil. Net sales for AWS grew 42% to $4.1Bil versus the prior-year period.

$SBUX {{ '2017-07-27T21:01:53+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Even as $SBUX' global comparable store sales rose 4% and consolidated net revenues grew 8% to $5.7Bil in 3Q17, the international coffee brewer's costs, taxes and other expenses pushed the net attributable income down 8% to $692MM or $0.47 per diluted share.

$SBUX {{ '2017-07-27T20:57:39+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

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$AMZN {{ '2017-07-27T20:54:39+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

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$AMZN {{ '2017-07-27T20:43:07+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

For 3Q17, $AMZN expects net sales to be $39.2-41.7Bil, or to grow between 20-28% versus 3Q16. This guidance anticipates an unfavorable impact of approx. $125MM or 40BP from FX. Operating income/loss is expected to range between a loss of $400MM and a gain of $300MM. This guidance excludes the impact of the acquisition of Whole Foods Market Inc.

$AMZN {{ '2017-07-27T20:34:29+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

During 2Q17, $AMZN’s net sales increased 25% to $38Bil compared with $30.4Bil in 2Q16. Excluding the $502MM unfavorable impact from YoY changes in foreign exchange rates throughout the quarter, net sales increased 26% compared with 2Q16.

$AMZN {{ '2017-07-27T20:29:17+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

E-commerce giant $AMZN reported a 77% decrease in 2Q17 earnings hurt by higher costs. The company has been investing significantly in areas such as video content and in fast-growing economies such as India. Net income was $197MM or $0.40 per share in 2Q17 compared with $857MM or $1.78 per share in 2Q16.

$PYPL {{ '2017-07-27T19:51:53+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$PYPL stated that its new partnerships with $FB and $GOOG will start to accelerate and drive future growth looking into 2018, 2019 and 2020. These are not included in the current guidance for FY17.

$PYPL {{ '2017-07-27T19:38:48+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$PYPL's open technology platform has enabled expanded partnerships with $GOOG, $AAPL, $FB and Samsung. In April, $GOOG announced an expansion of its partnership to make it easy for consumers to use PayPal as a payment method in Android Pay in-store, in app and online. $FB also announced additional commerce experiences with PayPal on Messenger.

$AMZN {{ '2017-07-27T18:46:39+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN plans to open its second Michigan fulfillment center in Romulus creating more than 1,500 new full-time associate roles with opportunities to engage with Amazon Robotics in a highly technological workplace. Employees will work alongside innovative technologies at the 855,000-sq. ft. fulfillment center packing and shipping small customer items.

$AMZN {{ '2017-07-27T18:41:35+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN will launch Prime Now in Singapore, offering free two-hour delivery on a wide variety of items. Prime Now is an exclusive service for members of Amazon Prime, a membership program to launch in Singapore soon with additional benefits to come. For a limited time, Prime Now will be available in Singapore to try without a Prime membership.

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