$SFM (Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc.)

$SFM {{ '2016-09-07T14:07:08+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SFM said its BoD authorized on Sept. 6, 2016 a $250MM common stock share repurchase program. The company had completed its previous $150MM share repurchase authorization during 2Q16 and currently has about 148.5MM shares of common stock outstanding. The $250MM authorization represents about 7.4% of common shares outstanding at current stock price.

$HRB {{ '2018-01-16T22:37:25+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$HRB and $WMT announced that $HRB will be the exclusive DIY desktop tax software provider available at Walmart stores nationwide, and sold directly by Walmart on walmart.com. This partnership makes the DIY products more convenient for clients to purchase, and prepare their taxes and get their maximum tax refund.

$WY {{ '2018-01-16T22:19:41+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

For shareholders of $WY, the 2017 dividend distributions totaling $1.25 per share on the common stock are classified for income tax purposes as Capital Gain Distributions treated as long-term capital gain.

$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.

$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.

$SVU {{ '2018-01-10T12:43:14+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

For FY18, $SVU currently expects net earnings from continuing operations to be in the range of a loss of $20MM to and earnings of $2MM, which includes a non-cash charge of $35-45MM expected to be made in 4Q18 to reduce the carrying value of $SVU's net deferred tax asset in accordance with the newly enacted tax reform legislation.

$SVU {{ '2018-01-10T12:38:00+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

On a segment basis, $SVU's 3Q18 Wholesale net sales increased 52% to $2.89Bil due to sales from the acquired Unified Grocers business, sales to new customers and increased sales to new stores. Retail net sales on the other hand declined 4.1% to $1.02Bil, impacted by identical store sales of negative 3.5% and closed stores.

$SVU {{ '2018-01-10T12:29:12+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Retailing company $SVU swung to profit in 3Q18 on higher sales and some tax benefits. Profit for the quarter was $26MM or $0.067 per share compared to a net loss of $26MM or $0.69 loss per share a year ago. Sales for the quarter jumped 31% to $3.94Bil. On an adjusted basis, $SVU earned $0.61 per share.

$SFM {{ '2018-01-09T17:34:31+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SFM will expand home delivery service to its major markets across the country through a new partnership with Instacart. $SFM will roll out the Instacart service to markets in phases, starting with select zip codes in Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona. Additional markets will be announced at a later date.

$SFM {{ '2018-01-09T13:06:19+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SFM, a retailer of organic foods, said it is looking for comparable store sales growth of 4.6% for fourth quarter of 2017. For fiscal 2017, the company anticipates net sales growth of 15.3% and comparable store sales growth of 2.9%. Full year earnings are forecasted to be slightly above the company’s most recent guidance of $0.98-$0.99 per share.

$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.

$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.

$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.

$LOW {{ '2017-12-19T13:43:53+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

In an effort to improve digital experience for home improvement customers, $LOW has named Vikram Singh as SVP, Chief Digital Officer, effective Jan. 4, 2018. Singh joins Lowe's most recently from $AMZN and brings extensive experience across product strategy, engineering, marketing, business development, operations and user experience design.

$GWW {{ '2017-12-15T21:44:02+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$GWW announced the appointment of Mark Lohman to the role of Chief Information Security Officer (CISO).

$ORCL {{ '2017-12-15T20:33:42+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$ORCL launches its autonomous database as a power move against its archrivals in cloud computing, hoping to catch some market share. $ORCL assures its new autonomous database will cost less and believes that its customers will opt its new database rather than $AMZN's Redshift.

$COST {{ '2017-12-15T18:11:43+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

Membership renewal rates for $COST remained flat during 1Q18 when compared to 4Q17. Renewal rates were 90% in the U.S. and Canada and 87.2% worldwide. CFO Richard Galanti said, “We feel very good about our renewal rates and so far so good on what we've felt the impact of the credit cards switch and auto bill.”

$COST {{ '2017-12-15T18:11:19+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Costco’s membership fee revenue grew 10% YoY to $692MM during the first quarter of 2018. In FY17, $COST’s Gold Star and Executive membership fee increase brought in approx. $23MM in membership fee revenue and expects to have a positive impact on the membership fee revenue by approx. $175MM in FY18.

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