$ARO (Aéropostale, Inc.)

$ARO {{ '2016-05-04T14:31:59+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$ARO, which filed for bankruptcy protection, said it plans to close 113 stores U.S. locations, as well as all 41 stores in Canada. Store closing sales are scheduled to begin in the United States during the weekend of May 7-8, 2016, and in Canada during the week of May 9, 2016.

$VFC {{ '2018-01-18T20:39:04+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$VFC will open a new distribution center in Jonestown, Pennsylvania in early 2019. $VFC is investing up to $52MM in the project and bringing more than 175 full-time jobs to the area over the next three years. $VFC will lease a 500,000-sq.ft. facility in Jonestown. The lease will begin in July 2018. $VFC expects to begin hiring in mid-2018.

$AMZN {{ '2018-01-18T15:01:32+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN has chosen 20 metropolitan areas as proposed locations for HQ2, its second headquarters. These are Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Chicago, Columbus, Dallas, Denver, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, Miami, Montgomery County, Nashville, Newark, New York City, Northern Virginia, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Raleigh, Toronto and Washington DC.

$AMZN {{ '2018-01-18T15:01:17+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN reviewed 238 proposals from across the US, Canada, and Mexico to host HQ2, its second headquarters in North America. The company has chosen 20 metropolitan areas for the next phase of the process. $AMZN expects to make a decision in 2018. The company plans to invest over $5Bil and create as many as 50,000 jobs at HQ2.

$AMZN {{ '2018-01-17T19:47:26+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN said Amazon Music Unlimited will become available in Australia and New Zealand starting February 1, giving users access to a catalogue of more than 45MM songs and hundreds of playlists and personalised stations. New subscribers can sign up for a free 90-day trial of Amazon Music Unlimited for a limited time.

$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.

$TIVO {{ '2018-01-11T17:30:52+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$TIVO said Rovi Corporation and Rovi affiliates filed new patent infringement lawsuits against Comcast Corporation in the US District Court for the Central District of California and the US District Court for the District of Massachusetts. The lawsuits allege that Comcast’s X1 platform infringes technology invented and patented by Rovi.

$CTAS {{ '2018-01-11T15:36:48+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CTAS plans to gradually close its centralized stockroom in Des Moines, IA over the next four months. $CTAS acquired this facility as part of its merger with G&K Services earlier this year. The facilities closure will impact about 35 employee-partners.

$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.

$JWN {{ '2018-01-09T22:45:50+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$JWN updated its FY17 expectations for an increase in net sales of approx. 4.2%, inclusive of the 53rd week, and an increase in comparable sales of approx. 0.5%. The company expects full-year diluted EPS to be $2.90-2.95, compared with its prior outlook of $2.85-2.95.

$JWN {{ '2018-01-09T22:45:35+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$JWN's net sales grew 2.5% and comparable sales grew 1.2% for the nine weeks ended Dec. 30, 2017, vs. prior-year period. In the Nordstrom brand, including US and Canada full-line stores and Nordstrom.com, net sales when combined with Trunk Club, rose 0.7% and comp sales rose 1%. For Nordstrom Rack, net sales grew 8.2% and comp sales grew 2.9%.

$JWN {{ '2018-01-09T18:59:54+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$JWN said the president of its Rack division, Karen McKibbin, will retire from her post after three decades. McKibbin will be succeeded by Geevy Thomas, the chief innovation officer of $JWN.

$VIAB {{ '2018-01-08T19:59:49+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Media giant $VIAB $VIA has promoted Fukiko Ogisu to the post of EVP and Chief People Officer, effective January 8, 2018. She will be reporting to EVP and General Counsel Christa D'Alimonte. Ogisu, who began her career with Viacom in 2008, had been serving as SVP of HR Business Operations and Information Solutions.

$LB {{ '2018-01-04T13:46:06+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Lingerie retailer $LB said its sales rose 3% YoY to $2.5Bil in the five weeks ended December 30, 2017, Comparable sales grew 1% during the period. L Brands also narrowed the earnings guidance range for the fourth quarter to about $2 per share from $1.95-$2.10 per share it had estimated earlier.

$JWN {{ '2018-01-02T14:31:32+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$JWN said it will hire 250 employees for its first stand-alone Men's Store in Manhattan. The company appointed Cailin Caro as store manager of the NYC Men's Store, and company veteran Chris Wanlass as VP of its Manhattan full-line stores.

$JWN {{ '2018-01-02T14:30:06+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$JWN said it will hire 250 employees for its first stand-alone Men's Store in Manhattan, which will open on Broadway between West 57th and West 58th Streets in April 2018. The company will also open a New York City flagship store in 2019 at the base of Central Park Tower, an Extell Development Company Project.

$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.

$CTAS {{ '2017-12-22T14:19:35+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$CTAS said the growth expectations for the First Aid business have continued to be in the high single digits range. The company has a lot of opportunity to grow its customer base with the safety cabinets and other products and services. $CTAS believes there is plenty of good organic growth to come in future.

$CTAS {{ '2017-12-22T13:53:12+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$CTAS believes the US tax reform will result in significant benefits to the company. Under the new tax laws, $CTAS expects the effective tax rate for FY18 to be 8-12%. These lower FY18 rates will be incorporated into guidance over the next several months. $CTAS expects effective tax rate for FY19 and thereafter to be 23-26%.

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