$HSNI (HSN, Inc.)

$HSNI {{ '2016-07-08T05:03:48+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Interactive multichannel retailer $HSNI said Fiona Dias, currently Principal Digital Partner at Ryan Retail Consulting, has been appointed to its BoD, thereby bringing number of Board members to 10. Dias also serves on the Board of $AAP and $RLGY.

$HZO {{ '2018-01-23T14:28:21+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$HZO, retailer of recreational boats, said it has completed the acquisition of Island Marine Center, as part of expanding its Mid-Atlantic operations. As per the terms of the transaction, Island Marine executive Rick Castellini and his team will join the combined entity to manage and lead the operations.

$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.

$BKS {{ '2018-01-16T14:01:16+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$BKS completed the mergers with Ouachita Independent Bank (OIB) in Louisiana and First State Bank of Central Texas (FSB) that were delayed for nearly four years, effective Jan. 15, 2018. The bank says the deal was finally approved by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. and Mississippi banking regulators.

$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.

$HVT {{ '2018-01-08T19:59:20+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$HVT's sales for 4Q17 decreased 2.6% to $215MM compared with 4Q16. On a comparable store basis, sales were down 3.5%. Based on preliminary estimates, $HVT expects to record a one-time tax charge of $3.5-4MM as a result of the Tax Act. This will be recorded as additional income tax expense in 4Q17.

$BKS {{ '2018-01-05T12:21:37+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$BKS reported total sales for 9-week holiday period ending Dec. 30, 2017 of $953MM, down 6.4% from the prior year. Comparable store sales also decreased 6.4% for the holiday period and online sales declined 4.5%. $BKS expects comparable store sales to decline in the mid-single digits and consolidated EBITDA of $140-160MM for FY18.

$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.

$ODP {{ '2018-01-04T11:32:34+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$ODP appointed Joseph T. Lower as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective January 8, 2018. In this new role, he will report directly to Chief Executive Officer Gerry Smith and will oversee all the financial aspects of the company. Lower succeeds Stephen E. Hare, who is retiring after four years in the role.

$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.

$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.

$EBAY {{ '2017-12-26T12:34:14+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$EBAY completes the acquisition of data analysis firm Terapeak, which was announced on Dec. 13th, 2017. The Terapeak team has joined eBay’s B2C Selling and Seller Experience groups.

$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.”

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