$ESND (Essendant Inc.)

$ESND {{ '2016-02-17T12:55:10+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$ESND, a supplier of workplace essentials, said it agreed to acquire certain contracts representing annual sales of more than $550MM from $SPLS. The deal is subject to the successful completion of the proposed merger of $SPLS and $ODP. $ESND will pay $SPLS approx. $22.5MM as per the agreement.

$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.

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

$AMZN Amazon Earnings AlphaGraphic: Q2 2017 Highlights

$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 {{ '2017-07-27T19:39:04+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$PYPL and $AAPL have expanded their iTunes integration enabling customers to buy games, music, movies and in-app purchases with PayPal, on their iPhones and iPads in the Apple App Store, iBooks, Apple Music and iTunes stores in 12 countries including the US, Australia and parts of Europe. This integration is expected to expand in the coming months.

$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.

$SPLS {{ '2017-07-27T13:34:46+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

The Federal Trade Commission has granted $SPLS early termination of the waiting period, under the Antitrust Act, in connection with the pending acquisition of the company by investment funds managed by Sycamore Partners. The termination of the waiting period satisfies one of the conditions to the closing of the pending acquisition.

$AMZN {{ '2017-07-26T14:40:47+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN will hold Amazon Jobs Day events at its fulfillment centers in the following locations, Baltimore, Maryland; Chattanooga, Tennessee; Etna, Ohio; Fall River, Massachusetts; Hebron, Kentucky; Kenosha, Wisconsin; Kent, Washington; Robbinsville, New Jersey; Romeoville, Illinois and Whitestown, Indiana on August 2, 2017.

$AMZN {{ '2017-07-26T14:40:31+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN said it has more than 50,000 roles available to fill across its US fulfillment network. The company is opening up 10 of its fulfillment centers on August 2 for its first Jobs Day with tours and information sessions. $AMZN plans to make thousands of on-the-spot job offers to qualified candidates who apply on-site as part of Amazon Jobs Day.

$TXN {{ '2017-07-25T22:07:31+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$TXN, which supplies chips to $AAPL (iPhone) for charging controller and power management reported strong segment results. Analog revenues increased 18% due to increased production of 300mm wafers, which is 40% cheaper vs 200mm wafers. Embedded Processing revenue grew 15% due to increased revenues from microcontrollers and processors product lines.

$MCD {{ '2017-07-25T16:40:13+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$MCD commented that the $AMZN-$WFM deal announcement demonstrates the disruptive and fast-paced nature of the business world. $MCD continues to challenge itself and is committed to remain competitive on value. $MCD believes deliveries are a good example of how the industry is responding to rapidly-changing consumer expectations.

$ODP {{ '2017-07-25T15:36:33+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$ODP has appointed Janet Schijns as SVP of Services – Copy, Print and Tech, which is a newly created role. Schijns, a veteran channel executive from Verizon, will oversee the company’s regional print production facilities to support printing capabilities and the delivery needs of customers.

$ODP {{ '2017-07-25T14:37:31+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$ODP appointed Janet Schijns, a veteran channel executive from $VZ, in the newly created role of SVP, services - copy, print and tech. Schijns will lead the strategy for copy, print and tech services, focusing on execution and growth.

$MSFT {{ '2017-07-21T14:22:52+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$MSFT said the large markets like the US, Germany and Japan performed better than its expectations in 4Q17. To compete with its competitors $GOOGL and $AMZN, Microsoft invested about $3.3Bil in CapEx, which includes the capital leases. This was up sequentially partly due to the deferral of planned datacenter spending from 3Q17 to 4Q17.

$MSFT {{ '2017-07-20T22:39:57+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MSFT, the 3rd largest market cap firm in US after $AAPL and $GOOGL, reported a profit that doubled in the tech giant's final quarter of 2017. The strong performance was boosted by growth in Cloud and Office businesses. GAAP net income surged 109% to $6.5Bil. GAAP EPS spiked up 112% to $0.83, aided by tax benefits. Non-GAAP EPS grew 42% to $0.98.

$AAPL {{ '2017-07-20T12:48:23+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

In regard with its battle against $AAPL, $QCOM has filed patent infringement complaints against the iPhone maker with both the International Trade Commission and in Federal Court in the US. The ITC investigation is expected to commence in August and the case will be tried next year.

$QCOM {{ '2017-07-19T21:27:34+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

For 4Q17 $QCOM expects its revenue to be in the range of $5.4-6.2Bil. The company expects its diluted EPS to be about $0.55-0.65 and non-GAAP EPS to be in the range of $0.75-0.85. This guidance does not include QTL revenues related to the sale of $AAPL products by Apple’s contract manufacturers

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