$SHLD (Sears Holdings Corporation)

$SHLD {{ '2016-02-09T13:52:44+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SHLD, which owns retail store brands Sears and Kmart, forecast 4Q15 revenue to fall 31% to $7.3Bil, citing a "challenging" holiday selling season. The company said warm weather and intense competition pressured margins, leading to same store sales declines, particularly in its apparel and related softlines businesses.

$PLD {{ '2017-10-20T15:12:43+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$PLD Prologis, Inc. Earnings AlphaGraphics: Q3 2017 highlights

$AMZN {{ '2017-10-19T14:34:18+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN has launched its largest wind farm, Amazon Wind Farm Texas, which will add more than 1,000,000 MWh of clean energy to the grid each year. $AMZN has launched 18 wind and solar projects across the US, with over 35 more to come. Amazon Wind Farm Texas includes more than 100 turbines and is built, owned, and operated by Lincoln Clean Energy.

$COST {{ '2017-10-18T17:09:33+0000' | timeago}} • SEC

Global discount retailer $COST has filed its Form 10-K with the SEC for the fiscal year ended September 3, 2017. Total cardholders at the year end was 90.3MM, an increase of 4% or 3.6MM from 2016. During FY17, paid members grew 4% to 49.4MM.

$AAPL {{ '2017-10-18T15:24:08+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AAPL and $GE announced a partnership to deliver industrial apps designed to bring predictive data and analytics from Predix, GE’s industrial IoT platform, to iPhone and iPad. The two companies unveiled a new Predix software development kit for iOS, which gives developers the tools to make their own industrial IoT apps.

$IT {{ '2017-10-18T14:44:27+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

According to $IT, mobile phone sales are expected to return to year-over-year growth in 2018, with shipments totaling 1.9Bil units. Smartphones will represent 86% of total mobile phone shipments in 2018, up 6% from 2017. $IT expects $AAPL's iPhone X to be the sales driver in North America, China and Western Europe, despite its high price.

$GWW {{ '2017-10-18T13:18:39+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$GWW W.W. Grainger, Inc. Earnings AlphaGraphic: Q3 2017 Highlights

$GWW {{ '2017-10-18T12:21:01+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$GWW now expects FY17 sales growth of 1.5 - 2.5% and EPS of $10.40 - 10.90. The midpoint of the EPS guidance remains unchanged at $10.65.

$GWW {{ '2017-10-18T12:15:24+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Industrial supply company $GWW's sales in 3Q17 inched up 2% to $2.6Bil, driven by volume growth in its US business. But higher costs during the quarter weighed on its earnings, which fell 13% to  $186MM, or $2.79 per share. Excluding special costs, $GWW's earnings slid 5% to $2.90 per share during the quarter.

$PLD {{ '2017-10-18T12:11:24+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PLD's guidance range for net earnings per diluted share increased and narrowed to $3.01-3.06 and the range for Core FFO per diluted share narrowed to $2.79-2.81 in FY17.

$PLD {{ '2017-10-18T12:09:55+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Even as earnings soared in 3Q17, $PLD saw total revenues slide to $603MM from $705MM. Core FFO slipped to $370MM or $0.67 per share from last year's $402MM or $0.73MM a share in the quarter.

$PLD {{ '2017-10-18T12:07:55+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Higher gains on dispositions of real estate and improved operating conditions in 3Q17 caused the net attributable earnings of $PLD to more than triple to $876MM or $1.63 per diluted share, from $279MM or $0.52 per share a year ago.

$M {{ '2017-10-17T13:29:48+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Department store operator $M has appointed Danielle Kirgan as Chief Human Resources Officer, effective October 23, 2017. Kirgan will join Macy’s Corporate Strategy Committee and report to CEO Jeff Gennette. Most recently, Kirgan served as SVP, People, at American Airlines. Earlier, she worked as Chief Human Resources Officer at Darden Restaurants.

$C {{ '2017-10-12T19:56:21+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$C said its card business with retailer $COST has been highly successful. "We've continued to be able to grow account balances and we've seen continued growth in the purchases. So it's still looking like an absolute winner for us," the company said.

$COST {{ '2017-10-12T18:08:49+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

Although it is really late to enter the e-commerce club, $COST has rolled out two new e-commerce initiatives - two-day (dry grocery) and same-day delivery (both dry and fresh grocery) last week. With $AMZN’s acquisition of $WFM set to shake the grocery industry, the warehouse club Costco is looking to expand the grocery offerings over time.

$AMZN {{ '2017-10-12T14:15:18+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN's Amazon Web Services unit and $MSFT announced a new deep learning library, called Gluon, that allows developers to prototype, build, train and deploy machine learning models for the cloud, devices at the edge and mobile apps. The Gluon interface works with Apache MXNet and will support Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit in an upcoming release.

$AMZN {{ '2017-10-12T13:56:39+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN is creating more than 120,000 positions this holiday season across its US network of fulfillment centers, sortation centers and customer service sites. The positions are available in around 33 states including Arizona, California, Washington, New York, Ohio, Kansas and Michigan, among others.

$AMZN {{ '2017-10-11T14:29:38+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN unveiled the new Kindle Oasis, with high-resolution Paperwhite display. The Kindle Oasis is the first waterproof Kindle, with a longer battery life and fast-charging capability. With Audible built in, users can listen to a large library of audiobooks. Kindle Oasis is available for pre-order for $249.99 and will start shipping October 31.

$WMT {{ '2017-10-10T13:18:17+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Store operator $WMT said it expects FY18 GAAP EPS to be in the range of $4.18 to $4.28, and sees adjusted EPS between $4.30 and $4.40. For FY19, the company expects adjusted earnings to grow 5% YoY, supported by a 3% gain in net sales. Walmart plans to add 1,000 online grocery locations. Capital expenditure is forecast at $11Bil for FY18 and FY19.

$HON {{ '2017-10-09T13:58:35+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$HON has named Anne T. Madden as SVP and General Counsel, reporting to President and CEO Darius Adamczyk. Madden succeeds Kate Adams, who decided to leave $HON to become General Counsel at $AAPL.

$AAPL {{ '2017-10-06T15:51:42+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AAPL said Katherine Adams, formerly SVP and general counsel of $HON, will join the company as general counsel and SVP of Legal and Global Security. She will report to CEO Tim Cook and serve on its executive team. The tech giant added that Bruce Sewell, who has served as its general counsel since 2009, will be retiring at 2017-end.

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