$ARO (Aéropostale, Inc.)

$ARO {{ '2016-05-04T14:30:33+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$ARO, known for its casual and sporty clothing for teenagers and young adults, said expects to use the Chapter 11 process to optimize its store footprint, access additional tools to shed or renegotiate burdensome contracts, resolve its ongoing disputes with Sycamore Partners and achieve long-term financial stability.

$MAA {{ '2017-09-21T22:07:09+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MAA sustained minor damages to its Texas portfolio from Hurricane Harvey and its properties in Florida, Savannah, Georgia and South Carolina from Hurricane Irma. $MAA expects total costs of about $3.5MM. Approx. 70% of these costs are expected to be Opex with the remaining 30% representing CapEx. These costs will not impact the earnings guidance.

$DIS {{ '2017-09-21T15:43:44+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$DIS appointed Rebecca Campbell as President, The Walt Disney Company Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), effective Jan. 1, 2018. Diego Lerner, current President, The Walt Disney Company EMEA, will take on a new role as a part of the Walt Disney International management team reporting to its Chairman, Andy Bird.

$AMZN {{ '2017-09-19T13:57:00+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN unveiled the Fire HD 10 tablet, with a 10.1” widescreen 1080p Full HD display with over 2MM pixels. The new Fire HD 10 is 30% faster with 2x the RAM and an ultra-fast quad-core processor, plus 32GB internal storage and up to 10 hours of battery life. It also introduces Alexa hands-free for the first time on a Fire tablet.

$AMZN {{ '2017-09-18T13:27:49+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN announced plans to open its third Oregon fulfillment center in Portland, which will create more than 1,000 full-time positions. The company recently announced an upcoming fulfillment center in Troutdale and Salem, in addition to the existing sortation center in Hillsboro and Prime Now hub in Portland.

$AMZN {{ '2017-09-18T13:23:22+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN announced plans to open its fourth Ohio fulfillment center in Monroe, which will create more than 1,000 full-time positions. The company recently announced an upcoming fulfillment center in North Randall, and it currently operates fulfillment centers in Etna and Obetz.

$AMZN {{ '2017-09-14T13:50:31+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN announced plans to open a new fulfillment center in the Charter Township of Shelby, Michigan. When the site opens in 2018, $AMZN will create 1,000 new full-time jobs with benefits. At the new 1MM-sq.ft. fulfillment center, employees will pack and ship large items like household décor and gardening tools.

$DSW {{ '2017-09-13T22:08:47+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$DSW announced the opening of its first warehouse in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The new warehouse, located at the Mall of Dhahran, marks the second DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse outside North America. Earlier in 2017, $DSW announced plans to build as many as 40 locations over five years in the region with franchise partner Apparel Group.

$SCVL {{ '2017-09-13T20:25:30+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SCVL's BoD elected Charles Tomm, a Principal at Heritage Capital Group, as a director effective Sept. 12, 2017. With this addition, the company's Board has eight directors. In addition, the BoD approved the payment of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.075 per share, payable on Oct. 16, 2017, to shareholders of record as of Oct. 2, 2017.

$AAPL {{ '2017-09-12T18:01:37+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AAPL Special Event 2017: Apple TV gets an automatic free upgrade to 4K HDR. Apple said it is working with $NFLX to bring their 4K titles to its service, as well as $AMZN's Amazon Prime Video. A new 4K Apple TV starts at $179 for 32GB model and $199 for 64GB model. Orders start on Sept 15, 2017 and ships from Sept 22, 2017.

$ZUMZ {{ '2017-09-08T14:40:06+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$ZUMZ said it is planning to open a total of approx. 18 new stores in 2017, including three in Canada, four in Europe and two in Australia. $ZUMZ added that it expects CapEx for FY17 to be between $24-26MM compared to $20.4MM in 2016 and majority of the capital spend will be dedicated to new store openings and planned remodels.

$ZUMZ {{ '2017-09-08T14:33:45+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$ZUMZ continues to believe that comparable sales will be positive for 2017 and will experience earnings growth based on its current planning. For 2H17, the company expects a greater YoY impact on the business related to foreign exchange with the European, Canadian and Australian currencies, all strengthening to the U.S. dollar.

$ZUMZ {{ '2017-09-08T14:26:58+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$ZUMZ plans to launch over 100 new brands in 2017. Additionally on international expansion, the company continues to be optimistic about its long-term growth prospect as its geographic footprint is less penetrated overseas. $ZUMZ is also on schedule to open four Blue Tomato locations in Europe and two Fast Times locations in Australia in 2017.

$ZUMZ {{ '2017-09-07T20:45:07+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$ZUMZ expects 3Q17 net sales to be in the range of $236-241MM, resulting in diluted EPS of approx. $0.43-0.48. This guidance is based upon anticipated comparable sales growth between 4% and 6% for 3Q17. $ZUMZ currently intends to open approx. 18 new stores in FY17, including up to 3 stores in Canada and 4 stores in Europe and 2 stores in Australia.

$ZUMZ {{ '2017-09-07T20:40:11+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Specialty retailer of apparel, footwear and accessories $ZUMZ reported narrowed loss for 2Q17, driven by improved sales. Net loss was $0.6MM or $0.02 per share compared to a net loss of $0.8MM or $0.03 per share a year ago. Revenue for the quarter jumped 7.83% to $192.24MM. Comparable sales for 2Q17 increased 4.7%.

$FRAN {{ '2017-09-06T17:28:47+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$FRAN said its number one growth initiative continues to be to increase ecommerce business from roughly 7% penetration at present, to the mid-teens over the next five years.

$FRAN {{ '2017-09-06T17:16:22+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$FRAN plans to contain its back-to-school assortment issues in 3Q17 and sell these goods in the natural selling season, vs waiting until the end of the year and marking these goods out of stock, which was the prior practice. As a result, the company expects inventory at the end of 3Q17 to be down in the high single-digits for boutique.

$KSS {{ '2017-09-06T16:07:59+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$KSS said a new Amazon smart home experience will be available in 10 select Kohl’s stores across the Los Angeles and Chicago areas starting in October. With the new Amazon smart home spaces, customers can purchase Amazon devices, accessories and smart home devices and services directly from Amazon, within Kohl’s stores.

$AMZN {{ '2017-09-06T13:56:45+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN announced plans for a new 855,000-sq.ft. fulfillment center in Staten Island, New York. The facility is $AMZN’s first fulfillment center in the state and will create more than 2,250 full-time jobs. It will feature technology such as Amazon Robotics to help fulfill orders. The project is being developed by Matrix Development Group.

$FRAN {{ '2017-09-06T12:12:16+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

For FY17, $FRAN anticipates net sales in the range of $481-491MM; assuming a high-single digit decrease in comparable sales vs the prior year increase of 2%. Diluted EPS is expected in the range of $0.71-0.81 compared to the prior year of $1.09. $FRAN expects to open 60-65 boutiques and close 8-10 boutiques during this period.

$FRAN {{ '2017-09-06T12:08:57+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

For 3Q17, $FRAN expects net sales to be in the range of $105-109MM; assuming a comparable sales decrease in the mid-to high-teens compared to a 7% increase in the prior year. Diluted EPS is expected to be in the range of $0.00-0.05, including impact of Hurricane Harvey. $FRAN plans to open 32 boutiques and close one during the third quarter.

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