$CAB (Cabela's Incorporated)

$CAB {{ '2016-02-19T11:26:48+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Camping and other outdoor recreation merchandise retailer $CAB said Michael Copeland, EVP and COO, has decided to transition from his current position to a strategic advisory role. The transition will take place over next month.

$GWW {{ '2017-07-19T19:32:05+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

In the US segment, $GWW said it expects volume growth of 6-8% in the back half of the year, based on price changes. The company, meanwhile, did not give a month-wise update on volume growth.

$GWW {{ '2017-07-19T18:59:11+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$GWW said its mid-size customer volume continued to accelerate throughout 2Q17 and was positive for the first time in five years during the quarter. The company added that currently, about 50% of the mid-size customer volume is on more competitive pricing.

$SCHL {{ '2017-07-19T18:02:35+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

Book publisher $SCHL has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per share on its class-A and common stock for 1Q18.  The dividend is payable on September 15, 2017, to shareholders of record as on August 31, 2017.

$GWW {{ '2017-07-19T14:00:08+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$GWW W.W. Grainger, Inc. Earnings AlphaGraphic: Q2 2017 Highlights

$GWW {{ '2017-07-19T12:44:44+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$GWW's sales for the US segment were up 1% YoY in 2Q17, driven by a 5 percentage point increase from volume. Canada segment sales fell 3% in US dollars, while sales for the Other Businesses increased 11% during this period.

$GWW {{ '2017-07-19T12:41:24+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

In the US segment, $GWW's gains from the sale of assets in 2Q17 were offset by restructuring costs. The Canadian business announced plans to close 59 branches in 2017 as part of restructuring. $GWW also announced the wind-down of its business in Colombia. Restructuring items represented $1.07 per share in charges.  Excluding them, EPS decreased 5%.

$GWW {{ '2017-07-19T12:37:57+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$GWW CFO Ron Jadin announced that he will be retiring at 2017-end. Jadin joined Grainger in 1998 and has served in various financial roles including as CFO since 2008.

$GWW {{ '2017-07-19T12:34:09+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Despite a drastic fall in earnings in 2Q17, $GWW reiterated its 2017 sales and EPS guidance of sales growth of 1-4% and adjusted EPS of $10-11.30. CEO DG Macpherson said, "Outside the US, we took aggressive action to streamline our portfolio and focus on profitable businesses. Based on what we are seeing, we are reiterating our 2017 guidance."

$GWW {{ '2017-07-19T12:26:52+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Industrial supplies company $GWW saw 43% fall in net earnings in 2Q17, even as sales increased 2% to $2.61Bil. The sales growth during the quarter was spurred by its continued volume growth from the pricing initiatives in the US. Net earnings were $98MM, or $1.67 per share, compared to $173MM, or $2.79 per share in the year-over period.

$GS {{ '2017-07-19T11:22:37+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$GS advised a number of important transactions that were announced during 2Q17, including $BCR's $24Bil sale to $BDX. $AMZN's $13.7Bil acquisition of $WFM, and $DFT's $7.6Bil merger with $DLR.

$BAX {{ '2017-07-17T20:58:53+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$BAX appointed Cathy Smith, EVP and CFO of $TGT, to its BoD, bringing the total number of directors serving the company at this time to 13. Smith now also serves on $BAX's Audit Committee.

$CAR {{ '2017-07-17T13:54:53+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Car Rental operator $CAR said it has integrated $AMZN’s voice platform Alexa to allow travelers to book and manage car rental reservations with ease.  Avis is the first car rental company to offer the service.

$RH {{ '2017-07-14T16:27:20+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$RH has completed its $700MM share repurchase program, purchasing 12.37MM shares during 2Q17. The company is also confirming its previous 2Q17 guidance of revenue of $595-610MM and adjusted net income of $13-15MM. Adjusted diluted EPS is expected to be $0.43-0.50, assuming a weighted avg. diluted share count of approx. 30MM.

$CAL {{ '2017-07-14T11:59:07+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CAL appointed Malcolm Robinson as President of the company’s new Men’s and International division. Robinson will oversee the strategic growth initiatives for $CAL's men's brands and expand an international footprint across the company's portfolio.

$JWN {{ '2017-07-12T15:18:15+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$JWN announced plans to open a Nordstrom Rack at The Promenade at Town Center in Santa Clarita, California. The approximately 30,000-square-foot store is scheduled to open in spring 2018. The new Nordstrom Rack store will join more than seven existing retailers in the area.

$KIM {{ '2017-07-12T15:14:26+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$KIM has signed a lease with $TGT for a 48,000-square-foot, small-format store at Westmont Plaza in Haddon Township, New Jersey, set to open in July 2018. The addition of Target is the first step in a larger repositioning of the 173,000-square-foot, open-air center. The store will also offer a CVS Pharmacy and Target’s Order Pickup service.

$AMZN {{ '2017-07-12T13:51:52+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN said on Prime Day 2017, held on July 11, sales surpassed Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The Prime Day 2017 event grew by more than 60% compared to 2016, and sales growth by small businesses and entrepreneurs was even higher. Purchases made on Prime Day 2017 were more than 50% higher than the prior year.

$AMZN {{ '2017-07-10T11:06:10+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN plans to open a new fulfillment center in Orlando, Fla. When the site opens in 2018, $AMZN will create 1,500 new full-time jobs with benefits and opportunities to engage with Amazon Robotics in a highly technological workplace.

$SBRA {{ '2017-07-06T14:01:16+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SBRA has hired Brent Chappell as EVP, Portfolio Manager effective immediately. Mr. Chappell has previously worked with LTC Properties, Inc. in the role of SVP of Investment and Portfolio Management.

$QVCA {{ '2017-07-06T13:11:39+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$QVCA $QVCB $LVNTA $LVNTB intends to issue 53.4MM shares of QVC Series A common stock to $HSNI shareholders, as part of its acquisition of the latter, which is expected to close by 4Q17.  Following the completion of the transaction, Liberty Interactive expects to continue its repurchases of QVC Group common stock.

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