$VSI (Vitamin Shoppe, Inc.)

$VSI {{ '2015-12-03T11:56:51+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Nutritional supplements retailer $VSI said it is offering a principal amount of $125MM of convertible senior notes due 2020. $VSI intends to use the proceeds to repurchase shares, fund the cost of convertible note hedge transactions, and to pay fees and expenses.

$WBA {{ '2018-01-19T22:50:08+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$WBA appointed Sebastian James as SVP and President and Managing Director of Boots. He also will be joining the company in the summer of 2018 and taking up his new role at the beginning of the new fiscal year on Sept. 1. Elizabeth Fagan, who has led Boots since June 2016, will become new Non-Executive Chairman of Boots in the new fiscal year.

$WBA {{ '2018-01-19T12:47:56+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$WBA BoD declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.40 per share. The dividend is payable 12 March, 2018 to stockholders of record as of 15 Feb., 2018.

$KR {{ '2018-01-18T20:51:35+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$KR said it is actively recruiting experienced retail and digital and technology talent for new and open corporate and store management roles across its family of companies. As part of Restock Kroger, $KR is also investing an incremental $500MM in human capital over the next 3 years.

$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.

$WMT {{ '2018-01-17T19:48:40+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$WMT has promoted Judith McKenna to the posts of President and CEO of Walmart International, effective February 1, 2018. She succeeds David Cheesewright who has decided to retire. McKenna, who currently serves as EVP and CEO of Walmart US, will report to President and CEO Doug McMillon. McKenna had joined Walmart in 1996 as CEO of its UK division.

$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.

$HRB {{ '2018-01-16T22:37:25+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$HRB and $WMT announced that $HRB will be the exclusive DIY desktop tax software provider available at Walmart stores nationwide, and sold directly by Walmart on walmart.com. This partnership makes the DIY products more convenient for clients to purchase, and prepare their taxes and get their maximum tax refund.

$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.

$WMT {{ '2018-01-12T12:16:56+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$WMT division Sam’s Club has revealed plans to convert around 12 of its closed stores into eCommerce fulfillment centers. The first center will be located in Memphis. The rest of the 63 stores identified for closure will be wound up over the coming weeks. The company plans to place its associates affected by the initiative to the nearby locations.

$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.

$SVU {{ '2018-01-10T12:43:14+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

For FY18, $SVU currently expects net earnings from continuing operations to be in the range of a loss of $20MM to and earnings of $2MM, which includes a non-cash charge of $35-45MM expected to be made in 4Q18 to reduce the carrying value of $SVU's net deferred tax asset in accordance with the newly enacted tax reform legislation.

$SVU {{ '2018-01-10T12:38:00+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

On a segment basis, $SVU's 3Q18 Wholesale net sales increased 52% to $2.89Bil due to sales from the acquired Unified Grocers business, sales to new customers and increased sales to new stores. Retail net sales on the other hand declined 4.1% to $1.02Bil, impacted by identical store sales of negative 3.5% and closed stores.

$SVU {{ '2018-01-10T12:29:12+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Retailing company $SVU swung to profit in 3Q18 on higher sales and some tax benefits. Profit for the quarter was $26MM or $0.067 per share compared to a net loss of $26MM or $0.69 loss per share a year ago. Sales for the quarter jumped 31% to $3.94Bil. On an adjusted basis, $SVU earned $0.61 per share.

$DPZ {{ '2018-01-09T22:35:40+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$DPZ said President and CEO J. Patrick Doyle intends to leave the company on June 30. The BoD announced the promotion of Richard Allison to the role of CEO, succeeding Doyle, and the promotion of Russell Weiner to the newly-created role of COO of $DPZ and President of the Americas. Both appointments will be effective as of July 1, 2018.

$SFM {{ '2018-01-09T17:34:31+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SFM will expand home delivery service to its major markets across the country through a new partnership with Instacart. $SFM will roll out the Instacart service to markets in phases, starting with select zip codes in Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona. Additional markets will be announced at a later date.

$SFM {{ '2018-01-09T13:06:19+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SFM, a retailer of organic foods, said it is looking for comparable store sales growth of 4.6% for fourth quarter of 2017. For fiscal 2017, the company anticipates net sales growth of 15.3% and comparable store sales growth of 2.9%. Full year earnings are forecasted to be slightly above the company’s most recent guidance of $0.98-$0.99 per share.

$CROX {{ '2018-01-08T12:39:02+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CROX said it expects fiscal 2017 revenues to be down low single digits, compared to last year. The company continues to expect full year gross margin to be about 50%. SG&A expenses are estimated to be $498MM, including about $16MM of one-time charges.

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