$NILE (Blue Nile Inc.)

$NILE {{ '2016-07-22T14:00:57+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$NILE said it appointed Elaine Rubin to its BoD. She will step in to replace former board member Mary Alice Taylor, who tendered her resignation on July 15. With these changes, $NILE's Board remains at eight members.

$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.

$FAST {{ '2018-01-17T19:34:14+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Industrial supplies company $FAST said its net sales grew 9% YoY to $323MM in December 2017. Daily average sales advanced 15% annually to $16.2MM, with sales in the US and the whole of North America growing 13% and 15% respectively. The company had 20,565 employees at the end of the month, up 5% compared to last year.

$FAST {{ '2018-01-17T17:32:36+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$FAST said its fastener division registered lower margin due to higher expenses in 4Q17, when profitability was impacted by the tax legislation. The company is aggressively investing in its onsite and e-commerce initiatives, and expects  inventory position to improve further in 2018. Fastenal targets to sign 21000-23000 vending devices this year.

$FAST {{ '2018-01-17T14:52:23+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$FAST Fastenal Company Earnings AlphaGraphic: Q4 2017 Highlights

$FAST {{ '2018-01-17T12:56:36+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$FAST, a distributor of industrial supplies, said its 4Q17 profit rose sharply, helped by higher sales and benefits of the tax reform. Earnings advanced 32% YoY to $152MM or $0.53 per share. Sales grew 15% to $1.1Bil as strong demand resulted in an increase in new product signings. Daily sales of fastener products registered a double-digit growth.

$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.

$JWN {{ '2018-01-09T22:45:50+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$JWN updated its FY17 expectations for an increase in net sales of approx. 4.2%, inclusive of the 53rd week, and an increase in comparable sales of approx. 0.5%. The company expects full-year diluted EPS to be $2.90-2.95, compared with its prior outlook of $2.85-2.95.

$JWN {{ '2018-01-09T22:45:35+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$JWN's net sales grew 2.5% and comparable sales grew 1.2% for the nine weeks ended Dec. 30, 2017, vs. prior-year period. In the Nordstrom brand, including US and Canada full-line stores and Nordstrom.com, net sales when combined with Trunk Club, rose 0.7% and comp sales rose 1%. For Nordstrom Rack, net sales grew 8.2% and comp sales grew 2.9%.

$JWN {{ '2018-01-09T18:59:54+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$JWN said the president of its Rack division, Karen McKibbin, will retire from her post after three decades. McKibbin will be succeeded by Geevy Thomas, the chief innovation officer of $JWN.

$JWN {{ '2018-01-02T14:31:32+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$JWN said it will hire 250 employees for its first stand-alone Men's Store in Manhattan. The company appointed Cailin Caro as store manager of the NYC Men's Store, and company veteran Chris Wanlass as VP of its Manhattan full-line stores.

$JWN {{ '2018-01-02T14:30:06+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$JWN said it will hire 250 employees for its first stand-alone Men's Store in Manhattan, which will open on Broadway between West 57th and West 58th Streets in April 2018. The company will also open a New York City flagship store in 2019 at the base of Central Park Tower, an Extell Development Company Project.

$AMZN {{ '2017-12-26T14:47:40+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN celebrated its biggest holiday season. Prime membership continued to grow this holiday. In one week alone, more than 4MM people started Prime free trials or began paid memberships. More than 1Bil items were ordered from small businesses and entrepreneurs worldwide this season, with Echo Dot and Fire TV Stick being the top-selling products.

$AMZN {{ '2017-12-20T16:49:39+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN announced the launch of Mozilla Firefox and Amazon Silk browsers on all Amazon Fire TV devices in over 100 countries and territories. This gives customers access to popular sites such as Facebook, Twitter, news sites, video sharing services, and other sports, and entertainment content in addition to the existing movies and TV shows.

$AMZN {{ '2017-12-19T13:51:50+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN's Amazon Web Services, Inc. launched the AWS EU (Paris) Region. With this launch, AWS now provides 49 Availability Zones across 18 technology infrastructure regions globally with another 12 Availability Zones and four regions in Bahrain, Hong Kong SAR, Sweden, and a second AWS GovCloud Region in the US expected to come online by early 2019.

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