$WMK (Weis Markets, Inc.)

$WMK {{ '2016-07-15T11:07:46+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Food retailer $WMK said it has reached an agreement with Food Lion LLC to buy 38 Food Lion supermarket locations operating in Maryland, Virginia and Delaware. Company expects to complete the conversion process for most of these stores in Sept. and Oct.

$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.

$BBBY {{ '2017-09-20T14:19:49+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

When asked why $BBBY management recommended a share repurchase when the incomes are declining, the company sidestepped saying it is purely a Board decision.

$BBBY {{ '2017-09-20T13:51:37+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$BBBY stated that sales from its customer-facing digital channels, which exclude sales derived by orders placed in-store through the Beyond store, represented roughly 15% of its net sales in 2Q17.

$BBBY {{ '2017-09-19T21:00:02+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$BBBY  Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. Earnings AlphaGraphic: Q2 2017 Highlights

$BBBY {{ '2017-09-19T20:35:23+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$BBBY BoD declared a quarterly dividend of $0.15 per share, to be paid on Jan 16, 2018 to shareholders of record as of Dec 15, 2017.

$BBBY {{ '2017-09-19T20:33:56+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$BBBY stated that it is modeling net EPS for FY17 to be about $3.00, with the balance of the net EPS to be split approx 20% in 3Q17 and about 80% in 4Q17.

$BBBY {{ '2017-09-19T20:29:57+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Retail store chain $BBBY reported 1.7% decline in net sales to $2.9Bil in 2Q17. Net income fell to $94.23MM, or $0.67 per share, compared to $167.33MM, or $1.11 per share a year ago. Meanwhile, comparable sales fell 2.6% during the quarter.

$KR {{ '2017-09-08T15:14:42+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$KR said it will continue to pursue partnerships in the digital marketplace, while also looking for mergers in the brick and mortar business. The company will focus on creating additional innovation to promote its own food brands. Kroger expects that investments in ClickList, its online order platform, will impact margins in the coming quarters.

$KR {{ '2017-09-08T14:36:08+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$KR anticipates its identical supermarket sales and market share will grow in 2018. The company has reduced its planned capital investments for 2017 and 2018 by $600MM to bring balance in the flexibility to use cash, and to maintain the 'Investment' grade rating. Kroger's financial results are pressured by healthcare expenses and pension costs.

$KR {{ '2017-09-08T13:59:47+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$KR The Kroger Co. Earnings AlphaGraphic: Q2 2017 Highlights

$KR {{ '2017-09-08T12:26:09+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$KR reaffirmed its FY17 earnings outlook in the range of $1.74 to $1.79 per share. It continues to expect adjusted earnings per share between $2 and $2.05 for the year. Identical supermarket sales growth, excluding fuel, is forecast to grow in the 0.5-1% range for the remainder of the year. Kroger sees capital investments of $3Bil-$3.3Bil for 2017.

$KR {{ '2017-09-08T12:17:41+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Supermarket operator $KR reported an 8% fall in 2Q17 profit, despite an increase in sales. Earnings per share dropped to $0.39 from $0.40 last year. Adjusted earnings were $0.47 per share.  Identical supermarket sales, without fuel, gained 0.7% during the quarter. Net sales rose 4% YoY to $27.6Bil, helped by strong Loyal and Households sales.

$KR {{ '2017-09-05T18:24:27+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$KR announced the retirement of Michigan division President Jayne Homco. Scott Hays, currently VP of Operations for the company's Fry's division, succeeds Ms. Homco as President of the Michigan division, effective October 1.

$VSI {{ '2017-09-05T16:15:52+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$VSI said in addition to the launch of the DUOCAP Technology probiotics, its ProBioCare brand will introduce four more probiotics that will further diversify its offerings. This includes an Adults 50 probiotic, Colon Care Probiotic and probiotics with high levels of Colony Forming Units (CFU), available in 100Bil CFU and 200Bil CFU.

$VSI {{ '2017-09-05T16:15:35+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$VSI has launched the DUOCAP Technology to market. Under its ProBioCare brand, the company will introduce six new probiotics with a dual supplement release system that provides the benefits of a probiotic and an additional ingredient. The DUOCAP Technology seals one capsule within the other to effectively deliver two supplements in one pill.

$TECD {{ '2017-08-31T16:29:43+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$TECD announced an agreement with Propel, a developer of consumer drones and remote-controlled helicopters, to distribute their Limited Collector's Edition Star Wars battle drones. This is in conjunction with $DIS and Lucasfilm's Force Friday II global fan event on Sept. 1, 2017 as a prelude to premiere of Star Wars: The Last Jedi on Dec. 15, 2017.

$ULTA {{ '2017-08-25T18:29:14+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$ULTA sees a 20-30 basis points growth in gross margin in the second half of 2017. In 4Q17, the company expects to leverage the addition of new stores and the seasonal increase in demand. Ulta said integration of the physical, digital and mobile platforms for providing enhanced service to customers is central to its business strategy.

$ULTA {{ '2017-08-25T17:49:12+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$ULTA is all set to open its new distribution facility in California in the summer of 2018. The company is on track to complete 11 major store remodels and seven re-locations during the year. In 3Q17, a total of 50 new stores are expected to be opened. Ulta forecasts its advertisement expenses to be flat during the remainder of the year.

$ULTA {{ '2017-08-25T17:29:16+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$ULTA said its 2Q17 comparable sales growth was driven mainly by the prestige cosmetics brand, supported by enhanced marketing initiatives and strong e-commerce growth. About 1.4MM new members were added to the loyalty program in 2Q17. Ulta expects to benefit from contributions from its recently launched products in the second half of 2017.

$DIS {{ '2017-08-25T15:03:56+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$DIS' BoD elected Mary Barra, Chairman and CEO of $GM, as a director, effective immediately. Barra's election brings $DIS' total board membership to 12. Barra was elected Chairman of the $GM BoD in January 2016, and has served as CEO of $GM since January 2014.

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BBBY (Bed Bath & Beyond Inc.)
Tuesday, September 19 2017 - 9:00pm
KR (The Kroger Co.)
Friday, September 8 2017 - 2:00pm
ULTA (ULTA Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc.)
Thursday, August 24 2017 - 9:00pm
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Thursday, August 17 2017 - 12:00am
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