Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.OQ)

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Tiger Global Management raises share stake in Amazon, cuts share stake in Teladoc
Wednesday, 15 Nov 2017 

Nov 14 (Reuters) - Tiger Global Management:Tiger Global Management raises share stake in Amazon.com Inc by 23.7 percent to 1.5 million shares - SEC filing.Tiger Global Management cuts share stake in Teladoc Inc by 56 percent to 1.8 million shares.Tiger Global Management - Change in holdings are as of Sept 30, 2017 and compared with the previous quarter ended as of June 30, 2017.  Full Article

French supermarket retailer Carrefour to present strategy plan on Jan. 23
Tuesday, 14 Nov 2017 

Nov 14 (Reuters) - Carrefour ::* Company to announce new strategy plan on Jan. 23..* Earlier this week, French retail giant Carrefour - under mounting pressure from traditional rivals as well as new competitors like Amazon - had sought to reassure investors that its plan to turn around its business was on track following a report of a delay. nL8N1NJ2SJ.* Shares in the world's second-biggest retailer fell nearly 2 percent on Monday after BFM Business radio said new CEO Alexandre Bompard was unlikely to unveil his revival plan before early 2018 instead of before end-2017 as previously announced..* The company is working on what is expected to be a far-reaching restructuring plan that some analysts estimate could involve one billion euros of cost cuts..* One reason for postponing the announcement was to avoid any labour trouble over the crucial Christmas period, BFM said..  Full Article

Kohl's CEO- Relatively bullish on Q4 based on trend of business coming into the quarter
Thursday, 9 Nov 2017 

Nov 9 (Reuters) - Kohls :CFO- positive impact of less clearance markdowns in Q3 more than offset by higher shipping costs in online business and higher reserves.CFO- approximately $8 million of SG&A increase in Q3 was attributable to the hurricanes harvey and irma.On conf call- Q3 regular priced sales were up 1% while clearance sales were down 7%.On conf call- Q3 sales in our core women's business was negative but saw improvement in private brands.CEO- "a portion of improvement in sales trend is attributable to our targeted efforts to capture share from competitive store closures".CEO- expect a very strong holiday performance in both active apparel and footwear categories.CEO- online generated demand sales grew 15% for Q3, continue to grow the percentage of online orders that are fulfilled by stores.Will pilot a further evolution of loyalty program in Q2 next year with about 100 stores, company-wide rollout intended for fy2019.CEO says both Amazon tests launched successfully in mid-october, declines to share further details.Overall in the fourth quarter, have increased our marketing.Inventory per store at the end of Q3 was down low single digits and is expected to be down mid-single digits at the end of the year.The 3 hurricanes affected about a little over 100 of our stores, those stores remain closed for between 2 and 7 days.Digital marketing is now our largest marketing spend, we're delivering more specific offers based on customers' past preferences.  Full Article

Amazon announces groundbreaking new prime video series with Manchester City FC
Thursday, 9 Nov 2017 

Nov 9 (Reuters) - Amazon.Com Inc ::Announces groundbreaking new Prime Video series with Manchester City FC.Amazon, Manchester City announced new Amazon Prime Video behind-the-scenes multi-part exclusive series.Series will take viewers on behind scenes journey through Manchester City's 2017/18 season; series to launch on Amazon Prime Video in 2018​.  Full Article

Amazon announces new Baltimore County fulfillment center
Wednesday, 8 Nov 2017 

Nov 8 (Reuters) - Amazon.Com Inc ::Announces new Baltimore County fulfillment center.Plans to open fourth Maryland fulfillment facility in Baltimore's Sparrows Point, which will create more than 1,500 full-time positions​.New facility in Baltimore County​ will employ more than 1,500 associates.  Full Article

Amazon debuts Fire TV stick basic edition in Canada and over 100 new countries and territories
Tuesday, 7 Nov 2017 


Amazon plans to open new office in Vancouver
Friday, 3 Nov 2017 

Nov 3 (Reuters) - Amazon ::Amazon announces plans to open new office in Vancouver and create 1,000 jobs.Says signed a lease for a new office in downtown vancouver, new office will open in 2020​.  Full Article

Amazon CFO says India remains co's primary international investment
Friday, 27 Oct 2017 

Oct 26 (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc ::Amazon CFO on AWS- pleased with new customers and the additional workloads picked up from existing customers - conf call.Amazon CFO says Diwali holiday in India was a few days earlier, which may be pushed some sales into Q3 versus Q4 - conf call.Amazon CFO says "you'll see more cooperation and working together between within Amazonfresh, Prime Now and Whole Foods" - Conf call.Amazon CFO on pharmacy presence- "can't confirm or deny any of the rumors related to pharmacy or anything else" -conf call.Amazon CFO says other revenue, which includes advertising services, grew 58 percent in the quarter- conf call.Amazon CFO says India remains Co's primary international investment- conf call.Amazon CFO expects to open more physical stores - conf call.Amazon CFO says "to continue to invest in video and increase that investment in 2018" - conf call.Amazon CFO says "we remain very bullish on the video business" -conf call.  Full Article

Amazon.com Inc expects video content expenses to increase next year - CFO
Friday, 27 Oct 2017 

Oct 26 (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc ::Amazon.com Inc expects video content expenses to increase next year- CFO.Amazon.com Inc will not pull back on video strategy - CFO.  Full Article

Amazon.com reports Q3 earnings $0.52/shr
Friday, 27 Oct 2017 

Oct 26 (Reuters) - Amazon.Com Inc :Amazon.com announces third quarter sales up 34% to $43.7 billion.Q3 earnings per share $0.52.Q3 sales $43.7 billion versus I/B/E/S view $42.14 billion.Q3 earnings per share view $0.03 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Sees Q4 sales $56 billion to $60.5 billion.Amazon.com Inc qtrly net product sales $‍28,768​ million versus $22,339 million.Amazon.com Inc - ‍ Q4 2017 operating income is expected to be between $300 million and $1.65 billion​.Amazon.com Inc - qtrly north america net sales $25,446‍​ million versus $18,874 million.Amazon.com Inc - qtrly international net sales $‍​13,714 million versus $10,609 million.Amazon.com Inc - qtrly Amazon web services net sales $‍​4,584 million versus $3,231 million last year.Amazon.com Inc - qtrly ‍net sales includes $1.3 billion from whole foods market​.Amazon.com Inc - qtrly subscription services revenue $2,441 million versus $1,532 million in q3 2016.Amazon.com - ‍Q4 2017 net sales guidance includes approximately 1,000 basis points of impact to co's year-over-year growth rate from whole foods market​.Amazon.com - ‍Q4 2017 net sales guidance also anticipates a favorable impact of approximately $1.2 billion or 270 basis points from foreign exchange rates​.Amazon.com Inc - qtrly amazon web services operating income $‍​1,171 million versus $861 million last year.Amazon.com Inc - qtrly advertising and other revenue $1,123 million versus $709 million in Q3 2016.  Full Article


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