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January 10, 2014
05:36 EDTFDO, SHLD, LB, GPSLow-end retailers struggle as customers remain pressured, WSJ reports
As the outlook for the U.S. economy has improved, the results show that the slightly rising tide isn't lifting all boats. Retailers catering to lower income consumers had a rough holiday. Those shoppers remain under pressure from tepid job growth, stagnant wages, higher payroll taxes and the loss of government assistance programs like food stamps, reports the Wall Street Journal.Reference Link
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August 18, 2014
06:13 EDTFDODollar General makes proposal to acquire Family Dollar for $78.50 per share
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06:10 EDTFDODollar General makes proposal to acquire Family Dollar for $78.50 per share
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06:03 EDTFDODollar General makes $78.50/share offer for Family Dollar, CNBC reports
Dollar General (DG) will announce today a $78.50 per share in cash offer to acquire Family Dollar (FDO), CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin reports. Dollar Tree (DLTR) is seeking to buy Family Dollar for $74.50 per share.
06:00 EDTFDODollar General offers to buy Family Dollar for $78.50/share, CNBC reports
August 14, 2014
17:16 EDTFDOPaulson & Co gives quarterly update on stakes
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August 12, 2014
14:11 EDTSHLDSears Holdings August weekly volatility elevated into Q2 and outlook
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07:36 EDTFDODollar Tree filing shows Family Dollar talks underway before Icahn involvement
A regulatory filing explaining the history of the merger agreement between Dollar Tree (DLTR) and Family Dollar (FDO) showed that, on February 24, a representative of Dollar Tree's financial advisor, JPMorgan, made a telephone call to a representative of Morgan Stanley to express Dollar Tree's interest in discussing a potential business combination transaction with Family Dollar. The filing also states that on June 6 Carl Icahn and certain of his affiliates filed a Schedule 13D disclosing that together they beneficially owned approximately 9.39% of the then-outstanding shares of Family Dollar common stock and that they wished to discuss with Family Dollar its business and strategies to enhance stockholder value. That day, Icahn telephoned Howard Levine, Chairman and CEO of Family Dollar, to discuss the Schedule 13D filing and to express an interest in additional communications with Family Dollar's management regarding the company's current operations and future plans, including potential strategic opportunities and potential business combination transactions. Levine asked Icahn whether he would be willing to sign a non-disclosure agreement and Icahn declined, the filing stated. Additionally on June 6, a member of the board of directors of "Company A" emailed Levine to suggest that they speak. On June 7, Levine and the member of the board of directors of Company A had a telephone conversation, during which the representative of Company A "indicated that Company A would be reluctant to participate in the negotiation of a transaction with Family Dollar if Mr. Icahn were to have a role in or control over the process," the filing states, without identifying Company A. Many, including the Wall Street Journal, have surmised that "Company A" in the filing may refer to Dollar General (DG).
August 11, 2014
14:50 EDTSHLDSears names former Tesco executive as President, Chief Member Officer for Kmart
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10:19 EDTGPSOn The Fly: Analyst Initiation Summary
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07:07 EDTGPSGap initiated with a Neutral at Credit Suisse
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August 8, 2014
18:07 EDTGPSGap shares poised to rise, Barron's reports
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10:36 EDTFDOOptions with increasing implied volatility
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09:15 EDTGPSOn The Fly: Pre-market Movers
HIGHER: NVIDIA (NVDA), up 4.2%, upgraded at Needham following its better than expected Q2 results... Arista Networks (ANET), up 8%, upgraded at Citigroup following better than expected Q2 results, announcing an expanded strategic relationship with VMware (VMW)... Tekmira Pharmaceuticals (TKMR), up 17.5% after announcing that the FDA verbally confirmed they have modified the full clinical hold placed on its TKM-Ebola treatment to a partial clinical hold... Gap (GPS), up 4.7% after July same-store sales rose 2%, company issues Q2 EPS outlook above the consensus estimate... lululemon (LULU), up 2.4% after founder agrees to sell half his stake to Advent for $845M. UP AFTER EARNINGS: SolarCity (SCTY), up 1%... Assured Guaranty (AGO), up 9%... MercadoLibre (MELI), up 13.6%. LOWER: Zynga (ZNGA), down 6% after lowering fiscal 2014 guidance... McDonald's (MCD), down 0.4% after Chinese supplier issue contributes to July comparable sales drop of 2.5%.
August 7, 2014
16:10 EDTGPSGap pops higher after results, first look
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16:07 EDTGPSGap sees Q2 EPS ex-benefit 68c-69c, consensus 66c
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16:02 EDTGPSGap reports July SSS up 2%
Gap reports comparable sales for July were up 2% versus a 1% increase last year. Comparable sales by global brand for July were as follows: Gap Global negative 2% versus positive 7% last year; Banana Republic Global positive 6% versus negative 1% last year; Old Navy Global positive 3% versus negative 5% last year.
10:51 EDTFDOOptions with increasing implied volatility
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07:19 EDTLBL Brands sees Q2 EPS 57c-62c, consensus 61c
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07:18 EDTLBL Brands reports July sales up 8% to $735.3M; July SSS up 6%
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August 6, 2014
09:51 EDTFDODollar General bid for Family Dollar a low probability, says FBR Capital
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