New User:

-or-
Username:
Password:
Forgot your password?

Stock Market & Financial Investment News

News Breaks
March 18, 2014
06:00 EDTWMT, GME, BBY, TGTWal-Mart makes play for used videogame business, WSJ reports
Wal-Mart (WMT) will next week begin allowing shoppers to trade in used videogames for gift cards based on the value of the games they turn in, the Wall Street Journal reports. The gift cards will be redeemable in stores and online. Though Best Buy (BBY) and Target (TGT) have trade-in programs for games, analysts believe GameStop (GME) is the most vulnerable to Wal-Mart's plans. Reference Link
News For WMT;GME;BBY;TGT From The Last 14 Days
Sign up for a free trial to see the rest of the stories you've been missing.
September 30, 2014
19:28 EDTWMTFederal judge orders Wal-Mart to face Mexican-bribe claims, Bloomberg says
Subscribe for More Information
17:40 EDTWMTWal-Mart issues statement regarding Tracy Morgan lawsuit
The company said, “Walmart is committed to working to resolve all of the remaining issues as a result of the accident. As part of the ordinary course of legal proceedings, Walmart filed an initial response yesterday to the lawsuit that included facts and defenses that may impact the case moving forward. While we were required to respond to the lawsuit, we have also taken steps to encourage settlement discussions. Our thoughts continue to go out to everyone involved, and we remain committed to doing what’s right.”
08:31 EDTGMEGameStop Technology Institute announce collaboration with AT&T
GameStop (GME) announced that its GameStop Technology Institute business unit is collaborating with AT&T (T) to further its focus on delivering to its brick-n-mortar retail stores technology advancements that drive positive customer experiences and accelerate the pace of change within the retail industry. As part of the relationship, GTI is working closely with AT&T to define the technical capabilities required to enable customers to interact seamlessly and responsibly through their electronic devices with digital product promotional materials (e.g., video game trailers, special discounts, etc.) located on store shelves and within identified product communication zones. To accomplish this, the company is utilizing AT&T Network Services, such as AT&T Business Fiber, so GameStop stores have reliable and scalable speeds.
September 29, 2014
18:15 EDTWMTWal-Mart blames Tracy Morgan for his own injuries in car crash, USA Today says
Subscribe for More Information
08:50 EDTWMTWal-Mart names Instagram CEO and co-founder Kevin Systrom to board
Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Kevin Systrom, an entrepreneur, software engineer and co-founder of photo-sharing service Instagram (FB), as a new member of the company's Board, effective September 26. Systrom became the 15th member of the Board and will also serve as a member of the company's Technology and eCommerce Committee and its Compensation, Nominating and Governance Committee. Systrom is currently CEO of Instagram, where he is responsible for its day-to-day operations and has overseen its growth to more than 200 million monthly active accounts.
September 25, 2014
08:19 EDTBBYBest Buy management to meet with Deutsche Bank
Subscribe for More Information
08:02 EDTGMEGameStop nearly doubles seasonal hiring efforts for 2014 holiday season
Subscribe for More Information
September 24, 2014
12:29 EDTWMTOn The Fly: Midday Wrap
Subscribe for More Information
10:03 EDTBBYBest Buy confirms exclusive tech accessories from fashion designers
Best Buy confirmed that it will introduce exclusive tech accessories from fashion designers Nanette Lepore, Anna Sui, and Isaac Mizrahi. All will reflect and be inspired by the designers’ current collections and will be available only at Best Buy. All three collections will debut Sunday, Oct. 5 at BestBuy.com and in Best Buy stores.
09:49 EDTWMTGreen Dot's 2014 guidance incorporates Wal-Mart, says Piper Jaffray
Green Dot (GDOT) announced this morning that it will offer its GoBank product at Wal-Mart (WMT) stores nationwide by the end of October. Piper said GoBank has been piloted in a few stores in Texas and the launch has already been incorporated into Green Dot's 2014 guidance and accounts for relatively little in revenues. The firm views the news as a positive in total and said it shows continued traction within GoBank and its relationship with Wal-Mart. Shares of GoBank are Overweight rated with a $24 price target.
09:05 EDTWMTOn The Fly: Pre-market Movers
Subscribe for More Information
08:11 EDTBBYBest Buy hope designer accessories will bring more women to stores, Re/code says
Subscribe for More Information
07:30 EDTGMEB. Riley to hold a tour
Subscribe for More Information
05:14 EDTWMTGreen Dot, Wal-Mart announce nationwide rollout of GoBank
Subscribe for More Information
September 18, 2014
11:01 EDTTGTTarget to hire 70,000 seasonal workers in 2014, CNBC reports
Subscribe for More Information
10:40 EDTWMTWal-Mart to hire 60K seasonal associates, 10% more than last year
Subscribe for More Information
September 17, 2014
09:45 EDTWMTWal-Mart faces criticism for dismissing China workers, Bloomberg reports
Subscribe for More Information
06:06 EDTWMTWal-Mart to pay $66,000 to settle false advertising investigation with NY AG
Subscribe for More Information

Sign up for a free trial to see the rest of the stories you've been missing.

I agree to the theflyonthewall.com disclaimer & terms of use