Daily Headlines

August 21, 2017
Ross Stores Q2 Comp Sales +4%
Creditor group wants to sue Sears Canada executives, board for negligence
Hollie Shaw at Financial Post
50 Rooftop Solar Farms: Home Depot Finds New Use for Store Roofs
Jack Ma Is Ahead of Jeff Bezos in Grocery Store Ambitions
Selina Wang at Bloomberg
Costco puts the hurt on Iceland toilet paper company
…Costco Partly Responsible For 40% Increase In Icelandair Cargo Flights
Iceland Review
Hudson’s Bay names J.C. Penney’s Edward Record as new CFO
Globe & Mail
Bunnings hits a snag in British expansion plans
Patrick Hatch at Sydney Morning Herald
Whole Foods’ John Mackey to Headline SNAC International Executive Leadership Forum in September
Estee Lauder Q4 Net Sales +9%
Hibbett Sports Q2 Comp Sales -11.7%
Stein Mart Q2 Comp Sales -5.0%
Stage Stores Q2 Comp Sales -3.6%
Alibaba Group Announces June Quarter 2017 Results – Revenue from core commerce increased 58% year-over-year
Saks Fifth Avenue sets up 1,000-seat centre in India
The Times of India
Sears Canada exec quits to assemble purchase bid
Walmart reveals the most bizarre top seller in every state
Hayley Peterson & Skye Gould at Business Insider
Amazon’s private label business is booming
Sarah Perez at TechCrunch
UK retail sales grow modestly at 0.3%
Fox Business
Former Wal-Mart US CEO: I’d probably figure out a way to work with Trump
SpartanNash Consolidated Net Sales Increase 3.7% Driven by Growth in Food Distribution Segment
…SpartanNash Names New CFO (Ex-United Natural Foods CFO)