Daily Headlines

February 24, 2018
Drug That Promises to Kill Flu in a Day Approved in Japan (Subs.)
Wall Street Journal
H&M speaks out on Chinese prison labor claim
Chase ‘Glitch’ Exposed Customer Accounts
Krebs on Security
Amazon’s latest Prime perk is free shipping on its deals site Woot!
Sarah Perez at TechCrunch
Amazon plans to open as many as six more cashierless Amazon Go stores this year
Jason Del Rey at Recode
Target CEO Talks Retail on Squawk Box
Loblaw shrugs off PC Optimum card glitches, signs up 6 million customers
Hollie Shaw at Financial Post
Best Buy customers, staff donate $20 million to St. Jude’s
Shannon Prather at Star Tribune
Retailers are trying to profit off Toys R Us’ struggles
Lisa Fickenscher at NY Post
Walmart launches a new home shopping site for furniture and home décor
Sarah Perez at TechCrunch
Toys “R” Us Plans to Close Another 200 Stores (Subs.)
Lillian Rizzo & Paul Ziobro at Wall Street Journal
…Toys R Us is in danger of breaching a covenant with its lenders
Investors to Target – Hold Your (Toy) Horses
Tops blames Amazon as it files for bankruptcy
EBay hires former Disney comms exec Brian Nelson as VP of Americas communications (Tiered subs.)
Diana Bradley at PR Week
Despite bread price-fixing scheme, Canadians mostly happy with grocery stores, survey finds
Toronto Star
Sarah Jessica Parker Launches Children’s Line with Gap
People Magazine
SpartanNash Q4 net sales +5.3%
Costco confirms self-service snack kiosks in four stores
Coral Garnick at Puget Sound Business Journal
Home Depot Expects Lower Taxes, Stronger Sales Following U.S. Tax Reform — CFO (Subs.)
Tatyana Shumsky at Wall Street Journal
Home Depot’s Q4 2017 Earnings Call Transcript
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Walmart’s Q4 2018 Earnings Call Transcript
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