Daily Headlines

December 10, 2018
Morgan Stanley estimates that Amazon relies on the Postal Service to deliver up to 45% of its packages (WSJ subs.)
John. D. McKinnon & Paul Ziobro at Wall Street Journal
Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Q3 comp sales +4.6%
How Dick’s Sporting Goods Decided to Change Its Gun Policy (WSJ subs.)
Sarah Nassauer at Wall Street Journal
Walmart employees can now complete online orders for in-store customers seeking sold out items
Nat Levy at GeekWire
The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women (Roz Brewer #34)
Nike Names Heidi O’Neill To An Expanded Role As President of Nike Direct
Massive ground beef recall expands to more than 12 million pounds
Alibaba to open first e-commerce trade hub in Europe
All the space department stores take up could build 350 malls
Samsung just became the world’s spendiest advertiser, bypassing Procter & Gamble
TechCrunch
How the Longaberger basket empire slowly unraveled after 2000 peak
Kent Mallett at Newark Advocate via USA Today
Pizza Hut has agreed to acquire QuikOrder, an online ordering software and service provider
“Pause-vertising” – TV’s Next Commercial Break Might Be the Pause in Your Binge
Brian Steinberg at Variety
Sam’s Club planning to build corporate childcare facility
Paul Gatling at Talk Business
…Sam’s Club new layout center opened yesterday
Paul Gatling at Talk Business
Iceberg lettuce prices soar as much as 168% after E. coli outbreak takes romaine off shelves
Jim Cramer sits down with Dollar Tree President and CEO Gary Philbin
Walmart’s NYC Delivery Push Suffers Loss of Divison Chief (Tiered subs.)
Matthew Boyle at Bloomberg
CVS Health president Larry Merlo discusses CVS’ acquisition of Aetna (Video)
…Interviewer calls Merlo out over 3 feet long receipts (Video)
Neiman Marcus Talks With Debt Holders End in Stalemate (Tiered subs.)
Katherine Doherty at Bloomberg
White House to Hold Roundtable With Tech Executives next Thursday (WSJ subs.)
Wall Street Journal