Oct 12 (Reuters) - Three F Co Ltd <7544.T>:Says 173 employees took up the offer of the early-retirement program announced on May 9.
Oct 11 (Reuters) - Kroger Co ::Clarification: Kroger's convenience store business generates $4 billion in annual sales.In press release issued earlier on Oct 11, co said its convenience store unit generated revenue of $1.4 billion in 2016; figure only reflects inside sales.Including fuel, Kroger's convenience store business generated $4 billion in total sales in 2016.
Oct 11 (Reuters) - Kroger Co ::Reaffirms 2017 guidance - SEC filing.As a result of review of assets, decided to explore strategic alternatives including potential sale, of convenience store business.Hired Goldman Sachs & Co to identify, review and evaluate options - SEC filing.FY2017 earnings per share view $2.11, revenue view $115.08 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Expect identical supermarket sales growth, excluding fuel, of 0.5% to 1.0% for remainder of fiscal 2017.Neither Supermarket Fuel Centers nor Turkey Hill Dairy is included in review of strategic alternatives.Expects to generate more than $4 billion of free cash flow over the next three years ."Restock Kroger Plan" is expected to generate $400 million in incremental operating margin by 2020.Plans to invest an incremental $500 million in human capital over next three years.Intends to expand its "alternative revenue streams", including driving media and advertising revenue.
Oct 9 (Reuters) - BAYN EUROPE AB :MERGES BUSINESS AREA NAVIA AND EUREBA INTO A JOINT BUSINESS AREA.NEGOTIATIONS ARE ONGOING WITH POTENTIAL COOPERATION PARTNERS IN CHINA AS WELL AS IN EUROPE.TO CREATE NEW JOINT BUSINESS AREA WITH PLANNED INVESTMENT ON BRAND "TAKK!".
June 16 (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc :Wal Mart to acquire Bonobos and appoint Andy Dunn to oversee exclusive consumer brands offered online.Wal Mart - deal for $310 million in cash.Wal Mart - following closing, andy dunn, founder and CEO of bonobos will report to Marc Lore, president and CEO of Wal Mart U.S. Ecommerce.Wal Mart - digitally-native vertical brands will be offered on jet.com & possibly other walmart brands over time, & include bonobos and recently-acquired Modcloth.
Berkshire Hathaway Inc: Increases share stake in Apple Inc to 57.4 million shares from 15.2 million shares -SEC filing . Cuts share stake in Verizon to 928 shares from 15 million shares -SEC filing . Cuts share stake in Wal Mart Stores Inc by 89.3 percent to 1.4 million shares - SEC filing . Dissolves share stake in Now Inc . Ups share stake in Delta Air Lines to 60 million shares from 6.3 million shares -SEC filing .Change in holdings are as of Dec. 31, 2016 and compared with the previous quarter ended as of Sept. 30, 2016.
Toho Co Ltd <8142.T>: Says it will merge with its wholly owned subsidiary, which has been engaged in the purchasing and supply of alcoholic drinks in Kobe, Japan . After the transaction, the company will be the surviving company, and the subsidiary will be dissolved .Effective date Feb. 1, 2017.