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Dollar General- Anticipate 75% Of U.S. Population Will Be Within 5 Miles Of A Dollar General By FY2017 End

Thursday, 7 Dec 2017

Dec 7 (Reuters) - Dollar General Corp ::ON CONF CALL - OUR STORES HAVE AN AVERAGE BASKET OF ABOUT 5 ITEMS AND AN AVERAGE TICKET OF ABOUT $12.ANTICIPATE THAT 75% OF U.S. POPULATION WILL BE WITHIN 5 MILES OF A DOLLAR GENERAL BY THE END OF FISCAL 2017.DOLLAR GENERAL - BELIEVE HAVE OPPORTUNITY TO EXPAND COOLER DOORS TO OFFER MORE PERISHABLE FOODS, ICE CREAM, SINGLE-SERVE DRINKS AND COLD BEER.DOLLAR GENERAL - IN 2018, PLAN TO EXPAND ELECTRONIC ARTICLE SURVEILLANCE TO AN INCREMENTAL 5,000 STORES.

PriceSmart Quarterly Sales Rose 4.1 Pct To $745.4 Mln

Thursday, 7 Dec 2017

Dec 7 (Reuters) - PriceSmart Inc ::PRICESMART ANNOUNCES NOVEMBER SALES; ALSO ANNOUNCES EARNINGS RELEASE AND CONFERENCE CALL DATES FOR FIRST QUARTER FISCAL YEAR 2018 FINANCIAL RESULTS.QUARTERLY SALES ROSE 4.1 PERCENT TO $745.4 MILLION.NOVEMBER SALES ROSE 6.4 PERCENT TO $261.5 MILLION.PRICESMART - FOR THIRTEEN-WEEK PERIOD ENDED DECEMBER 3, 2017, COMPARABLE WAREHOUSE SALES INCREASED 2.2% COMPARED TO THIRTEEN-WEEK PERIOD A YEAR AGO.PRICESMART - FOR FIVE WEEKS ENDED DECEMBER 3, 2017, COMPARABLE WAREHOUSE SALES FOR 39 WAREHOUSE CLUBS OPEN AT LEAST 13 ½ FULL MONTHS INCREASED 2.7%.

Dollar General Corp Reports Q3 Earnings Per Share $0.93

Thursday, 7 Dec 2017

Dec 7 (Reuters) - Dollar General Corp ::ORATION REPORTS THIRD QUARTER 2017 FINANCIAL RESULTS.Q3 EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.93.Q3 SAME STORE SALES ROSE 4.3 PERCENT.Q3 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $0.94 -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.Q3 SALES $5.9 BILLION VERSUS I/B/E/S VIEW $5.8 BILLION.SEES FY 2017 GAAP EARNINGS PER SHARE $4.37 TO $4.47 INCLUDING ITEMS.SEES FISCAL 2017 GAAP DILUTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $4.37 TO $4.47, COMPARED TO PRIOR GUIDANCE RANGE OF $4.35 TO $4.50.SEES FISCAL 2017 NET SALES GROWTH OF APPROXIMATELY SEVEN PERCENT.SEES FISCAL 2017 SAME-STORE SALES GROWTH OF APPROXIMATELY 2.5 PERCENT.SHARE REPURCHASES FOR FISCAL 2017 CONTINUE TO BE FORECASTED AT APPROXIMATELY $450 MILLION.FOR FISCAL 2017, COMPANY CONTINUES TO PLAN TO OPEN APPROXIMATELY 1,285 NEW STORES.SEES FISCAL 2017 CAPITAL EXPENDITURES BETWEEN $700 MILLION AND $750 MILLION.AS OF NOVEMBER 3, 2017, TOTAL MERCHANDISE INVENTORIES, AT COST, WERE $3.60 BILLION COMPARED TO $3.49 BILLION AS OF OCTOBER 28, 2016.FY2017 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $4.39, REVENUE VIEW $21.97 BILLION -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.- QTRLY DILUTED EARNINGS PER SHARE OF $0.93, INCLUDED AN ESTIMATED $0.05 HURRICANE-RELATED NET NEGATIVE IMPACT.

Dollarama Announces Specific Share Repurchase Program As Part Of Normal Course Issuer Bid

Wednesday, 6 Dec 2017

Dec 6 (Reuters) - Dollarama Inc ::DOLLARAMA ANNOUNCES SPECIFIC SHARE REPURCHASE PROGRAM AS PART OF NORMAL COURSE ISSUER BID.DOLLARAMA INC - TO REPURCHASE COMMON SHARES THROUGH DAILY PURCHASES THAT WILL TAKE PLACE BETWEEN DECEMBER 11, 2017 AND JANUARY 25, 2018.DOLLARAMA INC - PROGRAM WILL FORM PART OF A NORMAL COURSE ISSUER BID THAT PROVIDES AUTHORIZATION FOR PURCHASE OF UP TO 5.7 MILLION SHARES.

Dollarama Reports Q3 Earnings Per Share C$1.15

Wednesday, 6 Dec 2017

Dec 6 (Reuters) - Dollarama Inc ::DOLLARAMA REPORTS THIRD QUARTER RESULTS.Q3 SALES C$810.6 MILLION VERSUS I/B/E/S VIEW C$824.4 MILLION.Q3 EARNINGS PER SHARE C$1.15.Q3 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW C$1.11 -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.- QTRLY COMPARABLE STORE SALES GREW 4.6%, OVER AND ABOVE A 5.1% GROWTH PREVIOUS YEAR.- SEES FISCAL 2018 GROSS MARGIN 38.5% TO 39.5%.- SEES FISCAL 2019 GROSS MARGIN 38.0% TO 39.0%.- SEES FISCAL 2018 CAPITAL EXPENDITURES $100.0 MILLION TO $110.0 MILLION.SEES COMPARABLE STORE SALES GROWTH FOR FISCAL 2018 AND FISCAL 2019 IN RANGE OF 4.0% TO 5.0%.- SEES FISCAL 2019 CAPITAL EXPENDITURES $110.0 MILLION TO $120.0 MILLION.

Fred's Reports Q3 Same Store Sales Fell 0.8 Percent

Wednesday, 6 Dec 2017

Dec 6 (Reuters) - Fred's Inc ::FRED'S INC. REPORTS THIRD QUARTER 2017 RESULTS.Q3 SALES $493.6 MILLION VERSUS I/B/E/S VIEW $499.8 MILLION.Q3 SAME STORE SALES FELL 0.8 PERCENT.- QTRLY LOSS EARNINGS PER SHARE $1.38.-COMP STORE SALES IN Q3 OF 2017 INCLUDED NEGATIVE 36 BPS IMPACT AS RESULT OF SALE OF LOW PRODUCTIVE DISCONTINUED INVENTORY VERSUS Q3 OF 2016.FRED'S - Q3 INCLUDED CHARGES OF $0.96 PER SHARE AFTER TAX.Q3 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $-0.13 -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.FRED'S - Q3 EPS, ADJUSTED EBITDA NEGATIVELY IMPACTED BY MORE AGGRESSIVE INVENTORY REDUCTION.FRED'S - Q3 EPS, ADJUSTED EBITDA ALSO NEGATIVELY IMPACTED BY TIMING OF SHIPMENTS FOR HIGHER MARGIN SEASONAL MERCHANDISE.

Big Lots Reports Q3 EPS Of $0.10 Per Share

Friday, 1 Dec 2017

Dec 1 (Reuters) - Big Lots Inc ::SEES FY 2017 ADJUSTED NON-GAAP EARNINGS PER SHARE $4.23 TO $4.28.SEES Q4 2017 EARNINGS PER SHARE $2.35 TO $2.40.- NET SALES FOR Q3 OF FISCAL 2017 INCREASED 0.5% TO $1,111 MILLION.- INCREASES OUTLOOK FOR FISCAL 2017 EPS.- QTRLY COMPARABLE STORE SALES INCREASE OF 1.0%.- INVENTORY ENDED Q3 OF FISCAL 2017 AT $1,038 MILLION, COMPARED TO $1,036 MILLION FOR Q3 OF FISCAL 2016.- ESTIMATES FISCAL 2017 CASH FLOW OF APPROXIMATELY $180 MILLION.BIG LOTS - INCREASES GUIDANCE FOR FISCAL 2017 ADJUSTED INCOME TO BE IN THE RANGE OF $4.23 TO $4.28 PER DILUTED SHARE.- AT QUARTER END, INVENTORY LEVELS PER STORE INCREASED 1% COMPARED TO LAST YEAR.- SEES FISCAL 2017 COMPARABLE STORE SALES INCREASE OF ABOUT 1% AND TOTAL SALES UP ABOUT 2% TO LAST YEAR.BIG LOTS REPORTS Q3 EPS OF $0.10 PER DILUTED SHARE, $0.06 PER DILUTED SHARE ON AN ADJUSTED BASIS.Q3 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $0.04, REVENUE VIEW $1.12 BILLION -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.Q4 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $2.38 -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.FY EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $4.24 -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.

Costco quarterly sales rise 13.3 percent to $31.13 bln

Thursday, 30 Nov 2017

Nov 29 (Reuters) - Costco Wholesale Corp ::NOVEMBER SALES ROSE 13.2 PERCENT TO $11.26 BILLION.Q1 SALES ROSE 13.3 PERCENT TO $31.13 BILLION.

Ocado talking to lots of retailers, expects further deals

Tuesday, 28 Nov 2017

Nov 28 (Reuters) - Ocado ::CFO SAYS WILL INTRODUCE SEGMENTAL REPORTING TO MAKE CLEAR SPLIT BETWEEN UK RETAIL AND INTL SOLUTIONS UNITS.CEO SAYS CASINO DEAL IS NEW, SEPARATE FROM DEAL ANNOUNCED EARLIER THIS YEAR.CEO SAYS TALKING TO LOTS OF RETAILERS, EXPECT FURTHER DEALS.CEO SAYS NEW GROUPE CASINO CFC WILL BE BIGGER THAN ITS ANDOVER CFC WHICH IS ABLE TO HANDLE 350 MILLION STG OF SALES.

Dollar Tree reports Q3 earnings per share $1.01

Tuesday, 21 Nov 2017

Nov 21 (Reuters) - Dollar Tree Inc :Dollar Tree Inc reports results for the third quarter fiscal 2017.Sees fy 2017 earnings per share $4.64 to $4.73.Sees Q4 2017 sales $6.32 billion to $6.43 billion.Sees fy 2017 sales $22.2 billion to $22.31 billion.Q3 sales $5.32 billion versus I/B/E/S view $5.28 billion.Sees Q4 2017 earnings per share $1.80 to $1.89.Q3 earnings per share $1.01.Q3 earnings per share view $0.90 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Dollar Tree Inc - qtrly ‍enterprise same-store sales increased 3.2 pct​.Dollar Tree Inc qtrly ‍same-store sales by segment: Dollar Tree +5.0 pct, family dollar +1.5 pct​.Dollar Tree Inc - ‍during quarter, company opened 169 stores, expanded or relocated 23 stores, and closed six stores​.Fy earnings per share view $4.69 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Q4 earnings per share view $1.79, revenue view $6.37 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Dollar Tree Inc - ‍ consolidated net sales for fy 2017 estimate based on a low single-digit increase in same-store sales, 3.7 pct square footage growth​.

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