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Marks & Spencer Says Will Shut Operations At Neasden Distribution Centre

Wednesday, 17 Jan 2018

Jan 17 (Reuters) - Marks And Spencer Group Plc ::MARKS AND SPENCER-‍NEW 495,000 SQ FT CLOTHING & HOME DISTRIBUTION CENTRE TO OPEN IN WELHAM GREEN IN 2019.MARKS AND SPENCER GROUP PLC - ‍OPERATIONS AT NEASDEN DISTRIBUTION CENTRE TO TRANSFER TO OTHER SITES IN M&S NETWORK​.MARKS AND SPENCER - ‍M&S WILL CEASE OPERATIONS AT ITS NEASDEN, NORTH LONDON, DISTRIBUTION CENTRE AND TRANSFER WORK TO OTHER SITES IN M&S NETWORK​.MARKS AND SPENCER GROUP PLC - ‍BOTH XPO AND DHL HAVE NOW ENTERED INTO A PERIOD OF CONSULTATION WITH 380 COLLEAGUES WHO WORK ON SITE​.MARKS AND SPENCER - ‍SITE IN NEASDEN IS OPERATED BY THIRD-PARTY LOGISTICS SPECIALIST XPO LOGISTICS WITH TRANSPORT OPERATIONS AT SITE PROVIDED BY DHL.

Bookoff Corporation says merger between units

Tuesday, 16 Jan 2018

Jan 16 (Reuters) - Bookoff Corporation Ltd <3313.T>:Says unit bookoffonline Corp, which is engaged in sale of CD, DVD and game software, will merge with used goods sale unit hugall Inc, effective March 21.Says unit hugall Inc will be dissolved after merger .

Barnes & Noble Says ‍Total Sales For Holiday Period Were $953 Mln

Thursday, 4 Jan 2018

Jan 4 (Reuters) - Barnes & Noble Inc ::BARNES & NOBLE INC - ‍TOTAL SALES FOR HOLIDAY PERIOD WERE $953 MILLION, DECLINING 6.4% AS COMPARED TO PRIOR YEAR​.BARNES & NOBLE INC - COMPARABLE STORE SALES ALSO DECLINED 6.4% FOR HOLIDAY PERIOD, WHILE ONLINE SALES DECLINED 4.5%.BARNES & NOBLE INC - ‍SALES TRENDS "SOFTENED" IN DECEMBER, PRIMARILY DUE TO LOWER TRAFFIC​.BARNES & NOBLE - EXPECTS COMPARABLE STORE SALES TO DECLINE IN MID-SINGLE DIGITS FOR FISCAL 2018, EXCLUDING ITEMS.BARNES & NOBLE - EXPECTS CONSOLIDATED EBITDA TO BE IN A RANGE OF $140 MILLION TO $160 MILLION FOR FISCAL 2018, EXCLUDING ITEMS.BARNES & NOBLE INC - "REMAINS FOCUSED ON EXECUTING ITS STRATEGIC TURNAROUND PLAN".

Evine Live reports Q3 loss per share of $0.02

Tuesday, 21 Nov 2017

Nov 21 (Reuters) - Evine Live Inc :Evine Live Inc reports third quarter 2017 results.Q3 loss per share $0.02.Q3 sales $150 million versus I/B/E/S view $154.8 million.Q3 earnings per share view $-0.03 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Sees FY 2017 earnings per share $0.00 to $0.04.Evine Live Inc - ‍continue to expect Q4 revenue growth in mid to high single digits​.Evine Live Inc - ‍continue to expect full year adjusted EBITDA to be $18 to $22 million, which would be growth of 11% to 36% year over year​.Evine Live Inc - ‍ financial impact of deal to sell WWDP is expected to include a $3.0 million positive impact to net income in Q4​.

Sally Beauty Holdings reports Q4 adjusted earnings per share $0.45

Wednesday, 15 Nov 2017

Nov 15 (Reuters) - Sally Beauty Holdings Inc :Sally Beauty Holdings Inc announces fourth quarter results.Q4 adjusted earnings per share $0.45.Q4 earnings per share $0.27.Q4 sales $974.2 million versus I/B/E/S view $990 million.Q4 same store sales fell 1.4 percent.Q4 earnings per share view $0.47 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Sally Beauty Holdings Inc - ‍plan to restructure international operations​.Sally Beauty Holdings Inc - ‍same store sales decreased 1.4 pct in quarter​.Sally Beauty Holdings Inc - ‍negative impact of hurricanes on sales growth & same store sales growth was about 80 basis points and 70 basis points in quarter​.Sally Beauty Holdings Inc - ‍hurricanes negatively impacted both reported and adjusted diluted earnings per share in quarter by approximately $0.03​.Sally Beauty Holdings Inc - expects fiscal year 2018 consolidated same store sales to be approximately flat​.Sally Beauty Holdings Inc - to incur restructuring charges of $12 million to $14 million, with about $10 million to be recorded in fy 2018 due to international restructuring plan.Sally Beauty Holdings Inc - ‍commencement of international restructuring plan with "particular focus on its european operations​".Sally Beauty Holdings Inc - ‍expects to realize annualized benefits of $12 million-$14 million from restructuring plan, with benefit of about $8 million realized in fiscal 2018​.Sally Beauty Holdings Inc - ‍full year 2018 gross margin is expected to expand by approximately 10 basis points​.

Office Depot posts Q3 adj EPS of $0.14 from cont ops

Thursday, 9 Nov 2017

Nov 9 (Reuters) - Office Depot Inc ::Office Depot Inc Announces completion of CompuCom acquisition and transformation towards a services-driven company in conjunction with third quarter 2017 results.Q3 adjusted earnings per share $0.14 from continuing operations.Q3 earnings per share view $0.13 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Q3 GAAP earnings per share $0.19 from continuing operations.Q3 earnings per share $0.17.Q3 sales $2.6 billion versus i/b/e/s view $2.61 billion.Says ‍Retail Division sales were $1.3 billion in Q3 of 2017 compared to $1.5 billion in prior year period​.Says Business Solutions Division sales were $1.3 billion in Q3 of 2017, a decline of 4% compared to Q3 of 2016​.Says ‍​continues to expect total company sales in 2017 to be lower than 2016.Says ‍for Q3 cash provided by operating activities of continuing operations included impact of $16 million in restructuring costs.Says ‍for Q3 cash provided by operating activities of continuing operations also included $12 million in Officemax merger-related costs​.Says ‍​continues to expect 2017 total company sales to be lower due to continued challenging market conditions, hurricane impacts, among others.Says ‍​expects the rate of sales decline to improve in the fourth quarter of 2017 on a comparable 13-week basis.Says expect 2018 sales trends to continue to be impacted by store closures, lower store traffic, ongoing competitive pressures​.

Big 5 Sporting Goods reports Q3 earnings per share $0.28

Tuesday, 31 Oct 2017

Oct 31 (Reuters) - Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp :Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation announces fiscal 2017 third quarter results.Q3 earnings per share $0.28.Q3 sales $270.5 million versus I/B/E/S view $272.3 million.Q3 same store sales fell 2.9 percent.Q3 earnings per share view $0.29 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp - ‍for fiscal 2017 Q4, company expects same store sales to be in negative low single-digit range​.Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp - ‍for fiscal 2017 Q4 company expects earnings per diluted share to be in range of $0.16 to $0.28​.Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp - ‍company anticipates opening three stores in Q4 for fiscal 2017​.Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp - ‍for fiscal 2017 full year, company currently anticipates opening six new stores and closing three stores​.

Dufry 9-mth organic growth reached 7.9 pct

Tuesday, 31 Oct 2017

Oct 31 (Reuters) - DUFRY AG ::‍IN FIRST NINE MONTHS OF 2017, TURNOVER REACHED CHF 6,270.5 MILLION​.‍IN FIRST NINE MONTHS OF 2017 STRONG ORGANIC GROWTH PERFORMANCE ACROSS GROUP TOTALLING 7.9%​.‍GROSS PROFIT MARGIN REACHED 59.4% IN FIRST NINE MONTHS OF 2017, IMPROVING BY 100 BASIS POINTS​.‍EBITDA REACHED CHF 743.6 MILLION IN YEAR TO SEPTEMBER, FROM CHF 685.4 MILLION ONE YEAR EARLIER​.‍EBIT INCREASED BY 50.8% TO CHF 292.0 MILLION IN FIRST NINE MONTHS OF 2017, VERSUS CHF 193.6 MILLION YEAR AGO​.‍NET EARNINGS REACHED CHF 122.0 MILLION FOR NINE MONTHS 2017, AN IMPROVEMENT OF CHF 92.1 MILLION VERSUS SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR.‍FINAL DECISION ON IPO OF NORTH AMERICAN BUSINESS HAS YET NOT BEEN MADE​.‍CONTINUES TO ASSESS POSSIBILITY OF AN INITIAL PUBLIC OFFERING OF NORTH AMERICAN BUSINESS​.

Beate Uhse cuts 2017 outlook

Friday, 27 Oct 2017

Oct 27 (Reuters) - BEATE UHSE AG ::PROFIT WARNING; POSSIBLE RESTRUCTURING OF BOND AND EQUITY CAPITAL; DELAY IN ANNUAL FINANCIAL STATEMENTS.OUTLOOK 2017: NOW SEES TOTAL TURNOVER OF EUR 103.0 MILLION‍​.SEES EBIT LOSS OF 6.2 MILLION EUROS FOR 2017‍​.2016 FINANCIAL STATEMENTS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO BE COMPLETED BY 15.12.2017​.

Shutterfly reports Q3 loss per share $0.78

Tuesday, 24 Oct 2017

Oct 25 (Reuters) - Shutterfly Inc :Shutterfly announces third quarter 2017 financial results.Q3 loss per share $0.78.Q3 revenue $195.4 million versus I/B/E/S view $191.6 million.Q3 earnings per share view $-0.79 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Sees fy 2017 earnings per share $0.60 to $0.95.Sees Q4 2017 earnings per share $2.60 to $3.00.Sees Q4 2017 revenue $538 million to $568 million.Sees fy 2017 revenue $1.135 billion to $1.165 billion.Shutterfly Inc - ‍completed strategic review process in q3 for borrowlenses; co decided to retain and operate business​.

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