Retailing

Murphy USA Inc. Announces Participation in Upcoming Investor Conferences

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 9:30pm

EL DORADO, Ark., Feb. 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Murphy USA Inc. (NYSE: MUSA) today announced participation in upcoming investor conferences.

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  • EL DORADO, Ark., Feb. 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Murphy USA Inc. (NYSE: MUSA) today announced participation in upcoming investor conferences.
  • Murphy USA (NYSE: MUSA) is a leading retailer of gasoline and convenience merchandise with more than 1,650 stations located primarily in the Southwest, Southeast, Midwest, and Northeast United States.
  • The company also markets gasoline and other products at standalone stores under the Murphy Express and QuickChek brands.
  • Murphy USA ranks 262 among Fortune 500 companies.

Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2020 Results

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 9:02pm

PHOENIX, Ariz., Feb. 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (Nasdaq: SFM) today reported results for the 14-week fourth quarter and 53-week year ended January 3, 2021.

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  • PHOENIX, Ariz., Feb. 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (Nasdaq: SFM) today reported results for the 14-week fourth quarter and 53-week year ended January 3, 2021.
  • Period-over-period increases stated herein reflect the comparison of 14 and 53 weeks in fourth quarter and fiscal year 2020 to 13 and 52 weeks in fourth quarter and fiscal year 2019, respectively, unless otherwise noted.
  • Net sales for the fourth quarter 2020 were $1.6 billion, a 17% increase compared to the same period in 2019.
  • During the fourth quarter of 2020, Sprouts opened six new stores, resulting in a total of 362 stores in 23 states as of January 3, 2021.

Majid Al Futtaim Retail Expands Tally Robot Deployment to a Dozen Carrefour Stores in the UAE

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 7:53pm

The robot traverses the store three times per day and reports this data back to the store teams.

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  • The robot traverses the store three times per day and reports this data back to the store teams.
  • Today, Majid Al Futtaim operates over 350 Carrefour stores in 17 countries, serving more than 750,000 customers daily and employing over 37,000 colleagues.
  • Founded in 1992, Majid Al Futtaim is the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia.
  • Majid Al Futtaim owns and operates 27 shopping malls, 13 hotels and four mixed-use communities, with further developments underway in the region.

Walmart Launches COVID-19 Vaccine Drive to Reach More Residents in Vulnerable Communities

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 4:00pm

To drive higher vaccination rates in vulnerable communities by improving access to the COVID-19 vaccine, Walmart is creating a series of community events to administer the COVID-19 vaccine across the country.

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  • To drive higher vaccination rates in vulnerable communities by improving access to the COVID-19 vaccine, Walmart is creating a series of community events to administer the COVID-19 vaccine across the country.
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is providing Walmart with allocation of the vaccine for this new effort, which Walmart is launching in partnership with local community leaders and nonprofit organizations.
  • We have two goals as we administer vaccines: first, to reach as many people as possible to enable reopening efforts, and second, to ensure equitable vaccine distribution across the communities we serve.
  • Walmart plans to continue these new events over the next several weeks as vaccine allocations allow and is currently planning them in the following states:

Frederick Penney Reveals How The Pandemic Helped Businesses Save Money

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 3:32pm

The statistical data used and personal experience dealing with the pandemic within the court system gives Frederick Penney a unique prospective on this issue.

Key Points: 
  • The statistical data used and personal experience dealing with the pandemic within the court system gives Frederick Penney a unique prospective on this issue.
  • As the managing partner and trial lawyer for Penney and Associates law firm in California, I can relate to the frustrations the public, courts and businesses feel.
  • So how does the decrease in cases going to trial and the courts being essentially closed for civil trials help business save money?
  • During this discussion is when I knew I had to write about how the pandemic will help businesses save in attorney and expert fees and costs.

CedCommerce enables BigCommerce merchants to sell easily on Walmart

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 3:00pm

PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Starting today, BigCommerce sellers will be able to sell more efficiently on Walmart using the CedCommerce Integration.

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  • PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Starting today, BigCommerce sellers will be able to sell more efficiently on Walmart using the CedCommerce Integration.
  • The Walmart BigCommerce integration solution by CedCommerce will connect the merchant's BigCommerce store to their Walmart account to ensure the smooth running of all operations from a central platform.
  • The partnership between BigCommerce and Walmart tips the scale in favor of merchants considering multichannel sales.
  • "Working with CedCommerce gives BigCommerce merchants the functionality to easily list products on Walmart and manage orders from within our native Channel Manager, which can lead to a better customer experience and, ultimately, more sales over time."

Yesway to Carry A88CBD™ Products in Convenience Stores Across Midwest

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 2:15pm

Today, the Company announces that all Yesway/Allsup convenience stores will carry A88CBD ingestibles in retail locations across the Midwest.

Key Points: 
  • Today, the Company announces that all Yesway/Allsup convenience stores will carry A88CBD ingestibles in retail locations across the Midwest.
  • Yesway merged with Allsup stores in November of 2019 to create a leading c-store operator with almost 402 retail locations and growing.
  • This is a meaningful win for our A88CBD brand and came in coordination with our CBD-focused DSD partner, BettermentRS.
  • Yesway plans to grow its portfolio to over 500 convenience stores in selected regions of the United States over the next several years.

Barnes & Noble Education Unveils COLLEGE 2030, A New Report Offering an Exclusive Outlook Into the Future of Higher Education

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:45pm

Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. (NYSE: BNED), a leading solutions provider for the education industry, today announced findings from its latest research report, COLLEGE 2030: Transforming the Student Experience .

Key Points: 
  • Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. (NYSE: BNED), a leading solutions provider for the education industry, today announced findings from its latest research report, COLLEGE 2030: Transforming the Student Experience .
  • Featuring insights from college students, faculty members and campus administrators, the report provides a comprehensive view of the current state of higher education and an exclusive outlook on the decade ahead.
  • As one community college student explained, Not everyone is a traditional student with the same amount of time and resources.
  • While in-person learning will always maintain its value, technology will allow the future of higher education to become more accessible, and more desirable, to students.

The Newegg Shuffle Combats Bots and Scalpers, Brings In-Demand Products Within Reach of Everyday Consumers

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

Newegg , one of the leading tech-focused e-retailers in North America, recently rolled out the Newegg Shuffle , a drawing system that levels the playing field to fairly allocate in-demand products to everyday consumers.

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  • Newegg , one of the leading tech-focused e-retailers in North America, recently rolled out the Newegg Shuffle , a drawing system that levels the playing field to fairly allocate in-demand products to everyday consumers.
  • The Newegg Shuffle is selectively implemented to manage distribution of certain high-demand products to ensure everyone has a fair shot at purchasing their chosen product.
  • The frequency of Newegg Shuffle events varies based on a number of factors, including demand, scarcity and when inventory is received.
  • Like Newegg on Facebook , subscribe to Newegg on YouTube and follow Newegg on Twitter to stay up to date on the companys latest news.

Walmart to Present at Both the Raymond James Institutional Investors Conference and the UBS Global Consumer and Retail Virtual Conference

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:25pm

Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) announced today that Brett Biggs, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will participate at the virtual Raymond James 42nd Annual Institutional Investors Conference Tuesday, March 2 at 11:40 a.m. EST and the UBS Global Consumer and Retail Virtual Conference Wednesday, March 10 at 10 a.m. EST.

Key Points: 
  • Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) announced today that Brett Biggs, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will participate at the virtual Raymond James 42nd Annual Institutional Investors Conference Tuesday, March 2 at 11:40 a.m. EST and the UBS Global Consumer and Retail Virtual Conference Wednesday, March 10 at 10 a.m. EST.
  • Both sessions will be webcast live through the "Events" link at stock.walmart.com.
  • Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) helps people around the world save money and live better - anytime and anywhere in retail stores, online, and through their mobile devices.
  • Additional information about Walmart can be found by visiting http://corporate.walmart.com , on Facebook at http://facebook.com/walmart and on Twitter at http://twitter.com/walmart .