Retailers

The Home Depot Reduced Carbon Emissions by More Than 127,000 Metric Tons in 2020; Commits to 100 Percent Renewable Electricity for Facilities by 2030

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 12:00pm

The company announced a goal to reach 100 percent renewable electricity for its facilities by 2030, further extending its efforts to improve the environment through cleaner energy.

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  • The company announced a goal to reach 100 percent renewable electricity for its facilities by 2030, further extending its efforts to improve the environment through cleaner energy.
  • "More than 40 years ago, our founders gave us eight core values that continue to guide our business today.
  • The Home Depot's corporate responsibility strategy is organized around three pillars: focusing on its people, operating sustainably and strengthening communities.
  • The Home Depot is committed to taking care of its people and furthering efforts to promote diversity, equity and inclusion.

Lee Enterprises announces new strategic initiative with Amazon Advertising to bring “Over The Top” video services to local businesses customers

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 12:00pm

OTT streams video directly to viewers using various video services and internet-enabled devices.

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  • OTT streams video directly to viewers using various video services and internet-enabled devices.
  • Amazon Advertising offers OTT inventory across IMDb TV, Twitch, top-tier network and broadcaster apps, and Amazons News app.
  • Lee's markets include St. Louis, MO Buffalo, NY Omaha, NE Richmond, VA Lincoln, NE Madison, WI Davenport, IA and Tucson, AZ.
  • Lee Common Stock is traded on NASDAQ under the symbol LEE.

Target Hospitality Announces Second Quarter 2021 Earnings Release and Conference Call Schedule

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:45am

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Target Hospitality Corp. ("Target Hospitality", "Target" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: TH), the largest provider of vertically integrated modular accommodations and value-added hospitality services in the United States, today announced that it will release its second quarter 2021 financial results before the market opens on Wednesday, August 11, 2021.

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  • THE WOODLANDS, Texas, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Target Hospitality Corp. ("Target Hospitality", "Target" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: TH), the largest provider of vertically integrated modular accommodations and value-added hospitality services in the United States, today announced that it will release its second quarter 2021 financial results before the market opens on Wednesday, August 11, 2021.
  • The Company has also scheduled a conference call for Wednesday, August 11, 2021, at 9:00 am Eastern Time (8:00 am Central Time) to discuss the results.
  • A replay of the conference call will be available through the Investors section of Target Hospitality's website.
  • Target Hospitality is North America's largest provider of vertically integrated modular accommodations and value-added hospitality services in the United States.

Ahold Delhaize share buyback update

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 7:00am

Zaandam, the Netherlands, July 27, 2021 Ahold Delhaize has repurchased 253,889 of Ahold Delhaize common shares in the period from July 19, 2021 up to and including July 23, 2021.

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  • Zaandam, the Netherlands, July 27, 2021 Ahold Delhaize has repurchased 253,889 of Ahold Delhaize common shares in the period from July 19, 2021 up to and including July 23, 2021.
  • The shares were repurchased at an average price of 25.49 per share for a total consideration of 6.5 million.
  • These repurchases were made as part of the 1 billion share buyback program announced on November 4, 2020.
  • The total number of shares repurchased under this program to date is 22,071,395 common shares for a total consideration of 512.9 million.

Magnit and Wildberries launch express delivery partnership

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 2:30am

Krasnodar, Russia (July 26, 2021): Magnit PJSC (MOEX and LSE: MGNT; the Company, Magnit), one of Russia's leading retailers, has today announced the launch of its collaboration with Wildberries, the largest [1] online retailer in Russia.

Key Points: 
  • Krasnodar, Russia (July 26, 2021): Magnit PJSC (MOEX and LSE: MGNT; the Company, Magnit), one of Russia's leading retailers, has today announced the launch of its collaboration with Wildberries, the largest [1] online retailer in Russia.
  • The two companies have launched a pilot for express delivery of products from Magnit's convenience stores in Krasnodar.
  • The partnership enables Magnit to offer its assortment via the country's largest marketplace and gives Wildberries the opportunity to bring its express grocery delivery service to a new region.
  • In May 2021, Wildberries launched express delivery of perishable and frozen foods in Moscow, expanding the service to include ready-to-eat meals from the capital's restaurants in July.

KBRA Credit Profile Releases Research – Staples Looks to Acquire Office Depot/OfficeMax Consumer Unit—Implications for CMBS

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 6:41pm

KBRA Credit Profile (KCP), a division of KBRA Analytics, releases a special report on CMBS exposure to The ODP Corporation, which owns Office Depot and OfficeMax, in light of a June 2021 acquisition offer from USR Parent, Inc., the parent company of Staples.

Key Points: 
  • KBRA Credit Profile (KCP), a division of KBRA Analytics, releases a special report on CMBS exposure to The ODP Corporation, which owns Office Depot and OfficeMax, in light of a June 2021 acquisition offer from USR Parent, Inc., the parent company of Staples.
  • USR Parent, Inc. made a $1 billion cash offer to acquire ODPs consumer business, including Office Depot/OfficeMax retail stores, websites, and intellectual property.
  • Staples has attempted to merge with ODP on several occasions, but previously proposed transactions failed to materialize because of antitrust concerns.
  • KBRA Credit Profile (KCP) is a research service and nothing herein or otherwise provided by KCP shall be construed as a rating.

Marketplace Strategy, A Code3 Company Named As Walmart Marketplace Agency Solution Provider

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 3:18pm

CLEVELAND, July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Today, Marketplace Strategy, a Code3 Company, can announce it has been named an official Agency Solution Provider of Walmart.com .

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  • CLEVELAND, July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Today, Marketplace Strategy, a Code3 Company, can announce it has been named an official Agency Solution Provider of Walmart.com .
  • While Marketplace Strategy, a Code3 Company has worked closely with Walmart.com and its agency partnership team for some time, the team is thrilled to be named among hand-selected agencies.
  • Here you will find Marketplace Strategy, a Code3 Company named as an agency solution provider.
  • Marketplace Strategy, a Code3 Company , is the commerce division of a leading performance marketing agency that delivers results at the intersection of media, creative and commerce.

Amazon Sellers Can Now Hire Chatbot-Trained VAs From VAA Philippines for Better Customer Engagement & More Reviews

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 1:32pm

The company's Co-founder and CEO, Gilad Freimann, reports, "The use of chatbots in business is rapidly growing in popularity.

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  • The company's Co-founder and CEO, Gilad Freimann, reports, "The use of chatbots in business is rapidly growing in popularity.
  • The company suggests that it can be difficult for sellers to communicate directly with their customers in the Amazon marketplace.
  • VAA specializes in locating, screening, training and supporting high quality Amazon VAs in the Philippines, and matching them after with Amazon sellers all over the world.
  • VAA has Amazon trained VA's, PPC Specialists VA's, Social Media and Graphic Designers.

Frank's International Receives Inaugural 2021 Most Valuable Partner Award from Supermajor Operator

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 1:00pm

HOUSTON, July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Frank's International (NYSE: FI) (the "Company" or "Frank's") is proud to announce it has received the inaugural 2021 Most Valuable Partner (MVP) Award from a supermajor operator in recognition of Frank's work in Guyana.

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  • HOUSTON, July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Frank's International (NYSE: FI) (the "Company" or "Frank's") is proud to announce it has received the inaugural 2021 Most Valuable Partner (MVP) Award from a supermajor operator in recognition of Frank's work in Guyana.
  • This award recognizes Frank's work in helping their customer meet important operational goals both safely and efficiently.
  • The solution enabled faster run times and removed the need for personnel to enter the hazardous red zone.
  • This award is a testament to their hard work and dedication to delivering superior value, safety, and efficiency to our partners.

Infarm strengthens relationship with Sobeys Inc. through expansion deal across Canada

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 1:00pm

In combination with existing Infarm Growing Centers in Vancouver and Victoria/Vancouver Island, the agreement allows the company to increase production volume in Canada more than sevenfold.

Key Points: 
  • In combination with existing Infarm Growing Centers in Vancouver and Victoria/Vancouver Island, the agreement allows the company to increase production volume in Canada more than sevenfold.
  • The deal comes in response to the increasing demand by retailers, including Sobeys, Safeway and Thrifty Food for fresh Infarm produce, and will supply more than 1000 stores in the retailer's network alone.
  • "We're delighted with what has been an extremely positive and successful partnership with the Sobeys family of retailers," said Erez Galonska, CEO at Infarm.
  • The expansion of our exclusive partnership with Infarm demonstrates our commitment to delivering that in a technologically advanced and sustainable way."