Entries by jlong

Tipsheet: Ebay Does NFTs | Amazon Wins Tax Case | Ecom: No Excuses

  U.S. consumer prices post biggest gain in nearly 12 years as inflation pressures build at Reuters. “The consumer price index jumped 0.8% last month, the largest gain since June 2009. The CPI rose 0.6% in March. Food prices increased 0.4%…Economists polled by Reuters had forecast the CPI climbing 0.2% in April.” Read more   […]

Tipsheet: Lore Does Gourmet | Costco +24.5% | Roz Talks w/Hoda

  Costco April comp sales (ex gas & f/x) +24.5%: US +24.9% / Canada +23.8% / Other Int’l +20.3% / Ecom +17.3% Press release   Marc Lore’s next attempt to woo the affluent consumer: A fleet of on-demand food trucks at CNBC. “Jay Zuckerman, a 47-year-old father of two who resides with his wife in […]

Tipsheet: CVS Beats | Publix +2.4% | Skeptical @ Amazon Stats

  CVS Health earnings top estimates at CNBC. “Same-store sales across its pharmacy and front store combined were up just 0.4% compared with growth of 9% a year earlier. Same-store sales for the front store fell 11.4%.” Read more   Camping World Q1: Revenue increased by $530.5 million to $1.558 billion / Gross profit increased […]

Tipsheet: Shaw’s Trucker Strike | Biden Eyes Food Stamp Bump | Macy’s App Commission

  Shaw’s, Star Market truckers go on strike in New England at AP. “Truck drivers for Shaw’s supermarkets represented by the Teamsters went on strike Monday, stopping shipments to Shaw’s and Star Market grocery stores in New England. The drivers are responsible for delivering grocery store staples to more than 100 supermarkets across the region…” Read […]