Tipsheet: Target Acquire Ad Firm? | Lowe’s Tech Hub Dallas or Charlotte | WM 200B Cyber Events

  BJ’s Q1 comp sales +1.9% (ex-fuel) Press release   Hibbett Sports Q1 comp sales +5.1% Press release   Target Looks to Acquire WPP’s Retail Ad Firm Triad by Alexandra Bruell at Wall Street Journal. “Triad sells ad space on retail websites and other digital properties. It also helps brands create digital ad campaigns. The […]

Tipsheet: Target +4.8% | Lowe’s +4.2% | WM Pitches Ad Buyers

  Target Q1 comp sales +4.8% “…traffic growth of 4.3 percent…comp digital channel sales grew 42%, on top of 28% last year. Comp digital sales contributed 2.1 percentage points to Target’s overall comparable sales growth. Same-day fulfillment services (Order Pick Up, Drive Up and Shipt) drove well over half of the Company’s digital sales growth.” […]

Tipsheet: Bernie @ WM Mtg | Costco #1 Hot Dog | TJX +5%

  Home Depot Q1 U.S. comp sales +3.0% Press release   …Home Depot same-store sales misses on wet weather, lumber prices at Reuters. “Home Depot Inc reported its slowest growth in quarterly same-store sales in at least three years on Tuesday, missing Wall Street estimates, as the home improvement chain was hurt by wet weather […]

Tipsheet: WM New HQ | Lowe’s Acquires | Lidl +25 E. Coast

  Kohl’s lands deal with Fanatics to sell its licensed sports gear online at CNBC. “The partnership will make Fanatics the exclusive distributor of all licensed sports apparel and accessories — for men, women and kids — for Kohl’s.” Read more   Walmart unveils plans for its sprawling new home office in Bentonville by Lauren […]

Tipsheet: Sam’s +0.3% | WM +3.4% | Gap #9 Citizen | Costco #14 F500

  Walmart Q1 U.S. comp sales +3.4% (vs. +3.3% expected) at CNBC. “Walmart earnings for the first quarter top analysts’ estimates…Walmart’s e-commerce revenues during the quarter grew 37%.” Read more   Walmart says higher tariffs on China goods will increase prices for U.S. shoppers at Reuters. “Walmart Chief Financial Officer Brett Biggs told Reuters that…(Walmart) […]

Tipsheet: McMillon @ Luncheon | W.Sonoma CEO @ CNBC | WM 1 Day

  Walmart fights back against Amazon with one-day shipping in some U.S. markets at Reuters. “The Walmart deal will be available to online shoppers in Phoenix and Las Vegas and then expand to Southern California in the coming days, the head of its U.S. ecommerce service, Marc Lore, told Reuters in an interview…plan to reach […]