Tipsheet: China Deliv War | F.Below +4.4% | Simon Online Platform

  Five Below Q4 comp sales +4.4% Press release   Instacart rolls out an Instant Cashout feature for shoppers by Sarah Perez at TechCrunch. “Previously, workers would have to wait a week to get paid. With Instant Cashout, they can instead opt to have their pay immediately transferred to a debit card.” Read more   […]

Tipsheet: H.Depot #1 App | Costco #7 Brightest Future | Target’s Climate Goals

  Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Q4 comp sales +5.4% “Fiscal 2019 outlook: Opening 42 to 44 new stores, with no planned relocations or closures.” Press release   Top 50 large and small companies that have the brightest futures at via USA Today. “Costco #7, Home Depot #21, Amazon #32.” Ranked lists   Shoe Carnival Q4 comp […]

Tipsheet: Wayfair Store #1 | N.Marcus Gets 3 Yrs | Dick’s Develops Software

  Activists at Bed Bath & Beyond are trying to replace its entire 12-person board – stock soars 20% at CNBC. Read more   Dick’s to develop software in house by Sara Castlellanos at Wall Street Journal. “CTO Paul Gaffney is spearheading the effort after taking a similar approach at his previous employer, Home Depot. […]

Tipsheet: Tiffany -1% | Hibbett Shutter 95 | CVS CBD

  Tiffany Q4 comp sales -1.0% (vs. estimated +0.8%) Press release   …CNBC: Tiffany shares fall as holiday-quarter sales miss expectations “Tiffany has typically been reliant on Chinese shoppers to boost sales. But uncertain and ongoing trade talks between the U.S. and China have posed a larger threat…” Read more   Subtle changes are coming to […]

Tipsheet: Starbucks $100M Fund | Used-Fashion to Skyrocket | Kingfisher CEO Out

  Customers outraged at Walmart for ending Savings Catcher price-matching program by Doreen Christensen at South Florida Sun-Sentinel. “…(Walmart) will end the Savings Catcher program on May 14….One Twitter user disputed Walmart’s claim, saying he saved more than $900 since joining the program, and using the hashtag #BoycottWalmart.” Read more   Eby-Brown to be bought […]

Tipsheet: Michaels -0.4% | DSW +5.3% | HD Supply +7.4% | Shopko Shutter

  Michaels Q4 comp sales -0.4% “On a calendar shifted basis, comparable store sales increased 1.4%…For fiscal 2019, the Company expects comparable store sales to increase between 0% and 1%.” Press release   HD Supply Q4 organic sales growth +7.4% Press release   DSW Q4 U.S. comp sales +5.3% “For the fifty-two week period, comparable […]