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NXP Semiconductors, AWS launch IoT cooperation
10:00am EDT 

July 27 (Reuters) - NXP Semiconductors NV :Working with Amazon Web Services to complete integration of Amazon Greengrass on its Layerscape Intelligent Gateway Platform​.  Full Article

Danone expects EDP Noram to have positive growth in H2 - CFO
4:07am EDT 

July 27 (Reuters) - Danone Cfief Financial Officer Cecile Cabanis tells analysts on a call::Says Danone expects to close Stonyfield sale in early August.Says expects essential dairy & plant based (EDP) Noram business to have a positive sales growth in h2, margin to improve in h2.Expects EDP international sales growth to be slightly negative in H2 with an improvement versus H1.Expects specialized nurition business to have strong sales growth and a solid margin improvement in full year 2017.Expects waters business to accelerate growth in H2 with an improvement in China.  Full Article

Whole Foods Market Q3 earnings of $0.33 per share
Wednesday, 26 Jul 2017 01:33pm EDT 

July 26 (Reuters) - Whole Foods Market Inc :Whole foods market reports third quarter 2017 results.Q3 earnings per share $0.36 excluding items.Q3 sales $3.7 billion versus i/b/e/s view $3.72 billion.Q3 same store sales fell 1.9 percent.Q3 earnings per share view $0.33 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Q3 earnings per share $0.33.Says "‍comparable store sales improved sequentially on a one- and two-year basis in Q3"​.will not be updating outlook for 2017 or longer-term targets and will not be holding a conf call to discuss financial results for Q3.  Full Article

Amazon.com says it has over 50,000 roles to fill across U.S. fulfillment network​
Wednesday, 26 Jul 2017 05:01am EDT 

July 26 (Reuters) - Amazon.Com Inc ::Announced it has more than 50,000 roles available to fill across its U.S. fulfillment network​.More than 10,000 job opportunities will be part-time jobs at company's sortation centers throughout U.S..Company plans to make thousands of on-the-spot job offers to candidates who apply on-site as part of Amazon Jobs Day​.  Full Article

Sears Holdings Corp ‍announces launch of kenmore products on Amazon.Com​
Thursday, 20 Jul 2017 08:00am EDT 

July 20 (Reuters) - Amazon.Com Inc ::Sears Holdings Corp - ‍announced launch of kenmore products on Amazon.Com​.Sears Holdings Corp - terms of deal were not disclosed..  Full Article

Amazon has launched Amazon Pay Places at TGI Fridays via Amazon app
Wednesday, 19 Jul 2017 11:45am EDT 

July 19 (Reuters) - Amazon.Com Inc ::Amazon says co, T.G.I. Fridays customers can order ahead from T.G.I. Fridays using new feature in Amazon mobile app - Amazon Pay places - Spokesman‍​‍​.Amazon says new feature to order from TGIF is for customers in Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington D.C., Richmond, Wilkes-Barre - Spokesman‍​‍​.  Full Article

‍Avis Car Rental announces its integration with Amazon Alexa​
Monday, 17 Jul 2017 09:00am EDT 

July 17 (Reuters) - Amazon.Com Inc :Avis Budget Group Inc - ‍company's offering with Amazon Alexa will be available to public by end of August​.Avis Budget Group - ‍with new skill for Alexa-enabled devices, Avis customers will be able to make car rental reservation among others​.  Full Article

Albertsons said to stall renewed IPO plans amid amazon deal - Bloomberg
Tuesday, 11 Jul 2017 12:51pm EDT 

July 11 (Reuters) - :Albertsons is said to stall renewed IPO plans amid Amazon deal - bloomberg.  Full Article

Whole Foods sought $45 per share offer from Amazon
Friday, 7 Jul 2017 09:32am EDT 

July 7 (Reuters) - Amazon.Com Inc :Whole Foods Market Inc - co's board unanimously recommends that shareholders vote “for” the proposal to approve deal with Amazon - sec filing‍​‍​.Whole Foods-april 20 -may 4, received inquiries from 4 pe firms indicating if co was interested in leveraged buy-out, pipe, they might be interested in such deals.Whole Foods - on may 30, board discussed overtures made by other third parties, including company x, company y, 4 private equity firms that previously contacted co and/or evercore.Whole Foods Market Inc- on may 23, received a written offer from Amazon.com to acquire the company for $41.00 per share of the company’s common stock.Whole Foods - on may 30, board decided that making counter proposal at higher price was most effective response, resolved to make a counter-proposal to amazon at $45.00/share.Whole Foods - following may 30 board discussion on ongoing talks, board discussed contacts, reaffirmed consensus to not solicit proposals from pe firms.Whole Foods - decided not to solicit proposals from pe firms, given perspective of evercore that price proposed by Amazon.com likely exceeded price level a pe buyer could pay.Whole Foods Market - on june 1, amazon expected that co would not approach other potential bidders while company was negotiating with amazon‍​‍​‍​.Whole Foods says Evercore had noted Amazon.com had re-emphasized it would not be willing to further engage in case of a rumor or leak of potential deal.  Full Article

Ocado says Amazon/Whole Foods deal is positive for firm
Wednesday, 5 Jul 2017 02:45am EDT 

July 5 (Reuters) - Ocado :CEO says sees Amazon <<>>/Whole Foods <<>> deal as a positive for Ocado.CEO says firm has seen pick-up in interest from U.S. players since Amazon/Whole Foods deal.  Full Article


Amazon's Jeff Bezos becomes world's richest: Forbes

Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bezos has unseated fellow tech billionaire Bill Gates as the richest person in the world, profiting from the e-commerce company's meteoric stock rise to reach a fortune of $90.6 billion, Forbes reported.