Aug 30 (Reuters) - WH SMITH PLC ::EXPECTS OUTCOME FOR YEAR TO 31 AUGUST 2017 TO BE IN LINE WITH EXPECTATIONS.TRAVEL BUSINESS CONTINUES TO DELIVER A STRONG PERFORMANCE WITH GOOD SALES ACROSS ALL OF OUR CHANNELS.CONTINUE TO SEE FURTHER OPPORTUNITIES IN INTERNATIONAL NEWS, BOOKS AND CONVENIENCE TRAVEL MARKET.HIGH STREET BUSINESS CONTINUES TO PERFORM IN LINE WITH EXPECTATIONS.COST SAVINGS AND MARGIN IMPROVEMENTS HAVE BEEN DELIVERED IN LINE WITH OUR PROFIT FOCUSED STRATEGY.
Aug 15 (Reuters) - Dick's Sporting Goods Inc :Dick's Sporting Goods reports second quarter results.Q2 non-GAAP earnings per share $0.96.Q2 earnings per share $1.03.Q2 sales $2.2 billion versus I/B/E/S view $2.16 billion.Q2 same store sales rose 0.1 percent.Q2 earnings per share view $1.00 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Sees Q3 2017 earnings per share $0.22 to $0.30.Dick's Sporting Goods Inc - currently anticipates FY 2017 earnings per share of $2.85 to 3.05, which includes approximately $0.05 per diluted share for 53(rd) week.Dick's Sporting Goods Inc - consolidated same store sales are currently expected to decline in low single-digits in Q3 of 2017.Currently anticipates reporting non-gaap earnings per diluted share in range of $2.80 to $3.00 for full year 2017.Q3 earnings per share view $0.56 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Dick's Sporting Goods - expects to open about 43 new Dick's Sporting Goods stores & relocate approximately seven Dick's Sporting Goods stores in 2017.FY 2017 earnings per share view $3.09 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Dick's sporting- 2017 consolidated same store sales are expected to be about flat to low single-digit decline on 52 week to 52 week comparative basis.Dick's Sporting Goods - in 2017, anticipates capital expenditures to be about $400 million on a net basis and approximately $515 million on a gross basis.
Aug 9 (Reuters) - Office Depot Inc :Office Depot Inc announces second quarter 2017 results.Q2 adjusted earnings per share $0.06 from continuing operations.Q2 GAAP earnings per share $0.04 from continuing operations.Q2 earnings per share $0.05.Q2 earnings per share view $0.08 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Q2 sales $2.4 billion versus I/B/E/S view $2.44 billion.Office Depot Inc - continues to expect total company sales in 2017 to be lower than 2016.Qtrly retail division sales were $1.1 billion in q2 of 2017 compared to $1.2 billion in prior year period.Office Depot Inc - additional cost saving initiatives are expected to deliver over $250 million in annual benefits by end of 2018.Office Depot - expects rate of sales decline to improve in h2 2017 based on improvements in customer retention, implementation of new customer wins.Office Depot Inc - expects to be substantially complete with officemax integration and realize majority of synergy benefits by end of 2017.Office Depot Inc - merger integration expenses are now estimated to total approximately $40 million in 2017.Office Depot Inc - retail division had 6 pct decline in comparable store sales in quarter.Office Depot Inc - company continues to expect adjusted operating income of approximately $500 million in fiscal 2017.Office Depot- estimates will incur about $125 million in costs to implement cost saving programs, of which $75 million has been incurred in 2016, through H1 2017.
Aug 3 (Reuters) - Natural Grocers By Vitamin Cottage Inc ::Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage announces third quarter and first nine months of fiscal 2017 results.Sees fiscal 2017 daily average comparable store sales down 1 percent to up 0.5 percent .Q3 earnings per share $0.03.Q3 sales $194.7 million versus I/B/E/S view $196.3 million.Q3 daily average same store sales rose 0.4 percent.Q3 earnings per share view $0.12 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Says revising its outlook for fiscal 2017.Sees fiscal 2017 diluted earnings per share $0.31 to $0.34.Sees fiscal 2017 capital expenditures $39 million to $41 million.Sees fiscal 2017 number of new stores 14.FY2017 earnings per share view $0.45 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.
Aug 3 (Reuters) - Sally Beauty Holdings Inc :Sally Beauty Holdings Inc . Announces fiscal third quarter results.Q3 earnings per share $0.49.Q3 sales $998 million versus i/b/e/s view $1 billion.Q3 earnings per share view $0.49 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.For 2017, co is maintaining its expectation of approximately flat full year consolidated same store sales growth.Q3 adjusted earnings per share $0.52 excluding items.Sally beauty holdings inc says inventory at quarter end was $947.6 million, up 4.2% from prior year.Now expects full year 2017 net new store growth of approximately 1.5%.Sally Beauty Holdings qtrly same store sales growth of 0.3% and incremental sales from new stores were partially offset by unfavorable foreign currency translation.Company expects "solid growth" in both reported and adjusted full year earnings per share for 2017.Sally Beauty Holdings Inc says expects full year gross margin expansion of approximately 30 basis points.Sally Beauty Holdings Inc sees full year reported and adjusted operating income growth of approximately flat to prior year.
Aug 1 (Reuters) - GRANDVISION ::H1 REVENUE GREW BY 4.4% AT CONSTANT EXCHANGE RATES WITH ALL SEGMENTS CONTRIBUTING TO THIS GROWTH .H1 ADJUSTED. EBITDA (I.E. EBITDA BEFORE NON-RECURRING ITEMS) INCREASED BY 3.4% AT CONSTANT EXCHANGE RATES .H1 ADJUSTED. EBITDA MARGIN DECLINE OF 27 BPS TO 16.0% .Q2 COMPARABLE GROWTH 0.7 PERCENT VERSUS 1.85 PERCENT IN REUTERS POLL.Q2 REUTERS POLL: COMPARABLE GROWTH OF 1.85 PERCENT; REVENUE OF EUR 897 MILLION; ADJUSTED EBITDA OF EUR 155 MILLION.REG-GRANDVISION REPORTS HY17 REVENUE GROWTH OF 4.4% AT CONSTANT EXCHANGE RATES AND COMPARABLE GROWTH OF 2.4%.GRANDVISION - EXPECTS AN IMPROVED REVENUE, ADJUSTED. EBITDA AND COMPARABLE GROWTH PERFORMANCE IN 3Q17.GRANDVISION EXPECTS AN IMPROVED REVENUE, ADJUSTED. EBITDA AND COMPARABLE GROWTH PERFORMANCE IN 3Q17.2Q17 REVENUE, COMPARABLE GROWTH AND ADJUSTED. EBITDA IMPACTED BY TIMING OF EASTER, AS ANTICIPATED.H1 NET RESULT ATTRIBUTABLE TO EQUITY SHAREHOLDERS EUR 114 MILLION VERSUS EUR 117 MILLION YEAR AGO.NUMBER OF STORES AT END OF H1 6,631 VERSUS 6,211 AT END OF H1 2016.NET DEBT WAS €755 MILLION AT THE END OF JUNE 2017, COMPARED TO €750 MILLION AT YEAR-END 2016..IN THE UK , THE ACQUISITION OF 209 TESCO OPTICAL STORES IS ON TRACK TO CLOSE DURING 4Q17.
July 31 (Reuters) - DUFRY AG ::TURNOVER GREW BY 5.8% AND REACHED CHF 3,821.3 MILLION IN FIRST HALF OF 2017.ORGANIC GROWTH ACCELERATED FURTHER IN Q2 AND REACHED 8.9%.H1 EBITDA GREW BY 7.8% TO CHF 411.2 MILLION.NET EARNINGS REACHED CHF -0.9 MILLION FOR HALF YEAR 2017, AN IMPROVEMENT OF CHF 57.6 MILLION VERSUS SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR.GROSS PROFIT MARGIN REACHED 59.5% IN FIRST HALF OF 2017, IMPROVING BY 110 BASIS POINTS FROM 58.4% IN PREVIOUS YEAR.IS CURRENTLY CONSIDERING AN INITIAL PUBLIC OFFERING (IPO) OF ITS NORTH AMERICAN BUSINESS.
June 19 (Reuters) - Perfumania Holdings Inc -:Nussdorf Family says it is considering potential alternatives in connection with potential restructuring of operations and capital structure of perfumania holdings.Nussdorf Family says any such restructuring could encompass a restructuring of perfumania holdings' subsidiary retail operations - sec filing.Nussdorf Family - moreover, such alternatives could potentially involve payment by perfumania holdings of up to $2.00 in cash to stockholders of co in a restructuring.Nussdorf Family - such restructuring would involve members of the family potentially being sole stockholders of perfumania holdings after consummation.
June 14 (Reuters) - WH Smith Plc ::Trading update for 15 week period to 10 June 2017.In 15 week period from 1 March to 10 June 2017, total group sales were up 2%, with like-for-like sales flat.In 15 week period from 1 March to 10 June 2017, travel business total sales were up 8%.In travel business, in 15 week period from 1 March to 10 June 2017, like-for-like sales were up 5%.New store opening programme is progressing well both in UK and internationally.On target to open 15 units in UK this year and have won further units internationally including 6 units in Rome which will open in July.In 15 week period from 1 March To 10 June 2017, high street business total sales were down 4%, with like-for-like sales also down 4%.Remain confident in outcome for full year.
June 12 (Reuters) - Stanley Gibbons Group Plc ::Says now been comprehensively restructured.Reduced annualised operating costs by over 10.0 mln stg, announced disposals totaling 6.3 mln stg from sale of parts of interiors division to date.