Its latest store openings signify the company's commitment toward strengthening its network with the aim of driving top-line growth. During its first-quarter fiscal 2014 results, the company revealed that it opened 10 new Rack stores in the quarter, increasing the total store count to 270 as against 260 and 245 at the end of fourth quarter and first quarter, respectively, of fiscal 2013. The 270 stores include 117 full-line stores, 150 Nordstrom Rack stores, 2 Jeffrey boutiques and 1 clearance outlet. Looking ahead, this Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company targets to further expand its store base by opening 20 new stores in the remaining period of fiscal 2014, which include 3 full-line stores and 17 Rack stores. Want the latest recommendations from Zacks Investment Research?
Blog Herding: Community Edition 07/17/14 - News - www.GameInformer.com
Enjoy. Blog Herding Stats: Period Reviewed: July 07 July 13, 2014 Number of User Blogs: 55 Number of User Bloggers: 35 Number of User Blogs Herded: 10 Community Blogs: To The Moon Review TidusandYuna1983 awards To The Moon a near perfect score, calling it "one of the most emotional and beautiful stories" he's ever experienced from any kind of media. That's a pretty powerful response. Don't forget to send your feedback, recommendations, and community events in to my personal Game Informer account located here to ensure this feature continues to provide the content you're eager to read. Happy Blogging!
Starbucks Forms JV to Open First Store in Colombia - Analyst Blog - NASDAQ.com
Starbucks is into a public-private partnership with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to invest $3 million to improve Colombian coffee yields and offer better opportunities for Colombian farmers. Starbucks in partnership with the Grameen Foundation and Coocafisa Cooperative de Salgar uses tablets and mobile technology to improve agronomy practices among small coffee producers in Antioquia, Colombia. Starbucks, along with Alsea and Nutresa, has also made a financial donation to a non-profit Youth Leadership Training Program to help Bogota public high school students. Starbucks carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).