Back-to-School Offers, Immersion Programs, Leadership Changes and Operating Results - Research Report on Walmart, TJX, Whole

 Back-to-School Offers, Immersion Programs, Leadership Changes and Operating
 Results - Research Report on Walmart, TJX, Whole Foods Market, Big Lots, and
                                    Susser

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NEW YORK, July 19, 2013

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Today, Investors' Reports announced new research reports highlighting Walmart
Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT), The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TJX), Whole Foods
Market, Inc. (NASDAQ: WFM), Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE: BIG) and Susser Holdings
Corporation (NYSE: SUSS). Today's readers may access these reports free of
charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings -
via the links below.

Walmart Stores, Inc. Research Report

On July 16, 2013, Walmart Stores, Inc. (Walmart) unveiled its back-to-school
lineup. Walmart reported that it will help customers increase their savings by
focusing on five key areas: offering gimmick-free pricing all season long
(including 250 school supplies for less than $1); offering the latest trends
in school supplies; launching a Teachers Corner that puts all classroom needs
in one location; bringing back its online school supply and uniform list
database(Classrooms by Walmart); and offering free shipping on uniforms and
school supplies purchased on the Company's website. Duncan Mac Naughton,
Executive Vice President, Chief Merchandising and Marketing Officer for
Walmart U.S., Said, "We know that back-to-school shopping costs add up but
parents can trust Walmart to keep prices low. This back-to-school season we
will sell 42 million boxes of crayons. That's a lot of crayons, and we're here
to make sure parents and students don't feel the pinch." The Full Research
Report on Walmart Stores, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst
ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/a9d3_WMT/]

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The TJX Companies, Inc. Research Report

On July 11, 2013, The TJX Companies Inc. (TJX) announced that its shareholders
elected Dawn Lepore to its Board of Directors at the Company's annual meeting.
Dawn Lepore recently served as interim Chief Executive Officer at Prosper
Marketplace, a peer-to-peer lending marketplace, from March 2012 until January
2013. The Company also informed that prior to Prosper Marketplace, Ms. Lepore
served as the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of
drugstore.com inc., an online retailer of health, beauty, and wellness
products, which she led from 2004 until its sale to Walgreen Co. in 2011. TJX
stated that Ms. Lepore joins ten ongoing directors who were reelected at the
Company's annual meeting. The Full Research Report on The TJX Companies, Inc.
- including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/bed1_TJX]

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Whole Foods Market, Inc. Research Report

On July 10, 2013, Whole Foods Market, Inc. (Whole Foods Market) introduced
Engine 2 Immersion, a program led by Engine 2 Diet Founder Rip Esselstyn and
other national experts, for travelers seeking nutrition and fitness overhaul.
Whole Foods Market said that the program will offer participants an in-depth
education on a plant-strong diet, new fitness and exercise options, and
strategies for sustaining lifestyle changes. The Company said that up 20
participants will join 70 to 80 Whole Foods Market Team Members in learning a
plant-strong way of eating through discussions on medical research,
comprehensive nutrition information, as well as interactive cooking workshops
and extraordinary outdoor activities in Sedona high desert. The Full Research
Report on Whole Foods Market, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown,
analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge
at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/3f61_WFM]

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Big Lots, Inc. Research Report

On July 16, 2013, Big Lots, Inc. (Big Lots) announced that John C. Martin has
informed the Company of his intention to retire from his role as Executive
Vice President, Chief Merchandising Officer. Mr. Martin will continue serving
the Company until a successor is appointed, and he has committed to offer
guidance to his successor and the Company through May 2014. Philip E. Mallott,
Chairman of the Company's Board, said, "On behalf of the Board of Directors
and our nearly 40,000 associates across the country, I would like to thank
John for his dedication and unwavering support of Big Lots over the last 10
years. He has been a highly valued member of our executive team in a number of
different roles including merchandising, marketing, store operations, and
human resources." Big Lots informed that it has retained SpencerStuart to
conduct a research of external candidates to succeed Mr. Martin. The Full
Research Report on Big Lots, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst
ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/9ac4_BIG]

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Susser Holdings Corporation Research Report

On July 16, 2013, Susser Holdings Corporation (Susser) and Susser Petroleum
Partners LP provided partial operating results for Q2 2013 and H1 2013 (first
half of 2013). Susser expects to report same-store merchandise sales growth of
approximately 2.2% YoY for Q2 2013 and 3.2% YoY for H1 2013. Further, the
Company expects retail average per-store fuel volume growth of approximately
5.5% YoY for Q2 2013, and 4.9% YoY for H1 2013. The Company reported opening
six new large-format Stripes convenience stores and closing one smaller store
in Q2 2013. In addition, the Company reported a sale leaseback transaction of
two new stores, which was completed on June 17, 2013 for $8 million. . The
Full Research Report on Susser Holdings Corporation - including full detailed
breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free
of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/1b2f_SUSS]

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