Financial Results, Expansions, New Offering, Appointments, and Quarterly Earnings Schedule - Research Report on Costco, Dollar

   Financial Results, Expansions, New Offering, Appointments, and Quarterly
   Earnings Schedule - Research Report on Costco, Dollar General, Safeway,
                     Vipshop, and Sprouts Farmers Market

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NEW YORK, October 14, 2013

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Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Costco
Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ: COST), Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG),
Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY), Vipshop Holdings Limited (NYSE: VIPS), and Sprouts
Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ: SFM). Today's readers may access these reports
free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst
ratings - via the links below.

Costco Wholesale Corporation Research Report

On October 9, 2013, Costco Wholesale Corporation (Costco) released its Q4 FY
2013 and full-year FY 2013 operating results (period ended September 1, 2013)
and September 2013 sales results (5-week period ended October 6, 2013). Costco
registered total revenues of $32.5 billion in Q4 FY 2013, up 0.8% YoY, and
total revenues of $105.2 billion in full-year FY 2013, up 6.1% YoY. The
Company's net income was $617 million in Q4 FY 2013, up 1.3% YoY, and net
income was $2.0 billion in full-year FY 2013, up 19.3% YoY. Costco's diluted
EPS was $1.40 in Q4 FY 2013, up 0.7% YoY, and diluted EPS was $4.63 in
full-year FY 2013, up 19.0% YoY. In September 2013, net sales were $9.9
billion, up 5.7% YoY. The Full Research Report on Costco Wholesale 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/faed_COST]

Dollar General Corporation Research Report

On October 5, 2013, Dollar General Corporation (Dollar General) announced the
opening of its 11,000th store in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Rick Dreiling,
Dollar General's Chairman and CEO, commented, "The opening of our 11,000th
store is another exciting milestone for Dollar General. I would like to thank
our more than 100,000 employees for all they do every day to serve our
customers as we continue to grow." Dreiling added, "We see a lot of exciting
opportunities to expand our business, create new career opportunities for our
employees and make a difference in our customers' lives." The Full Research
Report on Dollar General 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/5db6_DG]

Safeway Inc. Research Report

On October 7, 2013, Safeway Inc. (Safeway) announced that in line with its
commitment to protect the health of its customers, the Company is now offering
traditional and High Dose (HD) vaccines nationwide. Safeway further informed
that those customers who get a flu vaccine will receive 10% off coupons to use
on an entire shopping trip. Darren Singer, Safeway Senior Vice President of
Pharmacy, stated, "We have always made the process of getting a flu vaccine
affordable and convenient. Now, we're giving an extra incentive to protect
against a very common, very infectious illness." Singer continued, "We
especially want to protect those most at risk. For seniors, the Fluzone HD
offers a better immune response and better protection against flu." The Full
Research Report on Safeway 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/510f_SWY]

Vipshop Holdings Limited Research Report

On October 8, 2013, Vipshop Holdings Limited (Vipshop) announced the
appointments of two senior executives: Tony Feng as the Vice President of
Branding and Public Relations, and Simon Yanxiang We as the Vice President of
Operations. Vipshop said that Mr. Feng has extensive experience as a marketing
executive with a strong track record of driving growth through implementing
innovative brand-building and public relations programs, while Mr. Wei brings
a wealth of industry experience to his new role, having most recently worked
as an independent e-Commerce consultant and trainer, providing strategic and
tactical advisory solutions to companies. According to Vipshop, both
appointments are effective October 8, 2013. The Full Research Report on
Vipshop Holdings Limited - 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/2120_VIPS]

Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. Research Report

On October 7, 2013, Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (Sprouts Farmers Market)
announced that it will release its Q3 2013 financial results after the market
close on Thursday, November 7, 2013. The Company reported that the Management
will host an earnings conference call on the same day at 3:00 p.m. MST (5:00
p.m. EST). A webcast of the conference call will be available on the Investor
Relations section of the Company's website. The Full Research Report on
Sprouts Farmers 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/1be5_SFM]

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