New Partnerships, Content Licensing Agreements, Omni-Channel Strategies, and
Quarterly Financial Results - Research Report on eBay, Amazon, Limited Brands,
Dick's Sporting Goods, and Gap
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NEW YORK, November 25, 2013
NEW YORK, November 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting eBay Inc.
(NASDAQ: EBAY), Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), Limited Brands Inc. (NYSE:
LTD), Dick's Sporting Goods Inc. (NYSE: DKS) and The Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS).
Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price
targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.
eBay Inc. Research Report
On November 20, 2013, eBay Inc. (eBay) and Westfield Labs announced that the
companies were partnering with retailers Rebecca Minkoff, Sony, and TOMS to
power a trio of digital storefronts in the Westfield shopping mall in San
Francisco. eBay said that with this, consumers will be able to buy curated
merchandise from each brand via a shoppable window, pay with PayPal, then
arrange for free home delivery or pickup within the mall for select items.
eBay added that the three digital storefronts, which offer roughly 100 items
on sale, will be located on the fourth floor of the Westfield San Francisco
Centre from the date of the announcement until January 12, 2014. The Full
Research Report on eBay Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst
ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
Amazon.com, Inc. Research Report
On November 20, 2013, Amazon.com, Inc. (Amazon) announced a content licensing
agreement with PBS Distribution that will make Prime Instant Video the
exclusive online-only subscription home for streaming the popular series Mr.
Selfridge. Amazon said that Prime Instant Video is the only subscription
service to offer the first season of the ITV Studios/MASTERPIECE co-produced
series from WGBH Boston starring three-time Emmy winner Jeremy Piven. Brad
Beale, Director of Digital Video Content Acquisition for Amazon, said, "Our
Prime customers have an appetite for MASTERPIECE, as evidenced by the
undeniable success of Downton Abbey-which is the all-time most watched series
on Prime Instant Video. Mr. Selfridge is another great MASTERPIECE show that
our customers love and we are excited to add it to our growing list of
exclusive programming in Prime Instant Video." The Full Research Report on
Amazon.com, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and
price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
Limited Brands Inc. Research Report
On November 20, 2013, Limited Brand Inc. (Limited Brands) reported its Q3 FY
2013 financial results (period ended November 2, 2013). The Company's net
sales increased 5.9% YoY to $2.2 billion during the quarter. Net income came
in at $92.0 million or $0.31 per diluted share in Q3 FY 2013, compared to net
income of $73.4 million or $0.25 per diluted share in Q3 FY 2012. The Company
also stated that it expects Q4 FY 2013 earnings in the range of $1.67 to $1.82
per share. In addition, for full-year FY 2013, the Company expects EPS in the
range of $3.07 to $3.22. The Full Research Report on Limited Brands Inc. -
including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:
Dick's Sporting Goods Inc. Research Report
On November 19, 2013, Dick's Sporting Goods Inc. (Dick's Sporting Goods)
reported its Q3 FY 2013 financial results (period ended November 2, 2013). The
Company's net sales increased 6.7% YoY to $1.4 billion during the quarter. Net
income was $50.0 million or $0.40 per diluted share in Q3 FY 2013, compared to
net income of $50.1 million or $0.40 per diluted share in Q3 FY 2012.
Commenting on the results, Edward W. Stack, Chairman and CEO of Dick's
Sporting Goods, said, "Despite the continued challenging consumer environment,
we delivered better than expected results in the third quarter, exceeding both
our sales and earnings expectations. The marketing efforts, improved customer
experience and selective pricing initiatives we began in the third quarter
were successful in driving traffic and sales, but at slightly lower than
anticipated margins. We remain excited about the long-term opportunities in
our business that we presented at our analyst day in September, and we will
continue to drive towards those goals." The Full Research Report on Dick's
Sporting Goods Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and
price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
The Gap Inc. Research Report
On November 20, 2013, The Gap Inc. (Gap) announced the expansion of its
Reserve in Store capabilities to all U.S. Banana Republic stores and to more
than 200 Gap stores in 15 major U.S. markets. The Company said that this
launch represents one element of Gap Inc.'s larger omni-channel retail
strategy designed to strengthen and integrate the shopping experience, whether
customers choose to shop online, on-the-go or in stores. Gap added that
Reserve in Store makes it easy for customers to shop online or with their
mobile device, place their favorite styles on hold and pick them up in local
stores. Tom Sands, Executive Vice President, Gap North America, said, "With
Reserve in Store, our stores are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We're
focused on delivering an incredible store experience and making it even more
convenient for our customers to shop with us however and whenever they want."
The Full Research Report on The Gap Inc. - including full detailed breakdown,
analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge
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