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CVS Health Corp
Healthexec· 23 Oct 2019

CVS Health partners with UPS on drone delivery

CVS Health is experimenting with drone delivery to its pharmacy customers through a new partnership with UPS subsidiary UPS Flight Forward. The companies announced the new program, which includes delivery of prescriptions and retail products to the homes of CVS Pharmacy customers.

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SAP SE
Business Wire· 23 Oct 2019

SAP Ariba Opens World’s Largest Business-to-Business Network to Connect With Swisscom’s Conextrade

Today’s businesses expect their business-to-business networks to provide connectivity, process efficiency and transparency to be able to trade seamlessly and access data insights to make well-informed procurement decisions. Yet in some geographies and industries, closed networks are preferred for their unique ability to achieve compliance with specific regulations.

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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Wset· 23 Oct 2019

Walmart will participate in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day events at 600 stores

Walmart announced that 600 of its stores will be participating in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. Walmart announced its participation in a news release saying that part of Walmart's mission is to help people live better which includes helping to fight the opioid crisis in communities.

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Telefonica S.A.
Tvbeurope· 22 Oct 2019

Telefonica fined €1.5 million for breaching DTS takeover commitment

Spain’s National Market and Communication Commission has fined broadcaster Telefonica €1.5 million for breaching the terms of its takeover of pay-TV platform DTS. The regulator found that Telefonica failed to provide wholesale access to the premium football content on the channels it acquired at a guaranteed minimum rate.

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HEB Grocery Co
Heb· 22 Oct 2019

Indeed names H-E-B the top-rated workplace in retail for the third straight year

For the third year in a row, H-E-B was named the #1 top-rated workplace for retailers by Indeed, the popular job listing site. The rankings are based on employer ratings and reviews by employees on Indeed.

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Metlife Inc
Metlife· 22 Oct 2019

MetLife Declares Fourth Quarter 2019 Common Stock Dividend

MetLife, Inc. announced that its board of directors has declared a fourth quarter 2019 common stock dividend of $0.44 per share. The dividend will be payable on Dec. 13, 2019, to shareholders of record as of Nov.

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FirstEnergy Corp.
Firstenergycorp· 22 Oct 2019

FirstEnergy to Webcast Third Quarter Earnings Teleconference

FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) will release financial results for the third quarter of 2019 before markets open on Monday, November 4. These results will be discussed by FirstEnergy management during a conference call with financial analysts at 9 a.m.

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Westlake Chemical Corp
Westlake· 22 Oct 2019

Westlake Chemical Announces Third Quarter 2019 Earnings Conference Call

Westlake Chemical Corporation will release its 2019 third quarter earnings prior to the market opening on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 . The company will host a conference call at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time ( 10:00 a.m.

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Under Armour
RIS News· 22 Oct 2019

Under Armour CEO and Founder to Step Down

Under Armour founder and CEO will step down from the retailer’s top role in January, passing the reins to the sporting apparel company’s president, Patrik Frisk.Kevin Plank having served as chairman and CEO since he founded the company in 1996, will become executive chairman & brand chief continuing to lead Under Armour's board of directors while focusing on product elevation, amplifying the brand story and stewarding the company's strong team culture.

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TeleSign
Business Wire· 22 Oct 2019

TeleSign Expands Global Services through Partnership with Proximus

TeleSign, a leader in authentication and communication services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of BICS, today announced a new partnership with Proximus, the largest telecommunications company in Belgium. This partnership will provide TeleSign’s fraud risk product portfolio to provide regional and international companies with a presence in Belgium.

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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Law 360· 22 Oct 2019

Spokeo Wipes Class Cert. In Walmart Background Check Row

A California federal judge has decertified a class of roughly 6.5 million Walmart job applicants challenging the retail giant's background check procedures and remanded the dispute to state court, finding that the named plaintiffs had failed to allege an injury sufficient to meet the Spokeo standing bar.

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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Saukvalley· 22 Oct 2019

County approves Walmart’s 7 acre solar project

Walmart is bringing its nationwide renewable energy campaign to the city’s outskirts. The Whiteside County Board recently approved a special use permit to allow a 7 acre solar farm off Matthew Road, next to the Walmart Distribution Center in Sterling. The future site will house a 2 megawatt ground mount solar array, according to county documents.

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Whole Foods Market, Inc.
Deal Street Asia· 22 Oct 2019

India Digest: Uber Cabs investor backs InstaCar; Credence raise funding

Online outstation taxi marketplace InstaCar has raised an undisclosed sum from Uber Cabs investor David Cohen while Credence Whole Foods Pvt. Ltd snagged over $1 million in a strategic investment from IndoCan Honey. InstaCar raises capital from Uber Cabs investor Outstation taxi marketplace InstaCar has raised an undisclosed sum from Uber Cabs investor David Cohen, according to an announcement.

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Cisco Systems, Inc.
Reuters· 22 Oct 2019

Case to Watch: Apple, Cisco defend Federal Circuit’s summary-affirmance rule in fight over VOIP patents

In briefs requested by the U.S. Supreme Court, Apple Inc and Cisco Systems vigorously defended the use of one-word “summary affirmances” to dispose of appeals of lower-court decisions in patent-law cases. Apple and Cisco had initially waived their rights to respond to a certiorari petition by Virginia-based SPIP Litigation Group, alleging that summary affirmances under Federal Circuit Rule 36(e) are unconstitutional, but the Supreme Court directed them to do so by Oct 18.

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Cisco Systems, Inc.
Insight· 22 Oct 2019

Cisco Names Insight as Top U.S. Contact Center Partner of the Year

Cisco Names Insight as Top U.S. Contact Center Partner of the Year Insight also earns five Cisco Southwest regional awards for enterprise collaboration and software solutions TEMPE, Ariz., October 21, 2019 – Insight Enterprises (NASDAQ:NSIT), the global integrator of Insight Intelligent Technology Solutions™ for organizations of all sizes, was named the national Cisco 2019 Contact Center Partner of the Year during the 10th annual Cisco Contact Center Summit held Sept.

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Nike Inc
The Business Journals· 22 Oct 2019

Nike names Bay Area executive John Donahoe next CEO; McDermott tapped to replace him

Sports apparel giant Nike has named John Donahoe, CEO of Santa Clara-based ServiceNow and former CEO of San Jose-based eBay Inc., as its new chief executive, replacing Mark Parker, effective Jan. 13, 2020. After the announcement, former SAP CEO Bill McDermott was announced as the new CEO of ServiceNow.The CEOs are set to make the transition by the end of the year.Donahoe, a member of Nike's board since 2014, has been chairman of the board at San Jose-based PayPal Holdings Inc.

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Publix Super Markets Inc.
The Business Journals· 22 Oct 2019

Trader Joe's opens Thursday in Greensboro; Publix to follow next month

Trader Joe's will open its much anticipated Greensboro store on Thursday, and Publix will follow by opening its first Greensboro store next month.Trader Joe's will open its doors at 3721 Battleground Ave. in Brassfield Shopping Center at 9 a.m.

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Nike Inc
The Business Journals· 22 Oct 2019

Nike names Silicon Valley executive John Donahoe next CEO

Sports apparel giant Nike has named John Donahoe, the CEO of Santa Clara-based ServiceNow and former CEO of San Jose-based eBay Inc, as its new chief executive, replacing Mark Parker, effective Jan. 13, 2020. Donahoe, a member of Nike's board since 2014, has been chairman of the board at San Jose-based PayPal Holdings Inc.

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The Kroger Co
Kroger· 22 Oct 2019

Kroger to Host 2019 Investor Conference

The Kroger Co. announced that it will hold an investor conference at the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday, November 5, 2019. Kroger executives will address investors during the event. The presentation will broadcast online at ir.kroger.com on November 5 from 9:00 a.m. (ET) to approximately 1:00 p.m. (ET). Click on Events & Presentations to access the event. An on-demand replay of the presentations will be available starting at approximately 2:00 p.m. ET on Tuesday, November 5, 2019.

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CVS Pharmacy
CVS Health · 22 Oct 2019

CVS Pharmacy Announces the Expansion of its BeautyIRL Experience to Nearly 50 Locations

CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health announced the expansion of BeautyIRL, its highly interactive beauty department, into nearly 50 stores by the end of 2019. The store concept, which is designed to encourage the discovery of new brands and trends will launch in key markets including New York City, Los Angeles, Miami and Boston.

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The Kroger Co
Kroger· 22 Oct 2019

Kroger and Cardinal Health Foundation to Host Drug Take Back Events across 25 States on October 26

The Kroger Co. and the Cardinal Health Foundation announced the organizations are again partnering to host drug take back events at 235 Kroger family of pharmacies locations across 25 states from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. (local time) on Saturday, October 26—the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration's 18th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
The Business Journals· 22 Oct 2019

Engie to build wind farm in Texas under Walmart deal

whose North American arm is based in Houston — will sell wind power from a new Texas asset to Walmart Inc. under a new agreement. The deal has Engie providing 366 megawatts of power generation capacity to the retail giant from two new wind farms, one in Texas and the other in Oklahoma, according to an Oct. 22 statement by the company.

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Walgreens Co.
Fox Business· 21 Oct 2019

Walgreens distances itself from other opioid trial defendants

Walgreens distanced itself from other defendants in the first federal opioid trial that was slated to start Monday. Drug companies Teva, AmerisourceBergen, Cardinal Health and McKesson reached a $260 million settlement to avoid going to trial in a case that sought to blame them for stoking the nationwide opioid crisis.

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Sensient Technologies Corporation
Foodbusinessnews· 21 Oct 2019

Sensient Technologies to divest non-core product lines

Sensient Technologies Corp. plans to divest its inks, fruit preparation and fragrance business lines, said Paul Manning, chief executive officer and president. “These business lines have been significant headwinds for the company for several years,” he said in an Oct.

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Albertsons, LLC.
Storebrands· 21 Oct 2019

Soup's on, thanks to Albertsons Cos.' Julie Jevins

The women being honored for the 2019 Top Women in Store Brands epitomize what every company in America wants in an A-list employee, no matter the gender. They are diligent, industrious, committed and conscientious, among other superlatives that could be used to describe them.

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