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Tuesday, Jun 18
Heard during Wal-Mart's (WMT +0.4%) presentation at the Jefferies Global Consumer Conference: 1)...
Heard during Wal-Mart's (WMT +0.4%) presentation at the Jefferies Global Consumer Conference: 1) Sam's Club CFO Michael Dastugue notes online channels are picking up as the chain dabbles with more social media promotions. 2) On products trending well, Dastugue notes mattress sales are strong. Should Sealy (ZZ) and Tempur-Pedic (TPX) be worried with Serta and Night Therapy leading sellers at Sam's? 3) The company plans to open 15-20 new and relocated clubs during FY14. 4) New tech initiatives include self checkout kiosks, convertible registers, and scan & go testing. (webcast)