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Walmart Q2 Net Up 0.6 Percent as Sales Gain

Walmart

BENTONVILLE, Ark.-A modest gain in sales helped Walmart to an even more modest 0.6 percent increase in its second-quarter net income, which totaled $119.3 billion. Net sales in the quarter, which ended on July 31, reached $119.3 billion, which included flat same-store sales from both Walmart’s U.S. stores and from Sam’s Club warehouses. In addition,More »

Last updated: August 14, 2014

iRobot Names Stacy to Board

Michelle Stacy

BEDFORD, Mass.-Michelle Stacy, former president of Keurig, has been appointed to the iRobot Corp. board of directors. Stacy—who, along with heading Keurig for five years, served as vice president and general manager of Gillette at Procter & Gamble—was cited in an iRobot statement for her “wealth of experience leading consumer business and building global brands.”More »

Last updated: August 12, 2014

Urnex Debuts Cleaner for Keurig Brewers

The Urnex CleanCup

ELMSFORD, N.Y.-Urnex Brands has introduced CleanCup, a line of single-cup brewer cleaning cups for Keurig K-Cup brewers. The user places a CleanCup inside the brewer’s cup holder and sets the brewer to brew its largest cup size twice. After the two brewing cycles, the user removes the CleanCup and brews twice to rinse out theMore »

Last updated: July 17, 2014

Keurig Launches 2.0 Platform

The Keurig 2.0 model K500

NEW YORK-Keurig Green Mountain unveiled its Keurig 2.0 Brewing System at a press event here last night. The new system, which encompasses three models (the K300, K400 and K500) combines Keurig’s long-established single-serve brewing system with the ability to brew carafes of coffee and other beverages. Its technology includes sensors which send signals to itsMore »

Last updated: June 25, 2014

Weather Knocks Walmart Q1

Walmart

BENTONVILLE, Ark.-The severe winter weather of early this year proved to be a major factor in the 5 percent drop in Walmart’s net income for the first-quarter ending April 30, which totaled $3.6 billion. In a conference call from Walmart’s management discussing the results this morning, Doug McMillon, Walmart’s president and CEO, said the “disruptive”More »

Last updated: May 15, 2014

Shopko Conducting Facebook Giveaway of Home Products

Shopko

GREEN BAY, Wis.-Beginning on Feb. 7 and extending through March 28, Shopko is offering its customers giveaways of some of its home merchandise through its Facebook page. The products that Shopko customers can enter to win include a Rachael Ray cookware set, a Dyson upright vacuum, a SodaStream soda maker, a Keurig coffeemaker, a CrockMore »

Last updated: February 11, 2014

GMCR Posts 28.5 Percent Net Gain in Q1

GMCR

WATERBURY, Vt.-Keurig brand parent Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (GMCR) began its fiscal year with a 28.5 percent jump in net income, which totaled $138.2 million. Expenses controls helped fuel the bottom-line growth. Operating expenses in the quarter, which ended on Dec. 28, were virtually flat in dollars and declined 56 basis points to 17.1 percent.More »

Last updated: February 6, 2014

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Launches Keurig K-Carafe

Keurig 2.0 Brewing System

WATERBURY, Vt.-Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (GMCR) has unveiled the K-Carafe capability for its Keurig 2.0 Brewing System. The Keurig 2.0 brewers will be the first system to brew both one cup using a single-serve pack and a carafe of coffee using the Keurig K-Carafe pack. A number of Keurig’s family of beverage brands, including partnerMore »

Last updated: January 29, 2014