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Jonathan Feeney joins Consumer Edge Research

Jun 13, 2016

Consumer Edge Research LLC (CER), a preeminent investment research and consulting boutique, announced today that Jonathan Feeney, CFA – 18-year veteran Consumer Staples Analyst has joined the firm. Mr. Feeney is joining after founding Athlos Research LLC in 2014 and heading the Consumer Sector at Janney Capital Markets from 2009-2014. ...
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Michael Kors Rises After Forecast Exceeds Analyst Estimates

Bloomberg

Jun 01, 2016

Michael Kors Holdings Ltd. rose the most in almost four months after its annual forecast exceeded analysts’ estimates, helped by a new lineup of handbags and the prospect of a deeper push into Asia.

Profit will be $4.56 to the $4.64 a share in the year through March 2017, the London-based maker of luxury purses and clothing ...
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Sotheby's Posts First Quarter Loss Amid Tumult

New York Times

May 09, 2016

On Monday, as the spring auction season began in New York, Sotheby’s announced a $25.9 million loss for the first quarter of 2016, compared to income of $5.2 million the year before. The publicly held auction house said that the loss was unremarkable, having posted a first quarter loss for 22 out of the last 25 years.

Still, ...
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David Schick joins Consumer Edge Research

Mar 29, 2016

Consumer Edge Research LLC, a preeminent investment research and consulting boutique, announced today that David Schick – 20 year veteran Retail & Discretionary Analyst has joined the firm.  Mr. Schick is joining after 13 years covering the Consumer Discretionary Sector and serving as Consumer Group head at Stifel ...
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Coke, Pepsi Feeling Drained Overseas

Wall Street Journal

Feb 08, 2015

Coca-Cola Co. and PepsiCo Inc. likely will highlight rough going abroad but improving conditions at home when they publish fourth-quarter results this week.
Both companies are expected to report sluggish sales and stiff foreign-exchange headwinds in key overseas markets. And 2015 could bring more of the same, amid slowing economies ...
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When a Sugar High Isn’t Enough

The New York Times

Apr 23, 2012

YOU want a trip to Kellogg — the birthplace of Honey Smacks, Apple Jacks and countless other sugar-slathered classics — to feel like a visit to Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory. But the company’s Institute for Food and Nutrition Research just won’t play along. You’re not greeted at the door by a grinning ...
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People Report and Black Box Intelligence create partnership

Aug 15, 2011

CONNECTICUT, 8-15-11—Black Box Intelligence LLC (BBI), Consumer Edge Research LLC (CER), GuestMetrics LLC (GM) and People Report , announced today the formation of a joint venture that will capture the combined product offerings of the 4 companies and provide revolutionary foodservice industry data and analytics. Together the four firms ...
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Consumer Edge Research Launches CER China Consumer Tracker

May 17, 2011

STAMFORD, CT, May 16, 2011-- Consumer Edge Research announced today the inaugural publication of the firm’s CER China Consumer Tracker, which will help Consumer Edge’s clients keep on top of key consumer trends in the most important emerging market in the world. The CER China Consumer Tracker captures the views of 2,000 Chinese consumers ...
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7-Eleven’s Impulse Shoppers Fuel Recovery for Hershey, PepsiCo

Bloomberg

May 03, 2010

April 30, 2010, 12:16 AM EDT April 30 (Bloomberg) -- Impulse buyers are heading back to convenience stores for sodas and Hershey bars. PepsiCo Inc. and Coca-Cola Co. say the volume declines at convenience stores slowed last quarter for the first time in at least a year. Hershey Co.’s first-quarter chocolate, mint and gum sales in those stores ...
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Pass the Chips. It’s Party Time at Pepsi

Barron's

Mar 20, 2010

PEPSICO SHARES HAVE BEGUN TO BUBBLE up in response to bold moves the company has made in recent months to increase shareholder value. Pepsi (ticker: PEP) announced last week that it will raise its dividend 7%, to $1.92 a share, and buy back $15 billion of its shares in the next three years. These moves follow the beverage and snack-food ...
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