Category: Finances

08

Dec2017
Newell Brands Inc. third quarter 2017 net sales declined seven per cent to $3.7 billion versus Q3 2016.  The company revised its 2017 full year outlook for net sales of $14.7 billion to $14.8 billion, core sales growth of 1.5 to two per cent and full year normalized diluted earnings ... Read More

10

Nov2017
Canadian businesses spent $11.8 billion on environmental protection in 2014, up nine per cent from 2012. Two categories of expenditures—pollution abatement and control processes, and waste management and sewerage services—accounted for almost two-thirds of the total. Among the 16 industry groups surveyed, the oil and gas extraction industry had the largest share ... Read More

12

Sep2017
ACCO Brands Corp. recently released its second quarter results for the period ended June 30, 2017. The company saw a net sales increase of 19 per cent to $490 million compared to the prior year quarter of $410 million. The sales increase was driven by acquisitions. Excluding the effects of ... Read More

12

Sep2017
BIC recently announced its second quarter and first-half of 2017 results. “With a good second quarter performance, H1 2017 net sales were flat on a comparative basis. Supported by new product launches, the stationery early back-to-school sell-in was strong. Lighters continued to perform well in Europe and sell-in rebounded in the ... Read More

12

Sep2017
Acme United Corporation announced that net sales for the second quarter 2017 were $38.8 million, compared to $41.0 million in the same period of 2016, a decrease of 5 per cent. Net sales for the six months ended June 30, 2017 were $66.6 million, compared to $66.3 million in the ... Read More

12

Sep2017
Newell Brands announced its second quarter results which showed nets sales growth of 5.1 per cent to $4.1 billion with core sales growth of 2.5 per cent. The company’s Learn segment generated net sales of $1.0 billion, an increase of 10.9 per cent compared with $912 million in the prior year. ... Read More

04

Aug2017
The Conference Board of Canada released highlights from its Canadian Outlook report, which presents the short-term national economic outlook. Highlights from the report: The Canadian economy got off to a great start in 2017, thanks to strong household consumption and a pickup in machinery and equipment investment. GDP is expected to increase by ... Read More

04

Aug2017
NCR Corporation reported financial results today for the three months ended June 30, 2017. Second quarter highlights include: GAAP diluted EPS of $0.64, up 31 per cent from $0.49 in the prior year; Non-GAAP diluted EPS of $0.80, up 13 per cent constant currency from $0.72 in the prior year. Revenue of $1.59 ... Read More

12

Jul2017
Canadian retail e-commerce sales were $1.2 billion in April, a 41.6 per cent jump compared to last year according to a Stattistics Canada report. While the large increase shows a shift in how Canadian consumers are shopping, e-commerce sales still only account for 2.5 per cent of total retail trade. Overall, April ... Read More

12

Jul2017
Office Depot, Inc. recently announced it has reached an agreement to sell its business in mainland China to Shanghai M&G COLIPU Office Supplies Co., Ltd. Office Depot had previously disclosed its intention to sell substantially all of its international businesses under a process that began in 2016. The transaction is subject ... Read More