Here is another batch of news briefings which could affect stocks on world markets in trading later today.
The following listed companies should see some movement: Travelers Cos. Inc (NYSE:TRV), Sears Holdings (NASDAQ:SHLD), Best Buy (NYSE:BBY).
Here is a more detailed look at the news that will affect each company when trading continues.
Travelers Cos. Inc (NYSE:TRV)
G.I. Jobs magazine has recognized Travelers Cos. (NYSE:TRV) as a top military friendly employer.
G.I. Jobs, a magazine that helps military personnel transition to civilian life has acknowledged Travelers Cos. (NYSE:TRV) for its military friendly benefits and hiring practices. A new partnership by Travelers Cos. (NYSE:TRV) with American Corporate Partners (ACP) to provide support for its military mentoring program has also been announced recently.
John Clifford, Executive Vice President of Human Resources at Travelers (NYSE:TRV) said, “We are grateful for the sacrifices our veterans make while serving our country, Travelers (NYSE:TRV) is honored to be recognized for our military-friendly hiring practices, laying the foundation to partner with ACP on a program that fosters networking and long-term career development.”
Sears Holdings (NASDAQ:SHLD)
Kmart.com of Sears Holdings (NASDAQ:SHLD) has expanded its online shopping features for holidays season.
The retailer is offering an in-store pick up on the same day of on-line purchase, which has been made available at more than 600 locations. The new service, named ‘mygofer’ is aimed at providing Sears Holdings (NASDAQ:SHLD) customers added convenience over and above competing retailers.
Imran Jooma, president of eCommerce at Sears Holdings (NASDAQ:SHLD) said, “We’re empowering our customers with all the choices they need to make shopping the most convenient for them, wherever they may be.”
Best Buy (NYSE:BBY)
Best Buy (NYSE:BBY) has started drawing holiday shoppers with the best deals.
The retailer has offered a great discount on its electronics brands like BlackBerry, HP, Verizon, T-Mobile, Sony, Insignia, HP etc.
As the holiday shopping started heating up, Best Buy (NYSE:BBY) has reduced prices of their both in-store and online products.
Drew Panayiotou, senior vice president U.S. marketing for Best Buy (NYSE:BBY) said, “We’re delivering on our promise to give shoppers a total experience before the holiday blitz begins.”
Expect more movement when trading continues for Travelers Cos. Inc (NYSE:TRV), Sears Holdings (NASDAQ:SHLD) and Best Buy (NYSE:BBY).