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New Leadership Roles, Prestigious Recognitions, Stock Price Updates, and Upcoming Events - Analyst Notes on Walmart, KAR Auction Services, Vitamin Shoppe, Barnes & Noble, and The Container Store

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NEW YORK, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT), KAR Auction Services, Inc. (NYSE: KAR), Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. (NYSE: VSI), Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), and The Container Store Group, Inc. (NYSE: TCS). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at: http://www.AnalystsReview.com/register


Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Analyst Notes 

On the corporate website of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (Walmart), the Company posted its schedule for Sustainability Product Expo 2014. The Expo event will take place on April 29, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. CDT. The Company has invited people to view the live webcast of the event to see the activities undertaken by it to bring sustainability to customers. Walmart informed that the sustainability journey was undertaken by it ten years ago. The full analyst notes on Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. are available to download free of charge at:



KAR Auction Services, Inc. Analyst Notes 

On March 20, 2014, KAR Auction Services, Inc. (KAR) announced that Don Gottwald will fill the newly created position of KAR Chief Operating Officer where he will have the responsibility for all KAR business units and related subsidiaries, including ADESA, Insurance Auto Auctions and AFC. Gottwald will also oversee all support functions, such as human resources, corporate development, enterprise optimization and client services. In addition, he will be involved in directing the strategic and operational leadership of these businesses as well as long-term alignment and integration enterprise wide. The creation of this new role, according to KAR, will enable the Company to achieve even greater collaboration across its core business units and align the Company in order to best serve the needs of its customers. Gottwald will continue to report to Hallett, KAR's CEO. The full analyst notes on KAR Auction Services, Inc. are available to download free of charge at:



Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. Analyst Notes 

On March 31, 2014, Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. (Vitamin Shoppe) announced that it has been recognized as the top-rated vitamin store and top-rated vitamin store brand based on consumer satisfaction in ConsumerLab.com's 2014 Survey of Vitamin and Supplement Users. Commenting on this recognition, Tony Truesdale, CEO, remarked, "We are beyond thrilled that ConsumerLab.com subscribers have voted the Vitamin Shoppe as their favorite vitamin store for the sixth time and their favorite vitamin store brand for the third time. This recognition truly speaks to the strength of the Vitamin Shoppe brand, and demonstrates our commitment to being consumers' first choice for their health and wellness needs." The Company informed that ConsumerLab.com, a leading provider of consumer information and independent evaluations of products that affect health and nutrition, each year surveys its subscribers about the vitamins and supplements they use. The full analyst notes on Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. are available to download free of charge at:



Barnes & Noble, Inc. Analyst Notes 

On March 27, 2014, Barnes & Noble, Inc. (Barnes & Noble) announced its April 2014 lineup of free Storytime events for children and families, all designed to celebrate the joy of reading, creativity and fun. The Company said that the events center around the popular children's books The Pigeon Needs a Bath by author and illustrator Mo Willems - scheduled to take place on Saturday, April 5, 2014, at 11:00 a.m.; and It's an Orange Aardvark! by Michael Hall - scheduled to take place on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Barnes & Noble informed that its Storytime events are free and open to the public. The full analyst notes on Barnes & Noble, Inc. are available to download free of charge at:



The Container Store Group, Inc. Analyst Notes 

On March 31, 2014, The Container Store Group, Inc.'s (The Container Store Group) stock rose 3.89%, ending the day at $33.95. Over the previous three trading sessions, shares of The Container Store Group increased 5.83%, compared to the Dow Jones industrial average which rose 1.15% during the same period. The full analyst notes on The Container Store Group, Inc. are available to download free of charge at:



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