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Recognitions, Agreements, Acquisitions, Application Launches, and New Reality Show Launches - Analyst Notes on United Parcel Service, Dish, Whole Foods Market, Expedia, and Viacom

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Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE: UPS), Dish Network Corp. (NASDAQ: DISH), Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ: WFM), Expedia Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE), and Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at:


United Parcel Service, Inc. Analyst Notes 

On April 2, 2014, United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) announced that its Auto Arrive and Depart (AAD) system ranked 22 on the 2014 InformationWeek Elite 100. UPS' AAD technology leverages data from a vehicle's mobile computer to exchange load movement and vehicle data between a UPS tractor trailer driver and a UPS dispatch office. "With over 74,000 trailer arrivals and departures daily, the solution improves the services we provide to our customers and increases operational efficiency," said Nick Costides, UPS Vice President Transportation Technology Group. The full analyst notes on United Parcel Service, Inc. are available to download free of charge at:


Dish Network Corp. Analyst Notes 

On April 1, 2014, Dish Network Corp. (Dish) and The Walt Disney Company (Disney) jointly announced the availability of WATCH ABC, WATCH ABC Family, WATCH Disney Channel, WATCH Disney XD and WatchESPN, enabling DISH's 14 million video subscribers to access live and on-demand news, entertainment and sports programming on computers, smartphones, tablets, gaming consoles and connected devices. The Company informed that Dish customers can now easily watch live programming from ABC Family, Disney Channel and Disney XD as well as live network streams of ABC, which are currently available in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Houston, Fresno, Philadelphia and Raleigh-Durham. In addition, access to live events and programming from ESPN networks - including ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN3, ESPNU, ESPNEWS and ESPN Deportes will also be available. The full analyst notes on Dish Network Corp. are available to download free of charge at:


Whole Foods Market, Inc. Analyst Notes 

On April 1, 2014, Whole Foods Market Inc. (Whole Foods) announced that it will acquire 4 stores from New Frontiers Natural Marketplace for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition is expected to be completed in the coming few weeks, after which the stores will operate under the Whole Foods banner. The acquisition is considered to be a strategic fit for Whole Foods as it will help the Company expand in the markets of Arizona and California. Whole Foods will also offer employment to the existing staff at the acquired outlets. The Company also intends to accelerate its pace of store openings in the coming years with current plans of opening 33 to 38 stores in fiscal 2014 and 38 to 45 stores in fiscal 2015. The full analyst notes on Whole Foods Market, Inc. are available to download free of charge at:


Expedia Inc. Analyst Notes 

On April 2, 2014, Expedia Inc. (Expedia) launched Media Lounge, the latest addition to the Expedia App for iPhone or iPod touch, which will enable customers to download premium content from within the Expedia app aimed to make travels easier and more enjoyable. The Company informed that the first Media Lounge offering, available with immediate effect in the Expedia app, is "Over" - a photo-editing app that enables travelers to personalize photos by adding text and artwork. John Kim, Senior Vice President, Expedia, said, "Here at Expedia, we believe that technology should deliver a delightfully relevant experience at every stage: from booking to check-in, and beyond. With the introduction of Media Lounge, we're taking the next step in providing a more complete experience for our users that are traveling with their iPhone or iPod touch." The full analyst notes on Expedia Inc. are available to download free of charge at:


Viacom, Inc. Analyst Notes 

On March 31, 2014, Viacom, Inc. (Viacom) reported that fashion icon Nicole Richie will bring her unfiltered sense of humor to a new VH1 reality series based on her entertaining tweets. Viacom informed that "CandidlyNicole," which is produced by Telepictures and World of Wonder and based on the successful AOL online series of the same name, is set to premiere on VH1 on Thursday, July 17, 2014, with 8 half-hour episodes. Viacom further stated that Nicole will take audiences on a fun and intimate ride through her own amusing point of view based on her outlandish reflections on social media. The full analyst notes on Viacom, Inc. are available to download free of charge at:


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