Amazon.com Inc. said Thursday that 125,000 of the 175,000 workers the e-commerce giant hired on a temporary basis will be converted to permanent full-time employees starting in June. Regular full-time roles have a minimum wage of $15 per hour. The workers were brought on board to help Amazon meet coronavirus-related demand, with many planning to

Shares of Under Armour Inc. rallied 2.8% in premarket trading Thursday, after the athletic gear company said expects nearly half of its North America stores to be reopened by the end of this week. Some of the safety protocols the company is taking given the COVID-19 pandemic included reduced store hours to allow more time

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. stock sank 8.1% in Thursday premarket trading after the clothing and accessories retailer reported earnings and sales that missed expectations. Net losses totaled $244.1 million, or $3.90 per share, after a loss of $19.2 million, or 29 cents per share, last year. Adjusted losses of $3.29 per share were below the

Sanderson Farms Inc. reported Thursday a fiscal second-quarter loss that was wider than expected, and sales that surprisingly declined, as the COVID-19 pandemic led to a sharp drop in boneless chicken breast meat. The fresh and frozen chicken company said net income for the quarter to April 30 fell to $6.1 million, or 28 cents

Shares of Roche Holding AG gained 2.4% in premarket trading on Thursday after the drugmaker said it is testing a combination of its rheumatoid arthritis drug Actemra with Gilead Sciences Inc.’s remdesivir in hospitalized COVID-19 patients. Gilead’s stock was down 0.4%. Roche has previously announced it is studying Actemra in 450 hospitalized COVID-19 patients participating

Dollar Tree Inc. shares jumped 3.4% in Thursday premarket trading after the discount retailer reported first-quarter earnings and sales that beat expectations. Net income totaled $247.6 million, or $1.04 per share, down from $267.9 million, or $1.12 per share, last year. Sales totaled $6.29 billion, up from $5.81 billion last year. The FactSet consensus was

Yeti Holdings Inc. said Thursday it has launched an underwritten offering of 6.1 million shares by certain of its shareholders. The maker of outdoor products including coolers and drinkware will not receive any proceeds from the deal, which is being managed by Goldman Sachs. Shares fell 1.6% premarket, and are down 3% in the year

Dollar General Corp. shares rose 1.1% in premarket trade Thursday, after the retailer’s first-quarter earnings blew past estimates amid strong demand during the coronavirus pandemic. The Goodlettsville, Tenn.-based discount store chain said it had net income of $650 million, or $2.56 a share, in the quarter, up from $385 million, or $1.48 a share, in

Shares of Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc. [: ll] surged 7.3% in premarket trading Thursday, after the wood flooring company reported a first-quarter profit that was well above expectations, but sales that came up short, including a surprise decline in same-store sales given the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The company swung to net income of

Shares of Burlington Stores Inc. fell 2.5% in premarket trading Thursday, after the off-price retailer reported a wider-than-expected fiscal first-quarter loss and revenue that fell more than forecast, but said sales of stores that have reopened in May have exceeded year-ago levels. The company swung to a net loss for the quarter to May 2