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Qurate Retail Announces Semi-Annual Interest Payment and Excess Regular Cash Dividend Amount Distribution on 3.5% Senior Exchangeable Debentures Due 2031

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 9:15pm

Qurate Retail, Inc. (Qurate Retail) (Nasdaq: QRTEA, QRTEB, QRTEP) today announced the payment of a semi-annual interest payment and an excess regular cash dividend amount distribution to the holders as of January 1, 2021 of the 3.5% Senior Exchangeable Debentures due 2031 (the "Debentures") issued by its direct wholly-owned subsidiary, Liberty Interactive LLC (LI LLC).

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  • Qurate Retail, Inc. (Qurate Retail) (Nasdaq: QRTEA, QRTEB, QRTEP) today announced the payment of a semi-annual interest payment and an excess regular cash dividend amount distribution to the holders as of January 1, 2021 of the 3.5% Senior Exchangeable Debentures due 2031 (the "Debentures") issued by its direct wholly-owned subsidiary, Liberty Interactive LLC (LI LLC).
  • The amount of the payment is $17.50 per $1,000 original principal amount of Debentures, and the excess regular cash dividend amount distribution is $4.1552 per Debenture.
  • Under the Indenture for the Debentures, the original principal amount of the Debentures is adjusted in an amount equal to each Extraordinary Additional Distribution made to holders of the Debentures.
  • Thereafter, the adjusted principal amount is further reduced on each successive semi-annual interest payment date to the extent necessary to cause the semi-annual interest payment to represent the payment of an annualized yield of 3.5% of the adjusted principal amount.

Ranpak’s First Annual E-Commerce and Packaging Trends Survey Reveals That E-Commerce Will Rise in 2021 and Shows the Demand for Sustainable Packaging

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 1:00pm
Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210115005101/en/
    Ranpak's first annual packaging trends e-commerce survey reveals a dramatic demand for sustainable packaging.
  • Whats more, consumers will continue to online shop in 2021, even more than in 2020.
  • Our business is rooted in providing manufacturers with sustainable, paper-based packaging systems that deliver speed, efficiency and performance, said Asali.
  • We hope these insights are useful for our customers as they continue to evaluate their shipping and packaging strategies throughout 2021.

Birks Group Presents Its FY2021 Holiday Period Sales Results

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 11:00pm

Birks Group Inc. (the Company or Birks Group) (NYSE American: BGI), today reported its sales results for the interim holiday sales period from November 1, 2020 through December 26, 2020 (the FY2021 Holiday Period).

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  • Birks Group Inc. (the Company or Birks Group) (NYSE American: BGI), today reported its sales results for the interim holiday sales period from November 1, 2020 through December 26, 2020 (the FY2021 Holiday Period).
  • When excluding the seven stores that were temporarily closed for in-person shopping during the FY2021 Holiday Period, comparable stores sales increased by 6.8%.
  • Furthermore, e-commerce sales increased by 176.0% during the FY2021 Holiday Period.
  • Comparable store sales measure the percentage change in net sales for comparable stores in a period compared to the corresponding period in the previous year.

ICSC Names Valerie Richardson as Chief Operating Officer

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) announced today that veteran retail and real estate industry executive, Valerie Richardson will join the organization as Chief Operating Officer.

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  • The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) announced today that veteran retail and real estate industry executive, Valerie Richardson will join the organization as Chief Operating Officer.
  • Reporting directly to president and CEO, Tom McGee, Richardson will oversee day-to-day administrative and operational functions of ICSC focusing on membership and volunteer engagement and ICSCs portfolio of programs and services.
  • Valerie is an experienced senior leader, well known and respected by our members, with extensive, broad-based industry knowledge, stated Tom McGee, ICSC president and CEO.
  • The retail real estate industry is at a pivotal point, and as the premier organization serving it, ICSC must continue to transform.

Perfect Corp. Reveals Innovative New Direct-to-Consumer 360° Beauty Tech Solutions at CES 2021

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 2:00pm
Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210114005547/en/
    Perfect Corp. reveals innovative new direct-to-consumer 360 beauty tech solutions at CES 2021 (Photo: Business Wire)
    Patented AgileFace Face Tracking.
  • At Perfect Corp. we are always innovating and we are so excited to showcase our newest beauty tech innovations at CES 2021!
  • Contact us to learn more about Perfect Corp.s advanced beauty tech solutions and find the service thats right for you.
  • To discover expert beauty tech insights and unlock powerful ROI secrets, read Perfect Corp.s Complete Guide to Beauty Tech .

Canada Goose Nominates Michael D. Armstrong to Board of Directors; Names Scott Cameron President of Its New Asia-Pacific (APAC) Division

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 1:00pm

Canada Goose (NYSE: GOOS; TSX: GOOS) today announced the appointment of Michael D. Armstrong, Executive Vice President, ViacomCBS, to the Canada Goose Board of Directors as an independent director, effective immediately, and the appointment of Scott Cameron as President, Asia-Pacific (APAC), effective April 1, 2021.

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  • Canada Goose (NYSE: GOOS; TSX: GOOS) today announced the appointment of Michael D. Armstrong, Executive Vice President, ViacomCBS, to the Canada Goose Board of Directors as an independent director, effective immediately, and the appointment of Scott Cameron as President, Asia-Pacific (APAC), effective April 1, 2021.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210114005340/en/
    Michael D. Armstrong, Executive Vice President, ViacomCBS, joins Canada Gooses Board of Directors as an independent director.
  • Scott Cameron joined Canada Goose in 2016 as Chief Strategy and Business Development Officer and most recently served as President of the Greater China region.
  • Canada Goose is inspired by relentless innovation and uncompromised craftsmanship, recognized as a leader for its Made in Canada commitment.

The Day of the Old-Fashioned Hair Straightener Has Gone – IDEAWIN’s Black-Tech Hair Straightener Comb Is Hitting the Market

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 2:56am

It's easy to have long hair, but it's really difficult to get straight hair.

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  • It's easy to have long hair, but it's really difficult to get straight hair.
  • Either go to the barber shop to straighten the hair, or get up early every day to straighten it with the hair straightener.
  • In response to this market demand, IDEAWIN has launched an instrumental product for women in the UK - straight hair comb.
  • The straight hair comb has excellent performance, which is designed with five- gear temperature control to meet the needs of different hair quality and styling.

Picky, Inc. Raises $1.3M in Pre-seed Funding

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 2:00pm

Joining NLVC in the round were Wishcompany and Klim Ventures along with angel investors from the e-commerce, beauty, and online gaming sectors.

Key Points: 
  • Joining NLVC in the round were Wishcompany and Klim Ventures along with angel investors from the e-commerce, beauty, and online gaming sectors.
  • Incorporated in the US and based out of South Korea, Picky launched in April 2020 and already has more than 40,000 users globally.
  • Consumers are more sophisticated in their search for beauty and skincare products and they want clean ingredients, eco-friendly packaging, and relatability.
  • For more information visit www.gopicky.com or check out Picky on the App Store and Google Play.

Sensormatic Solutions to Debut VisionWorks at NRF 2021

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 2:30pm

Johnson Controls , a global leader for smart and sustainable buildings, and the architect of OpenBlue connected solutions, today announced that Sensormatic Solutions , its leading global retail solutions portfolio, will debut it latest offering, VisionWorks , as part of the Sensormatic IQ intelligent operating platform, at NRF 2021 .

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  • Johnson Controls , a global leader for smart and sustainable buildings, and the architect of OpenBlue connected solutions, today announced that Sensormatic Solutions , its leading global retail solutions portfolio, will debut it latest offering, VisionWorks , as part of the Sensormatic IQ intelligent operating platform, at NRF 2021 .
  • VisionWorks is created in partnership with Intel and optimized for retail using Sensormatic Solutions proprietary AI algorithms.
  • VisionWorks is a building block and data source to our intelligent operating platform, Sensormatic IQ, providing new, actionable insights into any retail environment, said Subramanian Kunchithapatham, vice president of engineering, at Sensormatic Solutions.
  • For more information on VisionWorks, please go to www.sensormatic.com or enter the Sensormatic Innovation Experience , a virtual tour with demos of Sensormatic Solutions latest offerings, which is on display at this years virtual NRF 2021.

Levi Strauss & Co. to Webcast Fourth Quarter 2020 Earnings Conference Call

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 2:00pm

Levi Strauss & Co. (NYSE: LEVI) will host a conference call to discuss the companys financial results for the fourth quarter ended November 29, 2020.

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  • Levi Strauss & Co. (NYSE: LEVI) will host a conference call to discuss the companys financial results for the fourth quarter ended November 29, 2020.
  • A replay of the webcast will be available on http://investors.levistrauss.com starting approximately two hours after the event and archived on the site for one quarter.
  • About Levi Strauss & Co.
    Levi Strauss & Co. is one of the world's largest brand-name apparel companies and a global leader in jeanswear.
  • The company designs and markets jeans, casual wear and related accessories for men, women and children under the Levi's, Dockers, Signature by Levi Strauss & Co., and Denizen brands.