Retail

Dillard’s, Inc. Announces New $500 Million Share Repurchase Program and Declares $0.15 Cash Dividend

Saturday, May 15, 2021 - 6:09pm

b'Dillard\xe2\x80\x99s, Inc. (DDS-NYSE) (the \xe2\x80\x9cCompany\xe2\x80\x9d or \xe2\x80\x9cDillard\xe2\x80\x99s\xe2\x80\x9d) announced that the Board of Directors has approved a new share repurchase program authorizing the Company to repurchase up to $500 million of its Class A Common Stock.

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  • b'Dillard\xe2\x80\x99s, Inc. (DDS-NYSE) (the \xe2\x80\x9cCompany\xe2\x80\x9d or \xe2\x80\x9cDillard\xe2\x80\x99s\xe2\x80\x9d) announced that the Board of Directors has approved a new share repurchase program authorizing the Company to repurchase up to $500 million of its Class A Common Stock.
  • The new open-ended authorization permits the Company to repurchase its Class A Common Stock in the open market, pursuant to preset trading plans meeting the requirements of Rule 10b5-1 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or through privately negotiated transactions.
  • At May 1, 2021, authorization of $114.3 million remained under the Company\xe2\x80\x99s March 2018 share repurchase plan.\nThe Board of Directors also declared a cash dividend of $0.15 per share on the Class A and Class B Common Stock of the Company payable August 2, 2021 to shareholders of record as of June 30, 2021.
  • This marks the Company\xe2\x80\x99s 209th consecutive quarterly dividend since becoming a public company in 1969.\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210515005013/en/\n'

Following CDC Guidance, Face Coverings Made Optional for Fully Vaccinated Individuals Inside Publix Stores

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 11:46pm

b'As a result of the recently updated U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance, Publix will no longer require fully vaccinated associates or customers to wear face coverings, unless required by a state or local order or ordinance, beginning May 15.\nIn accordance with CDC guidelines, individuals who are not fully vaccinated are required to use face coverings over their noses and mouths while inside any Publix store.\nPublix, the largest employee-owned company in the U.S. with more than 225,000 associates, currently operates 1,270 stores in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia.

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  • b'As a result of the recently updated U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance, Publix will no longer require fully vaccinated associates or customers to wear face coverings, unless required by a state or local order or ordinance, beginning May 15.\nIn accordance with CDC guidelines, individuals who are not fully vaccinated are required to use face coverings over their noses and mouths while inside any Publix store.\nPublix, the largest employee-owned company in the U.S. with more than 225,000 associates, currently operates 1,270 stores in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia.
  • For 24 consecutive years, the company has been recognized by Fortune as a great place to work.
  • In addition, Publix\xe2\x80\x99s dedication to superior quality and customer service is recognized among the top in the grocery business.
  • For more information, visit the company\xe2\x80\x99s website, corporate.publix.com .\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210514005568/en/\n'

AJAX I and Cazoo Announce Cazoo’s First Quarter Fiscal 2021 Earnings Release Date, Conference Call and Webcast

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 10:20pm

The Conference ID is 1144830.

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  • The Conference ID is 1144830.
  • The proxy statement/prospectus will be sent to all AJAX shareholders and Listco and AJAX will also file other documents regarding the proposed business combination with the SEC.
  • Shareholders, potential investors and other interested persons should read the proxy statement/prospectus carefully when it becomes available before making any voting or investment decisions.
  • These filings identify and address other important risks and uncertainties that could cause actual events and results to differ materially from those contained in the forward-looking statements.

Scott’s Liquid Gold-Inc. Reports First Quarter Results

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 10:10pm

And last month, Mark Goldstein retired as CEO after 43 years with the company.

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  • And last month, Mark Goldstein retired as CEO after 43 years with the company.
  • Pedrazzini said, \xe2\x80\x9cI have spent most of the first few weeks in my new role meeting with employees and speaking with customers.
  • We have a strong portfolio of brands, a dedicated team, and fantastic distribution through our longstanding relationships with many of America\xe2\x80\x99s top retailers.
  • Our products deliver high-quality, proven results that are supported by best-in-class consumer ratings and reviews.

Winmark Corporation Announces Run-off of Leasing Portfolio

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 9:07pm

b'Winmark Corporation (Nasdaq: WINA) announced today that it will no longer solicit new leasing customers and will pursue an orderly run-off for its middle-market leasing portfolio.

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  • b'Winmark Corporation (Nasdaq: WINA) announced today that it will no longer solicit new leasing customers and will pursue an orderly run-off for its middle-market leasing portfolio.
  • Brett D. Heffes, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer stated, \xe2\x80\x9cGoing forward, we intend to focus all of our resources on enhancing our leadership position in the large and growing resale market.
  • We have determined that running off the existing portfolio will maximize value for our shareholders.\xe2\x80\x9d\nWinmark, the Resale CompanyTM, is a nationally recognized franchising business focused on sustainability and small business formation.
  • At March 27, 2021, there were 1,264 franchises in operation and over 2,000 available territories.

Quidel’s QuickVue® At-Home OTC COVID-19 Test Now Available for Sale Through Amazon

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 9:10pm

The QuickVue\xc2\xae At-Home OTC COVID-19 Test has not been FDA cleared or approved.

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  • The QuickVue\xc2\xae At-Home OTC COVID-19 Test has not been FDA cleared or approved.
  • An innovator for over 40 years in the medical device industry, Quidel pioneered the first FDA-cleared point-of-care test for influenza in 1999 and was the first to market a rapid SARS-CoV-2 antigen test in the U.S.
  • For more information about Quidel, visit quidel.com .\nThis press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the federal securities laws that involve material risks, assumptions and uncertainties.
  • You are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which reflect management\xe2\x80\x99s analysis only as of the date of this press release.

Rocky Brands Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 9:05pm

Those statements include, but may not be limited to, all statements regarding intent, beliefs, expectations, projections, forecasts, and plans of the Company and its management.

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  • Those statements include, but may not be limited to, all statements regarding intent, beliefs, expectations, projections, forecasts, and plans of the Company and its management.
  • Therefore there can be no assurance that the forward-looking statements included in this press release will prove to be accurate.
  • All forward-looking statements made in this press release are based on information presently available to the management of the Company.
  • The Company assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements.\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210514005432/en/\n'

Floor & Decor Launches the Grand Opening of Its Fresno, California Store on May 19, 2021

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 9:05pm

With our free design services, we look forward to helping every customer complete their dream project.\xe2\x80\x9d\nThe Fresno Floor & Decor store will be giving away a $5,000 Floor Makeover as part of its grand opening festivities.

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  • With our free design services, we look forward to helping every customer complete their dream project.\xe2\x80\x9d\nThe Fresno Floor & Decor store will be giving away a $5,000 Floor Makeover as part of its grand opening festivities.
  • Starting on May 19, customers will have the chance to register to win a $5,000 gift card from Floor & Decor.
  • In addition, Floor & Decor stocks the necessary tools, decorative materials, wall tile and related accessories for hard-surface flooring projects.
  • Floor & Decor has locations nationwide, but each store is bolstered by a local focus that creates a store experience and mix of products that meet the needs of each market served.\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210514005356/en/\n'

General Mills to Webcast Presentation at the 2021 BMO Global Farm to Market Conference

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 8:45pm

b"General Mills (NYSE: GIS) will webcast its upcoming presentation at the BMO Global Farm to Market Conference on Thursday, May 20, 2021, at 1:40 PM CT. Jeff Harmening, General Mills Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will discuss the company\xe2\x80\x99s Accelerate strategy, business performance, and recent portfolio reshaping news including the proposed acquisition of Tyson Foods\xe2\x80\x99 (NYSE: TSN) pet treats business, followed by a question-and-answer session with conference attendees.

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  • b"General Mills (NYSE: GIS) will webcast its upcoming presentation at the BMO Global Farm to Market Conference on Thursday, May 20, 2021, at 1:40 PM CT. Jeff Harmening, General Mills Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will discuss the company\xe2\x80\x99s Accelerate strategy, business performance, and recent portfolio reshaping news including the proposed acquisition of Tyson Foods\xe2\x80\x99 (NYSE: TSN) pet treats business, followed by a question-and-answer session with conference attendees.
  • A replay of the webcast will be available on the company's website.\nGeneral Mills is a leading global food company whose purpose is to make food the world loves.
  • Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, General Mills generated fiscal 2020 net sales of U.S. $17.6 billion.
  • In addition, General Mills\xe2\x80\x99 share of non-consolidated joint venture net sales totaled U.S. $1.0 billion.\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210514005517/en/\n"

Burrell trust adopts Rule 10b5-1 stock disposition plans

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 8:20pm

The plan was adopted in accordance with Rule 10b5-1 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.\nRule 10b5-1 allows corporate officers and directors to adopt written, pre-arranged stock trading plans when they do not have material, non-public information.

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  • The plan was adopted in accordance with Rule 10b5-1 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.\nRule 10b5-1 allows corporate officers and directors to adopt written, pre-arranged stock trading plans when they do not have material, non-public information.
  • Burrell is a trustee of various family trusts holding Garmin shares and, under Securities and Exchange Commission rules, is currently deemed to have a beneficial ownership interest in approximately 11% of Garmin\xe2\x80\x99s outstanding shares.
  • The trading plan was adopted for tax planning purposes, and Mr. Burrell intends to retain a majority of the Garmin shares reported as being beneficially owned by him.
  • Garmin is a registered trademark of Garmin Ltd.\nThis release includes forward-looking statements regarding Garmin Ltd. and its business.