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Mood Media introduced Mood Mix Pro with an add-on“ Social Mix” feature, a new music service designed to provide a previously unavailable level of interactivity in the playlists being experienced by in-store customers. Businesses with Social Mix open up a new world of fun, engagement and interaction for their customers and employees alike, allowing in-store customers to view the live song lineup for the..."/>
Mood Media Hands the Customer a Virtual Remote Control to Influence Their In-Store Music Experience
Johnson Controls and Methodist Healthcare have signed a $12.9 million technology contract that will play a significant role in helping modernize the healthcare system's flagship facility, Methodist University Hospital, in Memphis, Tennessee. "Methodist has always strived for continuous improvement of its facilities and clinical care model," said Richard Kelley, director of corporate facilities management at Methodist Healthcare."/>
Johnson Controls wins $12.9 million technology contract with Methodist Healthcare
Best Buy Co., Inc. has authorized the payment of a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.28 per common share. The quarterly dividend is payable on October 4, 2016, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on September 13, 2016. The company had 316,787,987 shares of common stock issued and outstanding as of July 30, 2016.."/>
Best Buy Announces Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend
Dunkin' Brands Group Inc., Brinker International Inc., Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc., and Dave& Buster's Entertainment Inc.."/>
Restaurants Stocks on Investors' Radar -- Dunkin' Brands, Brinker Intl., Chipotle Mexican Grill, and Dave & Buster's Entertainment
AlarmForce Industries Inc. announced today that, after concluding a review of its residential subscription cancellation practice, the Company determined that it ought not to have continued charging monitoring fees in some jurisdictions for the period following certain residential customers' subscription cancellations until the equipment was returned. Accordingly, retroactive to August 1, 2013, residential customers who have been..."/>
AlarmForce Announces Change in Subscription Cancellation Practice
Best Buy Co Inc on Tuesday reported net earnings of USD198m, or diluted EPS of USD0.61, for the second quarter of fiscal 2017, ended 30 July 2016.. This was an increase over net earnings of USD164m, or diluted EPS of USD0.46, in the second quarter of fiscal 2016.. Revenue for the quarter were USD8, 533 m, as compared with USD8, 528 m in the second quarter of the prior fiscal year."/>
Best Buy’s net earnings up to USD198m in Q2 fiscal 2017
Gildan Activewear said on Tuesday that it completed the acquisition of 100% of the equity interest Peds Legwear on 22 August 2016.. Gildan is a manufacturer and marketer of quality branded basic family apparel, including T-shirts, fleece, sport shirts, underwear, socks, hosiery, and shapewear. It sells its products under its brands, including the Gildan, Gold Toe, Anvil, Comfort Colors, Alstyle, Secret, Silks, Kushyfoot, Secret Silky, Peds, MediPeds and Therapy Plus."/>
Gildan reports purchase of 100% equity in Peds Legwear
Hooker Furniture Corporation will present its fiscal 2017 second quarter and first-half financial results via teleconference and live internet web cast on Thursday afternoon, September 8 at 2:00 PM Eastern Time. The dial-in number for domestic callers is 877.665. 2466 and the number for international callers is 678.894. 3031.. Hooker's fiscal 2017 second quarter began on May 2, 2016 and ended July 31, 2016.."/>
Hooker Furniture to Host Second Quarter Earnings Call September 8
Comcast Corp.' s NBCUniversal division closed the acquisition of US-based animation studio DreamWorks Animation. The USD 3.8 bn deal was announced in April."/>
Cohn to Head Merged DreamWorks, Universal Television Animation TV Business
La-Z-Boy Inc. to a fiscal first quarter profit of $13.8 million, or 28 cents a share, on Tuesday, up barely 1 percent from the same period a year ago. For the quarter last year, the Monroe-based furniture maker's profits were $13.7 million, or 27 cents a share. Sales this year for the quarter slipped to $340.8 million from $341.4 million a year ago."/>
La-Z-Boy's 1st quarter profit posts tiny rise [The Blade, Toledo, Ohio]
Liberty Interactive Corporation announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary Liberty Interactive LLC has closed its previously announced private offering of $750 million aggregate principal amount of its 1.75% exchangeable senior debentures due 2046, including debentures with an aggregate principal amount of $75 million issued pursuant to the exercise of an option granted to the initial purchasers. Upon an exchange of debentures, the Company,..."/>
Liberty Interactive Closes Private Offering of $750 Million of 1.75% Exchangeable Senior Debentures Due 2046
WPP 2016 Interim Results
Lear Corporation, a leading global supplier of automotive seating and electrical systems, today announced that Dr. André Weimerskirch has been appointed Vice President, Cyber Security for E-Systems, effective immediately. "We are extremely pleased to add someone with Dr."/>
Lear Appoints Dr. André Weimerskirch, a Renowned Industry Expert, to Lead Cyber Security for E-Systems
Express, Inc., a specialty retail apparel company, announced its financial results for the second quarter of 2016. These results, which cover the thirteen and twenty-six week periods ended July 30, 2016, are compared to the thirteen and twenty-six week periods ended August 1, 2015.."/>
Express, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2016 Results; Introduces Third Quarter Outlook and Revises Full Year 2016 Outlook
Youfit Health Clubs® Steps Up To Take Down Childhood Illness
Advance Auto Parts, Inc., a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider in North America, presented its 2016 Vendor of the Year awards during the company's annual vendor summit held this week. Advance honored five companies, including GRI Engineering& Development, LLC, which received the prestigious recognition as Advance's 2016 Vendor of the Year."/>
Advance Auto Parts Names GRI Engineering & Development as 2016 Vendor of the Year
Starbucks is finally caffeinating northern Lake County's urban core. The Seattle-based coffee giant recently opened its first location in Hammond, Northwest Indiana's largest city. The Starbucks at 7843 Indianapolis Blvd. has already been drawing a crowd, including many students from the nearby Purdue University Northwest."/>
Starbucks opens its first shop in urban North Lake Co. [The Times, Munster, Ind.]
Evine Live Inc. today announced results for the second quarter ended July 30, 2016. The company posted quarterly net sales of $157 million. The company also posted a net loss of $2 million, a 35% improvement year-over-year, and an Adjusted EBITDA of $3.8 million, a 52% improvement year-over-year."/>
Evine Live Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2016 Results

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