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Pier 1 Imports, Inc. announced today that its Board of Directors has adopted a Shareholder Rights Protection Agreement effective September 27, 2016, and declared a dividend of one right on each outstanding share of the Company's common stock, payable to holders of record as of the close of business on October 7, 2016.. Terry E. London, Chairman, stated,“ The board feels it is important to ensure that all shareholders have the opportunity to realize the long-term..."/>
Pier 1 Imports, Inc. Adopts Short-Term Shareholder Rights Protection Agreement
International Game Technology PLC today announced its agreement with Lucky Dragon Hotel& Casino to provide comprehensive casino management systems for the new Las Vegas property, which is slated to open in December 3, 2016.. Billed as Las Vegas' first casino resort to deliver an authentic Asian lifestyle experience, Lucky Dragon Hotel& Casino will feature IGT's latest Advantage ® system, offering advanced marketing, player communication and..."/>
IGT Casino Management Systems Selected for Lucky Dragon Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas
Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc., parent company of the Pollo Tropical ® and Taco Cabana ® fast casual restaurant brands, today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Danny Meisenheimer interim CEO..."/>
Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc. Announces Appointment of Interim CEO; Provides Strategic Update
Strayer Education, Inc. today announced that it will host a conference call to discuss its third quarter earnings on Wednesday, October 26 at 10:00 a.m.. A news release outlining the financial results will be issued before the market opens the same day. To participate in the live call, investors should dial 303-9047 ten minutes prior to the start time."/>
Strayer Education, Inc. Schedules Third Quarter 2016 Earnings Release and Conference Call
Tailored Brands, Inc. announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.18 per share on the Company's common stock, payable on December 23, 2016, to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 13, 2016.. Tailored Brands, Inc. is the largest specialty retailer of men's suits and the largest provider of rental product in the U.S. and Canada with over 1,700 stores including tuxedo shops within..."/>
Tailored Brands, Inc. Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
NIKE, Inc. Reports Fiscal 2017 First Quarter Results
Car Charging Group, Inc. a leading owner, operator, and provider of electric vehicle charging services, announced today that on Wednesday, September 28, 2016, it will present at the fifth annual OktoberINVESTfest, presented by Invest in Bavaria in partnership with Joseph Gunnar& Co, to be held in New York City. CarCharging will present at 10:40am at the New York Academy of Sciences at 7 World Trade Center. OktoberINVESTFest brings together US and German..."/>
CarCharging to Discuss Electric Vehicle Market and Investment Opportunity at Fifth Annual OktoberINVESTfest Conference in New York City on September 28, 2016
Tempur Sealy International, Inc. today provided an update to its financial guidance for full year 2016 and sales trends in advance of its participation at a financial conference. Tempur Sealy International, Inc. Chairman and CEO Scott Thompson commented, "Third quarter net sales are below our prior expectations. We currently expect net sales for the full year to be down 1 to 3 percent as compared to 2015."/>
Tempur Sealy Provides Business Update
Beazer Homes USA, Inc. today priced its previously announced tack-on offering of an additional $100 million aggregate principal amount of its 8.75% Senior Unsecured Notes due 2022. The Additional Notes will be issued at an offering price of 104.250% of their face amount. The Additional Notes are being offered in a private offering that is exempt from the registration requirements of the Securities Act of 1933."/>
Beazer Homes Announces Pricing of Tack-on Offering of $100 Million of Senior Unsecured Notes
Wyndham Worldwide Corporation announced today that it will report third quarter 2016 results on Wednesday, October 26, 2016. Steve Holmes, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Tom Conforti, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will host a conference call with investors to discuss the results and business outlook at 8:30am ET that morning. Listeners can access the webcast live through the company's website at..."/>
Wyndham Worldwide to Report Third Quarter 2016 Earnings on October 26, 2016; Conference Call and Webcast at 8:30am ET
Sonic Corp., the nation's largest chain of drive-in restaurants, today announced preliminary results for its fourth fiscal quarter ended August 31, 2016.. The company estimates that system-wide same-store sales for its fourth fiscal quarter decreased approximately 2.0%."/>
Sonic Announces Preliminary Results for the Fourth Fiscal Quarter of 2016
Scientific Games Corporation. Shakil Haider, one of 91 contestants competing for the Shuffle Master Classic top prize of $100,000 at The Venetian as a part of the week's Global Gaming Expo festivities, qualified for the event..."/>
Scientific Games Awards Lucky Players $250,000 in Second Annual Shuffle Master Classic® Three Card Poker™ National Championship Held in Conjunction with the Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas
Boyd Gaming Corp. today announced that it has completed its $380 million acquisition of the Aliante casino. The property expands Boyd Gaming's presence to 10 properties in the Las Vegas Valley, its first in North Las Vegas. "As the premier gaming asset in North Las Vegas, Aliante provides a tremendous opportunity to participate in the long-term growth of the northern part of the Las Vegas Valley," said Keith Smith, president and chief executive officer of Boyd Gaming."/>
Boyd completes $380 million acquisition of Aliante casino [Las Vegas Sun]
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. today joined leaders in the unmanned aerial vehicle, or "drone," industry at a Capitol Hill science and technology fair aimed to educate Members of Congress and their staffs on the uses of this innovative advancement in aeronautics. The fair capped off a day of meetings with lawmakers, including members of the Congressional Unmanned Systems Caucus, organized by AUVSI, the Association for Unmanned Vehicle..."/>
Sinclair Showcases Responsible Drone Reporting On Capitol Hill
Magna International Inc. has agreed to acquire Germany-based automotive latch, hinge and striker supplier BCO Group of Companies, the company said. Subject to regulatory approval, the transaction is expected to close in 3 Q16. Once complete, BCO's two facilities located in Wuppertal, Germany, and Tianjin, China, and its approximately 450 employees will be integrated into Magna Closures, an operating unit of Magna."/>
Canadian Automotive Supplier Magna to Acquire German Latch, Hinge Firm BÖCO
DENSO has selected Autotalks' next generation V2X communications and infrastructure device. DENSO, which pioneers V2X ECU will put Autotalks' chipset at the center of its global V2X platform for car-makers mass market projects."/>
Auto parts co DENSO chooses Autotalks V2X device [Globes, Tel Aviv, Israel]
Five Below, the trend-right, high-quality extreme-value brand for pre-teens, teens and beyond, has called Philadelphia home for nearly 15 years, and it will continue to do so for at least another 15 after the rapidly-growing retailer signed a lease to move its headquarters to 701 Market St. in Center City Philadelphia in early 2018. The company's offices are currently located at 1818 Market St. Five Below signed a long-term lease with..."/>
Five Below Remains Hot For Philly; Inks 15-Year Lease To Stay In Center City
Comcast customers watched 57 million hours of content on Xfinity On Demand. TV was the most-watched category, representing 25 million of the total hours viewed. The top 20 TV episodes on Xfinity On Demand that premiered during this week were:."/>
Xfinity On Demand Top 20 TV for the Week of September 12 – September 18
TravelCenters of America LLC, operator of the TA and Petro Stopping Centers travel center brands, has announced the grand reopening of its newest TA Truck Service facility at TA Candler, located at I-40, Exit 37 in Candler, North Carolina. The newly remodeled 5,001 sq. foot truck service center includes four shop bays, two pits, three service trucks and is now open 24- hours a day, seven days a week. Repair services include preventive maintenance, tires, parts and service..."/>
Grand Opening: the New TA Truck Service Center Candler, North Carolina

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