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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
Princess Cruises Presents Majestic Princess
TripAdvisor Also Calls Out Terrific Tours and Experiences You Can Book to Take in the Sights. NEEDHAM, Mass., Aug. 24, 2016-- TripAdvisor ®, the travel planning and booking site, today announced the results of its Attractions Trend Index, revealing the top 25 U.S. attractions that have seen the greatest increase in traveler interest this summer, based on year-over-year search activity on TripAdvisor. 1."/>
TripAdvisor Announces Attractions Trend Index of the Top Trending Things to do in America
Princess Cruises Presents Majestic Princess
Differential Brands Group Inc. today announced the appointment of Jake Brandman as President of the Company’ s SWIMS brand operated through its wholly owned subsidiary, DFBG Swims, LLC. Brandman will assume the position on August 29, 2016. In this role, he will report to Michael Buckley, Chief Executive Officer and will be responsible for developing and implementing a long-term strategy to expand the newly acquired SWIMS brand both domestically and..."/>
Differential Brands Group Inc. Announces Appointment of Jake Brandman as President of SWIMS Brand
TEGNA Media and T.D. JAKES "is the new syndicated daily one-hour talk show hosted by T.D."/>
Oprah Winfrey Network and Tegna Media Strike Distribution Deal for Syndicated Talk Series 'T.D. Jakes' - Discovery Communications, Inc.
Detroit Free Press Mark Phelan column [Detroit Free Press]
Reliance Capital Ltd on Tuesday said it has inducted Anmol Ambani, the eldest son of Anil Ambani, the promoter of the group, as an additional director. Reliance Capital said the induction was based on the recommendation by the nomination and compensation committee of the company's board, which largely comprised independent directors. Anmol Ambani, 24, is the elder of two siblings, and has been working in various financial services..."/>
BRIEF: Anil Ambani's son Jai Anmol joins Reliance Capital board [Mint, New Delhi]

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