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Express, Inc., a specialty retail fashion brand operating approximately 650 stores, announced that the Company will present at the Goldman Sachs 23 rd Annual Global Retailing Conference being held at the Plaza Hotel in New York, New York on September 7, 2016 at 1:40 p.m. Eastern Time. The fireside chat presentation will be hosted by David Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Perry Pericleous, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and..."/>
Express, Inc. Announces Participation in the Goldman Sachs 23rd Annual Global Retailing Conference
Culp Announces Results for First Quarter Fiscal 2017
Caleres, a diverse portfolio of global footwear brands which fit people’ s lives, today reported second quarter 2016 financial results. Net sales of $622.9 million, down 2.3% due to a challenging retail environment Gross margin up 47 basis points to 41.7%, driven by both Famous Footwear and Brand Portfolio SG&A spend flat year-over-year, reflecting continued operational investments offset by reductions in expense Diluted EPS of..."/>
Caleres Reports Second Quarter 2016 Results
Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc., announced today that the Company will present at CL King’ s 14th Annual Best Ideas Conference on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at the Omni Berkshire Place Hotel in New York, NY. The presentation will begin at 12:30 P.M. ET. All interested parties are invited to listen to this live presentation by visiting the investor section of the Company's website at www.popeyes.com/investors."/>
Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc. to Present at CL King’s 14th Annual Best Ideas Conference
At Home Group Inc., the home décor superstore, today announced that its financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2017 will be released after market close on Tuesday, September 13, 2016. The company will host a conference call at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss the financial results. Investors and analysts interested in participating in the call are invited to dial 888-684-1265 approximately 10 minutes prior to the start of the..."/>
At Home Group Inc. Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2017 Earnings Conference Call
Collectors Universe, Inc., a leading provider of value-added authentication and grading services to dealers and collectors of high-value collectibles, today announced financial results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2016.. Service revenues in the fourth quarter increased by 7% to $16.4 million, from $15.2 million in last year’ s fourth quarter, and comprised increases of 15% for cards and autographs and 5% for coins."/>
Collectors Universe Reports Financial Results for Fiscal 2016
American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. announced a quarterly cash dividend of $0.125 per share, marking the company’ s 49 th consecutive quarterly dividend. The $0.125 dividend was declared on August 30, 2016 and is payable on October 21, 2016 to stockholders of record at the close of business on October 7, 2016.. About American Eagle Outfitters, Inc.."/>
American Eagle Outfitters Declares a Regular Quarterly Dividend of $0.125 Per Share
Southern Concepts Restaurant Group, owner of three Southern Hospitality Restaurants, and Carve Barbecue, is receiving a behind-the-scenes business makeover. The changes are aimed at increasing efficiency and functionality while maintaining their identity as a smoked, fried, southern-cooking restaurant with local brews, fine spirits, and an energetic atmosphere. To start the makeover, the restaurant group has restructured, cutting over..."/>
Southern Concepts Restaurant Group Inc. Restructuring their Restaurants and Corporate Staff in Push for Higher Profits
Tupperware Brands' Executive V.P. and CFO, Mike Poteshman, will be presenting at the B. Riley& Co. Consumer Conference in New York, NY on September 13, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. ET. This presentation will be webcast and available on www.tupperwarebrands.com. Tupperware Brands Corporation, through an independent sales force of 3.1 million, is the leading global marketer of innovative, premium products across multiple brands utilizing social selling."/>
Tupperware Brands Corporation Announces Upcoming Webcast
Lube office jobs moved to Ohio [The Herald, Sharon, Pa.]
Comcast customers watched 73 million hours of content on Xfinity On Demand. TV was the most-watched category, representing 31 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 August 15 – August 21
Fred's Inc. retail stores, after its leader Jerry Shore announced plans to retire in February. Michael Bloom, who joined Fred's from Family Dollar Stores in January 2015, is the company's new chief executive. Shore was named chief executive in 2014 and oversaw the $150 million restructuring put in place after profits fell to improve pharmacy earnings, remodel stores and upgrade store merchandise by 2017.."/>
Fred's promotes Michael Bloom to CEO as turnaround continues [The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tenn.]
Office Depot announced Tuesday that it will expand FedEx services to its 1,513 retail locations throughout the country. FedEx has offered its delivery services in OfficeMax stores since 2009. Boca Raton-based Office Depot acquired OfficeMax in 2013, and has been integrating the two office-supply retail businesses."/>
Office Depot to add FedEx shipping to all stores [Sun Sentinel]
Time Warner Cable is hiring 45 customer service representatives for open positions in Kettering, the company said Tuesday. A job fair will happen 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday at 3691 Turner Road, Dayton, Time Warner said."/>
BRIEF: Time Warner Cable to hire for 45 jobs [Dayton Daily News, Ohio]
Force Protection Video Equipment is pleased to announce that Torrey Pines Logic Inc., a manufacturer of thermal imaging equipment, has appointed Force Protection Video as an authorized law enforcement distributor. Torrey Pines Logic T12-W and T12-M Thermal Imagers Utilizing a FLIR, CORE Technology, has developed a series of affordable thermal imagers that are no larger than a mini red dot sight and now have magnification lenses with 3 x and 4 x zooms."/>
Force Protection Video Becomes Authorized Law Enforcement Dealer for Torrey Pines Logic Mini Thermal Imagers
BJ’s Restaurants Opens in Mentor, Ohio
Target Corp.' s chief marketing officer, Jeff Jones, is becoming the new president of Uber. Jones will be responsible for Uber's ridesharing operations, marketing and customer support, Travis Kalanick, chief executive of San Francisco-based Uber said in a statement. Jones has been one of the most visible and best-known members of Target's leadership team since joining the firm as its top marketer in 2012.."/>
BRIEF: Target's top marketer, Jeff Jones, is leaving to become president of Uber [Star Tribune (Minneapolis)]
Sears is getting back into the paint business, hoping an increase in home remodeling projects will mean more home-improvement sales. Paint and accessories will be available at 23 stores, including locations in Oak Brook and Aurora, before Sears brings them to stores nationwide, the struggling Hoffman Estates-based retailer said in a news release Tuesday. "After stepping away from the paint business in 2012, we are seeing the demand from our customers to bring it back."/>
Sears bringing paint back to home improvement shelves [Chicago Tribune]

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