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L Brands, Inc. reported net sales of $971.4 million for the five weeks ended Oct. 1, 2016, an increase of 6 percent, compared to net sales of $919.9 million for the five weeks ended Oct. 3, 2015. Comparable sales increased 3 percent for the five weeks ended Oct. 1, 2016.. The company reported net sales of $7.328 billion for the 35 weeks ended Oct. 1, 2016, an increase of 4 percent compared to net sales of $7.023 billion for the 35 weeks ended Oct. 3, 2015."/>
L Brands Reports September 2016 Sales
Hyatt Hotels Corporation, a global hospitality company based in Chicago, revealed on Thursday that an affiliate has signed a management agreement with R.C. Hedreen Company, for the operation of a Hyatt Regency hotel currently under development in Seattle, Washington. This premium, full service hotel is in the Denny Triangle neighbourhood at 8th and 9th Avenues, between Stewart and Howell Streets in downtown Seattle and will open in mid-2018."/>
Hyatt's affiliate signs management agreement with R.C. Hedreen Company for operation of Hyatt Regency Hotel in Seattle
Lithia Motors, Inc. has acquired Audi Auto Gallery in Woodland Hills, California. The store will be relocated to Calabasas, California and named Audi Calabasas. It will add an additional $120 million in estimated annual revenues."/>
Lithia Announces Acquisition of Audi Store
Buckle, Inc. announced today that comparable store net sales, for stores open at least one year, for the 5- week period ended October 1, 2016 decreased 15.5 percent in comparison to comparable store net sales for the 5- week period ended October 3, 2015. Net sales for the 5- week fiscal month ended October 1, 2016 decreased 14.8 percent to $82.9 million compared to net sales of $97.4 million for the prior year 5- week fiscal month ended October 3, 2015.."/>
The Buckle, Inc. Reports September 2016 Net Sales
Cato Corporation today reported sales of $76.2 million for the five weeks ended October 1, 2016, an 8% decrease from sales of $83.2 million for the five weeks ended October 3, 2015. Same-store sales for the five-week period decreased 9% from the prior year. Sales for the thirty-five weeks ended October 1, 2016 were $660.3 million, down 3% to sales of $680.9 million for the thirty-five weeks ended October 3, 2015."/>
Cato Reports September Same-Store Sales Down 9%
DSW Inc., a leading branded footwear and accessories retailer, is pleased to announce a new DSW in Trexlertown opening on October 13, 2016. The new store is located at:. Hamilton Crossing 833 N. Krocks Rd. Trexlertown, PA 18106."/>
DSW Announces New Store in Trexlertown, PA
Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc.,, the parent company of two of the world's most recognized brands, Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, plans to release its third quarter 2016 financial results on Thursday, October 20, 2016, with a conference call to follow at 8:00 a.m. ET. The dial-in number is 393-1607 or 495-8556, conference number 71866621. Dunkin' Brands will also simultaneously broadcast the conference call live over the Internet at..."/>
Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. to Announce Third Quarter 2016 Results
Staples’ Mobile Website Joins iOS iPhone App in Offering an Easy, Secure& Private Way to Pay. FRAMINGHAM, Mass.---- Staples, Inc., one of the world’ s largest internet retailers, today announced the availability of Apple Pay on its mobile website,, providing customers with an easy, secure and private way to pay that’ s fast and convenient. This Smart News Release features multimedia."/>
Staples Now Accepts Apple Pay on Mobile Web
Vista Outdoor Inc., a leading global designer, manufacturer and marketer of consumer products in the growing outdoor sports and recreation markets, announced today it will host its first Investor Day for institutional investors and equity analysts. The event will be held at 9:00 a.m. ET on November 17, 2016 at the New York Marriott East Side hotel, located at 525 Lexington Ave. in New York City. The event will feature presentations from..."/>
Vista Outdoor to Host Company Investor Day
Penske Automotive Group, Inc., an international transportation services company, will host its third quarter financial results conference call as follows:. The call will follow the release that morning of third quarter earnings for Penske Automotive Group and will be simultaneously broadcast over the Internet. This simultaneous webcast may be accessed through the Investor Relations section on the Penske Automotive Group..."/>
Penske Automotive Group To Host Third Quarter Earnings Conference Call
Sharp Corp. robot vacuum cleaner on display at the ongoing CEATEC trade show is no mere machine. Dubbed Cocorobo, it collaborates with a singing voice synthesizer software called Vocaloid and can hold simple conversations and even sing to people. The Osaka-based firm has been gearing up efforts to make home electronics that can connect to the internet and use artificial intelligence to strengthen the bond with people."/>
Sharp's singing vacuum aims to tug users' heart strings [Japan Times, Tokyo]
Victoria plc has completed the acquisition of the business and assets of UK underlay manufacturer Ezi Floor for an initial cash consideration of GBP 6.5 m and deferred consideration of GBP 6.5 m, the company said. Additional contingent consideration is payable dependent on certain financial targets being met over the next four years following completion of the acquisition. The acquisition will be immediately earnings..."/>
Victoria Acquires Underlay Maker Ezi Floor
Horizon Global Corp. has closed the acquisition of Germany-based towing company Westfalia-Automotive and Netherlands-based towbar component maker Terwa, collectively referred to as the Westfalia Group, from an investor consortium led by Germany-based private equity company DPE Deutsche Private Equity for USD 188 m in cash, debt, and stock, the company said. Horizon Global funded the..."/>
Horizon Global Closes Acquisition of German Towbar Maker Westfalia-Automotive, Dutch Towbar Maker Terwa
Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc. has completed the acquisition of three Burger King restaurants restaurants located in the Raleigh, North Carolina market, the company said. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Carrols is the largest Burger King franchisee in the United States and has operated Burger King restaurants since 1976.."/>
Carrols Restaurant Group Buys Three North Carolina Burger King Locations
Signet Jewelers Limited, a large retailer of diamond jewellery, announced on Wednesday the closure of its transaction with Leonard Green& Partners L.P, a private equity firm, under which affiliates of LGP invested USD625m in the form of convertible preferred shares. This investment in Signet by certain funds affiliated with LGP is in the form of convertible preferred shares that accrue a 5% p.a. dividend, payable quarterly in arrears, in cash or by increasing the stated value, at..."/>
Signet closes USD625m strategic investment by Leonard Green
Emmis Communications Corporation today announced results for its second fiscal quarter, ending August 31, 2016.. Emmis' radio net revenues for the second fiscal quarter were down 3.3%, from $47.6 million to $46.0 million. Per Miller Kaplan reporting, which excludes barter and syndication revenues, Emmis radio revenues were down 3.8% in markets up 1%."/>
Emmis Announces Second Quarter Earnings

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