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Pool Corp. reported second-quarter profits swelled to a record $85.4 million, or $1.98 per share, compared to $77.9 million, or $1.75 per share, a year earlier. President and Chief Executive Officer Manuel Perez de la Mesa said consumer demand drove sales. The double-digit increases in profits "modestly exceeded expectations" for the wholesale distributor of swimming pools and related backyard products."/>
BRIEF: Pool Corp. rides wave of consumer demand to record second quarter [The Advocate, Baton Rouge, La.]
Metlife on Thursday said it's rebranding its Charlotte-based U.S. retail business as Brighthouse Financial, the latest step in the insurer's plan to split off the business. New York-based MetLife said in January that it was shedding much of its retail business to decrease its size and limit federal capital requirements. Executive Vice President Eric Steigerwalt, who will continue to be based in Charlotte, will lead the separated unit."/>
MetLife to rebrand Charlotte-based U.S. retail business as Brighthouse Financial [The Charlotte Observer]
Scholastic headquarters building in New York City, just 10 days before the highly anticipated release of the eighth Harry Potter story, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two. The fans, all Scholastic employees and their children, flooded onto the street reading from a favorite Harry Potter book and stopping traffic in the..."/>
Flash Mob Of Harry Potter Fans -- "Muggle Mob" -- Stops Traffic At Scholastic Headquarters In New York City
Blue Nile, a leading retailer of diamonds and fine jewelry, today announced the appointment of Elaine Rubin to its Board of Directors. She will step in to replace former board member Mary Alice Taylor, who tendered her resignation on July 15.. Taylor was one of Blue Nile’ s first board members and contributed 16 successful years, where she served as Blue Nile’ s lead independent director, chair of the Audit Committee, and chair of the Nominating and Corporate..."/>
Blue Nile Announces Changes on Board of Directors
Great Canadian Gaming Corporation announced that it will release its financial results for the three month period ended June 30, 2016 after market close on August 10, 2016. The Company will also host a conference call on that date at 2:00 PM Pacific, at which time management will both review the financial results and discuss the progress of the business. The following senior management will be available to answer analyst and investor questions:."/>
Great Canadian Gaming to report second quarter 2016 results on August 10
Ford Motor Co. fame. Boston birthed William Durant, co-founder of General Motors. South Florida has the Morse family who, for generations, ran one of the largest volume auto dealers in the world."/>
Edward 'Ted' Morse Jr., CEO of Ed Morse Automotive Group, dies at 66 [The Miami Herald]
Ballantyne Strong, Inc., a holding company with diverse business activities focused on serving the cinema, retail, financial and government markets, today announced that the company will issue its financial results for the 2016 second quarter after the market closes on Thursday, August 4, 2016.. A conference call to discuss 2016 second quarter financial results will be held on Thursday, August 4, 2016 at..."/>
Ballantyne Strong to Report Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results on Thursday, August 4, 2016
Rubicon Project, which operates one of the largest advertising marketplaces in the world, to power the launch of the premier news publisher alliance in the United States. Nucleus, founded by four leading media organizations— Gannett Co., Inc., Hearst, McClatchy and tronc, Inc.—..."/>
Nucleus Marketing Solutions Selects Rubicon Project To Power Largest Premium News Publisher Alliance In The U.S.
Townsquare Media, Inc. announced today that it will release second quarter 2016 financial results before the market opens on Thursday, August 4, 2016. Townsquare Media, Inc. will host a conference call to discuss certain second quarter 2016 financial results on Thursday, August 4, 2016 at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The conference call dial-in number is 1-877-407-0784 or 1-201-689-8560 and the confirmation code is 13640952."/>
Townsquare Announces Conference Call To Discuss Second Quarter 2016 Results
Cable One, Inc. will host a conference call with the financial community to discuss results for the second quarter on Thursday, August 4, 2016 at 11 a.m. Cable ONE will issue a press release reporting its results after market close on Wednesday, August 3, 2016.. Shareholders, analysts and other interested parties may register for the conference in advance at http://dpregister.com/10088032."/>
Cable ONE to Host Second Quarter 2016 Earnings Conference Call
Regal Entertainment Group, a leading motion picture exhibitor owning and operating one of the largest theatre circuits in the United States, today announces that early screenings at all RealD 3 D Regal locations playing Suicide Squad will give away a collectible Joker Funko Pocket Pop! The Joker keychain is an exclusive giveaway to Regal Entertainment Group and will be available while supplies last. "The Joker is one of the most iconic..."/>
Regal Announces Suicide Squad Funko Pocket Pop! Keychain Giveaway
Wayfair, an online destination for home furnishings and décor, and Habitat for Humanity International today announced the renewal of their global partnership to help build and rehabilitate affordable homes. The Wayfair partnership has contributed nearly $1 million over the past four years to Habitat, which works alongside homeowners to build or improve a place they can call home."/>
Wayfair Renews Global Partnership with Habitat for Humanity
Weight Watchers International, Inc. will release its results for the second quarter 2016 after the NYSE closes on Thursday, August 4, 2016.. The Company has also scheduled a conference call on August 4 th at 5:00 p.m. ET. During the conference call, James Chambers, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Nicholas Hotchkin, Chief Financial Officer, will discuss the second quarter 2016 results and answer questions from the investment community."/>
Weight Watchers Announces Second Quarter 2016 Earnings Conference Call
GNC Holdings, Inc. authorized and declared the quarterly cash dividend for the third quarter of 2016 of $0.20 per share of the Company's common stock. The dividend will be paid on or about September 30, 2016 to stockholders of record as of the close of business on September 16, 2016.. GNC Holdings, Inc.- Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA- is a leading global specialty health, wellness and performance retailer."/>
GNC Holdings, Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend
Diversified Restaurant Holdings, Inc., the largest franchisee for Buffalo Wild Wings ® and creator and operator of Bagger Dave's Burger Tavern ®, announced that it will release its second quarter 2016 financial results after the close of financial markets on Thursday, August 4, 2016.. The Company will host a conference call and webcast that same day to review its financial and operating results and discuss its corporate strategies and outlook."/>
Diversified Restaurant Holdings Announces Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results Conference Call and Webcast
Dover Motorsports, Inc. invites you to a conference call subsequent to the release of Dover Motorsports, Inc.’ s earnings for the second quarter ended June 30, 2016. The conference call will be held on Thursday, July 28 at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time. To listen to the conference call, you should dial 312-470-7152 five to ten minutes before the scheduled start time and request to be connected to the Dover Motorsports, Inc. conference call, conference ID is MOTORSPORTS, leader..."/>
Dover Motorsports, Inc. Quarterly Earnings Conference Call Announcement
Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. today reported financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2016.. Overview for the three months ended June 30, 2016 as compared to the three months ended June 30, 2015:. Revenue decreased 16.6% to $998.4 million Comparable restaurant sales decreased 23.6% Comparable restaurant transactions decreased 19.3% Restaurant level operating margin was 15.5%, a decrease from 28.0% Net income was $25.6 million, a decrease from $140.2..."/>
Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2016 Results
Daimler AG: "The Mercedes-Benz brand is the heart of Daimler AG. The marketing and sales of Mercedes-Benz Cars is the most important connection with our customers, and therefore has a key function at the Group."/>
Supervisory Board of Daimler AG appoints Britta Seeger as Member of the Board of Management for Mercedes-Benz Cars Marketing & Sales
Rocky Brands, Inc. today announced that the Company’ s conference call to review second quarter fiscal 2016 financial results will be broadcast live over the internet on Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 4:30 pm Eastern Time and may be accessed through Rocky’ s website, www.rockybrands.com. To listen to the webcast, please go to the website at least 15 minutes prior to the start time to register and download any necessary software. Rocky Brands, Inc. is a leading designer,..."/>
Rocky Brands, Inc. to Broadcast Review of Second Quarter Fiscal 2016 Financial Results over the Internet
Interval Leisure Group, announced the affiliation of Cortona Manor House& Spa in Umbria, Italy. Built in the 18th century, the resort is four miles from Cortona, one of the oldest hill towns in Tuscany. “This 300- year-old property is the perfect base from which our members can explore some of the most impressive sights and attractions in the Tuscany and Umbria regions,..."/>
Cortona Manor House & Spa in Renowned Tuscan Town Joins Interval International’s Global Vacation Exchange Network
FTD Companies, Inc., a premier floral and gifting company, today announced it will report results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2016 on Thursday, August 4, 2016 after market close. The Company will host a conference call to discuss these results with additional comments and details provided at that time. Participating on the call will be Robert S. Apatoff, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Becky A. Sheehan, Executive Vice President and..."/>
FTD Companies, Inc. to Report Second Quarter 2016 Results on Thursday, August 4, 2016

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