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Pier 1 Imports wants seats on the company's board of directors and is threatening to ask shareholders to force changes, according to a letter sent to the Fort Worth-based retailer's board. The letter from Alden Global Capital requests that the nine-member board add its president, Heath Freeman, to help in its search for a new CEO and then add other directors. If the board refuses, Alden said it might pursue a consent solicitation..."/>
Activist shareholder threatens board fight at Pier 1 Imports [Fort Worth Star-Telegram]
Delta Air Lines has turned to Lands' End to help update the look of its employees. The Atlanta-based passenger carrier said Friday it is partnering with the Dodgeville-based company, which will manufacturer and supply uniforms to an estimated 60,000 Delta employees around the world. The uniforms are being designed by New York fashion designer Zac Posen, known for his evening gowns and cocktail dresses."/>
Lands' End tapped to produce new uniforms for Delta Air Lines employees [The Wisconsin State Journal]
Home Depot store. It's one of a handful of new developments near the Lafitte Greenway project, the 3- mile bicycle and pedestrian path that opened last year and stretches from the edge of the French Quarter to Mid-City."/>
BRIEF: Discount clothing retailer Marshalls set to open Mid-City location Oct. 27 [The Advocate, Baton Rouge, La.]
Caesars Entertainment Corporation and Caesars Entertainment Operating Company, Inc. and its Chapter 11 debtor subsidiaries today announced that the applicable parties have extended the deadline to finalize certain additional documentation in connection with the Debtors' Third Amended Joint Plan Reorganization until 11:59 p.m. ET on Wednesday, October 19. The extension will allow the participants additional time to resolve the..."/>
Caesars Entertainment, Caesars Entertainment Operating Co. Extend Deadline to Reach Agreement on Certain Documentation with First-Lien Noteholders
Whirlpool Corporation will release third-quarter financial results at 6 a.m. ET on Tuesday, October 25, 2016. Whirlpool Corporation will then hold a conference call to discuss its performance with the investment community at 10 a.m."/>
Whirlpool Corporation To Announce Third-Quarter Results And Hold Conference Call On October 25
Marriott International, Inc. and Eden Roc, LLLP, the owner of the Eden Roc Hotel in Miami Beach, Florida, jointly announced today an amicable resolution of their ongoing litigation concerning the hotel. Marriott formerly managed the Eden Roc Hotel as a Renaissance brand hotel, starting in 2000, under a 30- year management agreement."/>
Eden Roc and Marriott International Announce Amicable Resolution
A. H. Belo Corporation said today that it will release third quarter 2016 financial results on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 before the market opens. A conference call will follow at 9:00 a.m. CDT that morning.. The conference call will be simultaneously webcast on A. H. Belo Corporation’ s website at"/>
A. H. Belo Corporation Announces Schedule for Third Quarter Financial Results Release and Conference Call
Carroll Shelby International Inc., has teamed up with Gaudin Ford to auction the first production Shelby GTE at Barrett-Jackson’ s 9th Annual Las Vegas Auction..."/>
Shelby American and Gaudin Ford to Auction First Production Shelby GTE for Grant a Gift Autism Foundation
Luby's, Inc. announced today that it will release its fourth quarter and fiscal 2016 financial results on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 after the market closes. In conjunction with the release, Luby's has scheduled a conference call, which will be broadcast live over the Internet, on November 9, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. Central time. For those who cannot listen to the live call, a replay will be available through November 16, 2016 and may be accessed by dialing..."/>
Luby's Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2016 Earnings Release & Conference Call Schedule
Delta Air Lines is putting the legendary service, style and quality of Lands' End into its new employee uniforms. The airline has partnered with the global lifestyle brand to provide uniforms for approximately 60,000 employees worldwide, including the Lands' End unconditional Guaranteed.Period. ® promise. "The new uniform collection will be a strong brand statement and builds on our team members' sense of pride as they serve..."/>
Delta's new uniforms to be Lands' End quality
Pier 1 Imports is stepping up pressure for change at the Fort Worth-based retailer, sending a highly critical letter to the company's board and requesting that its president be added as a member. In the letter, Alden Global Capital's Heath Freeman says he met twice with Pier 1' s Chairman Terry London and top executives in recent weeks, including on Oct. 4 at the Fort Worth headquarters. He said shareholder representation on the board..."/>
Activist shareholder wants seat on Pier 1's board of directors [Fort Worth Star-Telegram]
Pier 1 Imports, Inc. today issued the following statement in response to a public letter today to its Board of Directors from Alden Global Capital:."/>
Pier 1 Imports Comments on Letter from Alden Global Capital
At Home Group and Synchrony Financial have reached a multi-year agreement to provide qualifying cardholders with Dual CardTM and private label credit cards, the company said. At Home cardholders will be able to take advantage of promotional financing offers on qualifying purchases, exclusive discounts, loyalty rewards and other benefits, including mobile account servicing. Holders of the Dual CardTM will also be able to enjoy the added versatility of..."/>
At Home Group, Synchrony Financial partner to offer consumer financing

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