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Company Overview of Harris Enterprises, Inc.

Company Overview

Harris Enterprises, Inc. publishes daily newspapers in Kansas and Iowa. It offers newspapers under various titles, including Burlington Hawk Eye, Garden City Telegram, Hays, Daily News, Hutchinson News, Ottawa Herald, and Salina Journal. The company offers marketing research services; publishes weekly shopper publication distributed in Salina, Kansas; and provides coverage from its Statehouse bureau in Topeka. Harris Enterprises, Inc. was formerly known as Publishing Enterprises, Inc. and changed its name to Harris Enterprises, Inc. in 1970. The company was founded in 1933 and is based in Hutchinson, Kansas. As of November 30, 2016, Harris Enterprises, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of GateHo...

One North Main Street

Suite 512

Hutchinson, KS 67501

United States

Founded in 1933

Phone:

620-694-5830

Fax:

620-694-5837

Key Executives for Harris Enterprises, Inc.

President
Vice President
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Harris Enterprises, Inc. Key Developments

Harris Enterprises Seeks Potential Buyers

Harris Enterprises, Inc. is understood to have been sounding out potential buyers for the business in the past two years. Metcash Limited (ASX:MTS) and Quadrant Private Equity Pty Limited both are said to have engaged with the management team of Harris.

Harris Enterprises Puts Newspapers On The Block

Harris Enterprises, Inc. announced plans to sell its six newspapers. John Montgomery, Vice President of Harris Enterprises and publisher of The Hutchinson News announced Harris Enterprises's newspapers are up for sale and has hired a firm to sell the chain. Bruce Buchanan, President of Harris Enterprises, said that the owners hope to sell all six newspapers as a group, but that it may be necessary to deal with more than one buyer.

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