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Lewis Group Granted Approval For Acquisition Of United Furniture Outlets

Wednesday, 17 Jan 2018

Jan 17 (Reuters) - Lewis Group Ltd ::‍COMPETITION AUTHORITIES YESTERDAY GRANTED APPROVAL FOR ACQUISITION OF UNITED FURNITURE OUTLETS PROPRIETARY LIMITED​.‍ACQUISITION WILL BE ACCOUNTED FOR BY LEWIS WITH EFFECT FROM 1 FEBRUARY 2018​.‍ALL CONDITIONS PRECEDENT TO ACQUISITION HAVE NOW BEEN MET AND ACQUISITION IS ACCORDINGLY UNCONDITIONAL​.

Beter Bed Holding To Appoint John Kruijssen As New CEO

Tuesday, 16 Jan 2018

Jan 16 (Reuters) - BETER BED HOLDING NV ::NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER BETER BED HOLDING.NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER BETER BED HOLDING.‍INTENDS TO APPOINT JOHN KRUIJSSEN AS CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (CEO) AND STATUTORY DIRECTOR​.‍JOHN KRUIJSSEN WILL BE INVOLVED IN DAY-TO-DAY OPERATIONS AS PER APRIL 1, 2018​.

Dunelm Group Says ‍Total Revenue For Q2 Rose By 13.6 Pct To 297.5 Mln Pounds​

Tuesday, 16 Jan 2018

Jan 16 (Reuters) - Dunelm Group Plc ::‍TOTAL REVENUE FOR Q2 ROSE BY 13.6% TO £297.5M​.EXPECT SOME MARGIN IMPROVEMENT IN SECOND HALF​.Q2 ‍TOTAL LIKE-FOR-LIKE (LFL) REVENUE GREW BY 3.4%​.OPENED FIVE NEW STORES IN QUARTER, INCLUDING ONE RELOCATION.‍REMAIN ON TRACK, WITH GOOD SALES GROWTH AND MARKET SHARE GAINS, OFFSET BY MARGIN MIX​.‍GROUP GROSS MARGIN PERCENTAGE FOR HALF YEAR WAS 180BPS LOWER THAN LAST YEAR​.‍WELL POSITIONED TO DELIVER GOOD FULL YEAR PROFIT GROWTH, AFTER SMALL REDUCTION IN FIRST HALF, LARGELY DUE TO CONSOLIDATION OF WORLDSTORES LOSSES​.

Aspen Pharmacare Says Has Had No Contact With Viceroy Research

Tuesday, 9 Jan 2018

Jan 9 (Reuters) - Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Ltd ::HAS HAD NO CONTACT WITH VICEROY RESEARCH AND, AS SUCH, IS UNABLE TO CONFIRM THAT SPECULATION IS CORRECT.IS NOT AWARE OF ANY INFORMATION OF A PRICE SENSITIVE NATURE THAT REQUIRES COMMUNICATION TO SHAREHOLDERS​.

Adairs Ltd Sees ‍Total Sales For 1H18 At $149.1 Million

Tuesday, 9 Jan 2018

Jan 9 (Reuters) - Adairs Ltd ::‍TOTAL SALES FOR 1H18 ARE EXPECTED TO BE $149.1 MILLION, REPRESENTING A 19.8% INCREASE ON PRIOR PERIOD​.1H18 EBIT IS EXPECTED TO BE BETWEEN $21.0 MILLION & $21.5 MILLION.‍SEES FY SALES OF BETWEEN $300 AND $310 MILLION​.SEES FY ‍EBIT OF BETWEEN $40 AND $44 MILLION​.HY ‍LIKE FOR LIKE SALES, UP 14.8%​.

Havertys Reports Sales For Fourth Quarter And Impact Of Tax Act

Monday, 8 Jan 2018

Jan 8 (Reuters) - Haverty Furniture Companies Inc ::HAVERTY FURNITURE COMPANIES- TOTAL WRITTEN SALES FOR Q4 OF 2017 WERE UP 0.3%, WRITTEN COMPARABLE STORE SALES DECREASED 0.7% OVER SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR.HAVERTYS REPORTS SALES FOR FOURTH QUARTER AND IMPACT OF TAX ACT.Q4 SAME STORE SALES FELL 3.5 PERCENT.Q4 SALES $215 MILLION VERSUS I/B/E/S VIEW $221.2 MILLION.- REDUCTION IN CORPORATE RATE WILL REQUIRE ONE-TIME REVALUATION OF CERTAIN TAX-RELATED ASSETS.HAVERTY FURNITURE COMPANIES - BASED ON PRELIMINARY ESTIMATES, REVALUATION TO RESULT IN ONE-TIME TAX CHARGE OF $3.5 MILLION TO $4.0 MILLION.

Pier 1 Imports Inc Says Appointed Nancy Walsh As CFO

Wednesday, 3 Jan 2018

Jan 3 (Reuters) - Pier 1 Imports Inc ::PIER 1 IMPORTS BRINGS IN NEW CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER TO EMBARK ON STRATEGIC PLAN.PIER 1 IMPORTS INC - APPOINTMENT OF NANCY WALSH AS EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND CFO.PIER 1 IMPORTS INC - DARLA RAMIREZ WILL STEP DOWN AS INTERIM CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER WHEN WALSH'S APPOINTMENT BECOMES EFFECTIVE.PIER 1 IMPORTS INC - WALSH JOINS PIER 1 IMPORTS FROM BON-TON STORES INC.PIER 1 IMPORTS SAYS DARLA RAMIREZ WILL CONTINUE TO SERVE AS CO'S PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTING OFFICER AND VP - CONTROLLER OF CO'S OPERATING UNITS.

‍Sanlam Updates On Exposure To Steinhoff International Holdings ​

Thursday, 21 Dec 2017

Dec 21 (Reuters) - Sanlam Ltd ::‍SANLAM EXPOSURE TO STEINHOFF INTERNATIONAL HOLDINGS NV​.SANLAM - ‍HAS EXPOSURE TO STEINHOFF INSTRUMENTS IN ON-BALANCE SHEET POLICYHOLDER ,SHAREHOLDER PORTFOLIOS, INVESTMENT PORTFOLIOS MANAGED ON BEHALF OF THIRD PARTY CLIENTS​.- ‍GROUP'S EXPOSURE TO STEINHOFF INSTRUMENTS ORIGINATED FROM NORMAL COURSE OF BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS, WITH MANY OF POSITIONS IN PLACE FOR A NUMBER OF YEARS​.‍EQUITY EXPOSURES WERE IN GENERAL IN LINE WITH OR SLIGHTLY ABOVE STEINHOFF'S BENCHMARK INDEX WEIGHTING ON 1 DECEMBER 2017​.‍DIRECT DEBT EXPOSURES WERE ALSO IN LINE WITH GROUP'S RISK MANAGEMENT FRAMEWORK​.‍BEST ESTIMATE POTENTIAL IMPACT ON GROUP'S 2017 AND FUTURE EARNINGS IS NOT SIGNIFICANT​.‍POTENTIAL IMPACT ON SANLAM CLIENTS' INVESTMENT RETURNS WILL VARY DEPENDING ON EACH INDIVIDUAL PORTFOLIO'S EXPOSURE TO DIFFERENT ASSET CLASSES​.- ‍POTENTIAL IMPACT ON SANLAM CLIENTS' INVESTMENT RETURNS WILL VARY DEPENDING ON EACH INDIVIDUAL PORTFOLIO'S EXPOSURE TO DIFFERENT ASSET CLASSE​.SANLAM - POTENTIAL FINANCIAL EFFECTS ON NET ASSET VALUE , EARNINGS WILL ONLY HAVE A MARGINAL EFFECT ON SOLVENCY RATIO WITHOUT IMPACTING DIVIDEND PAYMENT CAPABILITY​.

South Africa's Wiese sells 1.1 billion rand of Shoprite shares - filings

Thursday, 21 Dec 2017

Dec 21 (Reuters) - South African Investor Christo Wiese Sells Additional 1.1 Billion Rand ($87 Million) Of Shares In Grocer Shoprite , exchange filings show.:.

Bed Bath & Beyond Q3 Earnings Per Share $0.44

Wednesday, 20 Dec 2017

Dec 20 (Reuters) - Bed Bath & Beyond Inc ::REPORTS RESULTS FOR FISCAL 2017 THIRD QUARTER.Q3 EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.44.Q3 SALES $3.0 BILLION VERSUS I/B/E/S VIEW $2.9 BILLION.Q3 SAME STORE SALES FELL 0.3 PERCENT.Q3 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $0.37 -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.SEES NET EARNINGS PER DILUTED SHARE FOR FULL YEAR TO BE ABOUT $3.00.CONTINUES TO SEE FISCAL 2017 EARNINGS PER SHARE TO BE ABOUT $3.00.QTRLY COMPARABLE SALES DECREASE OF APPROXIMATELY 0.3%.

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