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August 29, 2013

Regional department store chain Gordman’s gave shareholders a huge gift this week when the private equity controlled company’s board said it had borrowed $45 million to fund a $3.61 special dividend after reporting lackluster second quarter results.

August 6, 2013

Buoyed by strong sales and growing profitability, leading footwear retailer DSW Inc., preannounced second quarter sales and plans for a 2-for-1 stock split in advance of the release of second quarter results on August 27.

June 27, 2013

Oriental Trading Company, a direct retailer of value-priced party supplies, arts and crafts, toys, novelties and school supplies owned by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway, has acquired MindWare Holdings.

June 11, 2013

Dole Food Company's board of directors has received an unsolicited proposal from David H. Murdock, the company's chairman of the board and CEO, to acquire all the outstanding shares of common stock of Dole not already owned by Murdock or his family for $12 per share in cash.

February 12, 2013

OfficeMax has received approximately $129 million in cash proceeds related to its October 2004 investment in Boise Cascade Holdings, L.L.C.

January 18, 2013

Family Dollar’s annual dividend now exceeds a dollar following a 24% increase on Friday.

October 31, 2012

Office Depot's board of directors have approved a rights agreement and declared a dividend distribution of one preferred stock purchase right for each outstanding share of company common stock.

October 1, 2012

Publix on Monday announced its board of directors declared a semi-annual dividend on its common stock of 30 cents per share.

May 2, 2011

Strong earnings and sales growth in the first quarter helped drive up Publix's stock price.

April 1, 2011

General Nutrition Centers Thursday evening announced its initial public offering of 22.5 million shares of its Class A common stock at an opening price of $16 per share.

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