Content about Buybacks

May 28, 2014

The board of directors of Urban Outfitters Inc. has authorized the repurchase of 10 million common shares under a share repurchase program.

April 16, 2014

Gap Inc. highlighted its use of technology and innovation to bridge the growing digital world with its physical stores at the company’s annual meeting with investors.

April 10, 2014

In the wake of acquiring Houston-based RediClinic, Rite Aid on Thursday reported revenues of $6.6 billion for the fourth quarter ended March 1, resulting from a 2.2% lift primarily attributed to an increase in pharmacy same-store sales.

March 13, 2014

The Kroger Co. said Thursday that it will buy back up to $1 billion of its shares.

February 20, 2014

HSN Inc. reported gains in net income and sales during the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2013, compared to the same periods a year earlier.

November 27, 2013

The board of directors of GNC Holdings has authorized a multi-year program to repurchase up to an aggregate $500 million of the company's Class A common stock.

November 26, 2013

Konover South has bought back a portfolio of nine Florida retail shopping centers valued at more than $100 million.

November 21, 2013

Gap Inc. reported a 9.4% increase in third-quarter profit as the retailer's turnaround continues.

October 18, 2013

Pier 1 Imports announced that its board of directors has authorized a new $200 million share repurchase program.

October 18, 2013

The board of directors of Safeway Inc. has increased the authorized level of the company's stock repurchase program by $2 billion.

August 1, 2013

Hhgregg saw a significant improvement in its financial results for the three-month period ended June 30.

July 24, 2013

The Men’s Wearhouse, Inc. has reached an agreement to repurchase $100 million worth of common stock from JPMorgan Chase Bank, NA under an accelerated share repurchase program.

July 15, 2013

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts said its board has approved the repurchase of up to $50 million of the company's common stock, effective immediately.

July 9, 2013

The Kroger Co. has reached an agreement to purchase all outstanding shares of Harris Teeter Supermarkets for $49.38 per share in cash, or about $2.5 billion.

June 19, 2013

Rite Aid is offering to buy back $810 million worth of debt while increasing the amount of a new bond sale announced Tuesday, the retail pharmacy chain said.

June 10, 2013

Wal-Mart Stores held its annual shareholders meeting on Friday morning and the most noteworthy development at the event — aside from a $15 billion share repurchase authorization — was a surprise appearance and glowing comments by Hollywood heavyweight Tom Cruise.

June 7, 2013

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. announced a $15 billion share buyback program at its annual shareholder meeting on Friday.

June 4, 2013

United Supermarkets has completed a transaction to acquire Llano Logistics. Llano has operated United’s two distribution centers – in Lubbock and Roanoke – since their opening.

March 20, 2013

Williams-Sonoma Inc.'s fourth-quarter net income rose a better-than-expected 9%, helped by strong online sales, gains at its West Elm brand and the benefit of an extra week in the period.

March 6, 2013

American Eagle Outfitters Inc. reported Wednesday that profit for the quarter ended Feb. 2 soared to $94.8 million from $51.3 million in the year-ago period, aided by few markdowns.

March 5, 2013

Sally Beauty Holdings announced that its board has approved a new share repurchase program authorizing the company to repurchase up to $700 million of its common stock.

December 7, 2012

Macy's Inc. said that its board has increased its share repurchase authorization by $1.5 billion.

July 20, 2012

The Lids Sports Group retail division has reached an acquisition agreement with JAS Sports Inc., the Seattle-based retailer of officially licensed Washington collegiate and Seattle professional sports team merchandise.

July 11, 2012

Abercrombie & Fitch plans a big share buyback to appease investors, the New York Post reported, and is also likely to cut back on its aggressive expansion plans in Europe.

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