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Conn’s Settles SEC Investigation

Conn’s has reached a settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The settlement arises from the previously disclosed SEC investigation commenced in November 2014 into the company’s underwriting policies and bad debt provisions from July 31, 2012, to July 31, 2014. 

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Rent-A-Center To Purchase Merchants Preferred

Weeks after settling litigation related to a purchase deal, Rent-A-Center has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of C/C Financial Corp., which does business as Merchants Preferred, a nationwide provider of virtual rent-to-own services.

Retail
Survey: Amazon Prime Day Shoppers Set To Check Other Sites

According to a study from marketing technology and analytics agency Adlucent, consumers planning to take advantage of Amazon Prime Day remain enthusiastic about the e-tailer. But the shopping doesn’t stop there, as approximately 68% of consumers will explore beyond Amazon, comparing products and prices on other sites.

Retail
At Home Opens 200th Store

At Home has opened its 200th store, in San Diego, marking a major milestone as the company continues its growth and expansion plans across the country.

Retail
Williams Sonoma Launches Schumacher Home Collection

Williams Sonoma is kicking off a new collaboration with American design house Schumacher. The new collection will feature 45 products from both Williams Sonoma and Williams Sonoma Home ranging from tabletop and entertaining pieces to upholstered furniture, bedding, and home décor.

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The Art Of Promotion

One of the enjoyable aspects of my job is the opportunity to write about the constant flow of new products and the ever-changing retail marketplace. 

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