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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. 

Retail
Walmart Settles With Feds Over Bribery Investigations

After a seven-year investigation, Walmart has entered into a global settlement with the United States Department of Justice and Securities and Exchange Commission regarding the company’s compliance with the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the retailer announced.

Retail
Alden Global Capital Takes Stake In Pier 1 Imports

In a filing with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, Alden Global Capital revealed that it has purchased 7.9 million shares of Pier 1 Imports stock, taking a 9.5% stake in the company, and expressed a desire to become involved in directing the retailer’s business.

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At Home Files IPO

At Home has filed for an initial public offering with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission for initial issuance of about 8.7 million shares, which will afford purchasers a total of 15% ownership in the company.