Content about Buybacks

August 13, 2014

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

August 11, 2014

Darden Restaurants, Inc., which operates the Olive Garden and LongHorn Steakhouse banners among others, has completed the repurchase of approximately $900 million of the previously announced $1 billion debt retirement, leaving approximately $1.6 billion of debt on its balance sheet.

July 24, 2014

The Priceline Group Inc. has successfully completed its previously announced tender offer to purchase all outstanding shares of common stock of OpenTable Inc. for $103 per share in cash.

June 6, 2014

The Panera Bread Company board of directors has approved a new three-year share repurchase program of up to $600 million. This new program will replace an existing program which was scheduled to expire on Aug. 23, 2015 and has been terminated by the board of directors in connection with approving the new program.

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.