MEMPHIS — Fred’s Inc. announced Thursday it is closing 104 underperforming stores as part of an “ongoing effort to rationalize its store footprint.” The new round of closings comes five weeks after the Memphis-based company started “going out of business” liquidation sales at 159 stores and follows an evaluation of store performance and timing of lease
MEMPHIS – Fred’s announced Thursday that it will begin to close underperforming and unprofitable stores. The company also has retained PJ Solomon to evaluate strategic alternatives to maximize value for all shareholders. The review will include a thorough evaluation of the company’s current operating plan, as well as all other potential alternatives to maximize value.
MEMPHIS — Fred’s Inc. announced in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission that Joseph Anto, who had been running the company on an interim basis, is now its permanent chief executive officer. Anto was hired by Fred’s a year ago as executive vice president and chief financial officer after spending seven months at
MEMPHIS — Fred’s Inc. announced in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission that Joseph Anto is now the chief executive officer of the company, effective February 3. The board made the appointment on January 30. Previously, Anto served as Fred’s interim CEO as well as chief financial officer. Heath Freeman, chairman of the
MEMPHIS — During its earnings call Friday, Fred’s Inc. announced it is evaluating options for its retail pharmacy portfolio and “actively pursuing a sale” of its specialty pharmacy business, as the company reported financial results for the 2017 fourth quarter and fiscal year ended February 3. The company’s financial results were originally slated to be