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US: Ex-Parisian exec joins Man Alive as GMM just-style.com | 10 Apr 08

Retailer The Finish Line Inc has appointed Ernest Brown as vice president and general merchandise manager of its Man Alive division.


US: Finish Line stumbles to FY loss on Genesco expenses just-style.com | 28 Mar 08

Expenses related to its aborted merger with Genesco helped retailer The Finish Line slide into the red with a full-year loss of US$48.1m.


US: Genesco Q4 hit by Finish Line expenses just-style.com | 13 Mar 08

Footwear firm Genesco said that fourth quarter earnings from continuing operations were $4.5m, down from $35.7m in the prior year period, including a pretax expense of $18.8m in connection with the company's merger-related litigation with The Finish Line and UBS.


US: Finish Line Q4 sales slip 10% just-style.com | 6 Mar 08

Fourth quarter sales at The Finish Line Inc slipped 10.1%, the speciality retailer said today (6 March), as same-store sales dropped at its Man Alive casual wear nameplate.


US: Finish Line Q4 sales slip 10% just-style.com | 6 Mar 08

Fourth quarter sales at The Finish Line Inc slipped 10.1%, the speciality retailer said today (6 March), as same-store sales dropped at its Man Alive casual wear nameplate.


US: Genesco, Finish Line agree to end merger deal just-style.com | 4 Mar 08

Finish Line and Genesco today (4 March) confirmed they have agreed to terminate a long-running merger deal between the two companies and to settle all related litigation.


US: Finish Line, UBS to appeal Genesco acquisition? just-style.com | 24 Jan 08

Retailer The Finish Line Inc and its bank UBS are planning to appeal a court ruling that their $1.5bn purchase of hat and footwear company Genesco must go ahead.


US: Finish Line, UBS to appeal Genesco acquisition? just-style.com | 24 Jan 08

Retailer The Finish Line Inc and its bank UBS are planning to appeal a court ruling that their $1.5bn purchase of hat and footwear company Genesco must go ahead.


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US: The Finish Line stays positive despite Q3 loss just-style.com | 4 Jan 08

Sportswear retailer The Finish Line is maintaining a bullish outlook for the business despite reporting widening losses for the third quarter.


US: Court orders Finish Line to close Genesco deal just-style.com | 2 Jan 08

Hat and footwear company Genesco said that the Chancery Court for the State of Tennessee has ordered retailer The Finish Line to specifically perform the terms of its Merger Agreement with Genesco.


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US: Genesco reports November sales as trial begins just-style.com | 10 Dec 07

Hat and footwear company Genesco has today begun a court trial that it hopes will secure a stalled US$1.5bn buyout offer from The Finish Line.


US: The Finish Line projects Q3 loss on falling sales just-style.com | 7 Dec 07

Athletic shoe and clothing retailer The Finish Line expects to post a third-quarter loss after sales fell 4% on the year.


US: Genesco Q3 profit down on merger costs just-style.com | 29 Nov 07

Third quarter earnings at Genesco Inc have slumped to one-third of the value posted in the same period last year after the shoe and hat retailer was hit by charges relating to its proposed merger with The Finish Line Inc.


US: Genesco Q3 profit down on merger costs just-style.com | 29 Nov 07

Third quarter earnings at Genesco Inc have slumped to one-third of the value posted in the same period last year after the shoe and hat retailer was hit by charges relating to its proposed merger with The Finish Line Inc.


US: Genesco receives subpoena from US attorney just-style.com | 27 Nov 07

Retailer Genesco has received a subpoena from the Office of the US Attorney for the Southern District of New York, for documents relating to the hat retailer's negotiations and proposed merger agreement with The Finish Line.


US: Genesco CEO hits out at latest UBS accusations just-style.com | 19 Nov 07

The chief executive of shoe and hat retailer Genesco Inc has hit out at allegations that the company defrauded investment bank UBS after agreeing to a $1.5bn takeover by The Finish Line.


US: Finish Line appoints new president of Man Alive chain just-style.com | 13 Nov 07

The Finish Line has appointed Lou Spagna as president of its Man Alive chain of retail stores.


US: Finish Line lenders extend Genesco financing deadline just-style.com | 12 Oct 07

Lenders backing footwear and sportswear retailer The Finish Line Inc’s proposed $1.5bn takeover bid of Genesco Inc have extended the termination date for their financing.


US: Finish Line lenders extend Genesco financing deadline just-style.com | 12 Oct 07

Lenders backing footwear and sportswear retailer The Finish Line Inc’s proposed $1.5bn takeover bid of Genesco Inc have extended the termination date for their financing.


US: Finish Line files court order for Genesco data just-style.com | 1 Oct 07

Footwear and sportswear retailer The Finish Line has filed a court order calling on Genesco to provide it with access to financial data and personnel so that it can decide to progress with the stalled $1.5bn acquisition of the clothing and hat firm.


US: Paiva closure costs push Finish Line to 2Q loss just-style.com | 28 Sep 07

Athletic shoe and clothing retailer The Finish Line Inc has swung to a second quarter loss, as it continues to be weighed down by costs associated with the closure of its Paiva women’s wear chain.


US: Paiva closure costs push Finish Line to 2Q loss just-style.com | 28 Sep 07

Athletic shoe and clothing retailer The Finish Line Inc has swung to a second quarter loss, as it continues to be weighed down by costs associated with the closure of its Paiva women’s wear chain.


US: Genesco asks court to force $1.5bn Finish Line buyout just-style.com | 24 Sep 07

Genesco Inc on Friday (21 September) ramped up the pressure on The Finish Line to complete its $1.5bn acquisition of the clothing and hat firm by seeking a court order to close the merger agreement.


US: Genesco insists Finish Line closes buyout as banks stall just-style.com | 20 Sep 07

Genesco Inc has demanded that The Finish Line completes its $1.5bn acquisition of the clothing and hat firm after accusing its bankers of trying to get out of the deal.


US: Genesco shareholders OK sale to Finish Line just-style.com | 18 Sep 07

Shareholders at Genesco Inc yesterday (17 September) voted in favour of its proposed $1.5bn sale to athletic shoe and apparel retailer The Finish Line.


US: Banks concerned about Finish Line’s Genesco buy just-style.com | 17 Sep 07

The funding for The Finish Line’s $1.5bn acquisition of clothing and hat firm Genesco Inc could be in doubt after the company that agreed to finance the deal expressed concerns about Genesco’s deteriorating financial health.


US: Finish Line sees Q2 loss as same-store sales fall 4.7% just-style.com | 6 Sep 07

Specialty retailer The Finish Line Inc today (6 September), said it expects to swing to a second quarter loss on charges associated with the closure of its 15 Paiva stores.


US: Finish Line sees Q2 loss as same-store sales fall 4.7% just-style.com | 6 Sep 07

Specialty retailer The Finish Line Inc today (6 September), said it expects to swing to a second quarter loss on charges associated with the closure of its 15 Paiva stores.

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