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Genesco to Acquire Little Burgundy Chain From Aldo Group

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Nashville, TN–Genesco Inc.announced today that its Canadian subsidiary has entered into an agreement with the Aldo Group Inc. to acquire the 37-store Little Burgundy retail footwear chain in Canada.  The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions.  Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Based in Montreal, Little Burgundy serves …

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Despite Q4 Sales Gain, Genesco’s Profit Squeezed by Margin Pressure

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Nashville, TN—Despite strong fourth quarter sales, Genesco Inc. said Thursday that its profit was hampered by “gross margin pressure, lower than planned contribution from new stores and acquisitions in the Lids Sports Group and unfavorable trends in foreign exchange rates.” For the three months ended Jan 31, Genesco posted net …