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2009-12-03 07:22:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Cato Corporation (NYSE: CATO) today reported sales for the four weeks ended November 28, 2009 of $61.6 million, an increase of 2% over sales of $60.6 million for the four week period ended November 29, 2008. Same-store sales for the month were flat to the prior year. Sales for the ten months ended November 28, 2009 were $716.0 million, an increase of 3% over sales of $697.2 million for the ten months ended November 29, 2008. The...

2009-10-08 07:17:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Cato Corporation (NYSE: CTR) today reported sales of $70.0 million for the five weeks ended October 3, 2009, an 8% increase over sales of $64.8 million for the five weeks ended October 4, 2008. Same-store sales for the five-week period increased 6% over the prior year. Sales for the thirty-five weeks ended October 3, 2009 were $592.5 million, an increase of 3% over sales of $577.1 million for the thirty-five weeks ended October 4,...

2009-09-02 15:48:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Cato Corporation (NYSE: CTR) reported that on August 27, 2009 the Board of Directors appointed Mr. Bryan F. Kennedy, III to fill a vacancy on the Board effective September 1, 2009. Mr. Kennedy is President and Chief Executive Officer of Park Sterling Bank. Mr. Kennedy currently serves on the board of Park Sterling Bank and as Chairman of the Board of Hospice and Palliative Care-Charlotte Region. "We are pleased to welcome Bryan to...

2009-08-06 07:33:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Cato Corporation (NYSE: CTR) today reported sales of $60.4 million for the four weeks ended August 1, 2009, a decrease of 3% from sales of $62.1 million for the four weeks ended August 2, 2008. Same-store sales for the month decreased 3%. Sales for the second quarter ended August 1, 2009 were $225.4 million, a 2% decrease from sales of $231.0 million for the second quarter ended August 2, 2008. Second quarter same-store sales...

2009-08-04 14:18:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --The Cato Corporation (NYSE: CTR) was recently awarded three bronze 2009 Telly Awards, one for each of their Spring, Summer and Holiday 2008 TV branding campaigns. The Telly Awards are one of the most prestigious awards in advertising and video/film production, recognizing the very best in television commercials and programs. The 2009 Telly Awards received over 13,000 entries from 50 states and 30 countries, of which less than 1,300 received...

2009-03-05 07:10:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Cato Corporation (NYSE: CTR) today reported sales for the four weeks ended February 28, 2009 of $74.7 million, an 11% increase over sales of $67.2 million for the four week period ended March 1, 2008. Comparable store sales for the month were up 8% over the prior year. "February's warm weather drove comparable store sales above our recent trend," stated John Cato, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer. "Inventory is fresh...

2009-02-27 08:10:00

HOPKINTON, Mass., Feb. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alseres Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALSE), today announced that on February 24, 2009 it entered into a securities purchase agreement (the "Agreement") with Cato Holding Company (d/b/a Cato BioVentures) for the private placement of 200,000 shares of common stock of the Company at a purchase price of $1.00 per share. The financing resulted in total gross proceeds of $200,000. The Company intends to use the net proceeds from this private...

2009-02-05 07:10:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Cato Corporation (NYSE: CTR) today reported sales of $52.4 million for the four weeks ended January 31, 2009 as compared to sales of $56.4 million for the four weeks ended February 2, 2008, a decrease of 7%. Comparable store sales for the month decreased 10% from last year. Sales for fiscal fourth quarter ended January 31, 2009 were $209.1 million, flat to sales of $209.4 million for the fourth quarter ended February 2, 2008....

2009-02-02 04:00:00

DURHAM, N.C., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer Advances, Inc. (Cancer Advances), a Cato BioVentures portfolio company, announced today that it has completed its acquisition of all the technology and intellectual property for a suite of products that enhance the immune system for application in three gastrointestinal cancers. Cancer Advances was created as a wholly owned subsidiary of Cato BioVentures to acquire products developed to inhibit the hormone, gastrin, for an undisclosed purchase...

2008-12-04 07:05:00

NFL Player Launches Innovative Program to Reach At-Risk Youth TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NFL all-pro linebacker Cato June (#59), Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and the June Family Foundation, Inc. (JFF) recently launched 59 Academy(R), a community laboratory, designed to expose at-risk youth to lucrative career opportunities in the multi-billion dollar sports-business industry. The Academy has a goal of cultivating next generation sports industry entrepreneurs and executives....


Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.