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May 29, 2014

It’s official: Signet Jewelers Ltd. has completed its acquisition of Zale Corporation for $21 per share in cash and a total consideration of $1.46 billion.

Hamilton, Bermuda -- It’s official: Signet Jewelers Ltd. has completed its acquisition of Zale Corporation for $21 per share in cash and a total consideration of $1.46 billion. Zale shareholders approved the acquisition by its longtime rival on May 29.

With the deal completed, Signet now operates over 3,600 locations under the retail banners of Kay, Jared, and Zales in the United States; H.Samuel and Ernest Jones in the United Kingdom; and People's in Canada. Signet also now operates kiosks in the United States under the Piercing Pagoda banner.

March 13, 2012

Zale Corp. said that it has named Jamie Singleton as senior VP and general manager of Piercing Pagoda, effective March 27.

Dallas -- Zale Corp. said Tuesday that it has named Jamie Singleton as senior VP and general manager of Piercing Pagoda, effective March 27.

Singleton is charged with overall responsibility for the company’s kiosk business and will report to Theo Killion, CEO.

Singleton most recently served as senior VP business expansion at CPI Corp.

December 14, 2010

A Tuesday report by Bloomberg said that Zale Corp. is exploring the sale of its Piercing Pagoda kiosk business to focus on its fine jewelry operations.

Dallas -- A Tuesday report by Bloomberg said that Zale Corp. is exploring the sale of its Piercing Pagoda kiosk business to focus on its fine jewelry operations.

Citing three unidentified sources, Bloomberg said that buyout firms including Apollo Global Management LLC are looking at the division. Piercing Pagoda generated more than $226 million in sales for the year ended July 31, and is said to be profitable.

February 26, 2008

Zale Corp. said Wednesday it will close more stores and cut 20% of its headquarters staff....

January 16, 2008

Dallas Zale Corp. said Tuesday that it will close 60 stores in the next 90...