Tilly’s, Inc. announced that, in order to protect its people and its communities, it is temporarily closing all 239 of its stores across the United States effective at the end of the day tomorrow, March 18, 2020. The store closures are a proactive measure in response to the continued spread of COVID-19. The Company expects that the closures will remain in place until at least March 27, 2020, although this timing remains subject to change and update by the Company. All store associates will be compensated during this temporary shutdown. At present, the Company plans to continue operating its website, www.tillys.com.
After 93 years as The Reader’s Digest Association, Inc., the company today announced a new corporate name, Trusted Media Brands, Inc. (TMBI), a historic move that addresses its significant and transformative growth.
A powerhouse of iconic, multi-platform brands, Trusted Media Brands, Inc. includes Reader’s Digest, Taste of Home, Simple & Delicious, The Family Handyman, Country, Country Woman, Birds & Blooms, Farm & Ranch Living, Reminisce, EnrichU, The Taste Network and Haven Home Media. The company’s new website,TMBI.com, also launched today, housing the entire brand portfolio.
“The company has undergone a complete turnaround and transformation over the past 24 months. We’ve changed our business model to connect with consumers across all brands and through a variety of channels where readers want to engage,” said Bonnie Kintzer, President and CEO of Trusted Media Brands, Inc. “As we head toward our century milestone, it’s appropriate that our new company name reflects the culmination of those changes and the entity we have become – a modern, visionary, brand-driven multiplatform media business. This includes our flagship title, Reader’s Digest, as well as all of the valued brands that our readers trust as sources of information and inspiration in their daily lives.”
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