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Indigo Reports Full Year Results for Fiscal 2019

TORONTO, ONMay 28, 2019 – Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada’s largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer reported revenue of $1.05 billion for its fiscal year ended March 30, 2019. Total revenue decreased by $32.8 million or 3.0% compared to the previous year. Total comparable sales, including both online sales and comparable store sales, decreased by 1.1%. ...more

INDIGO APPOINTS KIRSTEN CHAPMAN AS PRESIDENT, GIL DENNIS AS CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER, AND NATHAN WILLIAMS, FOUNDER OF KINFOLK, AS CHIEF CREATIVE OFFICER

TORONTO, ONMay 28, 2019 – Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), the world’s first cultural department store for booklovers, is pleased to announce the promotions of Kirsten Chapman to President and Gil Dennis to Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately, and the appointment of Nathan Williams as Chief Creative Officer, effective June 3, 2019. ...more

Indigo Reports Third Quarter Financial Results: Flat Comparable Sales Despite Aggressive Transformation Program and Postal Disruptions

TORONTO, ONFebruary 5, 2019 – Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada’s largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer, reported flat total comparable sales growth for the third quarter of its current 2019 fiscal year. ...more

Indigo Announces CFO Transition

TORONTO, ONJanuary 7, 2019 – Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada’s largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer has today announced the forthcoming departure of Mr. Hugues Simard, the company’s Chief Financial Officer, and the appointment of Mr. Craig Loudon, Indigo’s Executive Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer, as his successor effective February 5, 2019. ...more

Indigo Reports Second Quarter Financial Results: Comparable Sales Growth and Continued Aggressive Investment Program

TORONTO, ONNovember 6, 2018 – Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada’s largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer reported total comparable sales growth of 0.7% for the second quarter of its current 2019 fiscal year, including both online sales and comparable store sales. ...more

Indigo Reports First Quarter Financial Results: Aggressive Investment Program and Comparable Sales Growth of 2.4%

TORONTO, ONAugust 7, 2018 – Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada’s largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer reported total comparable sales growth of 2.4% for the first quarter of its current 2019 fiscal year, including both online sales and comparable store sales. ...more

Indigo Announces Voting Results from 2018 Annual Shareholders’ Meeting

TORONTO, ONJuly 17, 2018 – Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada’s largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer today announced the voting results from its Annual Meeting held on July 17, 2018 in Toronto. The total number of shares represented in person or by proxy at the meeting was 25,534,245 representing 95.25% of Indigo’s issued and outstanding Common Shares. ...more

Indigo Reports Full Year Results: Record revenues and impressive comparable growth of 6.2%

TORONTO, ONMay 29, 2018 – Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada’s largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer reported revenue of $1,079.4 million for its fiscal year ended March 31, 2018. ...more

Indigo Reports Q3 Results: Strong holiday season driving 8.2% revenue growth

TORONTO, ONFebruary 6, 2018 – For the third quarter ended December 30, 2017, Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada’s largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer, delivered its highest ever quarterly revenues and a 17th straight quarter of topline comparable growth. ...more

Indigo Reports Q2 Results: Continued strong revenue growth of 3.5% 16 quarters of consecutive quarterly revenue growth

TORONTO, ONNovember 1, 2017 – For the second quarter ended September 30, 2017, Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada’s largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer, delivered a 16th straight quarter of topline comparable growth to achieve its highest ever second-quarter revenue. ...more

Indigo Reports Q1 Results: Highest ever Q1 revenue & impressive earnings growth

TORONTO, ONAugust 8, 2017 – For the first quarter ended July 1, 2017, Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada’s largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer, delivered a 15th straight quarter of topline comparable growth to achieve its highest ever first-quarter revenue and positive adjusted EBITDA. ...more

Indigo Announces Voting Results from 2017 Annual Shareholders’ Meeting

TORONTO, ONJuly 17, 2017 – Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada’s largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer today announced the voting results from its Annual Meeting held on July 17, 2017 in Toronto. ...more

Indigo Reports Full Year Results: Record revenues and impressive earnings growth

TORONTO, ONMay 30, 2017 – Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada’s largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer reported revenue of $1,020 million for its fiscal year ended April 1, 2017. Total revenue increased by $26 million or 2.6% compared to the previous year which was a 53-week reporting period. ...more

Indigo Reports Q3 Results: Continued strong revenue growth of 4.5%

TORONTO, ONFebruary 7, 2017 – Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada’s largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer reported 4.5% growth in revenue for its third quarter ended December 31, 2016. ...more

Indigo Announces CFO's Pending Departure and Appointment of Interm Successor

TORONTO, ONJanuary 9, 2017 – Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada's largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer has today announced the forthcoming departure of Ms. Laura Carr, the company’s Chief Financial Officer. ...more

Indigo Reports Q2 Results: Continued strong revenue growth of 5.4% Three years of quarterly revenue growth

TORONTO, ONNovember 8, 2016 – Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada’s largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer reported 5.4% growth in revenue for its second quarter ended October 1, 2016. ...more

Indigo Reports Q1 Results – Strong revenue growth continues Same Store Sales grow by 7.7%

TORONTO, ON - August 9, 2016 - Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada’s largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer reported 4.4% growth in revenue for its first quarter ended July 2, 2016. ...more

Indigo Announces Voting Results from 2016 Annual Shareholders’ Meeting

TORONTO, ON - July 6, 2016 - Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX:IDG), Canada’s largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer today announced the voting results from its Annual and Special Meeting held on July 6, 2016 in Toronto. The total number of shares represented in person or by proxy at the meeting was 21,792,160 representing 84.26% of Indigo’s issued and outstanding Common Shares. ...more

Indigo Reports Full Year Results: Impressive growth in revenue and profit Comparable Superstore Sales grow by 12.8% and Online Sales grow by 15.3%

TORONTO, ON - May 31, 2016 - Indigo Books & Music Inc (TSX: IDG), Canada’s largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer reported revenue of $994 million for its fiscal year ended April 2, 2016. Total revenue increased by $99 million or 11% compared to the previous year despite operationg seven fewer stores. ...more

Indigo Reports Impressive Third Quarter: Same Store Sales grow by 15.1% Online Sales grow by 17.9% Earnings improve by $19.8M

TORONTO, ON - February 2, 2016 - Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada’s largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer reported 12.9% growth in revenue for its third quarter ended December 26, 2015, marking Indigo’s ninth consecutive quarter of growth. ...more

Indigo Reports Q2 Results: Exceptional revenue growth and improved profitability Comp Superstore Sales grow by 13.6% Online Sales grow by 14.2%

TORONTO, ON - November 3, 2015 - Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada’s largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer reported 8.8% growth in revenue for its second quarter ended September 26, 2015. ...more

Indigo Reports Q1 Results – 7th consecutive quarter of revenue growth Comp Superstore Sales grow by 5.3% and Online Sales grow by 18.2%

TORONTO, ONAugust 4, 2015 – Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada’s largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer reported 2.3% growth in revenue for its first quarter ended June 27, 2015. ...more

Indigo Announces Voting Results from 2015 Annual Shareholders’ Meeting

TORONTO, ONJune 30, 2015 – Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX:IDG), Canada’s largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer today announced the voting results from its Annual Meeting held on June 29, 2015 in Toronto. The total number of shares represented in person or by proxy at the meeting was 21,451,869 representing 84.14% of Indigo’s issued and outstanding Common Shares. ...more

Indigo Reports Full Year Results Strong revenue growth Improved profitability Comparable Superstore Sales grow by 6.8% and Online Sales grow by 11.8%

TORONTO, ONMay 26, 2015 – Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada’s largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer reported revenue of $895.4 million for its fiscal year ended March 28, 2015. ...more

Indigo Reports $24.5M Improvement in Q3 Net Earnings Comparable Superstore Sales grow by 5.5% and Online Sales grow by 10.6%

TORONTO, ONFebruary 3, 2015 – Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada’s largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer reported revenue for the quarter ended December 27, 2014 of $339.4 million, up $7.0 million from last year, despite operating five fewer superstores and one less small format store. ...more

Indigo Reports Q2 Total Revenues up in all channels Comparable Superstore Sales grow by 9.6%

TORONTO, ONNovember 4, 2014 – Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada’s largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer reported revenue for the quarter ended September 27, 2014 of $189.0 million, up $9.6 million from last year, despite operating four fewer superstores and two fewer small format stores. ...more

Indigo Reports Q1 Total Revenues up 5.4% Comparable Superstore Sales grow by 8.3%

TORONTO, ONAugust 5, 2014 – Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada’s largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer reported 5.4% growth in revenue for its first quarter ended June 28, 2014. ...more

Indigo to release first quarter financial results and hold analyst conference call on August 5

TORONTO, ONJuly 30, 2014 - Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada’s largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer announces the commencement of quarterly analyst/investor calls following the release of its quarterly financial results. The first call will be held in connection with the financial results for Indigo’s first quarter of fiscal 2015. ...more

Indigo announces voting results from 2014 annual shareholders’ meeting

TORONTO, ONJune 27, 2014 – Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada’s largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer today announced the voting results from its Annual Meeting held on June 26, 2014 in Toronto. The total number of shares represented in person or by proxy at the meeting was 21,417,016 representing 84.66% of Indigo’s issued and outstanding Common Shares. ...more

Indigo Announces Appointment of New CFO

TORONTO, ONJune 2, 2014 - Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada’s largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer has announced the appointment of Ms. Laura Carr, Senior Vice President, Finance to the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective June 25th, 2014. Ms. Carr, who has been with Indigo since November, 2013 succeeds outgoing CFO, Ms. Kay Brekken, who has accepted a position outside the Company. ...more

Indigo Reports Full Year Results Accelerates Transformation

TORONTO, ONMay 27, 2014 - Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada’s largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer reported revenue of $868 million for its fiscal year ended March 29, 2014. ...more

Indigo Reports Q3 Revenue up 3.0% Online Revenues at Record Level, Significant Growth in General Merchandise

TORONTO, ONFebruary 4, 2014 – Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada’s largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer reported 3.0% growth in revenue for its third quarter ended December 28, 2013. ...more

Indigo Reports Q2 Results Early Success in Transformation Strategy Drives Change in Dividend Policy

TORONTO, ONNovember 5, 2013 – Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada’s largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer reported revenue of $179.4 million for its second quarter ending September 28, 2013. ...more

Indigo Reports Q1 Results Announces Launch of !ndgiotech™ and Poppin™ Indigo named TOP Retail Employer Brand

TORONTO, ONAugust 7, 2013 – Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada’s largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer reported revenue of $171.5 million for its first quarter ending June 29, 2013. ...more

Indigo announces voting results from 2013 annual shareholders’ meeting

TORONTO, ONJune 26, 2013 – Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada’s largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer today announced the voting results from its Annual Meeting held on June 25, 2013 in Toronto. The total number of shares represented in person or by proxy at the meeting was 21,315,169 representing 84.26% of Indigo’s issued and outstanding Common Shares. ...more

Indigo Full Year Results Show Solid Margin Improvement - Improved Net Earnings from Continuing Operations

TORONTO, ONMay 28, 2013 – Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada’s largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer reported full year gross profit $2.7 million higher than last year due to a 2.2% improvement in margin rate. ...more

Indigo Announces Quarterly Dividend

TORONTO, ONApril 29, 2013 – Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada’s largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer announced that the Board of Directors today approved a quarterly dividend of 11 cents per common share to be paid on May 30th, 2013 to all shareholders of record as of May 14th, 2013. ...more

Indigo Q3 Results Reflect Strong Margin Improvements — Improved Net Earnings, Growth in Online, Increased Investment to Accelerate Transformation

TORONTO, ONFebruary 5, 2013 – Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada’s largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer reported a 4.9% decrease in net revenue for its third quarter ending December 29, 2012. ...more

Indigo Q2 Results Reflect Strong Margin and Productivity Improvements — Plum Rewards Membership Tops 5 Million Customers

TORONTO, ONNovember 6, 2012 – Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada’s largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer reported a 5.9% decrease in net revenue for its second quarter ending September 29, 2012. ...more

Indigo First Quarter Results Improved Significantly

TORONTO, ONAugust 8, 2012 – Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada’s largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer reported a 0.8% decrease in net revenue for its first quarter ending June 30, 2012. ...more

Indigo Issues Correction to Year-End Press Release

TORONTO, ONMay 29, 2012 – Indigo Books & Music Inc. announces a correction to its press release issued this afternoon at 4:01 pm (Eastern Time), entitled "Indigo Reports Record Net Earnings". ...more

Indigo Reports Record Net Earnings

TORONTO, ONMay 29, 2012 – Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada’s largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer reported a 2.3% decline in revenue for its fiscal year ended March 31, 2012. Revenue for the year was $934 million compared to $956 million last year. ...more

Indigo Announces Correction to Dividend Press Release

TORONTO, ONMay 22, 2012 – In the news release dated April 23, 2012, Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX:IDG) declared a monthly cash dividend of $0.11 cents per common share payable on May 23, 2012, to shareholders of record on May 8, 2012. Today the Company announced that the correct date of payment is Thursday, May 24, 2012. The record date of May 8, 2012, as noted in the original press release, is correct. ...more

Indigo Announces Quarterly Dividend

TORONTO, ON - April 23, 2012 – Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada’s largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer announced that the Board of Directors today approved a quarterly dividend of 11 cents per common share to be paid on May 23rd, 2012, to all shareholders of record as of May 8th, 2012. ...more

Indigo Revenue Up in Third Quarter

TORONTO, ONFebruary 8, 2012 – Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada’s largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer reported a 0.5% growth in revenue for its third quarter ending December 31, 2011. ...more

Indigo Announces Completion of Kobo Sale

TORONTO, ONJanuary 11, 2012 – Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX:IDG) ("Indigo"), Canada’s largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer, announced today the completion of the sale of all outstanding shares of Kobo Inc. (“Kobo”) to Rakuten, Inc. (JASDAQ:4755) ("Rakuten") for US$315M following the satisfaction of all closing conditions, including approval under the Investment Canada Act. ...more

Indigo Announces Agreement for Kobo to be Acquired by Rakuten

TORONTO, ONTuesday, November 8, 2011 – Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG) (“Indigo”), Canada’s largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer, and Rakuten, Inc. (JASDAQ:4755) (“Rakuten”), one of the world’s leading Internet service companies, announced today that Rakuten has agreed to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Kobo Inc. ("Kobo") on a fully diluted basis for US$315 million. ...more

Indigo Q2 Consolidated Revenue Up 1.7% — Indigo Agrees to Sell Kobo to Rakuten

TORONTO, ONTuesday, November 8, 2011 – Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada’s largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer reported a 1.7% increase in net revenue for its second quarter ending October 1, 2011. Revenue for the quarter was $218.5 million, up $3.7 million from last year driven by growth in the digital, gift, lifestyle and toy businesses. ...more

Indigo Digital Business Grows 170% — Core Business in Transition

TORONTO, ONTuesday, August 9, 2011 – Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada’s largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer reported a 1.1% decrease in net revenue for its first quarter ending July 2, 2011. ...more

Indigo Crosses Billion Dollar Mark — Grows Revenues By 5%

TORONTO, ONTuesday, May 31, 2011 – Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada’s largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer reported a 5% increase in revenue for its fiscal year ending April 2, 2011. ...more

Indigo Maintains Majority Ownership As Kobo Closes $50 Million Investment Round

TORONTO, ONTuesday, April 19, 2011 – Indigo Books & Music Inc. today announced the final closing of the series C investment round for Kobo Inc. Indigo contributed $13 million of the $50 million in financing with the balance contributed by leading institutional investors, as well as current Kobo investor Cheung Kong Holdings. ...more

Indigo Books & Music Inc. Appoints New President, CFO

TORONTO, ONMarch 22nd, 2011 – Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada’s largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer today announced the appointment of veteran retailer and current Indigo Board member Tedford G. Marlow to the position of President effective April 1st. ...more

Indigo Q3 Revenue Up 14%; Digital Business Grows Rapidly

TORONTO, ONFebruary 8, 2011 – Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada’s largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer reported a 14% growth in revenue for its third quarter ending January 1, 2011. ...more

Indigo Q2 Revenue Up 3.8%; Digital and Lifestyle Businesses Grow Rapidly

TORONTO, ONNovember 9, 2010 – Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada’s largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer reported a 3.8% growth in revenue for its second quarter ending October 2, 2010. ...more

Indigo Q1 Revenue Up 5.5 %; Digital Business Grows Rapidly

TORONTO, ONAugust 9, 2010 – Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada’s largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer reported a 5.5% growth in revenue for its first quarter ending July 3, 2010. ...more

Indigo Fiscal-Year Earnings Up 14%: Revenue Rises 3.0%

TORONTO, ONMay 31, 2010 – Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada’s largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer reported a 14% increase in net earnings for its fiscal year ending April 3, 2010. ...more

Indigo Increases Dividend by 10%

TORONTO, ONApril 19, 2010 – The Board of Directors of Indigo Books & Music Inc. today approved a 10% increase in the Company’s quarterly dividend, raising it from 10 cents to 11 cents per common share. ...more

Indigo Net Earnings Up 29% for Key Holiday Quarter

TORONTO, ONJanuary 25, 2010 – Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada’s largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer reported a 29% increase in net earnings for its third quarter ending December 26, 2009. ...more

Indigo Spins Off Shortcovers To Launch Kobo

TORONTO, ONDecember 15, 2009 – Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada’s largest book retailer, announced today the transfer of all the assets of Shortcovers, its digital reading initiative, into a new company, Kobo (kobobooks.com). ...more

Indigo Announces Normal Course Issuer Bid

TORONTO, ONOctober 27, 2009 – Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada’s largest book retailer, announced today that, subject to final acceptance of its notice of intention by the Toronto Stock Exchange, Indigo intends to make a normal course issuer bid ("NCIB"). ...more

Indigo Q2 Revenue Up 1%

TORONTO, ONOctober 26, 2009 – Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada’s largest book retailer, reported a 1% increase in revenue for its second quarter ending September 26, 2009. ...more

Indigo Q1 Revenue Up 1.6%

TORONTO, ONJuly 30, 2009 – Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada’s largest book retailer, reported a 1.6% increase in revenue for its first quarter ending June 27, 2009. ...more

Indigo Q4 Revenue Up 4.0%

TORONTO, ONMay 22, 2009 – Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada’s largest book retailer, reported a 4.0% increase in revenue for its fourth quarter ending March 28, 2009. ...more

Indigo Q3 Revenue Up 2.3%

TORONTO, ON - January 27, 2009 – Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada’s largest book retailer, reported a 2.3% increase in revenue for its third quarter ending December 27, 2008. ...more

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