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Stage Stores Inc – NEWS RELEASE (February 25th, 2019)

HOUSTON, TX, February 21, 2019 - Stage Stores, Inc. (NYSE: SSI) today announced that it will release its fourth quarter and fiscal 2018 financial results on Thursday, March 7, 2019. The release of the company’s results will be followed by a pre-recorded conference call, which will occur at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time on the same day.

Stage Stores Inc – NEWS RELEASE (February 7th, 2019)

HOUSTON, TX, February 4, 2019 - Stage Stores, Inc. (NYSE: SSI) announced the promotion of Jason Curtis to Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer.

Stage Stores Inc – NEWS RELEASE (February 1st, 2019)

HOUSTON, TX, February 1, 2019 -- Stage Stores, Inc. (NYSE: SSI) announced today that it received notification from the New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”) on January 28, 2019 that the company is no longer in compliance with the NYSE continued listing criteria that requires listed companies to maintain an average closing share price of at least $1.00 over a consecutive 30 trading-day period.

Stage Stores Inc – NEWS RELEASE (January 15th, 2019)

HOUSTON, TX, January 14, 2019 - Stage Stores, Inc. (NYSE: SSI) today reported comparable sales for the holiday period. On a shifted basis, which compares the nine-week period ended January 5, 2019 compared to the nine-week period ended January 6, 2018, Gordmans off-price stores comparable sales increased 2.4%, department stores comparable sales decreased 0.4%, and total company comparable sales increased 0.1%. E-commerce continued its trend of double digit sales growth.

Stage Stores Inc – NOW, THEREFORE, the Borrower, the Parent, the Agents and the Lenders hereby agree as follows: 1. Definitions. All capitalized terms used in this Fourth Amendment and not otherwise defined shall have the same meanings herein as in the Agreement. 2. Joinder to Credit Agreement. Subject to the satisfaction of the conditions precedent specified in Section 5 below, each New Lender: (a) joins in the execution of, and becomes a party to, the Agreement as a Term Loan Lender; (b) is bound by all agreements and obligations (including, without limitation, the obligation to make loans to the Borrower purs (January 11th, 2019)
Stage Stores Inc – NEWS RELEASE (January 4th, 2019)

HOUSTON, TX, January 2, 2019 -- Stage Stores, Inc. (NYSE: SSI) today announced that the Company will be participating in the 21st annual ICR Conference in Orlando, FL at The Grand Lakes Orlando on Monday, January 14, 2019 with a fire side chat presentation at 3:00 pm Eastern Time.

Stage Stores Inc – NEWS RELEASE (November 23rd, 2018)

HOUSTON, TX, November 20, 2018 - Stage Stores, Inc. (NYSE: SSI) today reported results for the third quarter ended November 3, 2018, and updated guidance for fiscal year 2018. For the third quarter, Gordmans off-price stores comparable sales increased 9.9%, department stores comparable sales decreased 5.5%, and total company comparable sales decreased 2.8%. On a shifted comparable sales basis, comparing the thirteen weeks ending November 3, 2018 and November 4, 2017, off-price increased 10.3%, department stores decreased 4.1%, and total company decreased 1.5%. Loss before income tax was $31.4 million compared to a loss before income tax of $30.3 million in the third quarter 2017. EBIT was $(28.0) million compared to $(28.3) million in the third quarter 2017.

Stage Stores Inc – NEWS RELEASE (November 9th, 2018)

HOUSTON, TX, November 8, 2018 - Stage Stores, Inc. (NYSE: SSI) today announced that it will release its third quarter fiscal 2018 financial results on Tuesday, November 20, 2018. The release of the Company’s results will be followed by a pre-recorded conference call, which will occur at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time on the same day.

Stage Stores Inc – STAGE STORES INCENTIVE AWARD AGREEMENT (September 6th, 2018)
Stage Stores Inc – NEWS RELEASE (August 27th, 2018)

HOUSTON, TX, August 23, 2018 - Stage Stores, Inc. (NYSE: SSI) today reported results for the second quarter ended August 4, 2018, and updated guidance for fiscal year 2018. For the second quarter, comparable sales decreased 0.2%. Loss before income tax was $16.8 million compared to a loss before income tax of $9.6 million in the second quarter 2017, driven by investments in the growth of the off-price business, additional supply chain costs, and increased promotional markdowns.

Stage Stores Inc – NEWS RELEASE (August 13th, 2018)

HOUSTON, TX, August 9, 2018 - Stage Stores, Inc. (NYSE: SSI) today announced that it will release its second quarter fiscal 2018 financial results on Thursday, August 23, 2018. The release of the Company’s results will be followed by a pre-recorded conference call, which will occur at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time on the same day.

Stage Stores Inc – NEWS RELEASE (August 8th, 2018)

HOUSTON, TX, August 8, 2018 - Stage Stores, Inc. (NYSE: SSI) announced that Oded Shein, its Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, resigned his position effective August 10, 2018 to pursue another opportunity. The company has appointed Jason Curtis as interim Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. Mr. Curtis has been with Stage since 2011, most recently serving as its Senior Vice President, Finance and Credit since March 2017. Mr. Curtis also held the roles of Group Vice President, Finance and Credit from May 2016 to March 2017, Vice President, Finance and Accounting from November 2013 to April 2016, and Vice President, Finance and Treasurer from May 2011 to November 2013. Prior to joining Stage, Mr. Curtis served in various financial roles at Belk, Inc. and The May Department Stores Company. Mr. Curtis earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Pittsburgh.

Stage Stores Inc – NEWS RELEASE (June 11th, 2018)

HOUSTON, TX, June 6, 2018 -- Stage Stores, Inc. (NYSE: SSI) announced that the company will be participating in the Jefferies 2018 Global Consumer Conference held in Nantucket, Massachusetts. The company will host investor meetings on Tuesday and Wednesday, June 19 and June 20, 2018.

Stage Stores Inc – NEWS RELEASE (May 25th, 2018)

HOUSTON, TX, May 24, 2018 - Stage Stores, Inc. (NYSE: SSI) today reported results for the first quarter ended May 5, 2018, and reaffirmed guidance for fiscal year 2018. For the first quarter, comparable sales decreased 2.8%. Loss before income tax was $31.5 million, compared to a loss before income tax of $27.9 million in the first quarter 2017.

Stage Stores Inc – NEWS RELEASE (May 15th, 2018)

HOUSTON, TX, May 10, 2018 - Stage Stores, Inc. (NYSE: SSI) today announced that it will release its first quarter fiscal 2018 financial results on Thursday, May 24, 2018. The release of the Company’s results will be followed by a pre-recorded conference call, which will occur at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time on the same day.

Stage Stores Inc – AMENDMENT NO. SEVEN TO AMENDED AND RESTATED PRIVATE LABEL CREDIT CARD PLAN AGREEMENT BETWEEN COMENITY BANK AND STAGE STORES, INC. SPECIALTY RETAILERS, INC. (April 10th, 2018)

THIS AMENDMENT NO. SEVEN ("Amendment No. 7") to that certain AMENDED and RESTATED PRIVATE LABEL CREDIT CARD PLAN AGREEMENT entered into as of the 8th day of August, 2012 and effective as of the 1st day of August 2012 ("Agreement") among Stage Stores, Inc. ("SSI") and Specialty Retailers, Inc. ("SRI") (with SSI and SRI hereinafter collectively referred to as "Stage") and Comenity Bank (formerly known as World Financial Network Bank) ("Bank"), is entered into by and between Bank and SSI on December 22, 2017 (“Effective Date”).

Stage Stores Inc – AMENDMENT NO. SIX TO AMENDED AND RESTATED PRIVATE LABEL CREDIT CARD PLAN AGREEMENT BETWEEN COMENITY BANK AND STAGE STORES, INC. SPECIALTY RETAILERS, INC. (April 10th, 2018)

THIS AMENDMENT NO. SIX (“Amendment No. 6”) to that certain AMENDED and RESTATED PRIVATE LABEL CREDIT CARD PLAN AGREEMENT entered into as of the 8th day of August, 2012 and effective as of the 1st day of August 2012 (“Agreement”) among Stage Stores, Inc. (“SSI”) and Specialty Retailers, Inc. (“SRI”) (with SSI and SRI hereinafter collectively referred to as “Stage”) and Comenity Bank (formerly known as World Financial Network Bank) (“Bank”), is entered into by and between Bank and Stage on the 12th of December, 2017 (the “Amendment No. 6 Effective Date”).

Stage Stores Inc – STAGE STORES INCENTIVE AWARD AGREEMENT (March 23rd, 2018)
Stage Stores Inc – PERFORMANCE UNIT AWARD AGREEMENT (March 23rd, 2018)

Stage Stores, Inc. (“Company”), pursuant to its 2017 Long-Term Incentive Plan (“Plan”), hereby grants to the individual listed below (“Participant”) an award of performance units with respect to shares of common stock of the Company (“Performance Unit Award”) on the terms set forth below. The Performance Unit Award is subject in all respects to the terms and conditions set forth herein and in the Addendum included herewith (collectively with the Addendum, this “Performance Unit Award Agreement” or this “Agreement”) and the Plan, which is incorporated herein by reference and made part hereof. Unless otherwise defined herein, capitalized terms used in this Agreement shall have the meanings set forth in the Plan.

Stage Stores Inc – NEWS RELEASE (March 13th, 2018)

HOUSTON, TX, March 8, 2018 - Stage Stores, Inc. (NYSE: SSI) today reported results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended February 3, 2018, and provided guidance for fiscal year 2018. For the fourth quarter, comparable sales increased 1.1% and net income was $5.6 million, or $0.19 per diluted share, compared to a net loss of $6.8 million or $0.25 per diluted share in the fourth quarter of 2016. On an adjusted basis, including the impact of tax matters and other items discussed below, fourth quarter net income was $13.6 million, or $0.45 per diluted share, compared to net income of $5.7 million, or $0.20 per diluted share, in the fourth quarter of 2016.

Stage Stores Inc – NEWS RELEASE (March 2nd, 2018)

HOUSTON, TX, February 27, 2018 -- Stage Stores, Inc. (NYSE: SSI) today announced that the company will be participating in the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2018 Consumer and Retail Technology Conference in New York City, NY at the St. Regis Hotel on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 with a fireside chat presentation at 1:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time.

Stage Stores Inc – NEWS RELEASE (February 26th, 2018)

HOUSTON, TX, February 22, 2018 - Stage Stores, Inc. (NYSE: SSI) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of 5 cents per share on the Company’s common stock, payable on March 21, 2018 to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 6, 2018.

Stage Stores Inc – NEWS RELEASE (February 26th, 2018)

HOUSTON, TX, February 23, 2018 - Stage Stores, Inc. (NYSE: SSI) today announced that it will release its fiscal 2017 and fourth quarter financial results on Thursday, March 8, 2018. The release of the Company’s results will be followed by a pre-recorded conference call, which will occur at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time on the same day.

Stage Stores Inc – AMENDMENT NO. FIVE TO AMENDED AND RESTATED PRIVATE LABEL CREDIT CARD PLAN AGREEMENT BETWEEN COMENITY BANK AND STAGE STORES, INC. SPECIALTY RETAILERS, INC. (January 26th, 2018)

THIS AMENDMENT NO. FIVE (“Gordmans Amendment”) to that certain AMENDED and RESTATED PRIVATE LABEL CREDIT CARD PLAN AGREEMENT entered into as of the 8th day of August, 2012 and effective as of the 1st day of August 2012 (“Agreement”) among Stage Stores, Inc. (“SSI”) and Specialty Retailers, Inc. (“SRI”) (with SSI and SRI hereinafter collectively referred to as “Stage”) and Comenity Bank (formerly known as World Financial Network Bank) (“Bank”), is entered into by and between Bank and SSI on the 11th day of August, 2017 (“Gordmans Amendment Execution Date”).

Stage Stores Inc – NEWS RELEASE (January 12th, 2018)

HOUSTON, TX, January 8, 2018 - Stage Stores, Inc. (NYSE: SSI) today reported a comparable sales increase of 1.1% for the nine-week period ended December 30, 2017. The Company also narrowed its guidance for 2017 to an adjusted loss per diluted share of $0.90 to $1.15 and comparable sales of -4.0% to -4.5%, from the previously communicated guidance of an adjusted loss per diluted share of $0.90 to $1.25 and comparable sales of -4.0% to -6.0%. Guidance is exclusive of the impact of federal tax reform and the valuation of net deferred tax assets.

Stage Stores Inc – NEWS RELEASE (January 3rd, 2018)

HOUSTON, TX, January 2, 2018 -- Stage Stores, Inc. (NYSE: SSI) today announced that the Company will be participating in the 20th annual ICR Conference in Orlando, FL at The Grand Lakes Orlando on Monday, January 8, 2018 with a presentation at 3:30 pm Eastern Standard Time.

Stage Stores Inc – AMENDMENT NO. FIVE TO AMENDED AND RESTATED PRIVATE LABEL CREDIT CARD PLAN AGREEMENT BETWEEN COMENITY BANK AND STAGE STORES, INC. SPECIALTY RETAILERS, INC. (December 7th, 2017)

THIS AMENDMENT NO. FIVE (“Gordmans Amendment”) to that certain AMENDED and RESTATED PRIVATE LABEL CREDIT CARD PLAN AGREEMENT entered into as of the 8th day of August, 2012 and effective as of the 1st day of August 2012 (“Agreement”) among Stage Stores, Inc. (“SSI”) and Specialty Retailers, Inc. (“SRI”) (with SSI and SRI hereinafter collectively referred to as “Stage”) and Comenity Bank (formerly known as World Financial Network Bank) (“Bank”), is entered into by and between Bank and SSI on the 11th day of August, 2017 (“Gordmans Amendment Execution Date”).

Stage Stores Inc – NEWS RELEASE (November 21st, 2017)

HOUSTON, TX, November 16, 2017 - Stage Stores, Inc. (NYSE: SSI) today reported financial results for the third quarter ended October 28, 2017. For the third quarter, comparable sales declined 3.9%. Net loss for the quarter was $17.7 million, or a $0.64 loss per diluted share, including an estimated negative impact of $0.05 per diluted share from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

Stage Stores Inc – NEWS RELEASE (November 2nd, 2017)

HOUSTON, TX, November 2, 2017 - Stage Stores, Inc. (NYSE: SSI) today announced that it will release its fiscal 2017 third quarter financial results on Thursday, November 16, 2017. The release of the Company’s results will be followed by a conference call, which will be held at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time on the same day.

Stage Stores Inc – NEWS RELEASE (September 28th, 2017)

HOUSTON, TX, September 27, 2017 - Stage Stores, Inc. (NYSE: SSI) announced that, as part of a plan to increase the efficiency of its distribution network, the Company will close its distribution center located in South Hill, Virginia by the end of fiscal 2017. The Company operates three other distribution centers in Texas, Ohio and Nebraska. Operations from the Virginia distribution center will be transferred to these facilities.

Stage Stores Inc – NEWS RELEASE (September 8th, 2017)

HOUSTON, TX, September 6, 2017 - Houston-based retailer Stage Stores, Inc. (NYSE: SSI) today announced that it is delivering aid to communities, guests and associates impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

Stage Stores Inc – EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT (September 7th, 2017)

This Employment Agreement (the “Agreement”) is entered into by and between STAGE STORES, INC., a Nevada corporation (the “Company”), and Steven R. Williams, Jr., an individual (the “Executive”), effective as of June 26, 2017 (the “Effective Date”).

Stage Stores Inc – NEWS RELEASE (August 22nd, 2017)

HOUSTON, TX, August 17, 2017 - Stage Stores, Inc. (NYSE: SSI) today reported financial results for the second quarter ended July 29, 2017. For the second quarter, comparable sales were down 3.6%. The net loss for the quarter was $6.3 million, or a $0.23 loss per diluted share. On an adjusted basis, the second quarter net loss was $4.1 million, or $0.15 per diluted share.

Stage Stores Inc – NEWS RELEASE (August 8th, 2017)

HOUSTON, TX, August 3, 2017 - Stage Stores, Inc. (NYSE: SSI) today announced that it will release its fiscal 2017 second quarter financial results on Thursday, August 17, 2017. The release of the Company’s results will be followed by a conference call, which will be held at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time on the same day.

Stage Stores Inc – EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT (June 8th, 2017)

This Employment Agreement (the “Agreement”) is entered into by and between STAGE STORES, INC., a Nevada corporation (the “Company”), and Chadwick P. Reynolds, an individual (the “Executive”), effective as of April 10, 2017 (the “Effective Date”).