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Case Status:    ONGOING    
On or around 08/30/2017 (Ongoing date of last review)

Filing Date: August 28, 2017

According to the law firm press release, Vitamin Shoppe, through its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty retailer and direct marketer of nutritional products in the United States.

The complaint alleges that, during the Class Period, defendants failed to disclose material adverse facts about the Company’s true financial condition, business and prospects. Specifically the complaint alleges that defendant failed to disclose that the Company’s retail segment was continuing to dramatically decline, as its ongoing “reinvention plan” was not meeting with success; ongoing changes to the Company’s operating plan brought about through the “reinvention plan” had already rendered the more than $168 million in goodwill being carried on Vitamin Shoppe’s books for the retail segment impaired and Vitamin Shoppe was improperly delaying recognizing that impairment charge; and as a result of the foregoing, defendants lacked a reasonable basis for their positive statements about Vitamin Shoppe’s financial prospects, including the viability of its return to profitability during fiscal 2017, and the success of its reinvention plan.

COMPANY INFORMATION:

Sector: Services
Industry: Retail (Specialty)
Headquarters: United States

SECURITIES INFORMATION:

Ticker Symbol: VSI
Company Market: NASDAQ
Market Status: Public (Listed)

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COURT: D. New Jersey
DOCKET #: 17-CV-06454
JUDGE: Hon. Kevin McNulty
DATE FILED: 08/28/2017
CLASS PERIOD START: 03/01/2017
CLASS PERIOD END: 08/06/2017
PLAINTIFF FIRMS NAMED IN COMPLAINT:
  1. Carella, Byrne, Cecchi, Olstein, Brody & Agnello, P.C.
    5 Becker Farm Road , Carella, Byrne, Cecchi, Olstein, Brody & Agnello, P.C., NJ 07068
    (973) 994-1700 (973) 994-1744 ·
  2. Johnson & Weaver, LLP
    110 West “A” Street, Suite 750, Johnson & Weaver, LLP, CA 92101
    619.230.0063 619.230.0063 · contactus@johnsonandweaver.com
  3. Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP (Melville)
    58 South Service Road, Suite 200, Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP (Melville), NY 11747
    631.367.7100 631.367.1173 ·
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