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Case Status:    ONGOING    
On or around 10/20/2020 (Date of last review)

Filing Date: April 14, 2020

According to the Complaint, Bed Bath & Beyond is a retailer that sells a wide variety of domestics merchandise and home furnishings. It operates under many brand names including Christmas Tree Shops, Harmon, buybuy BABY, and Cost Plus World Market.

The Complaint alleges that throughout the Class Period, Defendants made false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose: (1) that, due to “aggressive disposition of inventory,” the Company lacked sufficient inventory in key categories to support holiday sales; (2) that the Company’s internal control over inventory levels and financial reporting was not effective; (3) that, as a result of the foregoing, the Company was likely to experience reduced sales; and (4) that, as a result of the foregoing, Defendants’ positive statements about the Company’s business, operations, and prospects, were materially misleading and/or lacked a reasonable basis.

On August 14, 2020, the Court issued an Order consolidating cases and appointing Lead Plaintiff and Counsel. Lead Plaintiff filed an amended Complaint on October 20.

COMPANY INFORMATION:

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

SECURITIES INFORMATION:

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

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COURT: D. New Jersey
DOCKET #: 20-CV-04240
JUDGE: Hon. Madeline Cox Arleo
DATE FILED: 04/14/2020
CLASS PERIOD START: 10/02/2019
CLASS PERIOD END: 02/11/2020
PLAINTIFF FIRMS NAMED IN COMPLAINT:
  1. Carella, Byrne, Cecchi, Olstein, Brody & Agnello, P.C.
  2. Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP
  3. Law Offices of Howard G. Smith
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COURT: D. New Jersey
DOCKET #: 20-CV-04240
JUDGE: Hon. Madeline Cox Arleo
DATE FILED: 10/20/2020
CLASS PERIOD START: 09/04/2019
CLASS PERIOD END: 02/11/2020
PLAINTIFF FIRMS NAMED IN COMPLAINT:
  1. Bernstein Liebhard LLP (New York)
  2. Jan Meyer & Associates, P.C.
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