Can a gym membership hurt my credit?

You join a gym to get fit, but membership contracts and unexpected bills can potentially leave your credit score in bad shape. Fitness clubs may send your account to collections if you miss payments, turning misunderstandings into recurring problems and frequent reports to credit bureaus. Even years down the road, old debts from canceled gym memberships could come back to haunt you. Complicated membership contracts often contain clauses that make it difficult to understand how to keep out of trouble….

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Stamford private equity firm completes nine-figure fund

Private equity firm Atlantic Street Capital is based at 281 Tresser Blvd. in Stamford, Conn. Private equity firm Atlantic Street Capital is based at 281 Tresser Blvd. in Stamford, Conn. Photo: File Photo Private equity firm Atlantic Street Capital is based at 281 Tresser Blvd. in Stamford, Conn. Private equity firm Atlantic Street Capital is based at 281 Tresser Blvd. in Stamford, Conn. Photo: File Photo Stamford private equity firm completes nine-figure fund STAMFORD — Private equity firm Atlantic…

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Lord & Taylor to close, Planet Fitness to open at N.J. mall

Lord & Taylor plans to close, while popular discount gym Planet Fitness will open next year at the Moorestown Mall. Hudson’s Bay Company sold Lord & Taylor in late August for $75 million to Le Tote, Inc., a San Francisco-based clothing subscription service. Le Tote, Inc. says it will acquire 38 additional Lord & Taylor stores, along with its e-commerce operations. There are currently 12 New Jersey locations. “Following an extensive review of strategic alternatives, Le Tote’s leadership and…

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Planet Fitness, Urban Air trampoline-focused center coming to Christia…

A family entertainment site and a fitness center are in the works for the Christiana Town Center off Route 273 south of Newark. Urban Air Adventure Park confirmed plans to open the location in February. The business focuses on trampolines. The address is listed as 501 W. Main St. The fast-growing entertainment company has more than 180 locations in the works or in operation around the nation. Urban Air would apparently be located in space that has been vacant…

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Calamos Advisors LLC Takes $8.72 Million Position in Planet Fitness In…

Calamos Advisors LLC purchased a new position in shares of Planet Fitness Inc (NYSE:PLNT) during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund purchased 120,365 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $8,719,000. Calamos Advisors LLC owned about 0.13% of Planet Fitness at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of PLNT. Pelham…

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Richmond’s Kmart slated to close by the end of the year

CLOSE Buy Photo The Kmart on Richmond’s west side, 3150 National Road West, is seen Thursday, May 31, 2018. (Photo: Mickey Shuey/Palladium-Item) RICHMOND, Ind. — Time after time, Richmond’s Kmart has survived rounds of store closures by its parent companies, but that run of good fortune has come to an end. A spokesperson for Transformco, the entity that now owns Sears and Kmart stores across the country, confirmed to the Pal Item that the city’s lone west-side big-box store will be shuttered…

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Leigh Mall to be auctioned in October; starting bid $1.5M

  Leigh Mall is scheduled to be sold in a private auction in October.    Commercial real estate auction company Ten-X posted the sale, slated for Oct. 15-17, on its website late last week. The opening bid is listed at $1.5 million, and participants must pay a $25,000 deposit to register for the online auction. Colliers International is the listing agent.    Colony Financial owns Leigh Mall, located off Highway 45 in Columbus. The company foreclosed in 2018 on…

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Christopher “Chris” Johnson | ClarksvilleNow.com

By Gateway Funeral Home August 30, 2019 4:34 pm Christopher Bryant “Chris” Johnson age 47 of Clarksville, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, August 27, 2019, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Chris was born in Clarksville on June 15, 1972, the son of John Lee Johnson Sr. and Margaret Ann Wiggins Johnson. Chris is a graduate of Northeast High School. He has worked all of his life and was employed with State Stove and later with…

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‘Treadmill Guy’ runs 72 half-marathons in 72 days

Morné Basson is running 72 half-marathons over 72 days to raise awareness about motor neuron disease. Photo: Laura Pisanello A man known as The Treadmill Guy is running 72 half-marathons (21km) over 72 days in a bid to break a Guinness World Record and raise awareness about motor neuron disease. Morné Basson will be completing four of these marathons on a treadmill at the Planet Fitness gym in Sandton from 26 August to 29 August. Planet Fitness has partnered…

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Texas Roadhouse talks continue | News

Few things catch Scott County residents’ attention faster than rumors of a new restaurant or store. Take for instance when a helicopter landed in the parking lot of the old Kmart and it turned out Rural King executives were looking at the site. Commentators flocked to the News-Graphic Facebook page sharing their hopes that the store was coming soon. Alas, the Georgetown Scott County Revenue Commission said Rural King has not filed a business license — yet. “Rural King…

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