Conn's announced Monday that it has launched a new philanthropic program called Conn's Cares, meant to "help improve the communities it serves by empowering children."
Retailer Conn's Monday announced a quarterly profit $28.5 million, a 34 percent increase over the same period last year, on retail sales of $278.1 million.
Conn's announced Wednesday that it has opened a pair of new locations in Tennessee, the first two Conn's HomePlus locations in that state.
Conn's this week announced that it has opened four new HomePlus stores, in four different states.
Distributor New Age Electronics announced at its annual CES party Tuesday night that Conn's Home Plus is its 2013 Retailer of the Year.
Conn's this week announced a quarterly profit of $24.4 million, which more than doubled the figure of $11.8 million from the same time the year before.
Conn's fiscal fourth-quarter net income more than doubled, buoyed by strong sales of mattresses and furniture and increased revenue in the credit division.
The retailer, which also sells consumer electronics and other items, raised its fiscal 2014 earnings forecast on Wednesday.
Its shares rose more than 7 percent in morning trading Wednesday after briefly touching a seven-year high.
Conn's earned $17.7 million, or 50 cents per share, for the three months ended Jan. 31, up from $7.7 million, or 24 cents per share, a year ago.