Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

DIVESTURE OF MW CLEANERS

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DIVESTURE OF MW CLEANERS
12 Months Ended
Feb. 02, 2019
DIVESTITURE OF MW CLEANERS  
DIVESTITURE OF MW CLEANERS

3.  DIVESTITURE OF MW CLEANERS

On February 28, 2018, we entered into a definitive agreement to divest our MW Cleaners business for approximately $18.0 million, subject to certain adjustments, and the transaction closed on March 3, 2018.  During fiscal 2018, we received cash proceeds of $17.8 million and recorded a total loss on the divestiture totaling $3.8 million, which is included within SG&A in the consolidated statement of earnings, and relates to our retail segment. 

We determined that the sale of the MW Cleaners business did not represent a strategic shift and will not have a major effect on our consolidated results of operations, financial position or cash flows. Accordingly, we have not presented the sale as a discontinued operation in the consolidated financial statements.