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CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT
TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): October 15, 2018
TEMPUR SEALY INTERNATIONAL, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
1000 Tempur Way
Lexington, Kentucky 40511
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
On October 15, 2018, Tempur Sealy International, Inc. issued a press release relating to the bankruptcy filing by Sears Holdings Corporation. A copy of the press release is filed herewith as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: October 15, 2018
Tempur Sealy International, Inc.
/s/ Bhaskar Rao
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
TEMPUR SEALY STATEMENT ON SEARS BANKRUPTCY
LEXINGTON, KY, October 15, 2018 – In connection with today’s announcement that Sears Holdings Corporation and certain of its subsidiaries (“Sears”) have filed for bankruptcy protection, Tempur Sealy International, Inc. (NYSE: TPX) is disclosing its credit exposure and sales volume related to Sears. Sears represented less than 5% of the Company’s global net sales and less than $5 million of its accounts receivable exposure as of September 30, 2018.
Tempur Sealy International, Inc. Chairman and CEO Scott Thompson commented, “Our products are broadly distributed across many channels so consumers can choose where and how they wish to shop. We continue to work closely with Sears during their restructuring process while managing our related financial and operational risks.”
This press release may contain "forward-looking statements," within the meaning of the federal securities laws, which includes information concerning one or more of the Company's plans, objectives, goals, strategies, and other information that is not historical information. When used in this release, the words "estimates," "expects,"
"guidance," "anticipates," "projects," "plans," "proposed," "intends," "believes," and variations of such words or similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements include, without limitation, statements relating to the Company’s expectations regarding the impact of Sears’ bankruptcy on the Company’s results of operation, liquidity or financial position. Any forward-looking statements are based upon current expectations and beliefs and various assumptions. There can be no assurance that the Company will realize these expectations or that these beliefs will prove correct. The Company undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statement to reflect events or circumstances after the date on which such statement is made. Numerous factors, many of which are beyond the Company's control, could cause actual outcomes to differ materially from those expressed as forward-looking statements.
About the Company
Tempur Sealy International, Inc. (NYSE: TPX) develops, manufactures, and markets mattresses, foundations, pillows and other products. The Company’s products are sold worldwide through third party retailers, its own stores, and online. The Company's brand portfolio includes many highly recognized brands in the industry, including Tempur®, Tempur-Pedic®, Sealy® featuring Posturepedic® Technology, and Stearns & Foster®. World headquarters for Tempur Sealy International is in Lexington, KY. For more information, visit http://www.tempursealy.com or call 800-805-3635.
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