Company to hold a virtual Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders on
Friday, July 24, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. ET
TORONTO, July 16, 2020 /CNW/ - Roots ("Roots Canada" or the "Company") (TSX: ROOT), the premium outdoor-lifestyle brand, today announced the details of its upcoming Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders ("Meeting"). Given current circumstances as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, and in consideration of the health and safety of the Company's shareholders, team and the broader community, Roots is holding a virtual-only Meeting on Friday, July 24, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time by way of virtual-only meeting via live audio webcast and teleconference. Shareholders will not be able to attend in person at the Meeting.
Voting in Advance of the Meeting
As in prior years, shareholders have multiple options to cast their vote ahead of the Meeting, which include online, via telephone or via mail. Details on using each method are included in the Company's Management Information Circular and the form of proxy which are available on www.sedar.com. Shareholders are strongly encouraged to vote in advance of the Meeting, as voting will not be permitted via webcast or teleconference during the Meeting. All votes are to be submitted by no later than 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, July 22, 2020.
As in-person attendance at the Meeting will not be possible, shareholders should not appoint a proxyholder, other than the proxyholders named in the proxy form or voting instruction form, to participate and vote on their behalf at the Meeting.
Listening to the Meeting
Shareholders are encouraged to access the Meeting via live audio webcast or teleconference, which will be accessible as follows:
1-888-231-8191 (Toll-Free North America)
For those that plan on accessing the webcast or teleconference, please allow ample time prior to the Meeting.
Asking Questions at the Meeting
Following the formal portion of the Meeting, the Company will open the teleconference line for a brief shareholder Q&A period with management, and will provide specific instructions at that time. Alternatively, shareholders can submit questions in advance to email@example.com. Management will address appropriate questions submitted by shareholders during the Q&A period following the formal portion of the Meeting.
Established in 1973, Roots is a premium outdoor-lifestyle brand. We unite the best of cabin and city through unmistakable style built with uncompromising comfort and quality. We offer a broad range of products designed for life's everyday adventures, including: women's and men's apparel, leather goods, footwear, accessories, and kids, toddler and baby apparel. Starting from a little cabin in Algonquin Park, Canada, Roots has grown to become a global brand. As of May 2, 2020, we operated 114 corporate-retail stores in Canada, two corporate-retail stores in the United States, 115 partner-operated stores in Taiwan, 37 partner-operated stores in China, two partner-operated stores in Hong Kong and a global eCommerce platform, roots.com. Roots Corporation is a Canadian corporation doing business as "Roots" and "Roots Canada".
SOURCE Roots Corporation
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