Because the mailing dates
coincide with different fashion seasons, the main difference between the eight catalogs is the product selection.
Also, monitor the soft schedule--leases or sales--look at brochure print dates, mailing dates
, scheduled grand opening, or other planned events that should increase sales.
Since the fund is mailing so often, Wood said, they cannot move up mailing dates
. "We're locked in because we're mailing so often."
The postal ballot system came under fire in the June local and European elections, when printing problems caused mailing dates
to be put back, though all local authorities eventually met the Government's deadline.
They should aim to obtain specific payment information such as amounts, mailing dates
, check numbers, or the reason a delay is expected.
Firm abnormal returns are negative and significant on proxy mailing dates for a large sample.
The second purpose of this paper is to test for subsequent wealth effects after proxy mailing dates for firms that either negotiate a settlement with proposing shareholders or that pass the shareholder proposal at annual meetings.
For those proposals that pass at annual meetings, abnormal returns are positive and significant on proxy mailing dates. For those proposals that fail, abnormal returns are negative and significant.
Wahal (1996) documented insignificant cumulative abnormal returns for a sample of 211 shareholder proposals over the 7-day window around proxy mailing dates. Further evidence shows that CalPERS-targeted firms experienced positive and significant abnormal returns, indicating that the large pension fund is a dominant force in governance issues.
The Member Services Department receives hundreds of calls a month concerning the mailing dates
of various ACM publications, We thought it would be helpful to include a chart indicating the scheduled mail date for the last issue published of each major journal.