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CLASS ACTION UPDATE for QRTEA PZZA PM CRON SKX: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Reminds Investors of Class Actions on Behalf of Shareholders

September 17, 2018

NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Levi & Korsinsky, LLP announces that class action lawsuits have commenced on behalf of shareholders of the following publicly-traded companies. Shareholders interested in serving as lead plaintiff have until the deadlines listed to petition the court and further details about the cases can be found at the links provided. There is no cost or obligation to you.

Qurate Retail Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: QRTEA) Class Period: August 5, 2015 - September 7, 2016 Lead Plaintiff Deadline: November 5, 2018 Join the action: https://www.zlk.com/pslra-1/qurate-retail-group-inc-loss-form?wire=3

The lawsuit alleges: Qurate Inc. made materially false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: (1) Qurate was aggressively loosening the credit standards of its Easy-Pay program to attract a large group of new customers; (2) Qurate’s strong sales growth was due to this loose credit policy; (3) accounts receivable associated with this new group of customers posed a high risk of write-off; and (4) consequently, Qurate’s positive statements about its business, operations, and prospects lacked a reasonable basis.

To learn more about the Qurate Retail Group, Inc. class action contact jlevi@levikorsinsky.com.

Papa John’s International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) Class Period: February 25, 2014 - July 19, 2018 Lead Plaintiff Deadline: October 29, 2018 Join the action: https://www.zlk.com/pslra-1/papa-johns-international-inc-loss-form?wire=3

The lawsuit alleges that, during the class period, Papa John’s International, Inc. made materially false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: (i) Papa John’s executives, including Defendant John H. Schnatter, had engaged in a pattern of sexual harassment and other inappropriate workplace conduct at the Company; (ii) Papa John’s Code of Ethics and Business Conduct was inadequate to prevent the foregoing misconduct; (iii) the foregoing conduct would foreseeably have a negative impact on Papa John’s business and operations, and expose Papa John’s to reputational harm, heightened regulatory scrutiny, and legal liability; and (iv) as a result, Papa John’s public statements were materially false and misleading at all relevant times.

To learn more about the Papa John’s International, Inc. class action contact jlevi@levikorsinsky.com.

Philip Morris International, Inc. (NYSE: PM) Class Period: February 8, 2018 - April 18, 2018 Lead Plaintiff Deadline: November 5, 2018 Join the action: https://www.zlk.com/pslra-1/philip-morris-international-inc-loss-form?wire=3

The lawsuit alleges that throughout the class period Defendants issued materially false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: (1) Philip Morris was experiencing a faster decline in overall cigarette and e-cigarette (or “heated tobacco”) sales volumes during the first quarter of 2018 than investors had been led to believe; (2) Philip Morris’ much-lauded sales initiatives had stalled; (3) Philip Morris was experiencing adverse sales headwinds in key markets; and (4) as a result of the foregoing, defendants’ statements about Philip Morris’ business, operations, and prospects, were materially false and/or misleading and/or lacked a reasonable basis.

To learn more about the Philip Morris International, Inc. class action contact jlevi@levikorsinsky.com.

Cronos Group, Inc. (NASDAQGM: CRON) Class Period: August 21, 2018 - August 30, 2018 Lead Plaintiff Deadline: November 5, 2018 Join the action: https://www.zlk.com/pslra-1/cronos-group-inc-loss-form?wire=3

The lawsuit alleges: Cronos Group, Inc. made materially false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: (1) the size of Cronos’ distribution agreements with the Canadian provinces was relatively small; and (2) as a result of the foregoing, Defendants’ positive statements about Cronos’ business, operations, and prospects were materially false and/or misleading, and/or lacked a reasonable basis.

On August 30, 2018, Citron Research published an article entitled “Cronos: The Dark Side of Cannabis Space,” alleging, among other things, that the Company has been “deceiving the investing public by purposely not disclosing the size of its distribution agreements with provinces – unlike every other major cannabis player” and that this was because “the agreements are so small that they could never justify the premium investors are paying for the stock.” On this news, Cronos’ share price fell over 28%, to close at $9.12 per share on August 30, 2018.

To learn more about the Cronos Group, Inc. class action contact jlevi@levikorsinsky.com.

Skechers U.S.A., Inc. (NYSE: SKX) Class Period: October 20, 2017 - July 19, 2018 Lead Plaintiff Deadline: November 5, 2018 Join the action: https://www.zlk.com/pslra-1/skechers-u-s-a-inc-loss-form?wire=3

About the lawsuit: Skechers U.S.A., Inc. allegedly made materially false and/or misleading statements during the class period and/or failed to disclose that: (1) Skechers lacked the operational infrastructure to handle demand and sustain true sales growth in its international markets; (2) Skechers was relying on expensive, third-party operational solutions to drive its international sales growth; (3) Skechers’ expenses would outgrow sales for the foreseeable future; (4) Skechers’ international sales growth was not sustainable without such outgrown expenses; and (5) as a result of the foregoing, Defendants’ statements about Skechers’ business, operations, and prospects, were materially false and/or misleading and/or lacked a reasonable basis.

To learn more about the Skechers U.S.A., Inc. class action contact jlevi@levikorsinsky.com.

You have until the lead plaintiff deadlines to request the court appoint you as lead plaintiff. Your ability to share in any recovery doesn’t require that you serve as a lead plaintiff. Levi & Korsinsky is a national firm with offices in New York, California, Connecticut, and Washington D.C. The firm’s attorneys have extensive expertise and experience representing investors in securities litigation, and have recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for aggrieved shareholders. Attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee similar outcomes. CONTACT:Levi & Korsinsky, LLPJoseph E. Levi, Esq.55 Broadway, 10th FloorNew York, NY 10006 jlevi@levikorsinsky.com Tel: (212) 363-7500Toll Free: (877) 363-5972Fax: (212) 363-7171www.zlk.com

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