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EX-99.1 - EX-99.1 - WINMARK CORPc315-20200226ex9912e9e90.htm



Washington, D.C.  20549





Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of report (Date of earliest event reported):  February  26, 2020


Winmark Corporation

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)



(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)








(Commission File Number)


(I.R.S. Employer Identification Number)


605 Highway 169 North, Suite 400, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55441

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)  (Zip Code)


(763) 520-8500

(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)


Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:


Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)


Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)


Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))


Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))


Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:





Title of each class

Trading Symbol(s)

Name of each exchange on which registered

Common Stock, no par value per share


Nasdaq Global Market


Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).


Emerging growth company ☐


If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐



Item 5.02Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers


(b)On February 26, 2020, Steven A. Murphy submitted his resignation from the position of President, Franchising of Winmark Corporation (the “Company”).


On February 27, 2020, the Company issued a press release announcing Mr. Murphy’s resignation. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 of this Current Report on Form 8-K.



Item 9.01Financial Statements and Exhibits







Press Release dated February 27, 2020











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: February 27, 2020


/s/Anthony D. Ishaug


       Anthony D. Ishaug


       Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer