Jo-Ann Stores Shareholders Approve Merger

| March 22, 2011

On Friday, March 18th the shareholders of Jo-Ann Stores, Inc. approved a $1.6 billion merger with private equity firm Leonard Green & Associates that was proposed last December.  According to Footnoted, Jo-Ann’s Chairman/CEO Darrell Webb stands to receive more than $29 million once the merger occurs, and if he is asked to leave his job within two […]

JoAnn’s ‘Own Your Look’ 2011 Prom Contest

| January 11, 2011

Announcing the Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores “Own Your Look” 2011 Prom Contest where you can win a grand prize of $50,000!  Calling all teens – make your own prom outfit and enter to win cash for college, funds for your future, or dollars for your dreams!  To enter, just make your own prom outfit, including an […]

Giveaway A Day Each Day Of September

| September 3, 2010

In celebration of National Sewing Month JoAnn Fabrics and Martha Stewart have teamed up to host daily giveaways every day this month.  Today’s giveaway is for a Xyron Personal Cutting Machine, a $144.99 value, and there are other awesome giveaways each day including three Singer heavy duty sewing machines!  Check out the giveaway calendar here […]

Joann’s Own Your Look Prom Contest 2010

| January 15, 2010

It’s time for Joann’s annual Own Your Look Prom Contest!  The contest runs through June 15, 2010 and has a grand prize of $50,000 cash for college plus a $1,000 Joann gift card, plus 2nd through 10th place prizes.  The contest is open to students ages 14-19, and is void in Maryland and Vermont. To […]