|3 Months Ended|
Apr. 29, 2017
In connection with its acquisition of Family Dollar, The Company was required to divest 330 stores and partially support these stores through a transition services agreement. Under the transition services agreement, the Company provides merchandise and services and the buyer reimburses the Company.
In the first quarter of 2017, the Company evaluated the collectability of its divestiture-related receivable. Based on information available, the Company determined that the outstanding balance of $50.9 million was not recoverable and recorded an impairment charge to write down the receivable to zero. The charge is recorded as “Receivable impairment” in the accompanying condensed consolidated income statements.
The entire disclosure for the details of the charge against earnings resulting from the aggregate write down of all assets from their carrying value to their fair value. Disclosure may also include a description of the impaired asset and facts and circumstances leading to the impairment, amount of the impairment loss and where the loss is located in the income statement, method(s) for determining fair value, and the segment in which the impaired asset is reported.
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