play it again sports parent company announces governance changes

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA (January 29, 2020) - Winmark Corporation, the parent company of Play It Again Sports, announced current Executive Chairman John L. Morgan, 78, will retire as Director and Executive Chairman, effective March 1, 2020.

Winmark also announced its Board of Directors elected Brett D. Heffes, 52, currently the company's Chief Executive Officer and Director since 2016, to the additional responsibility of Chairman of the Board, effective March 1, 2020.

As of December 28, 2019, Winmark Corporation had 1,256 franchises in operation under the brands Play It Again Sports, Plato's Closet, Once Upon A Child, Style Encore and Music Go Round. An additional 38 retail franchises have been awarded but are not open.