NO MORE TALKS: Foot Locker Inc. on Thursday said it was no longer pursuing a proposal to acquire all of the outstanding common shares of Genesco Inc. The announcement followed an earlier statement Thursday morning from Genesco saying that its board rejected a higher bid from Foot Locker at $51 a share. Genesco previously rejected a $46-a-share offer from Foot Locker in April. Genesco also said Thursday that it invited Foot Locker to participate in a "process" on the same terms as other interested parties, but that Foot Locker declined. The parties are believed to be private equity firms, as reported. Goldman Sachs is Genesco's financial adviser.

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