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LL Lumber Liquidators

Filed: 4 May 21, 8:00pm

Exhibit 10.1

EXECUTION VERSION

SECOND AMENDMENT TO

FOURTH AMENDED AND RESTATED CREDIT AGREEMENT

SECOND AMENDMENT TO FOURTH AMENDED AND RESTATED CREDIT AGREEMENT (this “Amendment”) dated as of April 30, 2021 by and among

LUMBER LIQUIDATORS, INC. a Delaware corporation (the “Lead Borrower”),

the other Borrowers party hereto (together with the Lead Borrower, the “Borrowers”),

the Guarantors party hereto (together with the Borrowers, the “Loan Parties”),

the Lenders party hereto, and

BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., as Agent;

in consideration of the mutual covenants herein contained and benefits to be derived herefrom.

W I T N E S S E T H:

WHEREAS, the Borrowers, the Lenders, and the Agent, among others, have entered into a certain Fourth Amended and Restated Credit Agreement dated as of March 29, 2019 (as amended by that First Amendment to Fourth Amended and Restated Credit Agreement as of April 17, 2020, and as further amended, restated, supplemented or otherwise modified from time to time prior to the effectiveness of this Amendment, the “Existing Credit Agreement”);

WHEREAS, the Borrowers have requested, among other things, that the Agent and the Lenders agree to (a) the Borrowers repaying the FILO Term Loans (as defined in the Existing Credit Agreement) with cash on hand, (b) increasing the Aggregate Revolving Loan Commitments to $200,000,000 as of the Second Amendment Effective Date (as defined below), and (c) amending certain other provisions of the Existing Credit Agreement, in each case, subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein; and

WHEREAS, the Borrowers, the Lenders and the Agent have agreed, subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein, to (a) the Borrowers repaying the FILO Term Loans with cash on hand, (b) increasing the Aggregate Revolving Loan Commitments to $200,000,000 as of the Second Amendment Effective Date, and (c) amending certain other provisions of the Existing Credit Agreement.

NOW THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual promises and agreements herein contained, the parties hereto hereby agree as follows:

1.Incorporation of Terms and Conditions of Existing Credit Agreement.   All of the terms and conditions of the Existing Credit Agreement (including, without limitation, all definitions set forth therein) are specifically incorporated herein by reference.  All capitalized terms not otherwise defined herein shall have the same meaning as in the Existing Credit Agreement, as amended by this Amendment (the “Amended Credit Agreement”).
2.Representations and Warranties.  Each Loan Party hereby represents and warrants that after giving effect to this Amendment, (i) no Default or Event of Default exists under the Amended Credit Agreement or under any other Loan Document, and (ii) all representations and warranties contained in the Amended Credit Agreement and in the other Loan Documents are true and correct in all material respects (except in the case of any representation and warranty qualified by “materiality” or “Material Adverse Effect”, which is true and correct in all respects) as of the date hereof, except

to the extent that such representations and warranties specifically refer to an earlier date, in which case they are true and correct in all material respects (except in the case of any representation and warranty qualified by “materiality” or “Material Adverse Effect”, which is true and correct in all respects) as of such earlier date.
3.Amendments to Existing Credit Agreement.
a.Credit Agreement. The Existing Credit Agreement is hereby amended to delete the bold, stricken text (indicated textually in the same manner as the following example: stricken text) and to add the bold, double-underlined text (indicated textually in the same manner as the following example: double-underlined text) as set forth in the pages of the Credit Agreement attached as Annex A hereto.
b.Schedules to Credit Agreement. Each of the schedules to the Existing Credit Agreement is hereby deleted in its entirety and substituted in its stead is each of the updated schedules attached hereto as Annex B.
c.Exhibits to Credit Agreement. Exhibit B-2 (Form of FILO Term Loan Note) is hereby deleted in its entirety. Exhibit A-1 (Form of Committed Loan Notice), Exhibit C (Form of Compliance Certificate), Exhibit D (Form of Borrowing Base Certificate), and Exhibit E (Form of Assignment and Assumption) are hereby deleted in their entirety and a new Exhibit A-1, Exhibit C, Exhibit D, and Exhibit E are substituted in their stead, each attached hereto as Annex C .
4.Conditions to Effectiveness.  This Amendment shall become effective on the date (the “Second Amendment Effective Date”) when each of the following conditions precedent has been fulfilled to the reasonable satisfaction of the Agent:
a.Amendment.  This Amendment shall have been duly executed and delivered by the Loan Parties, the Agent, and the Lenders.
b.Corporate Action.  All action on the part of the Loan Parties necessary for the valid execution, delivery and performance by the Loan Parties of this Amendment shall have been duly and effectively taken.  The Agent shall have received such customary corporate resolutions, certificates and other customary corporate documents as the Agent shall reasonably request.  
c.No Default.  After giving effect to this Amendment, no Default or Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing.
d.No Material Adverse Effect. No event shall have occurred after December 31, 2020 that could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect on the Loan Parties, taken as a whole.  
e.Borrowing Base Certificate; Availability.  The Agent shall have received a Borrowing Base Certificate dated the Second Amendment Effective Date, executed by a Responsible Officer of the Lead Borrower. The Excess Availability under the Amended Credit Agreement on the Second Amendment Effective Date, after giving effect to any funding under the Amended Credit Agreement, shall be equal to or greater than $25,000,000 based on a Borrowing Base Certificate dated as of the Second Amendment Effective Date.

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f.Fees and Expenses.  (i) The Agent and the Lenders shall have received all applicable fees and other amounts due and payable on or prior to the Second Amendment Effective Date, including without limitation, reasonable and documented attorneys’ fees of one counsel, in connection with or relating to this Amendment shall have been reimbursed or paid, and (ii) all fees payable pursuant to the Second Amendment Fee Letter that are due and payable on the date hereof shall have been paid in full by the Borrowers in accordance with the terms thereof.
g.Supplement to Information Certificate.  To the extent any changes to the Information Certificate dated as of March 29, 2019 are not reflected in the updated schedules provided pursuant to Section 3(b), the Agent shall have received such updated information and/or schedules attached hereto as Annex D.
h.Legal Opinion.  The Agent shall have received a favorable opinion from Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders LLP, counsel to the Loan Parties, addressed to the Agent and each Lender, in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Agent.
i.Real Estate Appraisal and Environmental Diligence. The Agent shall have received at the expense of the Loan Parties (x) an appraisal and (y) a Phase I environmental site assessment of the Loan Party’s Eligible Real Estate, each in form satisfactory to the Agent.
j.KYC and Beneficial Ownership Certification. The Agent and the Lenders shall have received (x) all documentation and other information reasonably requested by them that is required by regulatory authorities under applicable “know your customer” and anti-money laundering rules and regulations, including the USA Patriot Act and (y) at least five (5) Business Days prior to the Second Amendment Effective Date, any Borrower that qualifies as a “legal entity customer” under the Beneficial Ownership Regulation shall deliver, to each Lender that so requests in writing to the Lead Borrower at least five (5) Business Days prior to the Second Amendment Effective Date, a Beneficial Ownership Certification in relation to such Borrower.
k.Documents.  The Agent shall have received the following executed Loan Documents:
1.a Note, or amended and restated Note, as applicable, executed by the Borrowers in favor of each Revolving Loan Lender requesting a Note and reflecting the Revolving Loan Commitment of such Revolving Loan Lender after giving effect to this Amendment;

2.the Second Amendment Fee Letter, duly executed by the Lead Borrower and the Agent; and

3.such other documents, agreements or items as the Agent may reasonably request in order to effectuate, or in connection with, the transactions contemplated hereby.

Without limiting the generality of the provisions of Section 9.04 of the Amended Credit Agreement, for purposes of determining compliance with the conditions specified in this Section 4 each Lender that has signed this Amendment shall be deemed to have consented to, approved or accepted or to be satisfied with, each document or other matter required thereunder to be consented to or approved by or acceptable or satisfactory to a Lender unless the Agent shall have received notice from such Lender prior to the proposed Second Amendment Effective Date specifying its objection thereto.

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5.Ratification and Reaffirmation.  Each of the Loan Parties hereby ratifies and confirms all of its Obligations to the Agent, the L/C Issuer and the Lenders under the Amended Credit Agreement, including, without limitation, the Revolving Loans, Swing Line Loans and other Credit Extensions, and each of the Loan Parties hereby affirms its absolute and unconditional promise to pay to the Lenders, the L/C Issuer, and the Agent, as applicable, the Revolving Loans, the Swing Line Loans, other Credit Extensions, reimbursement obligations and all other amounts due or to become due and payable to the Lenders, the L/C Issuer and the Agent, as applicable, under the Amended Credit Agreement and it is the intent of the parties hereto that nothing contained herein shall constitute a novation or accord and satisfaction.  Except as expressly amended hereby, the Existing Credit Agreement shall continue in full force and effect.
6.Binding Effect; Integration, Etc.  The terms and provisions hereof shall be binding upon and inure to the benefit of the parties hereto and their heirs, representatives, successors and assigns.  This Amendment and the Amended Credit Agreement shall hereafter be read and construed together as a single document, and all references in the Existing Credit Agreement, any other Loan Document or any agreement or instrument related to the Existing Credit Agreement shall hereafter refer to the Amended Credit Agreement.  This Amendment shall constitute a Loan Document.
7.Multiple Counterparts.   This Amendment may be executed in multiple counterparts, each of which shall constitute an original and together which shall constitute but one and the same instrument.  Delivery of any executed counterpart of a signature page of this Amendment by telecopy or e-mail shall be effective as delivery of a manually executed counterpart of this Amendment.
8.Governing Law; Waiver of Jury Trial.  EACH PARTY HERETO HEREBY AGREES THAT THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 10.14 AND SECTION 10.15 OF THE EXISTING CREDIT AGREEMENT SHALL APPLY TO THIS AMENDMENT.

[Signature Pages Follow]

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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, this Amendment has been duly executed and delivered by each of the parties hereto as of the date first above written.

BORROWERS:

LUMBER LIQUIDATORS, INC., as Lead Borrower and as a Borrower

By:​ ​/s/ Nancy Walsh​ ​

Name: Nancy Walsh

Title: Chief Financial Officer

LUMBER LIQUIDATORS SERVICES, LLC, as a Borrower

By:LUMBER LIQUIDATORS, INC., its Manager

By:​ ​/s/ Nancy Walsh​ ​

Name: Nancy Walsh

Title: Chief Financial Officer

[Lumber Liquidators – Signature Page to Second Amendment]


GUARANTORS:

LUMBER LIQUIDATORS HOLDINGS, INC., as Parent and as a Guarantor

By:​ ​/s/ Nancy Walsh​ ​

Name: Nancy Walsh

Title: Chief Financial Officer

LUMBER LIQUIDATORS LEASING, LLC, as a Guarantor

By:LUMBER LIQUIDATORS, INC., its Manager

By:​ ​/s/ Nancy Walsh​ ​

Name: Nancy Walsh

Title: Chief Financial Officer

LUMBER LIQUIDATORS PRODUCTION, LLC, as a Guarantor

By:LUMBER LIQUIDATORS SERVICES, LLC, its Manager

By:LUMBER LIQUIDATORS, INC., its Manager

By:​ ​/s/ Nancy Walsh​ ​

Name: Nancy Walsh

Title: Chief Financial Officer

[Lumber Liquidators – Signature Page to Second Amendment]


GUARANTORS (CONT’D):

Lumber Liquidators Foreign Holdings, LLC, as a Guarantor

By:LUMBER LIQUIDATORS HOLDINGS, INC., its Manager

By:​ ​/s/ Nancy Walsh​ ​

Name: Nancy Walsh

Title: Chief Financial Officer

LUMBER LIQUIDATORS FOREIGN OPERATIONS, LLC, as a Guarantor

By:LUMBER LIQUIDATORS FOREIGN HOLDINGS, LLC, its Manager

By:LUMBER LIQUIDATORS HOLDINGS, INC., its Manager

By:​ ​/s/ Nancy Walsh​ ​

Name: Nancy Walsh

Title: Chief Financial Officer

[Lumber Liquidators – Signature Page to Second Amendment]


BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.,

as Agent, a Lender, and L/C Issuer

By: ​ ​/s/ Matthew Potter​ ​

Name:Matthew Potter
Title:Senior Vice President

[Lumber Liquidators – Signature Page to Second Amendment]


WELLS FARGO BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, as a Lender

By: ​ ​/s/ Daniel Hurley​ ​

Name:Daniel Hurley
Title:Assistant Vice President

[Lumber Liquidators – Signature Page to Second Amendment]


Annex A

FOURTH AMENDED AND RESTATED CREDIT AGREEMENT

Dated as of March 29, 2019,

as amended as of April 17, 2020,
as amended as of April 30, 2021

among

LUMBER LIQUIDATORS, INC.,
as the Lead Borrower

For

The Borrowers Named Herein

The Guarantors Named Herein

BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.,
as Agent
and

The Lenders Party Hereto

BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.

and

WELLS FARGO BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION

As Joint Lead Arrangers and Joint Bookrunners

WELLS FARGO BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION

as Syndication Agent


TABLE OF CONTENTS

SectionPage

ARTICLE I DEFINITIONS AND ACCOUNTING TERMS1

1.01Defined Terms1

1.02Other Interpretive Provisions51

1.03Accounting Terms52

1.04Rounding53

1.05Times of Day53

1.06Letter of Credit Amounts.53

1.07Divisions..53

1.08UCC Terms..53

ARTICLE II THE REVOLVING LOAN COMMITMENTS AND CREDIT EXTENSIONS54

2.01Committed Revolving Loans54

2.02Borrowings, Conversions and Continuations of Committed Revolving Loans.54

2.03Letters of Credit.56

2.04Swing Line Loans.65

2.05Prepayments.68

2.06Termination or Reduction of Revolving Loan Commitments.69

2.07Repayment of Obligations..70

2.08Interest.70

2.09Fees71

2.10Computation of Interest and Fees71

2.11Evidence of Debt.71

2.12Payments Generally; Agent’s Clawback.72

2.13Sharing of Payments by Lenders74

2.14Settlement Amongst Lenders.74

2.15Increase in Revolving Loan Commitments.75

2.16Defaulting Lenders.76

ARTICLE III TAXES, YIELD PROTECTION AND ILLEGALITY; APPOINTMENT OF LEAD BORROWER78

3.01Taxes.79

3.02Illegality83

3.03Inability to Determine Rates83

3.04Increased Costs; Reserves on LIBOR Rate Loans.86

3.05Compensation for Losses87

3.06Mitigation Obligations; Replacement of Lenders.88

3.07Survival88

3.08Designation of Lead Borrower as Borrowers’ Agent.88

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ARTICLE IV CONDITIONS PRECEDENT TO CREDIT EXTENSIONS89

4.01Conditions of Initial Credit Extension89

4.02Conditions to all Credit Extensions92

ARTICLE V REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES93

5.01Existence, Qualification and Power93

5.02Authorization; No Contravention93

5.03Governmental Authorization; Other Consents93

5.04Binding Effect93

5.05Financial Statements; No Material Adverse Effect.93

5.06Litigation94

5.07No Default94

5.08Ownership of Property; Liens.94

5.09Environmental Compliance.95

5.10Insurance96

5.11Taxes96

5.12ERISA Compliance.96

5.13Subsidiaries; Equity Interests97

5.14Margin Regulations; Investment Company Act.97

5.15Disclosure97

5.16Compliance with Laws98

5.17Intellectual Property; Licenses, Etc.98

5.18Labor Matters.98

5.19Security Documents.98

5.20Solvency..99

5.21Deposit Accounts; Credit Card Arrangements.99

5.22Brokers100

5.23Customer and Trade Relations100

5.24Material Contracts100

5.25Casualty100

5.26Affected Financial Institution100

5.28Sanctions Concerns and Anti-Corruption Laws.100

ARTICLE VI AFFIRMATIVE COVENANTS100

6.01Financial Statements100

6.02Certificates; Other Information101

6.03Notices103

6.04Payment of Obligations103

6.05Preservation of Existence, Etc.104

6.06Maintenance of Properties104

6.07Maintenance of Insurance104

6.08Compliance with Laws105

6.09Books and Records; Accountants105

6.10Inspection Rights.105

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6.11Additional Loan Parties107

6.12Cash Management.107

6.13Information Regarding the Collateral.109

6.14Reserved.109

6.15Environmental Laws.109

6.16Further Assurances.110

6.17Compliance with Terms of Leaseholds.110

6.18Material Contracts110

ARTICLE VII NEGATIVE COVENANTS110

7.01Liens111

7.02Investments111

7.03Indebtedness; Disqualified Stock.111

7.04Fundamental Changes111

7.05Dispositions112

7.06Restricted Payments112

7.07Prepayments of Indebtedness113

7.08Change in Nature of Business.113

7.09Transactions with Affiliates113

7.10Burdensome Agreements114

7.11Use of Proceeds114

7.12Amendment of Material Documents.114

7.13Fiscal Year..115

7.14Deposit Accounts; Credit Card Processors.115

7.15Consolidated Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio.115

7.16Sanctions.115

7.17Anti-Corruption Laws.115

ARTICLE VIII EVENTS OF DEFAULT AND REMEDIES115

8.01Events of Default115

8.02Remedies Upon Event of Default118

8.03Application of Funds118

ARTICLE IX THE AGENT120

9.01Appointment and Authority.120

9.02Rights as a Lender120

9.03Exculpatory Provisions121

9.04Reliance by Agent.122

9.05Delegation of Duties122

9.06Resignation of Agent122

9.07Non-Reliance on Agent and Other Lenders124

9.08No Other Duties, Etc.124

9.09Agent May File Proofs of Claim125

9.10Collateral and Guaranty Matters126

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9.11Notice of Transfer.126

9.12Reports and Financial Statements. 127

9.13Agency for Perfection.127

9.14Indemnification of Agent128

9.15Relation among Lenders.128

9.16Certain ERISA Matters.128

ARTICLE X MISCELLANEOUS129

10.01Amendments, Etc.129

10.02Notices; Effectiveness; Electronic Communications.131

10.03No Waiver; Cumulative Remedies133

10.04Expenses; Indemnity; Damage Waiver.134

10.05Payments Set Aside135

10.06Successors and Assigns.136

10.07Treatment of Certain Information; Confidentiality140

10.08Right of Setoff140

10.09Interest Rate Limitation141

10.10Counterparts; Integration; Effectiveness141

10.11Survival141

10.12Severability141

10.13Replacement of Lenders142

10.14Governing Law; Jurisdiction; Etc.142

10.15Waiver of Jury Trial143

10.16No Advisory or Fiduciary Responsibility143

10.17USA PATRIOT Act Notice144

10.18Foreign Assets Control Regulations144

10.19Time of the Essence145

10.20Reserved145

10.21Press Releases.145

10.22Additional Waivers.145

10.23No Strict Construction.146

10.24Attachments.146

10.25Electronic Execution of Assignments and Certain Other Documents.146

10.26Keepwell.147

10.27Conflict of Terms..148

10.28Acknowledgement and Consent to Bail-In of an Affected Financial Institutions.148

10.29 Acknowledgement Regarding Any Supported QFCs…………………………………… 148

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SCHEDULES

1.01Borrowers

2.01Revolving Loan Commitments and Applicable Percentages

2.03[Reserved]

4.01(a)(ix)Loan Documents

5.01Loan Parties Organizational Information

5.06Litigation

5.08(b)(1)Owned Real Estate

5.08(b)(2)Leased Real Estate

5.09Environmental Matters

5.10Insurance

5.13Subsidiaries; Other Equity Investments

5.18Collective Bargaining Agreements

5.21(a)DDAs

5.21(b)Credit Card Arrangements

5.24Material Contracts

6.02Financial and Collateral Reporting

7.01Existing Liens

7.02Existing Investments

7.03Existing Indebtedness

7.09Affiliate Transactions

7.10Burdensome Agreements

10.02Agent’s Office; Certain Addresses for Notices

EXHIBITS

Form of

A-1Committed Loan Notice

A-2Swing Line Loan Notice

B-1Form of Note

B-2[Reserved]

CCompliance Certificate

DBorrowing Base Certificate

EAssignment and Assumption

(v)


FOURTH AMENDED AND RESTATED CREDIT AGREEMENT

This FOURTH AMENDED AND RESTATED CREDIT AGREEMENT (as amended, amended and restated, restated, supplemented, modified and/or otherwise in effect from time to time, “Agreement”) is entered into as of March 29, 2019, as amended as of April 17, 2020 and as further
amended as of April 30, 2021, among

LUMBER LIQUIDATORS, INC., a Delaware corporation (the “Lead Borrower”),

the Persons named on Schedule 1.01 hereto (collectively, the “Borrowers”),

the Guarantors party hereto,

each lender from time to time party hereto (collectively, the “Lenders” and individually, a “Lender”),

BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., as Agent (as defined below), and

WELLS FARGO BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, as Syndication Agent (as defined below).

WHEREAS, the Borrowers have requested that the Lenders provide a revolving credit facility and the Lenders have indicated their willingness to lend and the L/C Issuer has indicated its willingness to issue Letters of Credit, in each case on the terms and conditions set forth herein;

WHEREAS, the Borrowers, the Guarantors, the Agent and certain Lenders are party to that certain Third Amended and Restated Credit Agreement dated as of August 17, 2016 (as amended, amended and restated, restated, supplemented, modified and/or otherwise in effect from time to time immediately prior to the date hereof, the “Existing Credit Agreement”); and

WHEREAS, the Borrowers, the Guarantors, the Lenders, and the Agent desire to amend and restate the Existing Credit Agreement as provided herein.

NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual conditions and agreements set forth in this Agreement, and for good and valuable consideration, the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, the undersigned hereby agree that the Existing Credit Agreement shall be amended and restated in its entirety to read as follows:

ARTICLE I
DEFINITIONS AND ACCOUNTING TERMS
1.01Defined Terms. As used in this Agreement, the following terms shall have the meanings set forth below:

2019 Financing Plan” means that certain 2019 Financing Plan of the Lead Borrower, dated as of March 5, 2019.

Acceptable Document of Title” means, with respect to any Inventory, a waybill or Document (as defined in the UCC) that (a) is issued by a common carrier which is not an Affiliate of the foreign vendor or any Loan Party which is in actual possession of such Inventory, (b) is issued to the order of a Borrower or, while a Default or Event of Default exists, if so requested by the Agent, to the order of the Agent, (c) is not subject to any Lien (other than in favor of the Agent and Permitted Encumbrances), and (d) the Agent has not notified the Lead Borrower that such waybill or Document is not in form and content reasonably acceptable to the Agent.

Accommodation Payment” as defined in Section 10.22(c).

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ACH” means automated clearing house transfers.

Acquisition” means, with respect to any Person (a) a purchase of a Controlling interest in the Equity Interests of any other Person, (b) a purchase or other acquisition of all or substantially all of the assets or properties of another Person or of any business unit of another Person, (c) any merger or consolidation of such Person with any other Person or other transaction or series of transactions resulting in the acquisition of all or substantially all of the assets, or a Controlling interest in the Equity Interests, of any Person, or (d) any acquisition of any Store locations of any Person, in each case in any transaction or group of transactions which are part of a common plan.

Act” shall have the meaning provided in Section 10.17.

Additional Commitment Lender” shall have the meaning provided in Section 2.15(c).

Adjustment Date” means the first day of each Fiscal Quarter, commencing July 1, 2021.

Administrative Questionnaire” means an Administrative Questionnaire in a form supplied by the Agent.

Affected Financial Institution” means any EEA Financial Institution or UK Financial Institution.

Affiliate” means, with respect to any Person, (i) another Person that directly, or indirectly through one or more intermediaries, Controls or is Controlled by or is under common Control with the Person specified, (ii) any director, officer, managing member, partner, trustee, or beneficiary of that Person, (iii) any other Person directly or indirectly holding 10% or more of any class of the Equity Interests of that Person, and (iv) any other Person 10% or more of any class of whose Equity Interests is held directly or indirectly by that Person. For the avoidance of doubt, Banc of America Merchant Services, LLC shall at all times be deemed to be an Affiliate of Bank of America.

Agent” means Bank of America in its capacity as administrative agent and collateral agent under any of the Loan Documents, or any successor thereto.

Agent’s Office” means the Agent’s address set forth on Schedule 10.02, or such other address as the Agent may from time to time notify the Lead Borrower and the Lenders.

Aggregate Revolving Loan Commitments” means the sum of the Revolving Loan Commitments of all the Revolving Loan Lenders. As of the Second Amendment Effective Date, the Aggregate Revolving Loan Commitments shall be $200,000,000.

Agreement” has the meaning specified in the introductory paragraph hereto.

Allocable Amount” has the meaning specified in Section 10.22(c).

Applicable Lenders” means the Required Lenders, all affected Lenders, or all Lenders, as the context may require.

Applicable Margin” means:

(a)From and after the Second Amendment Effective Date until the first Adjustment Date, the percentages set forth in Level II of the pricing grid below; and
(b)From and after the first Adjustment Date and on each Adjustment Date thereafter, the Applicable Margin shall be determined from the following pricing grid based upon the Average Daily Excess Availability as of the Fiscal Quarter ended immediately preceding such Adjustment Date; provided, however, that notwithstanding anything to the contrary set forth

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herein, upon the occurrence of an Event of Default, the Agent may, and at the direction of the Required Lenders shall, immediately increase the Applicable Margin to that set forth in Level III which shall apply for so long as such Event of Default is continuing (even if the Average Daily Excess Availability requirements for a different Level have been met); provided further if any Borrowing Base Certificates are at any time restated or otherwise revised (including as a result of an audit) or if the information set forth in any Borrowing Base Certificates otherwise proves to be false or incorrect such that the Applicable Margin would have been higher than was otherwise in effect during any period, without constituting a waiver of any Default or Event of Default arising as a result thereof, interest due under this Agreement shall be immediately recalculated at such higher rate for any applicable periods and shall be due and payable (to the extent not already paid) on demand.

Level

Average Daily Excess Availability

LIBOR Margin

Base Rate Margin

I

Greater than 60% of the Revolving Loan Cap

1.25%

0.25%

II

Less than or equal to 60% of the Revolving Loan Cap but greater than or equal to 30% of the Revolving Loan Cap

1.50%

0.50%

III

Less than 30% of the Revolving Loan Cap

1.75%

0.75%

Applicable Percentage” means, in respect of the Revolving Loan Facility, with respect to any Revolving Loan Lender at any time, the percentage (carried out to the ninth decimal place) of the Revolving Loan Facility represented by such Revolving Loan Lender’s Revolving Loan Commitment at such time, subject to adjustment provided in Section 2.16. If the commitment of each Revolving Loan Lender to make Revolving Loans and the obligation of the L/C Issuer to make L/C Credit Extensions have been terminated pursuant to Section 2.06 or Section 8.02 or if the Aggregate Revolving Loan Commitments have expired, then the Applicable Percentage of each Revolving Loan Lender shall be determined based on the Applicable Percentage of such Revolving Loan Lender most recently in effect, giving effect to any subsequent assignments. The initial Applicable Percentage of each Lender is set forth opposite the name of such Lender on Schedule 2.01 or in the Assignment and Assumption pursuant to which such Lender becomes a party hereto, as applicable.

Applicable Rate” means, at any time of calculation, (a) with respect to Commercial Letters of Credit, a per annum rate equal to fifty percent (50%) of the Applicable Margin for Loans which are LIBOR Rate Loans, and (b) with respect to Standby Letters of Credit, a per annum rate equal to the Applicable Margin for Loans which are LIBOR Rate Loans.

Appraised Value” means (a) with respect to Inventory, the appraised orderly liquidation value, net of costs and expenses to be incurred in connection with any such liquidation, which value is expressed as a percentage of Cost of Inventory as set forth in the inventory stock ledger of the Borrowers, which value shall be determined from time to time by the most recent appraisal undertaken by an independent appraiser engaged by the Agent, and (b) with respect to Real Estate, the fair market value of Real Estate

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as set forth in the most recent appraisal of Real Estate as determined from time to time by an independent appraiser engaged by the Agent, which appraisal shall assume, among other things, a marketing time of not greater than eighteen (18) months or less than three (3) months.

Approved Fund” means any Fund that is administered or managed by (a) a Lender, (b) an Affiliate of a Lender (c) an entity or an Affiliate of an entity that administers or manages a Lender, or (d) the same investment advisor or an advisor under common control with such Lender, Affiliate or advisor, as applicable.

Arrangers” means each of Bank of America and Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, in their capacities as joint lead arrangers and joint book managers.

Assignee Group” means two or more Eligible Assignees that are Affiliates of one another or two or more Approved Funds managed by the same investment advisor.

Assignment and Assumption” means an assignment and assumption entered into by a Lender and an Eligible Assignee (with the consent of any party whose consent is required by Section 10.06(b)), and accepted by the Agent, in substantially the form of Exhibit E or any other form approved by the Agent.

Attributable Indebtedness” means, on any date, (a) in respect of any Capital Lease Obligation of any Person, the capitalized amount thereof that would appear on a balance sheet of such Person prepared as of such date in accordance with GAAP, and (b) in respect of any Synthetic Lease Obligation (other than a Capital Lease Obligation), the capitalized amount of the remaining lease or similar payments under the relevant lease or other applicable agreement or instrument that would appear on a balance sheet of such Person prepared as of such date in accordance with GAAP if such lease, agreement or instrument were accounted for as a capital lease.

Audited Financial Statements” means the audited consolidated balance sheet of the Parent and its Subsidiaries for the Fiscal Year ended December 31, 2020, and the related consolidated statements of income or operations, Shareholders’ Equity and cash flows for such Fiscal Year of the Parent and its Subsidiaries, including the notes thereto.

Auto-Extension Letter of Credit” shall have the meaning specified in Section 2.03(b)(iii).

Available Tenor” means, as of any date of determination and with respect to the then-current Benchmark, as applicable, (x) if the then-current Benchmark is a term rate, any tenor for such Benchmark that is or may be used for determining the length of an Interest Period or (y) otherwise, any payment period for interest calculated with reference to such Benchmark, as applicable, pursuant to this Agreement as of such date.

Availability Period” means the period from and including the Fourth Restatement Date to the earliest of (a) the Maturity Date, (b) the date of termination of the Revolving Loan Commitments pursuant to Section 2.06, and (c) the date of termination of the Revolving Loan Commitments and of the obligation of the L/C Issuer to make L/C Credit Extensions pursuant to Section 8.02.

Availability Reserves” means, without duplication of any other Reserves or items that are otherwise addressed or excluded through eligibility criteria, such reserves as the Agent from time to time determines in its Permitted Discretion as being appropriate (a) to reflect the impediments to the Agent’s ability to realize upon the Collateral included in the Revolving Borrowing Base, (b) to reflect claims and liabilities that the Agent determines in its Permitted Discretion will need to be satisfied in connection with the realization upon the Collateral included in the Revolving Borrowing Base, (c) to reflect criteria, events,

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conditions, contingencies or risks which adversely affect any component of the Revolving Borrowing Base, or the assets, business, financial performance or financial condition of any Loan Party, or (d) to reflect that a Default or an Event of Default then exists. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, Availability Reserves may include, in the Agent’s Permitted Discretion, (but are not limited to) reserves based on (without duplication): (i) rent; (ii) customs duties, and other costs to release Inventory which is being imported into the United States; (iii) outstanding Taxes and other governmental charges due and owing by a Borrower but unpaid, including, without limitation, ad valorem, real estate, personal property, sales, claims of the PBGC and other Taxes which may have priority over the interests of the Agent in the Collateral; (iv) salaries, wages and benefits due and owing to employees of any Borrower but unpaid, (v) Customer Credit Liabilities, (vi) customer deposits, (viii) reserves for reasonably anticipated changes in the Appraised Value of Eligible Inventory between appraisals, (viii) unpaid warehousemen’s or bailee’s charges due and owing by any Borrower relating to Inventory of any Borrower and other Permitted Encumbrances which may have priority over the interests of the Agent in the Collateral, (ix) Cash Management Reserves, (x) Bank Products Reserves, and (xi) Realty Reserves.

Average Daily Excess Availability” shall mean, as of any date of determination thereof, the average daily Excess Availability for the immediately preceding Fiscal Quarter.

Bail-In Action” means the exercise of any Write-Down and Conversion Powers by the applicable Resolution Authority in respect of any liability of an Affected Financial Institution.

Bail-In Legislation” means with respect to (a) any EEA Member Country implementing Article 55 of Directive 2014/59/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of the European Union, the implementing law for such EEA Member Country from time to time which is described in the EU Bail-In Legislation Schedule, or (b) the United Kingdom, Part I of the United Kingdom Banking Act 2009 and any other law applicable in the United Kingdom relating to the resolution of unsound or failing banks, investment firms or other financial institutions or their affiliates (other than through liquidation, administration or other insolvency proceedings).

Bank of America” means Bank of America, N.A. and its successors.

Bank of America Fee Letter” means that certain fee letter, dated as of March 8, 2019, by and among Bank of America, MLPFS, and the Lead Borrower.

Bank Product Reserves” means such reserves as the Agent from time to time determines in its Permitted Discretion as being appropriate to reflect the liabilities and obligations of the Loan Parties with respect to Bank Products then provided or outstanding.

Bank Products” means any services of facilities provided to any Loan Party by the Agent, any Revolving Loan Lender, or any of their respective Affiliates, including, without limitation, on account of (a) Swap Contracts and (b) supply chain finance services (including, without limitation, trade payable services and supplier accounts receivable purchases), but excluding Cash Management Services.

Base Rate means for any day a fluctuating rate per annum equal to the highest of (a) the Federal Funds Rate plus 1/2 of 1%, (b) the rate of interest in effect for such day as publicly announced from time to time by Bank of America as its “prime rate,” and (c) the LIBOR Rate plus 1.00% (which rate, for the avoidance of doubt, shall not be less than the Floor). The “prime rate” is a rate set by Bank of America based upon various factors including Bank of America’s costs and desired return, general economic conditions and other factors, and is used as a reference point for pricing some loans, which may be priced at, above, or below such announced rate. Any change in such prime rate announced by Bank of America

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shall take effect at the opening of business on the day specified in the public announcement of such change. If the Base Rate is being used as an alternate rate of interest pursuant to Section 3.03 hereof, then the Base Rate shall be the greater of clauses (a) and (b) above and shall be determined without reference to clause (c) above.

Base Rate Loan” means a Loan that bears interest based on the Base Rate.

Basel III” means the set of reform measures designed to improve the regulation, supervision and risk management within the banking sector, as developed by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision.

Benchmark” means, initially, LIBOR; provided that if a replacement of the Benchmark has occurred pursuant to Section 3.03(d) then “Benchmark�� means the applicable Benchmark Replacement to the extent that such Benchmark Replacement has replaced such prior benchmark rate. Any reference to “Benchmark” shall include, as applicable, the published component used in the calculation thereof.

Benchmark Replacement” means:

(1)For purposes of Section 3.03(d)(i), the first alternative set forth below that can be determined by the Agent:
(a)the sum of: (i) Term SOFR and (ii) 0.11448% (11.448 basis points) for an Available Tenor of one-month’s duration, 0.26161% (26.161 basis points) for an Available Tenor of three-months’ duration, 0.42826% (42.826 basis points) for an Available Tenor of six-months’ duration, and 0.71513% (71.513 basis points) for an Available Tenor of twelve-months’ duration, or
(b)the sum of: (i) Daily Simple SOFR and (ii) 0.11448% (11.448 basis points);
provided that, if initially LIBOR is replaced with the rate contained in clause (b) above (Daily Simple SOFR plus the applicable spread adjustment) and subsequent to such replacement, the Agent determines that Term SOFR has become available and is administratively feasible for the Agent in its sole discretion, and the Agent notifies the Lead Borrower and each Lender of such availability, then from and after the beginning of the Interest Period, relevant interest payment date or payment period for interest calculated, in each case, commencing no less than thirty (30) days after the date of such notice, the Benchmark Replacement shall be as set forth in clause (a) above; and

(2)For purposes of Section 3.03(d)(ii), the sum of (a) the alternate benchmark rate and (b) an adjustment (which may be a positive or negative value or zero), in each case, that has been selected by the Agent and the Lead Borrower as the replacement Benchmark giving due consideration to any evolving or then-prevailing market convention, including any applicable recommendations made by a Relevant Governmental Body, for U.S. dollar-denominated syndicated credit facilities at such time;

provided that, if the Benchmark Replacement as determined pursuant to clause (1) or (2) above would be less than the Floor, the Benchmark Replacement will be deemed to be the Floor for the purposes of this Agreement and the other Loan Documents. Any Benchmark Replacement shall be applied in a manner consistent with market practice; provided that to the extent such market practice is not administratively feasible for the Agent, such Benchmark Replacement shall be applied in a manner as otherwise reasonably determined by the Agent.

Benchmark Replacement Conforming Changes” means, with respect to any Benchmark Replacement, any technical, administrative or operational changes (including changes to the definition of “Base Rate,”

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the definition of “Business Day,” the definition of “Interest Period,” timing and frequency of determining rates and making payments of interest, timing of borrowing requests or prepayment, conversion or continuation notices, the applicability and length of lookback periods, the applicability of breakage provisions, and other technical, administrative or operational matters) that the Agent decides may be appropriate to reflect the adoption and implementation of such Benchmark Replacement and to permit the administration thereof by the Agent in a manner substantially consistent with market practice (or, if the Agent decides that adoption of any portion of such market practice is not administratively feasible or if the Agent determines that no market practice for the administration of such Benchmark Replacement exists, in such other manner of administration as the Agent decides is reasonably necessary in connection with the administration of this Agreement and the other Loan Documents).
Benchmark Transition Event” means, with respect to any then-current Benchmark other than LIBOR, the occurrence of a public statement or publication of information by or on behalf of the administrator of the then-current Benchmark or a Governmental Authority with jurisdiction over such administrator announcing or stating that all Available Tenors are or will no longer be representative, or made available, or used for determining the interest rate of loans, or shall or will otherwise cease, provided that, at the time of such statement or publication, there is no successor administrator that is satisfactory to the Agent, that will continue to provide any representative tenors of such Benchmark after such specific date.

Beneficial Ownership Certification” means a certification regarding beneficial ownership required by the Beneficial Ownership Regulation.

Beneficial Ownership Regulation” means 31 C.F.R. § 1010.230.

Benefit Plan” means any of (a) an “employee benefit plan” (as defined in ERISA) that is subject to Title I of ERISA, (b) a “plan” as defined in and subject to Section 4975 of the Code or (c) any Person whose assets include (for purposes of ERISA Section 3(42) or otherwise for purposes of Title I of ERISA or Section 4975 of the Code) the assets of any such “employee benefit plan” or “plan”.

BHC Act Affiliate” of a party means an “affiliate” (as such term is defined under, and interpreted in accordance with, 12 U.S.C. 1841(k)) of such party.

Borrowers” has the meaning specified in the introductory paragraph hereto.

Borrowing” means a Committed Revolving Loan Borrowing or a Swing Line Borrowing, as the context may require.

Borrowing Base Certificate” means a certificate substantially in the form of Exhibit D attached hereto (with such changes therein as may be required by the Agent to reflect the components of and reserves against the Revolving Borrowing Base as provided for hereunder from time to time), executed and certified as accurate and complete by a Responsible Officer of the Lead Borrower which shall include appropriate exhibits, schedules, supporting documentation, and additional reports as reasonably requested by the Agent.

Business Day” means any day other than a Saturday, Sunday or other day on which commercial banks are authorized to close under the Laws of, or are in fact closed in, the state where the Agent’s Office is located and, if such day relates to any LIBOR Rate Loan, means any such day on which dealings in Dollar deposits are conducted by and between banks in the London interbank market.

Capital Expenditures” means, with respect to any Person for any period, (a) all expenditures made (whether made in the form of cash or other property) or costs incurred for the acquisition or improvement of fixed or capital assets of such Person (excluding normal replacements and maintenance which are

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properly charged to current operations), in each case that are (or should be) set forth as capital expenditures in a Consolidated statement of cash flows of such Person for such period, in each case prepared in accordance with GAAP, and (b) Capital Lease Obligations incurred by a Person during such period. For purposes of this definition, the purchase price of Equipment that is purchased substantially contemporaneously with the trade-in or sale of similar Equipment or with insurance proceeds therefrom shall be included in Capital Expenditures only to the extent of the gross amount by which such purchase price exceeds the credit granted to such Person for the Equipment being traded in by the seller of such new Equipment, the proceeds of such sale or the amount of the insurance proceeds, as the case may be.

Capital Lease Obligations” means, with respect to any Person for any period, the obligations of such Person to pay rent or other amounts under any lease of (or other arrangement conveying the right to use) real or personal property, or a combination thereof, which obligations are required to be classified and accounted for as liabilities on a balance sheet of such Person under GAAP and the amount of which obligations shall be the capitalized amount thereof determined in accordance with GAAP.

Cash Collateral Account” means a non-interest bearing account established by one or more of the Loan Parties with Bank of America, and in the name of, the Agent (or as the Agent shall otherwise direct) and under the sole and exclusive dominion and control of the Agent, in which deposits are required to be made in accordance with Section 2.03(g) or 8.02(c).

Cash Collateralize” means to deposit in the Cash Collateral Account or to pledge and deposit with or deliver to the Agent, for the benefit of one or more of the Agent, the L/C Issuer or the Lenders, as collateral for L/C Obligations or obligations of the Lenders to fund participations in respect thereof (as the context may require), L/C Obligations, cash or deposit account balances or, if the Agent and the L/C Issuer shall agree in their sole discretion, other credit support, in each case pursuant to documentation in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Agent and the L/C Issuer. “Cash Collateral” shall have a meaning correlative to the foregoing and shall include the proceeds of such cash collateral and other credit support.

Cash Dominion Event” means either (i) the occurrence and continuance of any Specified Event of Default, or (ii) the failure of the Borrowers to maintain Excess Availability for three (3) or more consecutive Business Days of at least the greater of (x) 10% of the Revolving Loan Cap or (y) $17,500,000. For purposes of this Agreement, the occurrence of a Cash Dominion Event shall be deemed continuing (i) so long as such Specified Event of Default is continuing hereunder, and/or (ii) if the Cash Dominion Event arises as a result of the Borrowers’ failure to achieve Excess Availability as required hereunder, until Excess Availability has exceeded the greater of (x) 10% of the Revolving Loan Cap or (y) $17,500,000 for sixty (60) consecutive days, in which case a Cash Dominion Event shall no longer be deemed to be continuing for purposes of this Agreement; provided that a Cash Dominion Event shall be deemed continuing (even if a Specified Event of Default is no longer continuing and/or Excess Availability exceeds the required amount for sixty (60) consecutive days) at all times after a Cash Dominion Event has occurred and been discontinued on four (4) occasions after the Second Amendment Effective Date. The termination of a Cash Dominion Event as provided herein shall in no way limit, waive or delay the occurrence of a subsequent Cash Dominion Event in the event that the conditions set forth in this definition again arise.

Cash Management Reserves” means such reserves as the Agent, from time to time, determines in its Permitted Discretion as being appropriate to reflect the reasonably anticipated liabilities and obligations of the Loan Parties with respect to Cash Management Services then provided or outstanding.

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Cash Management Services” means any cash management services provided to any Loan Party by the Agent or any Revolving Loan Lender or any of their respective Affiliates, including, without limitation, (a) ACH transactions, (b) treasury and/or cash management services, including, without limitation, controlled disbursement services, treasury, depository, overdraft, and electronic funds transfer services, (c) credit card processing services and other merchant services (other than those constituting a line of credit), and (d) credit or debit cards and purchase cards.

CERCLA” means the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, 42 U.S.C. § 9601 et seq.

CERCLIS” means the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Information System maintained by the United States Environmental Protection Agency.

CFC” means a Person that is a controlled foreign corporation under Section 957 of the Code.

Change in Law” means the occurrence, after the date of this Agreement, of any of the following: (a) the adoption or taking effect of any law, rule, regulation or treaty, (b) any change in any law, rule, regulation or treaty or in the administration, interpretation, implementation or application thereof by any Governmental Authority or (c) the making or issuance of any request, rule, guideline or directive (whether or not having the force of law) by any Governmental Authority; provided that notwithstanding anything herein to the contrary, (x) the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and all requests, rules, guidelines or directives thereunder or issued in connection therewith and (y) all requests, rules, guidelines or directives promulgated by the Bank for International Settlements, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (or any successor or similar authority) or the United States or foreign regulatory authorities, in each case pursuant to Basel III, shall in each case be deemed to be a “Change in Law”, regardless of the date enacted, adopted or issued.

Change of Control” means an event or series of events by which:

(a)any “person” or “group” (as such terms are used in Sections 13(d) and 14(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, but excluding any employee benefit plan of such person or its subsidiaries, and any person or entity acting in its capacity as trustee, agent or other fiduciary or administrator of any such plan) becomes the “beneficial owner” (as defined in Rules 13d-3 and 13d-5 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, except that a person or group shall be deemed to have “beneficial ownership” of all securities that such person or group has the right to acquire, whether such right is exercisable immediately or only after the passage of time (such right, an “option right”)), directly or indirectly, of 35% or more of the Equity Interests of the Parent entitled to vote for members of the board of directors or equivalent governing body of the Parent on a fully-diluted basis (and taking into account all such Equity Interests that such “person” or “group” has the right to acquire pursuant to any option right); or
(b)during any period of 12 consecutive months, a majority of the members of the board of directors or other equivalent governing body of the Parent cease to be composed of individuals (i) who were members of that board or equivalent governing body on the first day of such period, (ii) whose election or nomination to that board or equivalent governing body was approved by individuals referred to in clause (i) above constituting at the time of such election or nomination at least a majority of that board or equivalent governing body or (iii) whose election or nomination to that board or other equivalent governing body was approved by individuals referred to in clauses (i) and (ii) above constituting at the time of such election or nomination at least a majority of that board or equivalent governing body; or

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(c)any “change in control” or similar event as defined in any Organization Document of any Loan Party or any document governing Material Indebtedness of any Loan Party; or
(d)the Parent fails at any time to own, directly or indirectly, 100% of the Equity Interests of each other Loan Party free and clear of all Liens (other than the Liens in favor of the Agent and Permitted Encumbrances), except where such failure is as a result of a transaction permitted by the Loan Documents.

Code” means the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, and the regulations promulgated thereunder, as amended and in effect.

Collateral” means any and all “Collateral” or “Mortgaged Property” as defined in any applicable Security Document and all other property that is or is intended under the terms of the Security Documents to be subject to Liens in favor of the Agent.

Collateral Access Agreement” means an agreement reasonably satisfactory in form and substance to the Agent executed by (a) a bailee or other Person in possession of Collateral, and/or (b) a landlord of Real Estate leased by any Loan Party, pursuant to which such Person (i) acknowledges the Agent’s Lien on the Collateral, (ii) releases or subordinates such Person’s Liens in the Collateral held by such Person or located on such Real Estate, (iii) provides the Agent with access to the Collateral held by such bailee or other Person or located in or on such Real Estate, (iv) as to any landlord, provides the Agent with a reasonable time to sell and dispose of the Collateral from such Real Estate, and (v) makes such other agreements with the Agent as the Agent may reasonably require.

Collection Account” has the meaning provided in Section 6.12(c).

Commercial Letter of Credit” means any letter of credit or similar instrument issued for the purpose of providing the primary payment mechanism in connection with the purchase of any materials, goods or services by a Loan Party in the ordinary course of business of such Loan Party.

Commitment Fee” has the meaning specified in Section 2.09(a).

Commitment Fee Percentage” means 0.25% per annum.

Committed Loan Notice” means a notice of (a) a Committed Revolving Loan Borrowing, (b) a Conversion of Committed Revolving Loans from one Type to the other, or (c) a continuation of LIBOR Rate Loans, pursuant to Section 2.02(b), which, if in writing, shall be substantially in the form of Exhibit A-1.

Committed Revolving Loan” has the meaning specified in Section 2.01.

Committed Revolving Loan Borrowing” means a borrowing consisting of simultaneous Committed Revolving Loans of the same Type and, in the case of LIBOR Rate Loans, having the same Interest Period made by each of the Revolving Loan Lenders pursuant to Section 2.01.

Commodity Exchange Act” means the Commodity Exchange Act (7 U.S.C. § 1 et seq.).

Communication” has the meaning set forth in Section 10.25.

Compliance Certificate” means a certificate substantially in the form of Exhibit C attached hereto.

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Consolidated” means, when used to modify a financial term, test, statement, or report of a Person, the application or preparation of such term, test, statement or report (as applicable) based upon the consolidation, in accordance with GAAP, of the financial condition or operating results of such Person and its Subsidiaries.

Consolidated EBITDA” means, at any date of determination, an amount equal to Consolidated Net Income of the Parent and its Subsidiaries on a Consolidated basis for the most recently completed Measurement Period, plus (a) the following to the extent deducted in calculating such Consolidated Net Income: (i) Consolidated Interest Charges, (ii) the provision for Federal, state, local and foreign income Taxes, (iii) depreciation and amortization expense, (iv) other non-recurring expenses reducing such Consolidated Net Income which do not represent a cash item in such period or any future period, (v) costs, fees and expenses incurred in connection with the Loan Documents and other transactions occurring on or about the Fourth Restatement Date and the Existing Credit Agreement and other transaction occurring on the Second Amendment Effective Date, (vi) impairment charges and asset write-offs pursuant to GAAP and any non-cash stock compensation expenses, (vii) non-cash or non-recurring cash charges, losses or costs (including fines, penalties or settlement costs) incurred or paid during such period relating to the litigation disclosed on Schedule 5.06, including, without limitation, the litigations and settlements set forth in the definition of Material Adverse Effect Exceptions, including, without limitation, all legal expenses incurred during such period and owing to outside legal counsel in connection therewith, and all costs and expenses incurred or paid during such period relating to the formaldehyde testing and remediation process implemented by Parent and its Subsidiaries, provided that any cash charges, losses, costs or other amounts included in this clause (vii) for all periods (excluding, for the avoidance of doubt, the periods ending prior to March 31, 2019) shall not exceed $30,000,000 in the aggregate during the term of this Agreement, and (viii) other non-cash restructuring, severance and integration charges reducing such Consolidated Net Income (provided that if any such non-cash charge represents an accrual or reserve for potential cash items in any future period with cash, payment in respect thereof in such future period shall be subtracted from Consolidated EBITDA to such extent in such future period) (in each case of or by the Parent and its Subsidiaries for such Measurement Period), minus (b) the following to the extent included in calculating such Consolidated Net Income: (i) Federal, state, local and foreign income tax credits and (ii) all non-cash items increasing Consolidated Net Income (in each case of or by the Parent and its Subsidiaries for such Measurement Period), all as determined on a Consolidated basis in accordance with GAAP.

Consolidated Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio” means, at any date of determination, the ratio of (a) (i) Consolidated EBITDA for such period minus (ii) Capital Expenditures made during such period, minus (iii) the aggregate amount of Federal, state, local and foreign income taxes paid in cash during such period (net of Federal, state, local and foreign income tax refunds received during such period) (but not less than zero) to (b) the sum of Debt Service Charges, in each case, of or by the Parent and its Subsidiaries for the most recently completed Measurement Period, all as determined on a Consolidated basis in accordance with GAAP.

Consolidated Interest Charges” means, for any Measurement Period, the sum of (a) all interest, premium payments, debt discount, fees, charges and related expenses in connection with borrowed money (including capitalized interest) or in connection with the deferred purchase price of assets, in each case to the extent treated as interest in accordance with GAAP, including, without limitation, all commissions, discounts and other fees and charges owed with respect to letters of credit and bankers’ acceptance financing and net costs under Swap Contracts, and (b) the portion of rent expense with respect to such period under Capital Lease Obligations that is treated as interest in accordance with GAAP minus (c)

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interest income during such period (excluding any portion of interest income representing accruals of amounts received in a previous period), in each case of or by the Parent and its Subsidiaries for the most recently completed Measurement Period, all as determined on a Consolidated basis in accordance with GAAP.

Consolidated Net Income” means, as of any date of determination, the net income of the Parent and its Subsidiaries for the most recently completed Measurement Period, all as determined on a Consolidated basis in accordance with GAAP, provided, however, that there shall be excluded (a) extraordinary gains and extraordinary losses for such Measurement Period, (b) the income (or loss) of any Subsidiary during such Measurement Period in which any other Person has a joint interest, except to the extent of the amount of cash dividends or other distributions actually paid in cash to the Parent during such period, (c) the income (or loss) of such Subsidiary during such Measurement Period and accrued prior to the date it becomes a Subsidiary of the Parent or any of its Subsidiaries or is merged into or consolidated with the Parent or any of its Subsidiaries or that Person’s assets are acquired by the Parent or any of its Subsidiaries, and (d) the income of any direct or indirect Subsidiary of the Parent to the extent that the declaration or payment of dividends or similar distributions by that Subsidiary of that income is not at the time permitted by operation of the terms of its Organization Documents or any agreement, instrument, judgment, decree, order, statute, rule or governmental regulation applicable to that Subsidiary, except that the Parent’s equity in any net loss of any such Subsidiary for such Measurement Period shall be included in determining Consolidated Net Income.

Contractual Obligation” means, as to any Person, any provision of any security issued by such Person or of any agreement, instrument or other undertaking to which such Person is a party or by which it or any of its property is bound.

Control” means the possession, directly or indirectly, of the power to direct or cause the direction of the management or policies of a Person, whether through the ability to exercise voting power, by contract or otherwise. “Controlling” and “Controlled” have meanings correlative thereto.

Controlled Account” has the meaning provided in Section 6.12(a)(ii).

Controlled Account Bank” means each bank with whom deposit accounts are maintained in which any funds of any of the Loan Parties from one or more DDAs are concentrated and with whom a Deposit Account Control Agreement has been, or is required to be, executed in accordance with the terms hereof.

Convert”, “Conversion” and “Converted” each refers to a conversion of Committed Revolving Loans of one Type into Committed Revolving Loans of the other Type.

Cost” means the lower of cost or market value of Inventory, based upon the Borrowers’ accounting practices, known to the Agent, which practices are in effect on the Fourth Restatement Date as such calculated cost is determined from invoices received by the Borrowers, the Borrowers’ purchase journals or the Borrowers’ stock ledger. “Cost” does not include inventory capitalization costs or other non-purchase price charges (such as freight) used in the Borrowers’ calculation of cost of goods sold.

Covenant Compliance Event” means that Excess Availability at any time is less than the greater of (i) 10% of the Revolving Loan Cap or (ii) $17,500,000. For purposes hereof, the occurrence of a Covenant Compliance Event shall be deemed continuing until Excess Availability has exceeded the greater of (i) 10% of the Revolving Loan Cap or (ii) $17,500,000 for thirty (30) consecutive days, in which case a Covenant Compliance Event shall no longer be deemed to be continuing for purposes of this Agreement. The termination of a Covenant Compliance Event as provided herein shall in no way limit, waive or delay

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the occurrence of a subsequent Covenant Compliance Event in the event that the conditions set forth in this definition again arise.

Covered Entity” means any of the following: (i) a “covered entity” as that term is defined in, and interpreted in accordance with, 12 C.F.R. § 252.82(b); (ii) a “covered bank” as that term is defined in, and interpreted in accordance with, 12 C.F.R. § 47.3(b); or (iii) a “covered FSI” as that term is defined in, and interpreted in accordance with, 12 C.F.R. § 382.2(b).

Covered Party” has the meaning set forth in Section 10.29.

Credit Card Issuer” shall mean any person (other than a Borrower or other Loan Party) who issues or whose members issue credit cards, including, without limitation, MasterCard or VISA bank credit or debit cards or other bank credit or debit cards issued through MasterCard International, Inc., Visa, U.S.A., Inc. or Visa International and American Express, Discover, Diners Club, Carte Blanche and other non-bank credit or debit cards, including, without limitation, credit or debit cards issued by or through American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc., Synchrony Financial, Synchrony Canada and Novus Services, Inc. and other issuers approved by the Agent.

Credit Card Notifications” has the meaning provided in Section 6.12(a)(i).

Credit Card Processor” shall mean any servicing or processing agent or any factor or financial intermediary who facilitates, services, processes or manages the credit authorization, billing transfer and/or payment procedures with respect to any Borrower’s sales transactions involving credit card or debit card purchases by customers using credit cards or debit cards issued by any Credit Card Issuer, including, without limitation, PayPal and, upon at least five (5) Business Days prior notice to the Agent, any other reputable servicing or processing agent, factor, financial intermediary or provider who has established a similar electronic commerce or payment method.

Credit Card Receivables” means each “payment intangible” (as defined in the UCC) together with all income, payments and proceeds thereof, owed by a Credit Card Issuer or Credit Card Processor to a Loan Party resulting from charges by a customer of a Loan Party on credit or debit cards issued by such Credit Card Issuer in connection with the sale of goods by a Loan Party, or services performed by a Loan Party, in each case in the ordinary course of its business.

Credit Extensions” mean each of the following: (a) a Committed Revolving Loan Borrowing and (b) an L/C Credit Extension.

Credit Party” or “Credit Parties” means (a) individually, (i) each Lender and its Affiliates, (ii) the Agent, (iii) the L/C Issuer, (iv) the Arrangers, (v) each beneficiary of each indemnification obligation undertaken by any Loan Party under any Loan Document, (vi) any other Person to whom Obligations under this Agreement and other Loan Documents are owing, and (vii) the successors and assigns of each of the foregoing, and (b) collectively, all of the foregoing.

Credit Party Expenses” means (a) all reasonable and documented out-of-pocket expenses incurred by the Agent, the Arrangers and their respective Affiliates in connection with this Agreement and the other Loan Documents, including without limitation (i) the reasonable and documented fees, charges and disbursements of (A) counsel for the Agent and the Arrangers (limited to not more than one primary counsel and necessary local counsel (limited to one local counsel per jurisdiction)), (B) outside consultants for the Agent, (C) appraisers, (D) commercial finance examiners, (E) all such reasonable and documented out-of-pocket expenses incurred during any workout, restructuring or negotiations in respect of the Obligations, and (F) environmental site assessments, (ii) in connection with (A) the syndication of

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the credit facilities provided for herein, (B) the preparation, negotiation, administration, management, execution and delivery of this Agreement and the other Loan Documents or any amendments, modifications or waivers of the provisions thereof (whether or not the transactions contemplated hereby or thereby shall be consummated), (C) the enforcement or protection of their rights in connection with this Agreement or the Loan Documents or efforts to preserve, protect, collect, or enforce the Collateral or in connection with any proceeding under any Debtor Relief Laws, or (D) any workout, restructuring or negotiations in respect of any Obligations, and (iii) all customary fees and charges (as adjusted from time to time) of the Agent with respect to the disbursement of funds (or the receipt of funds) to or for the account of Borrowers (whether by wire transfer or otherwise), together with any reasonable and documented out-of-pocket costs and expenses incurred in connection therewith, and (b) with respect to the L/C Issuer, and its Affiliates, all reasonable and documented out-of-pocket expenses incurred in connection with the issuance, amendment, renewal or extension of any Letter of Credit or any demand for payment thereunder; and (c) all reasonable and documented out-of-pocket expenses incurred by the Credit Parties who are not the Agent, the Arrangers, the L/C Issuer or any Affiliate of any of them, after the occurrence and during the continuance of an Event of Default, provided that such Credit Parties shall be entitled to reimbursement for no more than one counsel representing all such Credit Parties (absent a conflict of interest in which case the Credit Parties may engage and be reimbursed for additional counsel); provided that the Credit Party Expenses set forth in clauses (a)(i)(B) though (a)(i)(D) shall be subject to Sections 6.10(b) and (c).

Customer Credit Liabilities” means at any time, the aggregate remaining value at such time of (a) outstanding gift certificates and gift cards of the Borrowers entitling the holder thereof to use all or a portion of the certificate or gift card to pay all or a portion of the purchase price for any Inventory, and (b) outstanding merchandise credits of the Borrowers, including, without limitation, any vouchers to be issued by the Borrowers in connection with any litigation and/or settlement set forth in clause (c) of the definition of “Material Adverse Effect Exceptions”.

Customs Broker/Carrier Agreement” means an agreement in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Agent among a Borrower, a customs broker, freight forwarder, consolidator, or carrier, and the Agent, in which the customs broker, freight forwarder, consolidator, or carrier acknowledges that it has control over and holds the bill of lading or other documents evidencing ownership of the subject Inventory for the benefit of the Agent and agrees, upon notice from the Agent in accordance with the terms of the applicable Customs Broker/Carrier Agreement, to hold and dispose of the subject Inventory solely as directed by the Agent.

Daily Simple SOFR” with respect to any applicable determination date means the secured overnight financing rate (“SOFR”) published on such date by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, as the administrator of the benchmark (or a successor administrator) on the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s website (or any successor source).

DDA” means each checking, savings or other demand deposit account maintained by any of the Loan Parties. All funds in each DDA (other than Excluded Accounts) shall be conclusively presumed to be Collateral and proceeds of Collateral and the Agent and the Lenders shall have no duty to inquire as to the source of the amounts on deposit in any such DDA.

Debt Service Charges” means for any Measurement Period, the sum of (a) Consolidated Interest Charges paid or required to be paid for such Measurement Period, plus (b) scheduled principal payments made or required to be made on account of Indebtedness (excluding the Obligations and any Synthetic Lease

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Obligations but including, without limitation, Capital Lease Obligations) for such Measurement Period, in each case determined on a Consolidated basis in accordance with GAAP.

Debtor Relief Laws” means the Bankruptcy Code of the United States, and all other liquidation, conservatorship, bankruptcy, assignment for the benefit of creditors, moratorium, rearrangement, receivership, insolvency, reorganization, or similar debtor relief Laws of the United States or other applicable jurisdictions from time to time in effect.

Default” means any event or condition that constitutes an Event of Default or that, with the giving of any notice, the passage of time, or both, would be an Event of Default.

Defaulting Lender” means, subject to Section 2.16(b), any Revolving Loan Lender that (a) has failed to (i) fund all or any portion of its Loans within two Business Days of the date such Loans were required to be funded hereunder, or (ii) pay to the Agent, the L/C Issuer, the Swing Line Lender or any other Revolving Loan Lender any other amount required to be paid by it hereunder (including in respect of its participation in Letters of Credit or Swing Line Loans) within two Business Days of the date when due, (b) has notified the Lead Borrower, the Agent, the L/C Issuer or the Swing Line Lender in writing that it does not intend to comply with its funding obligations hereunder, or has made a public statement to that effect, (c) has failed, within three Business Days after written request by the Agent or the Lead Borrower, to confirm in writing to the Agent and the Lead Borrower that it will comply with its prospective funding obligations hereunder (provided that such Revolving Loan Lender shall cease to be a Defaulting Lender pursuant to this clause (c) upon receipt of such written confirmation by the Agent and the Lead Borrower), or (d) has, or has a direct or indirect parent company that has, (i) become the subject of a proceeding under any Debtor Relief Law, (ii) had appointed for it a receiver, custodian, conservator, trustee, administrator, assignee for the benefit of creditors or similar Person charged with reorganization or liquidation of its business or assets, including the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or any other state or federal regulatory authority acting in such a capacity, or (iii) become the subject of a Bail-in Action; provided that a Revolving Loan Lender shall not be a Defaulting Lender solely by virtue of the ownership or acquisition of any Equity Interest in that Revolving Loan Lender or any direct or indirect parent company thereof by a Governmental Authority so long as such ownership interest does not result in or provide such Revolving Loan Lender with immunity from the jurisdiction of courts within the United States or from the enforcement of judgments or writs of attachment on its assets or permit such Revolving Loan Lender (or such Governmental Authority) to reject, repudiate, disavow or disaffirm any contracts or agreements made with such Lender. Any determination by the Agent that a Revolving Loan Lender is a Defaulting Lender under any one or more of clauses (a) through (d) above, and of the effective date of such status, shall be conclusive and binding absent manifest error, and such Revolving Loan Lender shall be deemed to be a Defaulting Lender (subject to Section 2.16(b)) as of the date established therefor by the Agent in a written notice of such determination, which shall be delivered by the Agent to the Lead Borrower, the L/C Issuer, the Swing Line Lender and each other Revolving Loan Lender promptly following such determination.

Default Rate” means (a) when used with respect to Loans, an interest rate equal to the interest rate (including the Applicable Margin) otherwise applicable to such Loan plus two percent (2%) per annum, (b) when used with respect to Letter of Credit Fees, a rate equal to the Applicable Rate for Standby Letters of Credit or Commercial Letters of Credit, as applicable, plus two percent (2%) per annum, and (c) with respect to all other Obligations, an interest rate equal to the Base Rate, plus the then Applicable Margin, plus two percent (2%) per annum.

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Default Right” has the meaning assigned to that term in, and shall be interpreted in accordance with, 12 C.F.R. §§ 252.81, 47.2 or 382.1, as applicable.

Deposit Account Control Agreement” has the meaning specified in the Security Agreement.

Designated Jurisdiction” means any country or territory to the extent that such country or territory is the subject of any Sanction.

Disclosed Internal Control Event” means the Internal Control Event disclosed in the Parent’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the Fiscal Year ended December 31, 2018, filed with the SEC on March 18, 2019, related to the classification of imported products under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule.

Disposition” or “Dispose” means the sale, transfer, license, lease or other disposition (including any sale and leaseback transaction), whether in one transaction or in a series of transactions, of any property (including, without limitation, any Equity Interests other than Equity Interests of the Parent) by any Person (or the granting of any option or other right to do any of the foregoing), including any sale, assignment, transfer or other disposal, with or without recourse, of any notes or accounts receivable or any rights and claims associated therewith.

Disqualified Lender” means any bank, financial institution or other Person or any competitor of Parent and its Subsidiaries, in each case as identified in writing by the Lead Borrower to the Agent prior to the Fourth Restatement Date and thereafter, any such other Person identified in writing by the Lead Borrower to the Agent and approved by the Agent and any Person known by the Agent to be an Affiliate of such Person.

Disqualified Stock” means any Equity Interest that, by its terms (or by the terms of any security into which it is convertible, or for which it is exchangeable, in each case at the option of the holder thereof), or upon the happening of any event, matures or is mandatorily redeemable (other than solely for Equity Interests that do not constitute Disqualified Stock), pursuant to a sinking fund obligation or otherwise, or redeemable (other than solely for Equity Interests that do not constitute Disqualified Stock) at the option of the holder thereof, in whole or in part, on or prior to the date that is ninety-one (91) days after the date on which the Loans mature; provided, however, that only the portion of such Equity Interest which so matures or is so mandatorily redeemable, is so convertible or exchangeable or is so redeemable at the option of the holder thereof prior to such date shall be deemed to be Disqualified Stock.

Dollars” and “$” mean lawful money of the United States.

Domestic Subsidiary” means any Subsidiary that is organized under the laws of the United States of America, any State thereof or the District of Columbia (excluding, for the avoidance of doubt, any Subsidiary organized under the laws of Puerto Rico or any other territory).

Early Opt-in Effective Date” means, with respect to any Early Opt-in Election, the sixth (6th) Business Day after the date notice of such Early Opt-in Election is provided to the Lenders, so long as the Agent has not received, by 5:00 p.m. (New York City time) on the fifth (5th) Business Day after the date notice of such Early Opt-in Election is provided to the Lenders, written notice of objection to such Early Opt-in Election from Lenders comprising the Required Lenders.

Early Opt-in Election” means the occurrence of:

(1)a determination by the Agent, or a notification by the Lead Borrower to the Agent that the Lead Borrower has made a determination, that U.S. dollar-denominated syndicated credit facilities
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currently being executed, or that include language similar to that contained in Section 3.03(d), are being executed or amended (as applicable) to incorporate or adopt a new benchmark interest rate to replace LIBOR, and
(2)the joint election by the Agent and the Lead Borrower to replace LIBOR with a Benchmark Replacement and the provision by the Agent of written notice of such election to the Lenders.

EEA Financial Institution” means (a) any credit institution or investment firm established in any EEA Member Country which is subject to the supervision of an EEA Resolution Authority, (b) any entity established in an EEA Member Country which is a parent of an institution described in clause (a) of this definition, or (c) any financial institution established in an EEA Member Country which is a subsidiary of an institution described in clauses (a) or (b) of this definition and is subject to consolidated supervision with its parent.

EEA Member Country” means any of the member states of the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein, and Norway.

EEA Resolution Authority” means any public administrative authority or any person entrusted with public administrative authority of any EEA Member Country (including any delegee) having responsibility for the resolution of any EEA Financial Institution.

Electronic Copy” has the meaning set forth in Section 10.25.

Electronic Record” has the meaning set forth in Section 10.25.

Electronic Signature” has the meaning set forth in Section 10.25.

Eligible Assignee” means (a) a Credit Party or any of its Affiliates; (b) a bank, insurance company, or company engaged in the business of making commercial loans, which Person, together with its Affiliates, has a combined capital and surplus in excess of $250,000,000; (c) an Approved Fund; (d) any Person to whom a Credit Party assigns its rights and obligations under this Agreement as part of an assignment and transfer of such Credit Party’s rights in and to a material portion of such Credit Party’s portfolio of asset based credit facilities, and (e) any other Person (other than a natural Person) satisfying the requirements of Section 10.06(b) hereof; provided that notwithstanding the foregoing, “Eligible Assignee” shall not include a Disqualified Lender, or a Loan Party or any of their respective Affiliates or Subsidiaries.

Eligible Credit Card Receivables” means at the time of any determination thereof, each Credit Card Receivable that satisfies the following criteria at the time of creation and continues to meet the same at the time of such determination: such Credit Card Receivable (i) has been earned by performance and represents the bona fide amounts due to a Borrower from a Credit Card Issuer or Credit Card Processor, and in each case is originated in the ordinary course of business of such Borrower, and (ii) in each case is acceptable to the Agent in its Permitted Discretion, and is not ineligible for inclusion in the calculation of the Revolving Borrowing Base pursuant to any of clauses (a) through (i) below. Without limiting the foregoing, to qualify as an Eligible Credit Card Receivable, such Credit Card Receivable shall indicate no Person other than a Borrower as payee or remittance party. In determining the amount to be so included, the face amount of a Credit Card Receivable shall be reduced by, without duplication of any Reserve or any of clauses (a) through (i) below or otherwise, to the extent not reflected in such face amount, (i) the amount of all accrued and actual discounts, claims, credits or credits pending, promotional program allowances, price adjustments, finance charges or other allowances (including any amount that a Borrower may be obligated to rebate to a customer, a Credit Card Issuer or Credit Card Processor pursuant to the terms of any agreement or understanding (written or oral)) and (ii) the aggregate amount

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of all cash received in respect of such Credit Card Receivable but not yet applied by the Loan Parties to reduce the amount of such Credit Card Receivable. Except as otherwise agreed by the Agent, any Credit Card Receivable included within any of the following categories shall not constitute an Eligible Credit Card Receivable:

(a)Credit Card Receivables which do not constitute an “account” or “payment intangible” (as defined in the UCC);

(b)Credit Card Receivables that have been outstanding for more than five (5) Business Days from the date of sale;

(c)Credit Card Receivables (i) that are not subject to a perfected first-priority security interest in favor of the Agent pursuant to the Security Documents (other than Permitted Encumbrances not having priority over, or that are pari passu with, the Lien of the Agent under applicable Law), or (ii) with respect to which a Borrower does not have good and valid title thereto, free and clear of any Lien (other than Liens granted to the Agent pursuant to the Security Documents and other Permitted Encumbrances not having priority over, or that are pari passu with, the Lien of the Agent under applicable Law);

(d)Credit Card Receivables which are disputed, are with recourse, or with respect to which a claim, counterclaim, offset or chargeback has been asserted (but only to the extent of such claim, counterclaim, offset or chargeback);

(e)Credit Card Receivables as to which a Credit Card Issuer or a Credit Card Processor has the right under certain circumstances to require a Loan Party to repurchase the Credit Card Receivables from such Credit Card Issuer or Credit Card Processor;

(f)Credit Card Receivables due from a Credit Card Issuer or a Credit Card Processor of the applicable credit card which (i) is the subject of a proceeding under any Debtor Relief Law or (ii) is a target of Sanctions;

(g) Credit Card Receivables which are not a valid, legally enforceable obligation of the applicable Credit Card Issuer or a Credit Card Processor with respect thereto;

(h)Credit Card Receivables which do not conform in all material respects to all representations, warranties or other provisions in the Loan Documents relating to Credit Card Receivables; or

(i)Credit Card Receivables which the Agent determines in its Permitted Discretion to be uncertain of collection.

Eligible In-Transit Inventory” means, as of any date of determination thereof, without duplication of other Eligible Inventory, In-Transit Inventory:

(a)Which has been shipped from a foreign location for receipt by a Borrower, but which has not yet been delivered to such Borrower, which In-Transit Inventory has been in transit for forty-five (45) days or less from the date of shipment of such Inventory;

(b)For which the purchase order is in the name of a Borrower and title and risk of loss has passed to such Borrower;

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(c)For which an Acceptable Document of Title has been issued, and in each case as to which the Agent has possession or control (as defined in the UCC) to the extent applicable under the UCC over the bills of lading and other documents of title which evidence ownership of the subject Inventory pursuant to a Customs Broker/Carrier Agreement;

(d)Which is insured by marine cargo insurance and other insurance in accordance with the provisions of this Agreement;

(e)For which payment of the purchase price has been made by the Borrowers or the purchase price is supported by a Commercial Letter of Credit; and

(f)Which otherwise would constitute Eligible Inventory if located in the United States;

provided that the Agent may, in its Permitted Discretion, exclude any particular Inventory from the definition of “Eligible In-Transit Inventory” in the event the Agent reasonably determines that such Inventory is subject to any Person’s right of reclamation, repudiation, stoppage in transit or any event has occurred or the Agent determines in its Permitted Discretion is reasonably anticipated to arise which may otherwise materially and adversely impact the value of such Inventory or the ability of the Agent to realize upon such Inventory.

Eligible Inventory” means, as of the date of determination thereof, without duplication, (x) Eligible In-Transit Inventory, (y) Eligible Unpaid In-Transit Inventory and (z) items of Inventory of a Borrower that are finished goods, merchantable and readily saleable to the public in the ordinary course of the Borrowers’ business deemed by the Agent in its Permitted Discretion to be eligible for inclusion in the calculation of the Revolving Borrowing Base, in each case that, except as otherwise agreed by the Agent, (i) complies in all material respects with each of the representations and warranties respecting Inventory made by the Borrowers in the Loan Documents, and (ii) is not excluded as ineligible by virtue of one or more of the criteria set forth below. Except as otherwise agreed by the Agent, in its Permitted Discretion, the following items of Inventory shall not be included in Eligible Inventory:

(a)Inventory that is not solely owned by a Borrower or a Borrower does not have good and valid title thereto free and clear of any Lien (other than Liens granted to the Agent pursuant to the Security Documents and other Permitted Encumbrances not having priority over, or that are pari passu with, the Lien of the Agent under applicable Law);

(b)Inventory that is leased by or is on consignment to a Borrower or which is consigned by a Borrower to a Person which is not a Loan Party;

(c)Inventory (other than Eligible In-Transit Inventory) that is not located in the United States of America (excluding territories or possessions of the United States) at a location that is owned or leased by a Loan Party, except (i) Inventory in transit between such owned or leased locations, (ii) to the extent that the Borrowers have furnished the Agent with (A) any UCC financing statements or other documents that the Agent may determine to be necessary to perfect its security interest in such Inventory at such location, and (B) a Collateral Access Agreement executed by the Person owning any such location, or (iii) with respect to which Agent has established an Availability Reserve or an Inventory Reserve in its Permitted Discretion;

(d)Inventory that is located in a distribution center leased by a Borrower unless the applicable lessor has delivered to the Agent a Collateral Access Agreement or the Agent has established an Availability Reserve or Inventory Reserve in it Permitted Discretion with respect to such location;

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(e)Inventory that is comprised of goods which (i) are damaged, defective, “seconds,” or otherwise unmerchantable, (ii) are to be returned to the vendor, (iii) are obsolete or slow moving, or custom items, work-in-process, raw materials, or that constitute samples, spare parts, promotional, marketing, labels, bags and other packaging and shipping materials or supplies used or consumed in a Borrower’s business, (iv) are seasonal in nature and which have been packed away for sale in the subsequent season, (v) are not in compliance in all material respects with all standards imposed by any Governmental Authority having regulatory authority over such Inventory, its use or sale, or (vi) are bill and hold goods;

(f)Inventory that is not subject to a perfected first-priority security interest in favor of the Agent (other than Permitted Encumbrances not having priority over or that are pari passu with, the Lien of the Agent under applicable Law);

(g)Inventory that is not insured in compliance with the provisions of Section 5.10 hereof;

(h)Inventory that has been sold but not yet delivered or as to which a Borrower has accepted a deposit; or

(i)Inventory acquired in a Permitted Acquisition or which is not of the type usually sold in the ordinary course of the Borrowers’ business, unless and until the Agent has completed or received (A) an appraisal of such Inventory from appraisers reasonably satisfactory to the Agent and establishes Inventory Reserves (if applicable) therefor, and (B) such other due diligence as the Agent may require in its Permitted Discretion, including an updated Borrowing Base Certificate, with all of the results of the foregoing to be reasonably satisfactory to the Agent.

Eligible Real Estate” means, as of any date of determination thereof, Real Estate which, except as otherwise agreed by the Agent, in its Permitted Discretion, satisfies all of the following conditions:

(a)A Borrower owns such Real Estate in fee simple absolute;

(b)The Agent shall have received evidence that all actions have been taken that the Agent may reasonably deem necessary or appropriate in order to create valid first and subsisting Liens (subject only to Permitted Encumbrances (other than Liens securing Indebtedness) which have priority over the Lien of the Agent by operation of Law or otherwise reasonably acceptable to the Agent) on the property described in the Mortgages;

(c)The Agent and the Lenders shall have received an appraisal of such Real Estate complying with the requirements of FIRREA by a third party appraiser reasonably acceptable to the Agent and each Lender, and otherwise in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Agent and each Lender; and

(d)The applicable Loan Party has executed and delivered to the Agent a Mortgage with respect to such Real Estate;

(e)Such Real Estate is used by a Loan Party for offices or as a Store or distribution center;

(f)As to any particular property, the Loan Party is in compliance in all material respects with the representations, warranties and covenants set forth in the Mortgage relating to such Real Estate;

(g) The Agent shall have received fully paid American Land Title Association Lender’s Extended Coverage title insurance policies or marked-up title insurance commitments having the

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effect of a policy of title insurance (the “Mortgage Policies”) in form and substance, with the endorsements reasonably required by the Agent (to the extent available at commercially reasonable rates) and in amounts reasonably acceptable to the Agent, issued, coinsured and reinsured (to the extent required by the Agent) by title insurers reasonably acceptable to the Agent, insuring the Mortgages to be valid first and subsisting Liens on the property or leasehold interests described therein, free and clear of all defects (including, but not limited to, mechanics’ and materialmen’s Liens) and encumbrances, excepting only Permitted Encumbrances having priority over the Lien of the Agent under Law or otherwise reasonably acceptable to the Agent;

(h)The Agent shall have received American Land Title Association/American Congress on Surveying and Mapping form surveys, for which all necessary fees (where applicable) have been paid, certified to the Agent and the issuer of the Mortgage Policies in a manner reasonably satisfactory to the Agent by a land surveyor duly registered and licensed in the states in which the property described in such surveys is located and reasonably acceptable to the Agent, showing all buildings and other improvements, the location of any easements, parking spaces, rights of way, building set-back lines and other dimensional regulations and the absence of encroachments, either by such improvements or on to such property, and other defects, other than encroachments and other defects reasonably acceptable to the Agent;

(i)The Agent shall have received a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment in accordance with ASTM Standard E1527-05, in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Agent and the Lenders, from an environmental consulting firm reasonably acceptable to the Agent and the Lenders, which report shall identify recognized environmental conditions and shall to the extent possible quantify any related costs and liabilities, associated with such conditions and the Agent shall be satisfied with the nature and amount of any such matters, and, if requested by the Agent after receipt of a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment, such further environmental assessments or reports to the extent such further assessments or reports are recommended in the Phase I Environmental Site Assessment;

(j)The applicable Loan Party shall have delivered to the Agent and the Lenders evidence of flood insurance naming the Agent, on behalf of the Lenders, as mortgagee if and to the extent required by the National Flood Insurance Program as set forth in the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, as amended and in effect, which shall be reasonably satisfactory in form and substance to the Agent; and

(k)The applicable Loan Party shall have delivered such other information and documents as may be reasonably requested by the Agent and the Lenders, including, without limitation, such as may be necessary to comply with FIRREA.

Eligible Unpaid In-Transit Inventory” means Eligible Inventory that would otherwise constitute Eligible In-Transit Inventory, except for which a payment of the purchase price has not yet been made by a Borrower or supported by a Commercial Letter of Credit as required pursuant to clause (e) of the definition of Eligible In-Transit Inventory.

Environmental Compliance Reserve” means, with respect to Eligible Real Estate, such reserves which the Agent, from time to time in its Permitted Discretion establishes for estimable amounts that are reasonably likely to be expended by any of the Loan Parties in order for such Loan Party and its operations and property (a) to comply with any notice from a Governmental Authority asserting non-compliance with Environmental Laws with respect to Eligible Real Estate, or (b) to correct any such non-

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compliance with Environmental Laws with respect to Eligible Real Estate or to provide for any Environmental Liability.

Environmental Laws” means any and all Federal, state, local, and foreign statutes, laws, regulations, ordinances, rules, judgments, orders, decrees, permits, concessions, grants, franchises, licenses, agreements or governmental restrictions relating to pollution and the protection of the environment or the release of any materials into the environment, including those related to hazardous substances or wastes, air emissions and discharges to waste or public systems.

Environmental Liability” means any liability, obligation, damage, loss, claim, action, suit, judgment, order, fine, penalty, fee, expense, or cost, contingent or otherwise (including any liability for damages, costs of environmental remediation, fines, penalties or indemnities), of any Borrower, any other Loan Party or any of their respective Subsidiaries directly or indirectly resulting from or based upon (a) violation of any Environmental Law, (b) the generation, use, handling, transportation, storage, treatment or disposal or presence of any Hazardous Materials, (c) exposure to any Hazardous Materials, (d) the release or threatened release of any Hazardous Materials into the environment or (e) any contract, agreement or other consensual arrangement pursuant to which liability is assumed or imposed with respect to any of the foregoing.

Equipment” has the meaning set forth in the UCC.

Equity Interests” means, with respect to any Person, all of the shares of capital stock of (or other ownership or profit interests in) such Person, all of the warrants, options or other rights for the purchase or acquisition from such Person of shares of capital stock of (or other ownership or profit interests in) such Person, all of the securities convertible into or exchangeable for shares of capital stock of (or other ownership or profit interests in) such Person or warrants, rights or options for the purchase or acquisition from such Person of such shares (or such other interests), and all of the other ownership or profit interests in such Person (including partnership, member or trust interests therein), whether voting or non-voting, and whether or not such shares, warrants, options, rights or other interests are outstanding on any date of determination.

ERISA” means the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended from time to time, and the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder.

ERISA Affiliate” means any trade or business (whether or not incorporated) under common control with the Lead Borrower within the meaning of Section 414(b) or (c) of the Code (and Sections 414(m) and (o) of the Code for purposes of provisions relating to Section 412 of the Code).

ERISA Event” means (a) a Reportable Event with respect to a Pension Plan; (b) the withdrawal of the Lead Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate from a Pension Plan subject to Section 4063 of ERISA during a plan year in which such entity was a “substantial employer” as defined in Section 4001(a)(2) of ERISA or a cessation of operations that is treated as such a withdrawal under Section 4062(e) of ERISA; (c) a complete or partial withdrawal by the Lead Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate from a Multiemployer Plan or notification that a Multiemployer Plan is in reorganization; (d) the filing of a notice of intent to terminate, the treatment of a Pension Plan amendment as a termination under Section 4041 or 4041A of ERISA; (e) the institution by the PBGC of proceedings to terminate a Pension Plan; (f) any event or condition which constitutes grounds under Section 4042 of ERISA for the termination of, or the appointment of a trustee to administer, any Pension Plan; (g) the determination that any Pension Plan is considered an at-risk plan or a plan in endangered or critical status within the meaning of Sections 430, 431 and 432 of the Code or Sections 303, 304 and 305 of ERISA; or (h) the imposition of any liability

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under Title IV of ERISA, other than for PBGC premiums due but not delinquent under Section 4007 of ERISA, upon the Lead Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate.

EU Bail-In Legislation Schedule” means the EU Bail-In Legislation Schedule published by the Loan Market Association (or any successor person), as in effect from time to time.

Event of Default” has the meaning specified in Section 8.01.

Excess Availability” means, as of any date of determination thereof by the Agent, the result, if a positive number, of:

(a)the Revolving Loan Cap

minus

(b)the Total Outstandings at such time.

Excluded Account” means any DDA now or hereafter owned by any Loan Party that is used solely by such Loan Party (a) as a payroll account so long as such payroll account is a zero balance account, (b) as a petty cash account so long as the aggregate amount on deposit in all petty cash accounts of the Loan Parties does not exceed $50,000 at any one time for all such DDAs combined, (c) commodity trading accounts or other brokerage accounts holding customary initial deposits and margin deposits securing obligations under Swap Contracts incurred in the ordinary course of business and not for speculative purposes, (d) to hold amounts required to be paid in connection with workers compensation claims, unemployment insurance, social security benefits and other similar forms of governmental insurance benefits, (e) to hold amounts which are required to be pledged or otherwise provided as security as required by law or pension requirement, or (f) as a withholding tax or fiduciary account.

Excluded Domestic Subsidiary” means any Domestic Subsidiary directly or indirectly owned by a CFC.

Excluded Swap Obligation” means, with respect to any Loan Party, any Swap Obligation if, and to the extent that, all or a portion of the guaranty of such Loan Party under the Facility Guaranty of, or the grant under a Loan Document by such Loan Party of a security interest to secure, such Swap Obligation (or any guaranty thereof) is or becomes illegal under the Commodity Exchange Act (or the application or official interpretation thereof) by virtue of such Loan Party’s failure for any reason to constitute an “eligible contract participant” as defined in the Commodity Exchange Act (determined after giving effect to Section 10.26 hereof and any and all guarantees of such Loan Party’s Swap Obligations by other Loan Parties) at the time the guaranty of such Loan Party, or grant by such Loan Party of a security interest, becomes effective with respect to such Swap Obligation. If a Swap Obligation arises under a Master Agreement governing more than one Swap Contract, such exclusion shall apply only to the portion of such Swap Obligation that is attributable to Swap Contracts for which such guaranty or security interest becomes illegal.

Excluded Taxes” means any of the following Taxes imposed on or with respect to any Recipient or required to be withheld or deducted from a payment to a Recipient, (a) Taxes imposed on or measured by net income (however denominated), franchise Taxes, and branch profits Taxes, in each case, (i) imposed as a result of such Recipient being organized under the laws of, or having its principal office or, in the case of any Lender, its Lending Office located in, the jurisdiction imposing such Tax (or any political subdivision thereof) or (ii) that are Other Connection Taxes, (b) in the case of a Lender, U.S. federal withholding Taxes imposed on amounts payable to or for the account of such Lender with respect to an applicable interest in a Loan or Revolving Loan Commitment pursuant to a law in effect on the date on

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which (i) such Lender acquires such interest in the Loan or Revolving Loan Commitment (other than pursuant to an assignment request by the Lead Borrower under Section 10.13) or (ii) such Lender changes its Lending Office, (c) Taxes attributable to such Recipient’s failure to comply with Section 3.01(e) and (d) any U.S. federal withholding Taxes imposed pursuant to FATCA.

Executive Order” has the meaning set forth in Section 10.18.

Existing Credit Agreement” has the meaning provided in the recitals hereto.

Facility Guaranty” means the Guaranty made as of April 24, 2015 by the Guarantors in favor of the Agent and the other Credit Parties, in form reasonably satisfactory to the Agent.

FASB ASC” means the Accounting Standards Codification of the Financial Accounting Standards Board.

FATCA” means Sections 1471 through 1474 of the Code, as of the date of this Agreement (or any amended or successor version that is substantively comparable and not materially more onerous to comply with), any current or future regulations or official interpretations thereof and any agreements entered into pursuant to Section 1471(b)(1) of the Code.

Federal Funds Rate means, for any day, the rate per annum calculated by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York based on such day’s federal funds transactions by depository institutions (as determined in such manner as the Federal Reserve Bank of New York shall set forth on its public website from time to time) and published on the next succeeding Business Day by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York as the federal funds effective rate; provided that if the Federal Funds Rate as so determined would be less than zero, such rate shall be deemed to be zero for purposes of this Agreement.

Fee Letters” means, collectively, the Bank of America Fee Letter and/or the Lender Fee Letter, as the context may require.

FIRREA” means the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act of 1989, as amended from time to time.

First Amendment Fee Letter” means the letter entitled “First Amendment Fee Letter” among the Lead Borrower and Bank of America, dated as of April 17, 2020.

Fiscal Quarter” means any fiscal quarter of any Fiscal Year, which quarters shall generally end on the last day of each March, June, September and December of such Fiscal Year in accordance with the fiscal accounting calendar of the Loan Parties.

Fiscal Year” means any period of twelve consecutive months ending on December 31 of any calendar year.

Floor” means 0.25% per annum.

Foreign Assets Control Regulations” has the meaning set forth in Section 10.18.

Foreign Lender” means (a) if a Borrower is a U.S. Person, a Lender that is not a U.S. Person, and (b) if a Borrower is not a U.S. Person, a Lender that is resident or organized under the Laws of a jurisdiction other than that in which such Borrower is resident for tax purposes.

Fourth Restatement Audited Financial Statements” means the audited consolidated balance sheet of the Parent and its Subsidiaries for the Fiscal Year ended December 31, 2018, and the related consolidated

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statements of income or operations, Shareholders’ Equity and cash flows for such Fiscal Year of the Parent and its Subsidiaries, including the notes thereto.

Fourth Restatement Date” means the first date all the conditions precedent in Section 4.01 were satisfied or waived in accordance with Section 10.01.

FRB” means the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System of the United States.

Fronting Exposure” means, at any time there is a Defaulting Lender that is a Revolving Loan Lender, (a) with respect to the L/C Issuer, such Defaulting Lender’s Applicable Percentage of the outstanding L/C Obligations other than L/C Obligations as to which such Defaulting Lender’s participation obligation has been reallocated to other Revolving Loan Lenders or Cash Collateralized in accordance with the terms hereof, and (b) with respect to the Swing Line Lender, such Defaulting Lender’s Applicable Percentage of Swing Line Loans other than Swing Line Loans as to which such Defaulting Lender’s participation obligation has been reallocated to other Revolving Loan Lenders in accordance with the terms hereof.

Fund” means any Person (other than a natural person) that is (or will be) engaged in making, purchasing, holding or otherwise investing in commercial loans and similar extensions of credit in the ordinary course of its business.

GAAP” means generally accepted accounting principles in the United States set forth in the opinions and pronouncements of the Accounting Principles Board and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and statements and pronouncements of the Financial Accounting Standards Board or such other principles as may be approved by a significant segment of the accounting profession in the United States, that are applicable to the circumstances as of the date of determination, consistently applied.

Governmental Authority” means the government of the United States or any other nation, or of any political subdivision thereof, whether state or local, and any agency, authority, instrumentality, regulatory body, court, central bank or other entity exercising executive, legislative, judicial, taxing, regulatory or administrative powers or functions of or pertaining to government (including any supra-national bodies such as the European Union or the European Central Bank).

Guarantee” means, as to any Person, (a) any obligation, contingent or otherwise, of such Person guaranteeing or having the economic effect of guaranteeing any Indebtedness or other obligation payable or performable by another Person (the “primary obligor”) in any manner, whether directly or indirectly, and including any obligation of such Person, direct or indirect, (i) to purchase or pay (or advance or supply funds for the purchase or payment of) such Indebtedness or other obligation, (ii) to purchase or lease property, securities or services for the purpose of assuring the obligee in respect of such Indebtedness or other obligation of the payment or performance of such Indebtedness or other obligation, (iii) to maintain working capital, equity capital or any other financial statement condition or liquidity or level of income or cash flow of the primary obligor so as to enable the primary obligor to pay such Indebtedness or other obligation, or (iv) entered into for the purpose of assuring in any other manner the obligee in respect of such Indebtedness or other obligation of the payment or performance thereof or to protect such obligee against loss in respect thereof (in whole or in part), or (b) any Lien on any assets of such Person securing any Indebtedness or other obligation of any other Person, whether or not such Indebtedness or other obligation is assumed by such Person (or any right, contingent or otherwise, of any holder of such Indebtedness to obtain any such Lien); provided that the term “Guarantee” shall not include endorsement of checks, drafts and other items for the payment of money for collection or deposit, in either case, in the ordinary course of business. The amount of any Guarantee shall be deemed to be an amount equal to the stated or determinable amount of the related primary obligation, or portion thereof, in

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respect of which such Guarantee is made or, if not stated or determinable, the maximum reasonably anticipated liability in respect thereof. The term “Guarantee” as a verb has a corresponding meaning.

Guarantor” means (a) the Parent and each Subsidiary of the Parent (other than (i) any Borrower, (ii) any Excluded Domestic Subsidiary and (iii) any CFC) existing on the Second Amendment Effective Date, and (b) each other Subsidiary of the Parent that shall be required to execute and deliver a Facility Guaranty pursuant to Section 6.11.

Hazardous Materials” means all explosive or radioactive substances or wastes and all hazardous or toxic substances, wastes or other pollutants, including petroleum or petroleum distillates, asbestos or asbestos-containing materials, polychlorinated biphenyls, radon gas, infectious or medical wastes and all other substances or wastes of any nature regulated pursuant to any Environmental Law.

Honor Date” has the meaning specified in Section 2.03(c)(i).

Increase Effective Date” shall have the meaning provided therefor in Section 2.15(d).

Impacted Loans” has the meaning specified in Section 3.03(b).

Indebtedness” means, as to any Person at a particular time, without duplication, all of the following, whether or not included as indebtedness or liabilities in accordance with GAAP:

(a)all obligations of such Person for borrowed money and all obligations of such Person evidenced by bonds, debentures, notes, loan agreements or other similar instruments;

(b)the maximum amount of all direct or contingent obligations of such Person arising under letters of credit (including standby and commercial), bankers’ acceptances, bank guaranties, surety bonds and similar instruments;

(c)net obligations of such Person under any Swap Contract;

(d)all obligations of such Person to pay the deferred purchase price of property or services (other than trade accounts payable in the ordinary course of business and, in each case, not past due for more than 60 days after the date on which such trade account payable was created);

(e)Indebtedness (excluding prepaid interest thereon) secured by a Lien on property owned or being purchased by such Person (including Indebtedness arising under conditional sales or other title retention agreements), whether or not such Indebtedness shall have been assumed by such Person or is limited in recourse;

(f)All Attributable Indebtedness of such Person;

(g)all obligations of such Person to purchase, redeem, retire, defease or otherwise make any payment in respect of any Equity Interest in such Person or any other Person (including, without limitation, Disqualified Stock), or any warrant, right or option to acquire such Equity Interest, valued, in the case of a redeemable preferred interest, at the greater of its voluntary or involuntary liquidation preference plus accrued and unpaid dividends; and

(h)all Guarantees of such Person in respect of any of the foregoing.

For all purposes hereof, the Indebtedness of any Person shall include the Indebtedness of any partnership or joint venture (other than a joint venture that is itself a corporation or limited liability company) in which such Person is a general partner or a joint venturer, unless such Indebtedness is expressly made

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non-recourse to such Person and except to the extent such Person’s liability for such Indebtedness is otherwise limited under applicable Law. The amount of any net obligation under any Swap Contract on any date shall be deemed to be the Swap Termination Value thereof as of such date.

Indemnified Taxes” means (a) Taxes, other than Excluded Taxes, imposed on or with respect to any payment made by or on account of any obligation of any Loan Party under any Loan Document and (b) to the extent not otherwise described in (a), Other Taxes.

Indemnitees” has the meaning specified in Section 10.04(b).

Information” has the meaning specified in Section 10.07.

Intellectual Property” has the meaning given to such term in the Security Agreement.

Interest Payment Date” means, (a) as to any LIBOR Rate Loan, the last day of each Interest Period applicable to such Loan and the Maturity Date; provided, however, that if any Interest Period for a LIBOR Rate Loan exceeds three months, the respective dates that fall every three months after the beginning of such Interest Period shall also be Interest Payment Dates; and (b) as to any Base Rate Loan (including a Swing Line Loan), the first calendar day of each calendar quarter and the Maturity Date.

Interest Period” means, as to each LIBOR Rate Loan, the period commencing on the date such LIBOR Rate Loan is disbursed or Converted to or continued as a LIBOR Rate Loan and ending on the date one, two, three or six months thereafter, as selected by the Lead Borrower in its Committed Loan Notice; provided that:

(i)any Interest Period that would otherwise end on a day that is not a Business Day shall be extended to the next succeeding Business Day unless such Business Day falls in another calendar month, in which case such Interest Period shall end on the next preceding Business Day;

(ii)any Interest Period that begins on the last Business Day of a calendar month (or on a day for which there is no numerically corresponding day in the calendar month at the end of such Interest Period) shall end on the last Business Day of the calendar month at the end of such Interest Period;

(iii)no Interest Period shall extend beyond the Maturity Date; and

(iv)notwithstanding the provisions of clause (iii), no Interest Period shall have a duration of less than one (1) month, and if any Interest Period applicable to a LIBOR Borrowing would be for a shorter period, such Interest Period shall not be available hereunder.

For purposes hereof, the date of a Borrowing initially shall be the date on which such Borrowing is made and thereafter shall be the effective date of the most recent Conversion or continuation of such Borrowing.

Internal Control Event” means a material weakness in, or fraud that involves management or other employees who have a significant role in, the Parent’s and/or its Subsidiaries’ internal controls over financial reporting.

In-Transit Inventory” means Inventory of a Borrower which is in the possession of a common carrier and is in transit from a foreign vendor of a Borrower from a location outside of the United States to a location of a Borrower that is within the United States.

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Inventory” has the meaning given that term in the UCC, and shall also include, without limitation, all: (a) goods which (i) are leased by a Person as lessor, (ii) are held by a Person for sale or lease or to be furnished under a contract of service, (iii) are furnished by a Person under a contract of service, or (iv) consist of raw materials, work in process, or materials used or consumed in a business; (b) goods of said description in transit; (c) goods of said description which are returned, repossessed or rejected; and (d) packaging, advertising, and shipping materials related to any of the foregoing.

Inventory Reserves” means, without duplication of any other Reserves or items that are otherwise addressed or excluded through eligibility criteria, such reserves as may be established from time to time by the Agent in its Permitted Discretion with respect to the determination of the salability, at retail, of the Eligible Inventory, which reflect such other factors as affect the market value of the Eligible Inventory or which reflect claims and liabilities that the Agent reasonably determines will need to be satisfied in connection with the realization upon the Inventory. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, Inventory Reserves may, in the Agent’s Permitted Discretion, include (but are not limited to) reserves based on:

(a)Obsolescence;

(b)Seasonality;

(c)Shrink;

(d)Imbalance;

(e)Change in Inventory character;

(f)Change in Inventory composition;

(g)Change in Inventory mix;

(h)Mark-downs (both permanent and point of sale);

(i)Retail mark-ons and mark-ups inconsistent with prior period practice and performance, industry standards, current business plans or advertising calendar and planned advertising events; and

(j)Out-of-date and/or expired Inventory.

Investment” means, as to any Person, any direct or indirect acquisition or investment by such Person, whether by means of (a) the purchase or other acquisition of Equity Interests of another Person, (b) a loan, advance or capital contribution to, Guarantee or assumption of debt of, or purchase or other acquisition of any other debt or interest in, another Person, or (c) any Acquisition, or (d) any other investment of money or capital in order to obtain a profitable return. For purposes of covenant compliance, the amount of any Investment shall be the amount actually invested, without adjustment for subsequent increases or decreases in the value of such Investment.

IRS” means the United States Internal Revenue Service.

ISDA Definitions” means the 2006 ISDA Definitions published by the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. or any successor thereto, as amended or supplemented from time to time, or any successor definitional booklet for interest rate derivatives published from time to time by the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. or such successor thereto.

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ISP” means, with respect to any Letter of Credit, the “International Standby Practices 1998” published by the Institute of International Banking Law & Practice (or such later version thereof as may be in effect at the time of issuance).

Issuer Documents” means with respect to any Letter of Credit, the Letter of Credit Application, and any other document, agreement and instrument entered into by the L/C Issuer and any Borrower (or any Subsidiary) or in favor the L/C Issuer and relating to any such Letter of Credit.

Laws” means, collectively, all international, foreign, Federal, state and local statutes, treaties, rules, guidelines, regulations, ordinances, codes and administrative or judicial precedents or authorities, including the interpretation or administration thereof by any Governmental Authority charged with the enforcement, interpretation or administration thereof, and all applicable administrative orders, directed duties, requests, licenses, authorizations and permits of, and agreements with, any Governmental Authority, in each case whether or not having the force of law.

L/C Advance” means, with respect to each Revolving Loan Lender, such Revolving Loan Lender’s funding of its participation in any L/C Borrowing in accordance with its Applicable Percentage.

L/C Borrowing” means an extension of credit resulting from a drawing under any Letter of Credit which has not been reimbursed on the date when made or refinanced as a Committed Revolving Loan Borrowing.

L/C Credit Extension” means, with respect to any Letter of Credit, the issuance thereof or extension of the expiry date thereof, or the increase of the amount thereof.

L/C Issuer” means Bank of America. The L/C Issuer may, in its discretion, arrange for one or more Letters of Credit to be issued by Affiliates of the L/C Issuer, in which case the term “L/C Issuer” shall include any such Affiliate with respect to Letters of Credit issued by such Affiliate.

L/C Obligations” means, as at any date of determination, the aggregate amount available to be drawn under all outstanding Letters of Credit plus the aggregate of all Unreimbursed Amounts, including all L/C Borrowings. For purposes of computing the amount available to be drawn under any Letter of Credit, the amount of such Letter of Credit shall be determined in accordance with Section 1.06. For all purposes of this Agreement, if, on any date of determination, a Letter of Credit has expired by its terms but any amount may still be drawn thereunder by reason of the operation of Rule 3.14 of the ISP, such Letter of Credit shall be deemed to be “outstanding” in the amount so remaining available to be drawn.

Lead Borrower” has the meaning specified in the introductory paragraph hereto.

Lease” means any agreement, whether written or oral, no matter how styled or structured, pursuant to which a Loan Party is entitled to the use or occupancy of any real property for any period of time.

Lender” means a Revolving Loan Lender (and, as the context requires, includes the Swing Line Lender).

Lender Fee Letter” means, collectively, (i) that certain fee letter, dated as of March 8, 2019, by and among Bank of America, MLPFS, Wells Fargo Bank, National Association and the Lead Borrower, (ii) the First Amendment Fee Letter, and (iii) Second Amendment Fee Letter, as each may be amended, supplemented or replaced and in effect from time to time.

Lending Office” means, as to any Lender, the office or offices of such Lender described as such in such Lender’s Administrative Questionnaire, or such other office or offices as a Lender may from time to time notify the Lead Borrower and the Agent.

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Letter of Credit” means each Standby Letter of Credit and each Commercial Letter of Credit issued hereunder.

Letter of Credit Application” means an application and agreement for the issuance or amendment of a Letter of Credit in the form from time to time in use by the L/C Issuer.

Letter of Credit Expiration Date” means the day that is seven days prior to the Maturity Date then in effect (or, if such day is not a Business Day, the next preceding Business Day).

Letter of Credit Fee” has the meaning specified in Section 2.03(i).

Letter of Credit Sublimit” means an amount equal to $20,000,000. The Letter of Credit Sublimit is part of, and not in addition to, the Aggregate Revolving Loan Commitments. A permanent reduction of the Aggregate Revolving Loan Commitments shall not require a corresponding pro rata reduction in the Letter of Credit Sublimit; provided, however, that if the Aggregate Revolving Loan Commitments are reduced to an amount less than the Letter of Credit Sublimit, then the Letter of Credit Sublimit shall be reduced to an amount equal to (or, at Lead Borrower’s option, less than) the Aggregate Revolving Loan Commitments.

LIBOR Borrowing” means a Committed Revolving Loan Borrowing comprised of LIBOR Rate Loans.

LIBOR Rate” means the higher of:

(i) the Floor, and

(ii) (a) for any Interest Period with respect to a LIBOR Rate Loan, the rate per annum equal to the London Interbank Offered Rate as administered by ICE Benchmark Administration (or any other Person that takes over the administration of such rate for U.S. Dollars) for a period equal in length to such Interest Period (“LIBOR”) as published on the applicable Bloomberg screen page (or such other commercially available source providing such quotations as may be designated by the Agent from time to time) at approximately 11:00 a.m., London time, two Business Days prior to the commencement of such Interest Period, for Dollar deposits (for delivery on the first day of such Interest Period) with a term equivalent to such Interest Period; and

(b) for any interest calculation with respect to a Base Rate Loan on any date, the rate per annum equal to LIBOR Rate, at or about 11:00 a.m., London time determined two London Banking Days prior to such date for U.S. Dollar deposits with a term of one month commencing that day.

LIBOR Rate Loan” means a Committed Revolving Loan that bears interest at a rate based on the LIBOR Rate.

Lien” means (a) any mortgage, deed of trust, pledge, hypothecation, assignment, deposit arrangement, encumbrance, lien (statutory or other), charge, or preference, priority or other security interest or preferential arrangement in the nature of a security interest of any kind or nature whatsoever (including any conditional sale, Capital Lease Obligation, Synthetic Lease Obligation, or other title retention agreement, any easement, right of way or other encumbrance on title to real property, and any financing lease having substantially the same economic effect as any of the foregoing) and (b) in the case of securities, any purchase option, call or similar right of a third party with respect to such securities.

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Loan” means a Revolving Loan and other advances to or for the account of the Borrowers pursuant to this Agreement.

Loan Account” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.11(a).

Loan Documents” means this Agreement, each Note, each Issuer Document, the Fee Letters, all Borrowing Base Certificates, the Deposit Account Control Agreements, the Credit Card Notifications, the Security Documents, the Facility Guaranty, and any other instrument or agreement now or hereafter executed and delivered in connection herewith, each as amended and in effect from time to time.

Loan Parties” means, collectively, each Borrower and each Guarantor.

London Banking Day” means any day on which dealings in Dollar deposits are conducted by and between banks in the London interbank eurodollar market.

Master Agreement” has the meaning set forth in the definition of “Swap Contract.”

Material Adverse Effect” means (a) a material adverse change in, or a material adverse effect on, the operations, business, assets, properties, liabilities (actual or contingent), or condition (financial or otherwise) of Parent and its Subsidiaries, taken as a whole; (b) a material impairment of the rights and remedies of the Agent or any Lender under any Loan Documents, or of the ability of any Loan Party to perform its obligations under any Loan Document to which it is a party; or (c) a material adverse effect upon the legality, validity, binding effect or enforceability against any Loan Party of any Loan Document to which it is a party. In determining whether any individual event would result in a Material Adverse Effect, notwithstanding that such event in and of itself does not have such effect, a Material Adverse Effect shall be deemed to have occurred if the cumulative effect of such event and all other then-existing events would result in a Material Adverse Effect.

Material Adverse Effect Exceptions” means, collectively, (a) a settlement (for aggregate consideration consistent with the presentation set forth in the 2019 Financing Plan) with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia and the Department of Justice (“DOJ”), and a related one count criminal information to be filed by the DOJ in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, charging the Parent with securities fraud, related to the criminal investigation being conducted by the DOJ and the SEC as disclosed in the Parent’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the Fiscal Year ended December 31, 2018, filed with the SEC on March 18, 2019 (the “Investigation”), (b) a settlement (for aggregate consideration consistent with the presentation set forth in the 2019 Financing Plan) with the SEC pursuant to an Offer of Settlement and a related Order Instituting Cease-and-Desist Proceedings Pursuant to Section 21C of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Making Findings, and Imposing a Cease-and-Desist Order issued by the SEC related to the Investigation, (c) any litigation or settlement (for aggregate consideration not to exceed $35,000,000) related to the purported class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California alleging that the Morning Star bamboo flooring that the Lead Borrower sells is defective (the “Gold Litigation”), or (d) the mere filing of and/or demand for relief under any subsequent claims or lawsuits (whether by class action, derivatively or otherwise) relating to or arising under any matter set forth in clause (a) or (b) above.

Material Contract” means (i) each settlement agreement or judgment entered into by the Loan Parties with respect to any litigation set forth on Schedule 5.06 hereof under which, as of any date of determination, any Loan Party owes more than $10,000,000 as of such date of determination, and (ii) each contract or agreement to which any Loan Party is a party involving aggregate consideration payable to or by such Loan Party of $10,000,000 or more in any Fiscal Year (other than purchase orders in the ordinary

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course of business of the Loan Parties and other than contracts that by their terms may be terminated by the applicable Loan Party in the ordinary course of its business upon less than 60 days’ notice without penalty or premium).

Material Indebtedness” means Indebtedness (other than the Obligations) of the Loan Parties in an aggregate principal amount exceeding $10,000,000. For purposes of determining the amount of Material Indebtedness at any time, (a) the amount of the obligations in respect of any Swap Contract at such time shall be calculated at the Swap Termination Value thereof, (b) undrawn committed or available amounts shall be included, and (c) all amounts owing to all creditors under any combined or syndicated credit arrangement shall be included.

Maturity Date” means April 30, 2026.

Maximum Rate” has the meaning provided therefor in Section 10.09.

Measurement Period” means, at any date of determination, the most recently completed four Fiscal Quarters of the Parent.

MLPFS” means Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated.

Moody’s” means Moody’s Investors Service, Inc. and any successor thereto.

Mortgage Policy” has the meaning specified in the definition of Eligible Real Estate.

Mortgages” means each and every fee mortgage or deed of trust, security agreement and assignment by the Loan Party owning or holding the leasehold interest in the Real Estate encumbered thereby in favor of the Agent.

Multiemployer Plan” means any employee benefit plan of the type described in Section 4001(a)(3) of ERISA, to which the Lead Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate makes or is obligated to make contributions, or during the preceding five plan years, has made or been obligated to make contributions.

Multiple Employer Plan” means a Plan which has two or more contributing sponsors (including the Lead Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate) at least two of whom are not under common control, as such a plan is described in Section 4064 of ERISA.

Non-Consenting Lender” has the meaning provided therefor in Section 10.01(c).

Non-Defaulting Lender” means, at any time, each Revolving Loan Lender that is not a Defaulting Lender at such time.

Non-Extension Notice Date” has the meaning specified in Section 2.03(b)(iii).

Note” means a promissory note made by the Borrowers in favor of a Revolving Loan Lender evidencing Committed Revolving Loans made by such Revolving Loan Lender, substantially in the form of Exhibit B-1 attached hereto.

NPL” means the National Priorities List under CERCLA.

Obligations” means (a) all advances to, and debts (including principal, interest, fees, costs, and expenses), liabilities, obligations, covenants, indemnities, and duties of, any Loan Party arising under any Loan Document or otherwise with respect to any Loan or Letter of Credit (including payments in respect of reimbursement of disbursements, interest thereon and obligations to provide cash collateral therefor), whether direct or indirect (including those acquired by assumption), absolute or contingent, due or to

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become due, now existing or hereafter arising and including interest, fees, costs, expenses and indemnities that accrue after the commencement by or against any Loan Party or any Affiliate thereof of any proceeding under any Debtor Relief Laws naming such Person as the debtor in such proceeding, regardless of whether such interest, fees costs, expenses and indemnities are allowed claims in such proceeding, and (b) any Other Liabilities; provided that Obligations of a Loan Party shall exclude any Excluded Swap Obligations with respect to such Loan Party.

OFAC” means the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the United States Department of the Treasury.

Organization Documents” means, (a) with respect to any corporation, the certificate or articles of incorporation and the bylaws (or equivalent or comparable constitutive documents with respect to any non-U.S. jurisdiction); (b) with respect to any limited liability company, the certificate or articles of formation or organization and operating agreement; (c) with respect to any partnership, joint venture, trust or other form of business entity, the partnership, joint venture or other applicable agreement of formation or organization and any agreement, instrument, filing or notice with respect thereto filed in connection with its formation or organization with the applicable Governmental Authority in the jurisdiction of its formation or organization and, if applicable, any certificate or articles of formation or organization of such entity, and (d) in each case, all shareholder or other equity holder agreements, voting trusts and similar arrangements to which such Person is a party or which is applicable to its Equity Interests and all other arrangements relating to the Control or management of such Person.

Other Connection Taxes” means, with respect to any Recipient, Taxes imposed as a result of a present or former connection between such Recipient and the jurisdiction imposing such Tax (other than connections arising from such Recipient having executed, delivered, become a party to, performed its obligations under, received payments under, received or perfected a security interest under, engaged in any other transaction pursuant to or enforced any Loan Document, or sold or assigned an interest in any Loan or Loan Document).

Other Liabilities” means any obligation on account of (a) any Cash Management Services furnished to any of the Loan Parties or any of their Subsidiaries and/or (b) any Bank Product furnished to any of the Loan Parties and/or any of their Subsidiaries.

Other Rate Early Opt-in means the Agent and the Lead Borrower have elected to replace LIBOR with a Benchmark Replacement other than a SOFR-based rate pursuant to (1) an Early Opt-in Election and (2) Section 3.03(d)(ii) and paragraph (2) of the definition of “Benchmark Replacement”.

Other Taxes” means all present or future stamp, court or documentary, intangible, recording, filing or similar Taxes that arise from any payment made under, from the execution, delivery, performance, enforcement or registration of, from the receipt or perfection of a security interest under, or otherwise with respect to, any Loan Document, except any such Taxes that are Other Connection Taxes imposed with respect to an assignment (other than an assignment made pursuant to Section 3.06).

Outstanding Amount” means (i) with respect to Committed Revolving Loans and Swing Line Loans on any date, the aggregate outstanding principal amount thereof after giving effect to any Borrowings and prepayments or repayments of Loans occurring on such date; and (ii) with respect to any L/C Obligations on any date, the amount of such L/C Obligations on such date after giving effect to any L/C Credit Extension occurring on such date and any other changes in the aggregate amount of the L/C Obligations as of such date, including as a result of any reimbursements by the Borrowers of Unreimbursed Amounts.

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Overadvance” means a Credit Extension to the extent that, immediately after its having been made, Excess Availability is less than zero.

Parent” means Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc., a Delaware corporation.

Participant Register” has the meaning specified in Section 10.06(d)(iii).

Payment Conditions” means, at the time of determination with respect to any Permitted Acquisition or prepayment of Indebtedness, that (a) no Default or Event of Default then exists or would arise as a result of entering into such Permitted Acquisition or the making of such prepayment, (b) either (x) (i) Excess Availability on a pro forma basis and on a projected (on assumptions reasonably satisfactory to the Agent) basis for the six (6) month period following and after giving effect to such Permitted Acquisition or prepayment is greater than fifteen (15%) percent of the Revolving Loan Cap, and (ii) the Consolidated Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio, as calculated on a pro forma basis after giving effect to such Permitted Acquisition or prepayment of such Indebtedness for the immediately preceding Measurement Period is equal to or greater than 1.0:1.0, or (y) Excess Availability on a pro forma basis and on a projected (on assumptions reasonably satisfactory to the Agent) basis for the six (6) month period following and after giving effect to such Permitted Acquisition or prepayment is greater than twenty-five (25%) percent of the Revolving Loan Cap. Prior to undertaking any transaction or payment which is subject to the Payment Conditions, the Loan Parties shall deliver to the Agent evidence of satisfaction of the conditions contained in clause (b) above on a basis (including, without limitation, giving due consideration to results for prior periods) reasonably satisfactory to the Agent; provided that the Borrowers shall not be required to deliver updated projections as set forth in clauses (b)(x)(i) or (y) above in the event that on a pro forma basis after giving effect to such Permitted Acquisition or prepayment of Indebtedness, as the case may be, the average daily Total Outstandings for the immediately prior sixty (60) day period are less than thirty (30%) percent of the Revolving Loan Cap.

PBGC” means the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation.

PCAOB” means the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board.

Pension Act” means the Pension Protection Act of 2006.

Pension Funding Rules” means the rules of the Code and ERISA regarding minimum required contributions (including any installment payment thereof) to Pension Plans and set forth in, with respect to plan years ending prior to the effective date of the Pension Act, Section 412 of the Code and Section 302 of ERISA, each as in effect prior to the Pension Act and, thereafter, Section 412, 430, 431, 432 and 436 of the Code and Sections 302, 303, 304 and 305 of ERISA.

Pension Plan” means any employee pension benefit plan (including a Multiple Employer Plan or a Multiemployer Plan) that is maintained or is contributed to by the Lead Borrower and any ERISA Affiliate and is either covered by Title IV of ERISA or is subject to the minimum funding standards under Section 412 of the Code.

Permitted Acquisition” means an Acquisition in which all of the following conditions are satisfied:

(a)Such Acquisition shall have been approved by the Board of Directors of the Person (or similar governing body if such Person is not a corporation) which is the subject of such Acquisition and such Person shall not have announced that it will oppose such Acquisition or shall not have commenced any action which alleges that such Acquisition shall violate applicable Law;

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(b)Solely to the extent proceeds of the Loan are used to consummate such Acquisition, the Lead Borrower shall have furnished the Agent with ten (10) days’ (or such shorter period as the Agent shall agree) prior written notice of such intended Acquisition and if such Acquisition is for a purchase price of $30,000,000 or more, with (i) a current draft of the Acquisition documents (and final copies thereof as and when executed) and (ii) pro forma projected financial statements of the acquired Person consisting of balance sheets and income statements for the twelve (12) month period following such Acquisition after giving effect to such Acquisition, and such other information as the Agent may reasonably require, all of which shall be in form reasonably satisfactory to the Agent;

(c)After giving effect to the Acquisition, if the Acquisition is an Acquisition of Equity Interests, a Loan Party or a Subsidiary shall acquire and own, directly or indirectly, a majority of the Equity Interests in the Person being acquired and shall Control a majority of any voting interests or shall otherwise Control the governance of the Person being acquired;

(d)Any assets acquired shall be utilized in, and if the Acquisition involves a merger, consolidation or acquisition of Equity Interests, the Person which is the subject of such Acquisition shall be engaged in, a business otherwise permitted to be engaged in by a Borrower under this Agreement;

(e)If the Person which is the subject of such Acquisition will be maintained as a Subsidiary of a Loan Party, such Subsidiary shall have been joined as a “Borrower” hereunder or as a Guarantor, as the Agent shall determine, and the Agent shall have received a first priority security interest (subject only to Permitted Encumbrances having priority either pursuant to applicable Law or to the extent expressly permitted to have priority pursuant to the other terms of this Agreement) in the property of such Subsidiary and of the same nature in all material respects as constitutes Collateral under the Security Documents; and

(f)The Loan Parties shall have satisfied the Payment Conditions.

Permitted Discretion” means a determination made by the Agent in good faith and in the exercise of commercially reasonable business judgment from the perspective of an asset based lender.

Permitted Disposition” means any of the following:

(a)Dispositions of Inventory in the ordinary course of business;

(b)bulk sales or other Dispositions of the Inventory of a Loan Party not in the ordinary course of business at arm’s length in connection with Permitted Store Closings;

(c)non-exclusive licenses of Intellectual Property of a Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries in the ordinary course of business;

(d)licenses for the conduct of licensed departments within the Loan Parties’ Stores in the ordinary course of business; provided that, if requested by the Agent, the applicable Loan Party shall have used commercially reasonable efforts to cause the Person operating such licensed department to enter into an intercreditor agreement with the Agent on terms and conditions reasonably satisfactory to the Agent;

(e)Dispositions of Equipment and other assets (including abandonment of or other failures to maintain, preserve, renew, protect or keep in full force and effect Intellectual Property not necessary for the conduct of the Loan Parties’ business) in the ordinary course of business that is

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substantially worn, damaged, obsolete or, in the judgment of a Loan Party, no longer useful or necessary in its business or that of any Subsidiary;

(f)sales, transfers and Dispositions among the Loan Parties or by any Subsidiary to a Loan Party;

(g)sales, transfers and Dispositions by any Subsidiary which is not a Loan Party to another Subsidiary that is not a Loan Party;

(h)as long as no Default or Event of Default then exists or would arise therefrom, sales of Real Estate of any Loan Party (or sales of any Person or Persons created to hold such Real Estate or the Equity Interests in such Person or Persons), including sale-leaseback transactions involving any such Real Estate pursuant to leases on market terms, as long as, (A) such sale is made for fair market value, (B) with respect to any Eligible Real Estate, Excess Availability on a pro forma basis and on a projected (on assumptions reasonably satisfactory to the Agent) basis for the six (6) month period following and after giving effect to such sale and the removal of such Eligible Real Estate from the Revolving Borrowing Base is greater than thirty (30%) percent of the Revolving Loan Cap, and (C) in the case of any sale-leaseback transaction permitted hereunder, the Lead Borrower shall use commercially reasonable efforts to cause the Agent to receive from each such purchaser or transferee a Collateral Access Agreement on terms and conditions reasonably satisfactory to the Agent;

(i)Dispositions consisting of the compromise, settlement or collection of delinquent accounts receivable in the ordinary course of business, consistent with past practices;

(j)leases, subleases, space leases, licenses or sublicenses of Real Estate (and terminations of any of the foregoing), in each case in the ordinary course of business and which do not materially interfere with the business of the Parent and its Subsidiaries, taken as a whole;

(k)to the extent constituting a Disposition, (i) the use of cash or cash equivalents solely to the extent such use would not result in a Default or Event of Default and (ii) conversions of cash equivalents into cash or other cash equivalents;

(l)any Disposition of Real Estate to a Governmental Authority as a result of the condemnation of such Real Estate;

(m)Dispositions of property (but excluding, for the avoidance of doubt, Eligible Real Estate referenced in clause (h) above) to the extent that (i) such property is exchanged for credit against the purchase price of similar replacement property that is promptly purchased or (ii) the proceeds of such Disposition are promptly applied to the purchase price of such replacement property;

(n)to the extent constituting a Disposition, (i) transactions permitted by Section 7.04, (ii) Restricted Payments permitted by Section 7.06 and (iii) Liens permitted by Section 7.01;

(o)Dispositions of Investments in joint ventures; and

(q)other Dispositions (other than Dispositions of Collateral included in the Revolving Borrowing Base) for consideration not exceeding $15,000,000 in the aggregate during any consecutive twelve (12) month period so long as no Event of Default has occurred and is continuing or would immediately result therefrom; provided that an amount equal to the net proceeds of such Disposition received by any Loan Party is applied to the prepayment of Loans in the manner and to the extent required by Section 2.05(e).

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Permitted Encumbrances” means:

(a)Liens imposed by law for Taxes that are not yet due or are being contested in compliance with Section 6.04;

(b)Carriers’, warehousemen’s, mechanics’, materialmen’s, repairmen’s and other like Liens imposed by applicable Laws, arising in the ordinary course of business and securing obligations that are not overdue by more than thirty (30) days or are being contested in compliance with Section 6.04;

(c)Pledges and deposits made in the ordinary course of business in compliance with workers’ compensation, unemployment insurance and other social security laws or regulations, other than any Lien imposed by ERISA;

(d)Deposits to secure or relating to the performance of bids, trade contracts and leases (other than Indebtedness), statutory obligations, surety and appeal bonds, performance bonds and other obligations of a like nature incurred in the ordinary course of business;

(e)Liens in respect of judgments that would not constitute an Event of Default hereunder;

(f)Easements, covenants, conditions, restrictions, building code laws, zoning restrictions, rights-of-way and similar encumbrances on real property imposed by law or arising in the ordinary course of business that do not secure any monetary obligations and do not materially detract from the value of the affected property or materially interfere with the ordinary conduct of business of the Loan Parties, taken as a whole, and such other minor title defects or survey matters that are disclosed by current surveys that, in each case, do not materially interfere with the ordinary conduct of business of the Loan Parties, taken as an whole;

(g)Liens existing on the Second Amendment Effective Date listed on Schedule 7.01 and Liens to secure any Permitted Refinancings of the Indebtedness with respect thereto;

(h)Liens on fixed or capital assets or on Real Estate of any Loan Party which secure Indebtedness permitted under clauses (c) and/or (d) of the definition of Permitted Indebtedness so long as (i) such Liens and the Indebtedness secured thereby are incurred prior to or within one hundred eighty (180) days after such acquisition (other than Permitted Refinancings), (ii) the Indebtedness secured thereby does not exceed the cost of acquisition of the applicable assets, and (iii) such Liens shall attach only to the assets or Real Estate acquired, improved or refinanced with such Indebtedness and shall not extend to any other property or assets of the Loan Parties, other than replacements thereof and additions to such property and the proceeds and the products thereof; provided that individual financings of Equipment provided by one lender may be cross-collateralized with other financings of Equipment provided by such lender;

(i)Liens in favor of the Agent;

(j)Landlords’ and lessors’ statutory Liens in respect of rent not in default for more than any applicable grace period, not to exceed thirty (30) days;

(k)Possessory Liens in favor of brokers and dealers arising in connection with the acquisition or disposition of Investments owned as of the Second Amendment Effective Date and other Permitted Investments, provided that such liens (a) attach only to such Investments or other Investments held by such broker or dealer and (b) secure only obligations incurred in the ordinary

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course and arising in connection with the acquisition or disposition of such Investments and not any obligation in connection with margin financing;

(l)Liens arising solely by virtue of any statutory or common law provisions relating to banker’s Liens, Liens in favor of securities intermediaries, rights of setoff or similar rights and remedies as to deposit accounts or securities accounts or other funds maintained with depository institutions or securities intermediaries;

(m)Liens arising from precautionary UCC filings regarding “true” operating leases or, to the extent permitted under the Loan Documents, the consignment of goods to a Loan Party;

(n)voluntary Liens on property (other than property of the type included in the Revolving Borrowing Base) in existence at the time such property is acquired pursuant to a Permitted Acquisition or on such property of a Subsidiary of a Loan Party in existence at the time such Subsidiary is acquired pursuant to a Permitted Acquisition; provided, that such Liens are not incurred in connection with or in anticipation of such Permitted Acquisition and do not attach to any other assets of any Loan Party or any Subsidiary;

(o)Liens in favor of customs and revenues authorities imposed by applicable Laws arising in the ordinary course of business in connection with the importation of goods and securing obligations;

(p)Liens on cash advances or any cash earnest money deposits in favor of the seller of any property to be acquired in a Permitted Acquisition;

(q)any interest or title of a licensor, sublicensor, lessor or sublessor under licenses, leases, sublicenses or subleases entered into by the Loan Parties in the ordinary course of business; provided that such interest or title is limited to the property that is the subject of such transaction;

(r)Liens constituting contractual rights of set off relating to purchase orders and other similar agreements entered into by the Loan Parties in the ordinary course of business;

(s)Liens on insurance policies and the proceeds thereof securing the financing of the premiums with the respect thereto incurred in the ordinary course of business;

(t)Liens arising out of any sale and leaseback transaction permitted hereunder in the real property and related improvements that are they subject of such transaction and securing the related Indebtedness under clause (d) of the definition of “Permitted Indebtedness”;

(u)Liens securing Indebtedness permitted under clause (j) of the definition of “Permitted Indebtedness”; provided that such Liens either (i) do not attach to Collateral included in the Revolving Borrowing Base, or (ii) are subject to an intercreditor agreement between the Agent and the holder of such Indebtedness and Liens in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Agent.

Permitted Indebtedness” means each of the following:

(a)Indebtedness outstanding on the Second Amendment Effective Date listed on Schedule 7.03 and any Permitted Refinancing thereof;

(b)Indebtedness (i) of any Loan Party to any other Loan Party; (ii) of any Subsidiary that is not a Loan Party to any other Subsidiary that is not a Loan Party; and (iii) of any Subsidiary that

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is not a Loan Party to any Loan Party in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed, together with any Investment made pursuant to clause (g)(iv) of the definition of Permitted Investments, $10,000,000 outstanding at any time; provided that, for purposes of clause (b)(iii) and notwithstanding clause (d) of the definition of “Indebtedness”, trade accounts payable in the ordinary course of business shall not constitute “Indebtedness” unless past due for more than 120 days after the date on which such trade account payable was created;

(c)Purchase money Indebtedness of any Loan Party to finance the acquisition of any personal property consisting solely of fixed or capital assets, including Capital Lease Obligations, and any Indebtedness assumed in connection with the acquisition of any such assets or secured by a Lien on any such assets prior to the acquisition thereof, and Permitted Refinancings thereof, provided, however, that the aggregate principal amount of Indebtedness permitted by this clause (c) shall not exceed $10,000,000 at any time outstanding and further provided that, if requested by the Agent, the Loan Parties shall use commercially reasonable efforts to cause the holders of such Indebtedness to enter into a Collateral Access Agreement on terms reasonably satisfactory to the Agent;

(d)Indebtedness incurred for the construction or acquisition or improvement of, or to finance or to refinance, any Real Estate owned by any Loan Party (including therein any Indebtedness incurred in connection with sale-leaseback transactions permitted hereunder and any Synthetic Lease Obligations), provided that, (A) with respect to any Eligible Real Estate, Excess Availability on a pro forma basis and on a projected (on assumptions reasonably satisfactory to the Agent) basis for the six (6) month period following and after giving effect to such refinancing and the removal of such Eligible Real Estate from the Revolving Borrowing Base is greater than thirty (30%) percent of the Revolving Loan Cap, and (B) the Loan Parties shall use commercially reasonable efforts to cause the holders of such Indebtedness and the lessors under any sale-leaseback transaction to enter into a Collateral Access Agreement on terms reasonably satisfactory to the Agent;

(e)Contingent liabilities under surety bonds or similar instruments incurred in the ordinary course of business in connection with the construction or improvement of Stores;

(f) obligations (contingent or otherwise) of any Loan Party or any Subsidiary thereof existing or arising under any Swap Contract, provided that (i) such obligations are (or were) entered into by such Person in the ordinary course of business for the purpose of directly mitigating risks associated with fluctuations in interest rates or foreign exchange rates, and not for purposes of speculation or taking a “market view” and (ii) such Swap Contract does not contain any provision exonerating the non-defaulting party from its obligation to make payments on outstanding transactions to the defaulting party;

(g)Indebtedness with respect to the deferred purchase price for any Permitted Acquisition or other Investments permitted hereunder, provided that such Indebtedness does not require the payment in cash of principal (other than in respect of working capital adjustments) prior to the Maturity Date, has a final maturity which extends beyond the Maturity Date, and is subordinated to the Obligations on terms reasonably acceptable to the Agent;

(h)Indebtedness of any Person that becomes a Subsidiary of a Loan Party in a Permitted Acquisition or other Investments permitted hereunder, which Indebtedness is existing at the time such Person becomes a Subsidiary of a Loan Party (other than Indebtedness incurred solely in contemplation of such Person’s becoming a Subsidiary of a Loan Party);

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(i)The Obligations;

(j)Indebtedness not otherwise specifically described herein in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $10,000,000 at any time outstanding;

(k)unsecured Guarantees by the Parent in connection with Indebtedness of any foreign Subsidiaries of the Parent, so long as the aggregate principal amount of the obligations Guaranteed pursuant to this clause (k) does not exceed $10,000,000;

(l)(i) Indebtedness constituting indemnification obligations or obligations in respect of purchase price or other similar adjustments in connection with Permitted Dispositions; and (ii) Indebtedness consisting of obligations of any Loan Party or any Subsidiary under deferred compensation or other similar arrangements incurred by such Person in connection with any Permitted Investment;

(m)Indebtedness consisting of the financing of insurance premiums incurred in the ordinary course of business of any Loan Party or any Subsidiary;

(n)Guarantees (i) of any Indebtedness of any Loan Party or any Subsidiary thereof described in clause (a) hereof, (ii) by any Loan Party of any Indebtedness of another Loan Party permitted hereunder, (iii) by any Loan Party of Indebtedness otherwise permitted hereunder of any Subsidiary that is not a Loan Party to the extent such Guarantees are permitted pursuant to Section 7.02, and (iv) by any Subsidiary that is not a Loan Party of Indebtedness of another Subsidiary that is not a Loan Party;

(o)Indebtedness to current or former officers, directors, managers, consultants and employees, their respective estates, spouses or former spouses to finance the purchase or redemption of Equity Interests of the Parent to the extent permitted by Section 7.06;

(p)obligations in respect of netting services, automatic clearinghouse arrangements, overdraft protections and similar arrangements;

(q)Indebtedness in an amount not to exceed $10,000,000 incurred by any Loan Party or any Subsidiary in respect of letters of credit, bank guarantees, bankers’ acceptances, warehouse receipts or similar instruments issued or created in the ordinary course of business consistent with past practice in respect of workers compensation claims, health, disability or other employee benefits or property, casualty or liability insurance or self-insurance or other Indebtedness with respect to reimbursement-type obligations regarding workers compensation claims; provided that any such Indebtedness of a Loan Party shall be unsecured; and

(r)all premiums (if any), interest (including post-petition interest), fees, expenses, charges and additional or contingent interest, to the extent applicable, on obligations described in clauses (a) through (q) above.

Permitted Investments” means each of the following:

(a)readily marketable obligations issued or directly and fully guaranteed or insured by the United States of America or any agency or instrumentality thereof having maturities of not more than 360 days from the date of acquisition thereof; provided that the full faith and credit of the United States of America is pledged in support thereof;

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(b)commercial paper issued by any Person organized under the laws of any state of the United States of America and rated at least “Prime-1” (or the then equivalent grade) by Moody’s or at least “A-1” (or the then equivalent grade) by S&P, in each case with maturities of not more than 360 days from the date of acquisition thereof;

(c)time deposits with, or insured certificates of deposit or bankers’ acceptances of, any commercial bank that (i) (A) is a Lender or (B) is organized under the laws of the United States of America, any state thereof or the District of Columbia or is the principal banking subsidiary of a bank holding company organized under the laws of the United States of America, any state thereof or the District of Columbia, and is a member of the Federal Reserve System, (ii) issues (or the parent of which issues) commercial paper rated as described in clause (b) of this definition and (iii) has combined capital and surplus of at least $1,000,000,000, in each case with maturities of not more than 360 days from the date of acquisition thereof;

(d)Fully collateralized repurchase agreements with a term of not more than thirty (30) days for securities described in clause (a) above (without regard to the limitation on maturity contained in such clause) and entered into with a financial institution satisfying the criteria described in clause (c) above or with any primary dealer and having a market value at the time that such repurchase agreement is entered into of not less than 100% of the repurchase obligation of such counterparty entity with whom such repurchase agreement has been entered into;

(e)Investments, classified in accordance with GAAP as current assets of the Loan Parties, in any money market fund, mutual fund, or other investment companies that are registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, which are administered by financial institutions that have the highest rating obtainable from either Moody’s or S&P, and which invest solely in one or more of the types of securities described in clauses (a) through (d) above;

(f)Investments existing on the Second Amendment Effective Date set forth on Schedule 7.02, but not any increase in the amount thereof or any other modification of the terms thereof;

(g)(i) Investments by any Loan Party and its Subsidiaries in their respective Subsidiaries outstanding on the Second Amendment Effective Date, (ii) additional Investments by any Loan Party and its Subsidiaries in Loan Parties (other than the Parent), (iii) additional Investments by Subsidiaries of the Loan Parties that are not Loan Parties in other Subsidiaries that are not Loan Parties and (iv) so long as no Event of Default is continuing, additional Investments by the Loan Parties in wholly-owned Subsidiaries that are not Loan Parties in an aggregate amount invested after the Second Amendment Effective Date not to exceed, together with any Indebtedness incurred pursuant to clause (b)(iii) of the definition of Permitted Indebtedness, $10,000,000;

(h)Investments consisting of extensions of credit in the nature of accounts receivable or notes receivable arising from the grant of trade credit in the ordinary course of business, and Investments received in satisfaction or partial satisfaction thereof from financially troubled account debtors to the extent reasonably necessary in order to prevent or limit loss;

(i)Guarantees constituting Permitted Indebtedness;

(j)so long as no Default or Event of Default has occurred and is continuing or would result from such Investment, Investments by any Loan Party in Swap Contracts permitted hereunder;

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(k)Investments received in connection with the bankruptcy or reorganization of, or settlement of delinquent accounts and disputes with, customers and suppliers, in each case in the ordinary course of business;

(l)advances to officers, directors and employees of the Loan Parties and Subsidiaries in the ordinary course of business in an amount not to exceed $5,000,000 in the aggregate at any time outstanding;

(m)Investments constituting Permitted Acquisitions and earnest money deposits made in connection with any letter of intent or purchase agreement entered into in connection with any Permitted Acquisition;

(o)Other Investments so long as the Payment Conditions have been met;

(p)capital contributions made by any Loan Party to another Loan Party;

(q)Investments of any Person existing at the time such Person becomes a Subsidiary or consolidates or merges with the Parent or any of its Subsidiaries (including in connection with a Permitted Acquisition) so long as such Investments were not made in contemplation of such Person becoming a Subsidiary or of such consolidation or merger;

(r)Guarantees of leases or other obligations of any Loan Party or any Subsidiary that do not constitute Indebtedness, in each case entered into in the ordinary course of business;

(s)promissory notes and other non-cash consideration that is received in connection with any Permitted Disposition; and

(t)other Investments in an aggregate amount not to exceeds $10,000,000 at any time outstanding;

provided, however, that notwithstanding the foregoing, (i) after the occurrence and during the continuance of a Cash Dominion Event, no such Investments specified in clauses (a) through (e) and clause (o) shall be permitted unless either (A) no Revolving Loans or, if then required to be Cash Collateralized, Letters of Credit are then outstanding, or (B) the Investment is a temporary Investment pending expiration of an Interest Period for a LIBOR Rate Loan, the proceeds of which Investment will be applied to the Obligations after the expiration of such Interest Period, and (ii) such Investments shall be pledged to the Agent as additional collateral for the Obligations pursuant to such agreements as may be reasonably required by the Agent.

Permitted Overadvance” means an Overadvance made by the Agent, in its discretion, which:

(a)Is made to maintain, protect or preserve the Collateral and/or the Credit Parties’ rights under the Loan Documents or which is otherwise for the benefit of the Credit Parties; or

(b)Is made to enhance the likelihood of, or to maximize the amount of, repayment of any Obligation;

(c)Is made to pay any other amount chargeable to any Loan Party hereunder; and

(d)Together with all other Permitted Overadvances then outstanding, shall not (i) exceed five percent (5%) of the Revolving Borrowing Base at any time or (ii) unless a liquidation of the Collateral is occurring, remain outstanding for more than forty-five (45) consecutive days, unless in each case, the Required Lenders otherwise agree;

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provided however, that the foregoing shall not (i) modify or abrogate any of the provisions of Section 2.03 regarding the Revolving Loan Lenders’ obligations with respect to Letters of Credit or Section 2.04 regarding the Revolving Loan Lenders’ obligations with respect to Swing Line Loans, or (ii) result in any claim or liability against the Agent (regardless of the amount of any Overadvance) for Unintentional Overadvances, and such Unintentional Overadvances shall not reduce the amount of Permitted Overadvances allowed hereunder, and further provided that in no event shall the Agent make an Overadvance, if after giving effect thereto, the principal amount of the Credit Extensions would exceed the Aggregate Revolving Loan Commitments (as in effect prior to any termination of the Revolving Loan Commitments pursuant to Sections 2.06 or 8.02 hereof).

Permitted Refinancing” means, with respect to any Person, any Indebtedness issued in exchange for, or the net proceeds of which are used to extend, refinance, renew, replace, defease or refund (collectively, to “Refinance”), the Indebtedness being Refinanced (or previous refinancings thereof constituting a Permitted Refinancing); provided, that (a) the principal amount (or accreted value, if applicable) of such Permitted Refinancing does not exceed the principal amount (or accreted value, if applicable) of the Indebtedness so Refinanced (plus unpaid accrued interest and premiums thereon and underwriting discounts, defeasance costs, fees, commissions and expenses), (b) the weighted average life to maturity of such Permitted Refinancing is greater than or equal to the weighted average life to maturity of the Indebtedness being Refinanced (c) such Permitted Refinancing shall not require any scheduled principal payments due prior to the Maturity Date in excess of, or prior to, the scheduled principal payments due prior to such Maturity Date for the Indebtedness being Refinanced, (d) if the Indebtedness being Refinanced is subordinated in right of payment to the Obligations under this Agreement, such Permitted Refinancing shall be subordinated in right of payment to such Obligations on terms at least as favorable to the Credit Parties as those contained in the documentation governing the Indebtedness being Refinanced (e) no Permitted Refinancing shall have direct or indirect obligors who were not also obligors of the Indebtedness being Refinanced, or greater guarantees or security, than the Indebtedness being Refinanced, (f) such Permitted Refinancing shall be otherwise on terms (when taken as a whole) not materially less favorable to the Credit Parties than those contained in the documentation governing the Indebtedness being Refinanced, including, without limitation, with respect to financial and other covenants and events of default, (g) the interest rate applicable to any such Permitted Refinancing shall not exceed the then applicable market interest rate for similarly situated debtors, and (h) at the time thereof, no Default or Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing.

Permitted Store Closings” means (a) Store closures and related Inventory dispositions which do not exceed in any Fiscal Year of the Parent and its Subsidiaries, ten (10%) percent of the number of the Borrowers’ Stores as of the beginning of such Fiscal Year (net of new Store openings), and (b) the related Inventory is either moved to a distribution center or another retail location of the Borrowers for future sale in the ordinary course of business or is disposed of at such Stores in accordance with liquidation agreements and with professional liquidators reasonably acceptable to the Agent.

Person” means any natural person, corporation, limited liability company, trust, joint venture, association, company, partnership, limited partnership, Governmental Authority or other entity.

Plan” means any employee benefit plan within the meaning of Section 3(3) of ERISA (including a Pension Plan), maintained for employees of the Lead Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate or any such Plan to which the Lead Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate is required to contribute on behalf of its employees.

PTE” means a prohibited transaction class exemption issued by the U.S. Department of Labor, as any such exemption may be amended from time to time.

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QFC” has the meaning assigned to the term “qualified financial contract” in, and shall be interpreted in accordance with 12 U.S.C. 5390(c)(8)(D).

QFC Credit Support” has the meaning set forth in Section 10.29.

Qualified ECP Guarantor” means, at any time, each Loan Party with total assets exceeding $10,000,000 or that qualifies at such time as an “eligible contract participant” under the Commodity Exchange Act and can cause another Person to qualify as an “eligible contract participant” at such time under Section 1a(18)(A)(v)(II) of the Commodity Exchange Act.

Real Estate” means all Leases and all land, together with the buildings, structures, parking areas, and other improvements thereon, now or hereafter owned by any Loan Party, including all easements, rights-of-way, and similar rights relating thereto and all leases, tenancies, and occupancies thereof.

Real Estate Advance Rate” means, (i) from and after the Second Amendment Effective Date and until the first anniversary of the Second Amendment Effective Date, sixty (60%) percent, (ii) from and after the first anniversary of the Second Amendment Effective Date and until the second anniversary of the Second Amendment Effective Date, fifty-five (55%) percent, and (iii) from the second anniversary of the Second Amendment Effective Date and thereafter, fifty (50%) percent.

Realty Reserves” means such reserves as the Agent from time to time determines in the Agent’s Permitted Discretion as being appropriate to reflect the impediments to the Agent’s ability to realize upon any Eligible Real Estate, to reflect such factors as affect the market value of the Eligible Real Estate or to reflect claims and liabilities that the Agent determines will need to be satisfied in connection with the realization upon any Eligible Real Estate. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, Realty Reserves may include (but are not limited to) any of the following with respect to Eligible Real Estate: (i) Environmental Compliance Reserves, (ii) reserves for (A) municipal taxes and assessments, (B) repairs and (C) remediation of title defects, and (iii) reserves for Indebtedness secured by Liens on any Eligible Real Estate having priority over the Lien of the Agent.

Recipient” means the Agent, any Lender, the L/C Issuer or any other recipient of any payment to be made by or on account of any obligation of any Loan Party hereunder.

Register” has the meaning specified in Section 10.06(c).

Registered Public Accounting Firm” has the meaning specified by the Securities Laws and shall be independent of the Parent and its Subsidiaries as prescribed by the Securities Laws.

Related Parties” means, with respect to any Person, such Person’s Affiliates and the partners, directors, officers, employees, agents, trustees, administrators, managers, advisors and representatives of such Person and of such Person’s Affiliates.

Relevant Governmental Body means the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System or the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, or a committee officially endorsed or convened by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System or the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, or any successor thereto.

Reportable Event” means any of the events set forth in Section 4043(c) of ERISA, other than events for which the 30-day notice period has been waived.

Reports” has the meaning provided in Section 9.12(c).

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Request for Credit Extension” means (a) with respect to a Committed Revolving Loan Borrowing, Conversion or continuation of Committed Revolving Loans, a Committed Loan Notice, (b) with respect to an L/C Credit Extension, a Letter of Credit Application, and (c) with respect to a Swing Line Loan, a Swing Line Loan Notice.

Required Lenders” means, as of any date of determination, Lenders which are not Affiliates holding more than 50% of the Aggregate Revolving Loan Commitments or, if the Aggregate Revolving Loan Commitments and the obligation of the L/C Issuer to make L/C Credit Extensions have been terminated, Lenders holding in the aggregate more than 50% of the Total Outstandings (with the aggregate amount of each Lender’s risk participation and funded participation in L/C Obligations and Swing Line Loans being deemed “held” by such Lender for purposes of this definition); provided that at any time when there are less than three (3) non-affiliated Lenders, the term shall mean all such Lenders; provided further that the Revolving Loan Commitment of, and the portion of the Total Outstandings held or deemed held by, any Defaulting Lender shall be excluded for purposes of making a determination of Required Lenders.

Rescindable Amount” has the meaning provided in Section 2.12 (b)(ii).

Reserves” means all Inventory Reserves, Availability Reserves and Realty Reserves. The Agent shall have the right, at any time and from time to time after the Fourth Restatement Date in its Permitted Discretion to establish, modify or eliminate any Reserves upon three (3) Business Days prior notice to the Lead Borrower (during which period the Agent shall be available to discuss any such proposed Reserve with the Borrowers); provided that (i) no such prior notice shall be required (1) after the occurrence and during the continuation of a Cash Dominion Event, (2) for changes to any such Reserve resulting solely from changes in the mathematical calculations of the amount of such Reserve in accordance with the methodology for such calculation previously used by the Agent, (3) if a Material Adverse Effect is reasonably likely to arise by any delay in establishing or changing such Reserve, or (4) if an Event of Default is continuing and (ii) upon such notice, the Lead Borrower will not be permitted to borrow so as to exceed the Revolving Borrowing Base after giving effect to such new or modified Reserves.

Resolution Authority” means an EEA Resolution Authority or, with respect to any UK Financial Institution, a UK Resolution Authority.

Responsible Officer” means (a) the chief executive officer, president, chief financial officer or general corporate counsel of a Loan Party or any of the other individuals designated in writing to the Agent by an existing Responsible Officer of a Loan Party as an authorized signatory of any certificate or other document to be delivered hereunder (including the controller, treasurer or assistant treasurer of a Loan Party), (b) solely for purposes of the delivery of incumbency certificates pursuant to Section 4.01, the secretary or any assistant secretary of a Loan Party and, (c) solely for purposes of notices given pursuant to Article II, any other officer or employee of the applicable Loan Party so designated by any of the foregoing officers in a notice to the Agent or any other officer or employee of the applicable Loan Party designated in or pursuant to an agreement between the applicable Loan Party and the Agent. Any document delivered hereunder that is signed by a Responsible Officer of a Loan Party shall be conclusively presumed to have been authorized by all necessary corporate, partnership and/or other action on the part of such Loan Party and such Responsible Officer shall be conclusively presumed to have acted on behalf of such Loan Party. To the extent requested by the Agent, each Responsible Officer will provide an incumbency certificate and to the extent requested by the Agent, appropriate authorization documentation, in form and substance satisfactory to the Agent.

Restricted Payment” means any dividend or other distribution (whether in cash, securities or other property) with respect to any capital stock or other Equity Interest of any Person or any of its

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Subsidiaries, or any payment (whether in cash, securities or other property), including any sinking fund or similar deposit, on account of the purchase, redemption, retirement, defeasance, acquisition, cancellation or termination of any such capital stock or other Equity Interest, or on account of any return of capital to such Person’s stockholders, partners or members (or the equivalent of any thereof), or any option, warrant or other right to acquire any such dividend or other distribution or payment. Without limiting the foregoing, “Restricted Payments” with respect to any Person shall also include all payments made by such Person with any proceeds of a dissolution or liquidation of such Person.

Restricted Payment Conditions” means, at the time of determination with respect to any Restricted Payment, that (a) no Default or Event of Default then exists or would arise as a result of making such Restricted Payment, (b) either (x) (i) Excess Availability on a pro forma basis and on a projected (on assumptions reasonably satisfactory to the Agent) basis for the six (6) month period following and after giving effect to such Restricted Payment is greater than fifteen (15%) percent of the Revolving Loan Cap, and (ii) the Consolidated Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio, as calculated on a pro forma basis after giving effect to such Restricted Payment for the immediately preceding Measurement Period is equal to or greater than 1.1:1.0, or (y) Excess Availability on a pro forma basis and on a projected (on assumptions reasonably satisfactory to the Agent) basis for the six (6) month period following and after giving effect to such Restricted Payment is greater than twenty-five (25%) percent of the Revolving Loan Cap. Prior to undertaking any Restricted Payment that is subject to the Restricted Payment Conditions, the Loan Parties shall deliver to the Agent evidence of satisfaction of the conditions contained in clause (b) above on a basis (including, without limitation, giving due consideration to results for prior periods) reasonably satisfactory to the Agent; provided that the Borrowers shall not be required to deliver updated projections as set forth in clause (b)(x)(i) or (y) above in the event that on a pro forma basis after giving effect to such Restricted Payment, the average daily Total Outstandings for the immediately prior sixty (60) day period are less than thirty (30%) percent of the Revolving Loan Cap.

Revolving Borrowing Base” means, at any time of calculation, an amount equal to:

(a)the face amount of Eligible Credit Card Receivables multiplied by 90%;

plus

(b)the Cost of Eligible Inventory (other than Eligible Unpaid In-Transit Inventory), net of Inventory Reserves, multiplied by 90% (provided that, during the Seasonal Overadvance Period in each calendar year, such advance rate shall be increased to 92.5%) multiplied by the Appraised Value of Eligible Inventory;

plus

(c)the Real Estate Advance Rate multiplied by the Appraised Value of Eligible Real Estate;

plus

(d)the Cost of Eligible Unpaid In-Transit Inventory, net of Inventory Reserves, multiplied by 75% (provided that, during the Seasonal Overadvance Period in each calendar year, such advance rate shall be increased to 77.5%) multiplied by the Appraised Value of Eligible Inventory;

minus

(e)the then amount of all Availability Reserves;

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provided that, in no event shall the aggregate amounts available to be borrowed under (i) clause (c) above exceed twenty-five (25%) of the Revolving Loan Cap and (ii) clause (d) above exceed fifteen (15%) of the Revolving Loan Cap.

Revolving Loan” means an extension of credit by a Revolving Loan Lender to the Borrowers under Article II in the form of a Committed Revolving Loan or a Swing Line Loan.

Revolving Loan Cap” means, at any time of determination, the lesser of (a) the Aggregate Revolving Loan Commitments and (b) the Revolving Borrowing Base.

Revolving Loan Commitment” means, as to each Revolving Loan Lender, its obligation to (a) make Committed Revolving Loans to the Borrowers pursuant to Section 2.01, (b) purchase participations in L/C Obligations, and (c) purchase participations in Swing Line Loans, in an aggregate principal amount at any one time outstanding not to exceed the amount set forth opposite such Lender’s name on Schedule 2.01 or in the Assignment and Assumption pursuant to which such Lender becomes a party hereto, as applicable, as such amount may be adjusted from time to time in accordance with this Agreement.

Revolving Loan Facility” means, at any time, the Aggregate Revolving Loan Commitments of all Revolving Loan Lenders at such time.

Revolving Loan Lender” means, at any time, any Lender that has a Revolving Loan Commitment at such time or, if the Revolving Loan Commitments have terminated, Revolving Credit Extensions.

S&P” means Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. and any successor thereto.

Sanction(s)” means any sanction administered or enforced by the United States Government (including, without limitation, OFAC), the United Nations Security Council, the European Union, Her Majesty’s Treasury (“HMT”) or any Governmental Authority having jurisdiction over any Lender or any Loan Party or any of their respective Subsidiaries or Affiliates.

Sarbanes-Oxley” means the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.

Seasonal Overadvance Period” shall mean a consecutive 120 day period between October 1 and January 31 in each calendar year.

SEC” means the Securities and Exchange Commission, or any Governmental Authority succeeding to any of its principal functions.

Second Amendment Effective Date” means April 30, 2021.

Second Amendment Fee Letter” means the letter entitled “Second Amendment Fee Letter” among the Lead Borrower and Bank of America, dated as of April 30, 2021.

Securities Laws” means the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Sarbanes-Oxley, and the applicable accounting and auditing principles, rules, standards and practices promulgated, approved or incorporated by the SEC or the PCAOB.

Security Agreement” means the Third Amended and Restated Security Agreement dated as of August 17, 2016 among the Loan Parties and the Agent.

Security Documents” means the Security Agreement, the Mortgages, the Deposit Account Control Agreements, the Credit Card Notifications, and each other security agreement or other instrument or

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document executed and delivered to the Agent pursuant to this Agreement or any other Loan Document granting a Lien to secure any of the Obligations.

Settlement Date” has the meaning provided in Section 2.14(a).

Shareholders’ Equity” means, as of any date of determination, consolidated shareholders’ equity of the Parent and its Subsidiaries as of that date determined in accordance with GAAP.

Shrink” means Inventory which has been lost, misplaced, stolen, or is otherwise unaccounted for.

SOFR” has the meaning provided in the definition of Daily Simple SOFR.

SOFR Early Opt-in means the Agent and the Lead Borrower have elected to replace LIBOR pursuant to (1) an Early Opt-in Election and (2) Section 3.03(d)(i) and paragraph (1) of the definition of “Benchmark Replacement.

Solvent” and “Solvency” means, with respect to any Person on a particular date, that on such date (a) at fair valuation, all of the properties and assets of such Person are greater than the sum of the debts, including contingent liabilities, of such Person, (b) the present fair saleable value of the properties and assets of such Person is not less than the amount that would be required to pay the probable liability of such Person on its debts as they become absolute and matured, (c) such Person is able to realize upon its properties and assets and pay its debts and other liabilities, contingent obligations and other commitments as they mature in the normal course of business, (d) such Person does not intend to, and does not believe that it will, incur debts beyond such Person’s ability to pay as such debts mature, and (e) such Person is not engaged in a business or a transaction, and is not about to engage in a business or transaction, for which such Person’s properties and assets would constitute unreasonably small capital after giving due consideration to the prevailing practices in the industry in which such Person is engaged. The amount of all guarantees at any time shall be computed as the amount that, in light of all the facts and circumstances existing at the time, can reasonably be expected to become an actual or matured liability.

Specified Event of Default” means the occurrence of any Event of Default described in any of Sections 8.01(a), 8.01(b) (with respect to occurrences relating to Section 6.01, Sections 6.02(a), (b) and (d), Section 6.03(a) and (b), Sections 6.05(a) and (c), Section 6.07, Sections 6.10(b) and (c), Section 6.11, Section 6.12, Section 6.13, and Article VII) 8.01(d), 8.01(f), 8.01(j), 8.01(k), or 8.01(l).

Specified Loan Party” means any Loan Party that is not then an “eligible contract participant” under the Commodity Exchange Act (determined prior to giving effect to Section 10.26).

Standby Letter of Credit” means any Letter of Credit that is not a Commercial Letter of Credit and that (a) is used in lieu or in support of performance guaranties or performance, surety or similar bonds (excluding appeal bonds) arising in the ordinary course of business, (b) is used in lieu or in support of stay or appeal bonds, (c) supports the payment of insurance premiums for reasonably necessary casualty insurance carried by any of the Loan Parties, or (d) supports payment or performance for identified purchases or exchanges of products or services in the ordinary course of business.

Stated Amount” means at any time the maximum amount for which a Letter of Credit may be honored.

Store” means any retail store (which may include any Real Estate, fixtures, Equipment, Inventory and other property related thereto) operated, or to be operated, by any Loan Party.

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Subordinated Indebtedness” means Indebtedness which is expressly subordinated in right of payment to the prior payment in full of the Obligations and which is in form and on terms approved in writing by the Agent.

Subsidiary” of a Person means a corporation, partnership, joint venture, limited liability company or other business entity of which a majority of the Equity Interests having ordinary voting power for the election of directors or other governing body are at the time beneficially owned, or the management of which is otherwise Controlled, directly, or indirectly through one or more intermediaries, or both, by such Person. Unless otherwise specified, all references herein to a “Subsidiary” or to “Subsidiaries” shall refer to a Subsidiary or Subsidiaries of a Loan Party.

Supported QFC” has the meaning set forth in Section 10.29.

Swap Contract” means (a) any and all rate swap transactions, basis swaps, credit derivative transactions, forward rate transactions, commodity swaps, commodity options, forward commodity contracts, equity or equity index swaps or options, bond or bond price or bond index swaps or options or forward bond or forward bond price or forward bond index transactions, interest rate options, forward foreign exchange transactions, cap transactions, floor transactions, collar transactions, currency swap transactions, cross-currency rate swap transactions, currency options, spot contracts, or any other similar transactions or any combination of any of the foregoing (including any options to enter into any of the foregoing), whether or not any such transaction is governed by or subject to any master agreement, and (b) any and all transactions of any kind, and the related confirmations, which are subject to the terms and conditions of, or governed by, any form of master agreement published by the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc., any International Foreign Exchange Master Agreement, or any other master agreement (any such master agreement, together with any related schedules, a “Master Agreement”), including any such obligations or liabilities under any Master Agreement.

Swap Obligations” means with respect to any Loan Party any obligation to pay or perform under any agreement, contract or transaction that constitutes a “swap” within the meaning of Section 1a(47) of the Commodity Exchange Act.

Swap Termination Value” means, in respect of any one or more Swap Contracts, after taking into account the effect of any legally enforceable netting agreement relating to such Swap Contracts, (a) for any date on or after the date such Swap Contracts have been closed out and termination value(s) determined in accordance therewith, such termination value(s), and (b) for any date prior to the date referenced in clause (a), the amount(s) determined as the mark-to-market value(s) for such Swap Contracts, as determined based upon one or more mid-market or other readily available quotations provided by any recognized dealer in such Swap Contracts (which may include a Lender or any Affiliate of a Lender).

Swing Line Borrowing” means a borrowing of a Swing Line Loan pursuant to Section 2.04.

Swing Line Lender” means Bank of America in its capacity as provider of Swing Line Loans, or any successor swing line lender hereunder.

Swing Line Loan” has the meaning specified in Section 2.04(a).

Swing Line Loan Notice” means a notice of a Swing Line Borrowing pursuant to Section 2.04(b), which, if in writing, shall be substantially in the form of Exhibit A-2.

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Swing Line Sublimit” means an amount equal to the lesser of (a) $20,000,000 and (b) the Aggregate Revolving Loan Commitments. The Swing Line Sublimit is part of, and not in addition to, the Aggregate Revolving Loan Commitments. A permanent reduction of the Aggregate Revolving Loan Commitments shall not require a corresponding pro rata reduction in the Swing Line Sublimit; provided, however, that if the Aggregate Revolving Loan Commitments are reduced to an amount less than the Swing Line Sublimit, then the Swing Line Sublimit shall be reduced to an amount equal to (or, at Lead Borrower’s option, less than) the Aggregate Revolving Loan Commitments.

Synthetic Lease Obligation” means the monetary obligation of a Person under (a) a so-called synthetic, off-balance sheet or tax retention lease, or (b) an agreement for the use or possession of property (including sale and leaseback transactions), in each case, creating obligations that do not appear on the balance sheet of such Person but which, upon the application of any Debtor Relief Laws to such Person, would be characterized as the indebtedness of such Person (without regard to accounting treatment).

Taxes” means all present or future taxes, levies, imposts, duties, deductions, withholdings (including backup withholding), assessments, fees or other charges imposed by any Governmental Authority, including any interest, additions to tax or penalties applicable thereto.

Term SOFR” means, for the applicable corresponding tenor (or if any Available Tenor of a Benchmark does not correspond to an Available Tenor for the applicable Benchmark Replacement, the closest corresponding Available Tenor and if such Available Tenor corresponds equally to two (2) Available Tenors of the applicable Benchmark Replacement, the corresponding tenor of the shorter duration shall be applied), the forward-looking term rate based on SOFR that has been selected or recommended by the Relevant Governmental Body..

Termination Date” means the earliest to occur of (i) the Maturity Date, (ii) the date on which the maturity of the Obligations is accelerated (or deemed accelerated) and the Revolving Loan Commitments are irrevocably terminated (or deemed terminated) in accordance with Article VIII, or (iii) the termination of the Revolving Loan Commitments in accordance with the provisions of Section 2.06 hereof.

Total Outstandings” means the aggregate Outstanding Amount of all Revolving Loans and all L/C Obligations.

Trading With the Enemy Act” has the meaning set forth in Section 10.18.

Type” means, with respect to a Committed Revolving Loan, its character as a Base Rate Loan or a LIBOR Rate Loan.

UK Financial Institution” means any BRRD Undertaking (as defined under the PRA Rulebook (as amended from time to time) promulgated by the United Kingdom Prudential Regulation Authority) or any Person subject to IFPRU 11.6 of the FCA Handbook (as amended from time to time) promulgated by the United Kingdom Financial Conduct Authority, which includes certain credit institutions and investment firms, and certain affiliates of such credit institutions or investment firms.

UK Resolution Authority” means the Bank of England or any other public administrative authority having responsibility for the resolution of any UK Financial Institution.

U.S. Special Resolution Regimes” has the meaning set forth in Section 10.29.

UCC” or “Uniform Commercial Code” shall have the meaning given to such term in the Security Agreement.

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UCP 600” means, with respect to any Letter of Credit, the Uniform Customs and Practice for Documentary Credits, International Chamber of Commerce (“ICC”) Publication No. 600 (or such later version thereof as may be in effect at the time of issuance).

UFCA” has the meaning specified in Section 10.22(c).

UFTA” has the meaning specified in Section 10.22(c).

Unintentional Overadvance” means an Overadvance which, to the Agent’s knowledge, did not constitute an Overadvance when made but which has become an Overadvance resulting from changed circumstances beyond the control of the Credit Parties, including, without limitation, a reduction in the Appraised Value of property or assets included in the Revolving Borrowing Base or misrepresentation by the Loan Parties.

United States” and “U.S.” mean the United States of America.

Unreimbursed Amount” has the meaning specified in Section 2.03(c)(i).

U.S. Person” means any Person that is a “United States Person” as defined in Section 7701(a)(30) of the Code.

U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate” has the meaning specified in Section 3.01(e)(i)(B)(3).

Weekly Borrowing Base Delivery Event” means either (i) the occurrence and continuance of any Specified Event of Default, or (ii) the failure of the Borrowers to maintain Excess Availability at least equal to twelve and one-half percent (12.5%) of the Revolving Loan Cap. For purposes of this Agreement, the occurrence of a Weekly Borrowing Base Delivery Event shall be deemed continuing at the Agent’s option (i) so long as such Specified Event of Default is continuing, and/or (ii) if the Weekly Borrowing Base Delivery Event arises as a result of the Borrowers’ failure to achieve Excess Availability as required hereunder, until Excess Availability has exceeded twelve and one-half percent (12.5%) of the Revolving Loan Cap for thirty (30) consecutive calendar days, in which case a Weekly Borrowing Base Delivery Event shall no longer be deemed to be continuing for purposes of this Agreement. The termination of a Weekly Borrowing Base Delivery Event as provided herein shall in no way limit, waive or delay the occurrence of a subsequent Weekly Borrowing Base Delivery Event in the event that the conditions set forth in this definition again arise.

Write-Down and Conversion Powers” means (a) the write-down and conversion powers of the applicable EEA Resolution Authority from time to time under the Bail-In Legislation for the applicable EEA Member Country, which powers are described in the EU Bail-In Legislation Schedule; or (b) with respect to the United Kingdom, any powers of the applicable Resolution Authority under the Bail-In Legislation to cancel, reduce, modify or change the form of a liability of any UK Financial Institution or any contract or instrument under which that liability arises, to convert all or part of that liability into shares, securities or obligations of that Person or any other Person, to provide that any such contract or instrument is to have effect as if a right had been exercised under it or to suspend any obligation in respect of that liability or any of the powers under that Bail-In Legislation that are related to or ancillary to any of those powers.

1.02Other Interpretive Provisions. With reference to this Agreement and each other Loan Document, unless otherwise specified herein or in such other Loan Document:The definitions of terms herein shall apply equally to the singular and plural forms of the terms defined. Whenever the context may require, any pronoun shall include the corresponding masculine, feminine and neuter forms. The

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words “include,” “includes” and “including” shall be deemed to be followed by the phrase “without limitation.” The word “will” shall be construed to have the same meaning and effect as the word “shall.” Unless the context requires otherwise, (i) any definition of or reference to any agreement, instrument or other document (including any Loan Document or any Organization Document) shall be construed as referring to such agreement, instrument or other document as from time to time amended, amended and restated, modified, extended, restated, replaced or supplemented from time to time (subject to any restrictions on such amendments, supplements or modifications set forth herein or in any other Loan Document), (ii) any reference herein to any Person shall be construed to include such Person’s successors and assigns, (iii) the words “hereto,” “herein,” “hereof” and “hereunder,” and words of similar import when used in any Loan Document, shall be construed to refer to such Loan Document in its entirety and not to any particular provision thereof, (iv) all references in a Loan Document to Articles, Sections, Exhibits and Schedules shall be construed to refer to Articles and Sections of, and Exhibits and Schedules to, the Loan Document in which such references appear, (v) any reference to any law shall include all statutory and regulatory rules, regulations, orders and provisions consolidating, amending, replacing or interpreting such law and any reference to any law or regulation shall, unless otherwise specified, refer to such law or regulation as amended, modified, extended, restated, replaced or supplemented from time to time, and (vi) the words “asset” and “property” shall be construed to have the same meaning and effect and to refer to any and all tangible and intangible assets and properties, including cash, securities, accounts and contract rights. Any and all references to “Borrower” regardless whether preceded by the term a, any, each of, all, and/or any other similar term shall be deemed to refer, as the context requires, to each and every (and/or any one or all) parties constituting a Borrower, individually and/or in the aggregate.
(b)In the computation of periods of time from a specified date to a later specified date, the word “from” means “from and including;” the words “to” and “until” each mean “to but excluding;” and the word “through” means “to and including.”
(c)Section headings herein and in the other Loan Documents are included for convenience of reference only and shall not affect the interpretation of this Agreement or any other Loan Document.
(d)Any reference herein or in any other Loan Document to the satisfaction, repayment, or payment in full of the Obligations shall mean the repayment in Dollars in full in cash or immediately available funds (or, in the case of contingent reimbursement obligations with respect to Letters of Credit and Bank Products (other than Swap Contracts), providing Cash Collateralization) of all of the Obligations (including the payment of any termination amount then applicable (or which would or could become applicable as a result of the repayment of the other Obligations) under Swap Contracts) other than (i) unasserted contingent indemnification Obligations, (ii) any Obligations relating to Bank Products (including Swap Contracts) that, at such time, are allowed by the applicable Bank Product provider to remain outstanding without being required to be repaid or Cash Collateralized, and (iii) any Obligations relating to Cash Management Services that, at such time, are allowed by the applicable provider of such Cash Management Services to remain outstanding without being required to be repaid.
1.03Accounting Terms
(a)Generally. All accounting terms not specifically or completely defined herein shall be construed in conformity with, and all financial data (including financial ratios and other financial calculations) required to be submitted pursuant to this Agreement shall be prepared in conformity with, GAAP applied on a consistent basis, as in effect from time to time, applied in a manner consistent with that used in preparing the Audited Financial Statements, except as