STCN Steel Connect

Filed: 23 Aug 21, 9:17am

Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

August 23, 2021
Date of Report (date of earliest event reported)

Steel Connect, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)(Commission File Number)(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
2000 Midway LnSmyrnaTennessee37167
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)(Zip Code)
(914) 461-1276
Registrant's telephone number, including area code

Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $0.01 par valueSTCNNasdaq Capital Market
Rights to Purchase Series D Junior Participating Preferred Stock--Nasdaq Capital Market

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Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.

As previously disclosed, on June 2, 2021, the Board of Directors of Steel Connect, Inc. (the “Company”) approved a Competitive Improvement Plan (“CIP”) for its subsidiary Instant Web LLC d/b/a IWCO Direct (“IWCO Direct”). This plan addresses the changing requirements of the customers and markets IWCO Direct serves and the current competitive landscape. The CIP seeks to expand IWCO Direct’s marketing services capabilities, and upgrade its production platform to new digital and inserting technology, while reducing its overall production costs to enhance its competitive pricing capabilities. As part of the CIP, IWCO Direct announced on August 23, 2021 that it will be optimizing its manufacturing footprint by closing IWCO Direct’s Little Falls, Minnesota facility. The facility is expected to close in January of 2022.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits

Exhibit No.Description
104Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document).


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

August 23, 2021Steel Connect, Inc.
By:/s/ Jason Wong
Name: Jason Wong
Title: Chief Financial Officer