Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

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10. RELATED PARTY TRANSACTIONS

Affiliates of, or funds advised by, The Blackstone Group, Inc. owned approximately 14% of our outstanding common stock as of May 2, 2020. Affiliates of The Blackstone Group, Inc. also held $4.9 million of our Amended and Restated Term Loan Credit Facility as of May 2, 2020.

The Blackstone Group, Inc. owns a majority equity position in ShopCore Properties, LP, Blackstone Real Estate DDR Retail Holdings III, LLC and Blackstone Real Estate RC Retail Holdings, LLC and has significant influence over Edens Limited Partnership, vendors we utilize to lease certain properties. Payments associated with these vendors during the first quarters of fiscal 2020 and fiscal 2019 were $2.0 million and $2.7 million, respectively. These expenses are included in cost of sales and occupancy expense in the consolidated statements of comprehensive income.

The Blackstone Group, Inc. has significant influence over JDA Software Group, Inc., a vendor we utilize for transportation and supply chain software. Payments associated with this vendor during the first quarters of fiscal 2020 and fiscal 2019 were $0.5 million and $0.7 million, respectively. These expenses are included in selling, general and administrative in the consolidated statements of comprehensive income.