Winmark Corporation Announces Increase in Cash Dividend

MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Winmark Corporation (Nasdaq: WINA) announced today that its Board of
Directors has approved an increase in its regular quarterly cash
dividend to shareholders. The quarterly dividend of $0.11 per share
represents an increase of $0.01 from its previous dividend rate. The
cash dividend will be paid on June 1, 2017 to shareholders of record on
the close of business on May 10, 2017. Future dividends will be subject
to Board approval.

Winmark Corporation creates, supports and finances business. At April 1,
2017, there were 1,184 franchises in operation under the brands Plato’s
Closet®, Once Upon A Child®, Play It Again Sports®, Style Encore® and
Music Go Round®. An additional 70 retail franchises have been awarded
but are not open. In addition, at April 1, 2017, the Company had a lease
portfolio of $41.7 million.


Winmark Corporation
Brett D. Heffes, 763-520-8500