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M&A and FinancialMay 29, 2015 6:39 AM By Tim Parry
Orchard Brands Corp., a multichannel retailer of apparel and home products focused on serving women and men above the age of 50, announced on May 27 that the company has reached a definitive agreement to be acquired by Capmark Financial Group Inc., which owns the Bluestem Brands catalog titles.
M&A and FinancialMay 28, 2015 3:27 PM By Tim Parry
Two days after apparently agreeing to be acquired by Hot Topic, Geeknet, the parent company of ThinkGeek and ThinkGeek Solutions, has received a new bid.
M&A and FinancialMay 27, 2015 11:24 AM By Tim Parry
Pop culture apparel and novelties seller Hot Topic will acquire Geeknet, Inc., the parent company of online gizmos, gadgets and apparel seller ThinkGeek and ThinkGeek Solutions. Find out how much Hot Topic bought Geeknet for, and why the deal makes sense for both retailers.
M&A and FinancialFeb 10, 2015 4:49 PM By Tim Parry
Two years after Kate Spade & Company’s launched its Kate Spade Saturday brand, ecommerce site and stores, the company announced the Kate Spade Saturday stores and and ecommerce site will close, and that the brand will be rolled into its kate spade new york brand.
M&A and FinancialFeb 08, 2015 6:23 PM By Tim Parry
It was as inevitable as the sun rising, but RadioShack finally filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on February 5. It’s the fifth retailer to file for Chapter 11 since the traditional kickoff of the 2014 holiday season. Here’s a look at which retailers are restructuring, and which one is riding off into the sunset.
M&A and FinancialFeb 05, 2015 6:48 PM By Tim Parry
It appears that the RadioShack brand will live on despite today’s Chapter 11 filing in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. But the iconic electronics retailer will have a much-smaller footprint.
M&A and FinancialFeb 04, 2015 3:01 PM By MCM Staff
Macy’s, Inc. to grow its beauty business and enhance customer offerings in standalone Bluemercury specialty locations, in digital channels and in Macy’s stores.
M&A and FinancialJan 27, 2015 4:35 PM By MCM Staff
The acquisition ob Boston Boot marks ShoeBuy’s expansion into the footwear manufacturing business, and provides an opportunity for the company to directly deliver superior products to its customers.
M&A and FinancialJan 23, 2015 4:02 PM By Tim Parry
The days of buying garden gnomes, orthopedic pet beds and assorted tchachkies from SkyMall, the iconic catalog found in airline seat-back pocket. SkyMall and its parent company, Xhibit Corp., filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Arizona.
M&A and FinancialDec 16, 2014 9:49 AM By Tim Parry
PetSmart has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by a consortium led by private equity firm BC Partners, Inc. at a price of $83 per share in cash, representing a premium of approximately 39% over PetSmart’s unaffected closing share price on July 2. The transaction would be valued at approximately $8.7 billion