Bass Pro Shops Reels In Cabela’s

| Tim Parry

Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s Incorporated have entered into a definitive agreement under which Bass Pro Shops will acquire Cabela’s for approximately $5.5 billion cash. Here’s what this means for both iconic outdoors retailers.

Staples Raising Stakes by Doubling Down on Staples Business Advantage

| Tim Parry

Office supplies seller Staples, Inc. is in the “early innings of a dynamic and pronounced strategic repositioning,” which includes raising its stakes by doubling down on Staples Business Advantage to win mid-market business customers in North America, Interim CEO Shira Goodman said Wednesday during the company’s second-quarter earnings call. Here’s a look at how Staples plans to do that.

How Walmart’s $3.3 Billion Push Into Ecommerce Affects You

| Zeke Hamdani

Walmart has long been the brick and mortar giant in the United States known for being extremely difficult to compete with. The company’s recent online push just got a dose of serious “rocket fuel” through its $3.3 billion acquisition of Will it be able to duplicate this stature online?

Oracle Buys NetSuite

| Tim Parry

Oracle has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire NetSuite for approximately $9.3 billion. The proposed transaction is expected to close in 2016, and until the transaction closes, Oracle and NetSuite will continue to operate independently.

Michael Archbold Out as GNC’s CEO

| Daniela Forte

Michael Archbold has resigned as CEO of vitamins and supplements seller GNC Holdings, and is being replaced on an interim basis by industry veteran Robert Moran. Here’s a look at what led to the change in leadership.

G-III to Acquire Donna Karan International

| Tim Parry

G-III will acquire Donna Karan International, Inc., parent of the Donna Karan and DKNY brands and owned by LVMH, in a transaction with an enterprise value of $650 million. The transaction is expected to close in late 2016 or early 2017.

Unilever Gets a Billion Dollar Shave Club

| Tim Parry

Unilever has signed an agreement to purchase Dollar Shave Club, which is worth a reported $1 billion cash. Here’s what the deal means to both parties, and why Dollar Shave Club founder and CEO Michael Dubin’s handsome-ass grandfather would be proud.