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February 21, 2014




Oriental Trading Company Acquires SmileMakers

Oriental Trading Company has agreed to acquire SmileMakers, a direct retailer of patient giveaways and practice promotions for the dental and healthcare markets, as well as classroom incentives and aids to the education market, from Staples.

Oriental Trading expects to …

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February 5, 2014




Jerry Seinfeld on the Men’s Wearhouse, Jos. A. Bank Battle

Here’s a piece of comedic gold from Jerry Seinfeld’s appearance on BuzzFeed Brews with CBS This Morning from Monday, Feb. 3.

Seinfeld is fascinated by the ongoing acquisition battle between Men’s Wearhouse and Jos. A. Bank.

Who knows, maybe Seinfeld has …

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January 17, 2014




Jos. A. Bank Says No to The Men’s Wearhouse

HAMPSTEAD, Md., Jan. 17, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Jos. A. Bank Clothiers, Inc. (Nasdaq:JOSB) (the “Company” or “Jos. A. Bank”) today announced that its Board of Directors (the “Board”), after careful consideration and discussions with its financial and legal advisors, determined …

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January 16, 2014




Best Buy Blames Price Competitiveness in Holiday Sales Decline

The competition in price played a major role in the declining 2013 holiday sales results at Best Buy, according to a statement released by the electronics retailer.

In the nine week holiday period that ended on Jan. 4, Best Buy reported $11.45 million …

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December 11, 2012




Honeywell to Acquire Intermec for $600 Million

Intermec, a provider of data capture and information management solutions, announced that an agreement is in the works in which technology and manufacturing firm Honeywell International will acquire Intermec for $600 million. The deal was announced in a press release, which …

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January 1, 2014




2014: Things Just Got Personal

As we stand at the threshold of 2014, it’s only natural to wonder what the new near will bring. If 2013 was the year of ecommerce, 2014 is set to be the year of personalization.

2014 will see retailers truly embracing personalization. Brands …

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January 2, 2014




6 Fearless Predictions for 2014

The 2013 holiday season saw shifts in consumer behavior that direct-to-customer merchants – and their business partners – must adapt to in 2014.

Ecommerce got off to a roaring start with off-the-chart sales lifts over Cyber Weekend. But it got a bit …

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December 23, 2013




Jos. A. Bank Rejects Men’s Wearhouse Acquisition Bid

In a constant game of back-and-forth, Jos. A. Bank has rejected the acquisition proposal from Men’s Wearhouse, citing the billion dollar proposal was “significantly undervalued,” according to a statement released by Jos. A. Bank.

The acquisition game between these …

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November 26, 2013




Back Atcha: Men’s Wearhouse Makes a Play for Jos. A. Bank

Less than 7 weeks after Jo.s A. Bank looked to acquire troubled apparel merchant Men’s Wearhouse, Men’s Wearhouse made an offer Tuesday to acquire Jos. A. Bank for $1.2 billion, or $55 a share.

Given Men’s Wearhouse’s advantage in scale, growth and …

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November 6, 2013




Hudson’s Bay Completes Saks Acquistion

Hudson’s Bay Company announced the completion of its acquisition of Saks Inc.  Hudson’s Bay Company acquired Saks Inc. at a value of $2.9 billion.  Saks now joins a combined company of Lord & Taylor and Home Outfitters, according to a …

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