June 15, 2012




5 Low Cost Tips to Boost B-to-B Retention

Because of the high cost today of generating business-to-business leads and customers today, retention is critical. Even though it is critical, you know you cannot spend more than you can recover in ROI. How do you boost retention and achieve …

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June 2, 2012




Ecommerce M&A Action is Vibrant and Focused

The mergers and acquisitions marketplace for ecommerce businesses is vibrant and active. As the segment matures, online retailers will reach larger scale and profitability levels will improve to levels normal for other businesses. As this maturation process continues, a larger …

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May 31, 2012




Sycamore Partners Finally Strikes Deal with Talbots

Just when you thought The Talbots would be unable to attract a suitor, private equity firm Sycamore Partners finally struck a deal today to acquire the financially troubled women’s apparel merchant for $193.3 million, or $2.75 per share in cash.
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May 25, 2012




Sycamore Partners Walks Away From Talbots

Private equity firm Sycamore Partners, which had been involved in exclusive negotiations with financially troubled women’s apparel merchant The Talbots, said it’s not prepared to execute a deal at this time. The announcement came today after an exclusivity …

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May 24, 2012




Talbots Extends Agreement with Sycamore Partners by 48 Hours

For the second time in a week, financially troubled women’s apparel merchant The Talbots has extended its exclusivity agreement – this time by 48 hours — with private equity firm Sycamore Partners as both sides attempt to finalize a deal whereby …

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May 22, 2012




Ecommerce Transactions Dominate Mergers and Acquisitions

U.S. ecommerce sales grew 16.1% in 2011 – twice the rate of total retail sales, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce. Ecommerce sales now represent 4.6% of total retail sales. As consumers become more comfortable purchasing products online – taking share from …

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May 16, 2012




Talbots Extends Exclusivity Agreement with Sycamore Partners

Financially troubled women’s apparel merchant The Talbots has extended by one week its exclusivity agreement with private equity firm Sycamore Partners as both sides attempt to finalize a deal for Sycamore Partners to acquire Talbots’ outstanding stock.
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May 9, 2012




Sycamore Makes Bid for Talbots Again

After troubled women’s apparel merchant The Talbots rejected a bid from private equity firm Sycamore Partners in December, Sycamore has upped its offer from $3 a share to $3.05 per share to acquire outstanding stock of the company.
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May 3, 2012




Ascena Retail Group Acquires Charming Shoppes

Ascena Retail Group will acquire Charming Shoppes in a cash transaction valued at approximately $890 million.
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The tender offer is expected to commence within 10 business days. Subject to customary conditions and approvals, …

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May 2, 2012




5 Tips for B-to-B Reactivation

I am often asked: when is it more cost effective to invest in the reactivation of business-to-business buyers who haven’t bought in a long time versus investing in prospecting to acquire new buyers? As with all forms of marketing, …

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