May 25, 2012
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 …More...
May 24, 2012
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 …More...
May 22, 2012
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 …More...
May 16, 2012
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
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 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, …
April 30, 2012
The ecommerce world is blistering with metrics such as average order value, conversion rate, customer acquisition growth rate, return on advertising spending, etc. Gathering this data from your analytics packages will quickly make you feel like you’re assembling Frankenstein’…More...
April 18, 2012
Teavana Holdings announced Tuesday it reached an agreement to acquire the assets of Teaopia Ltd., a mall-based specialty tea retailer in Canada, for an all-cash purchase price of $26.9 million.
Teavana expects to fund the transaction primarily with cash on hand …
December 29, 2006
Epsilon, a business unit of Alliance Data Systems, reached an agreement to purchase Lafayette, CO-based co-op database services provider Abacus, a division of DoubleClick, in a $435 million cash deal that is expected to close in the first quarter of 2007.