October 21, 2014

Great American Group has been selected as a stalking horse bidder in the potential liquidation of Alco Stores, which operates 198 general merchandise discount stores in 23 states.

July 14, 2014

EBay and Sotheby’s are developing an online platform designed to make it easier for consumers to discover, browse and acquire exceptional works of art, antiques and collectibles.

May 8, 2014

EBay and Invaluable are launching a partnership to offer traditional live auctions through real-time online bidding at auction houses around the world.

September 16, 2013

Micoley.com’s Sept. 28 property auction will offer a restaurant and banquet facility in Mokena, Ill.

August 23, 2013

Madison Hawk will conduct a real estate auction on Sept. 18 for a free standing retail building just east of downtown Jacksonville, Fla.

September 24, 2012

IPG Real Estate said that Amish Market, a landmark Manhattan gourmet market located in the Midtown neighborhood of TriBeCa, is being offered for sale in hopes of an offer prior to an auction slated for November 2012.

July 18, 2011

Borders Group inched closer to liquidation after a 5 p.m. Sunday deadline passed and no bidders emerged to keep the bankrupt chain in business.

July 14, 2011

Borders Group moved closer to liquidation after a judge on Thursday approved its motion to auction itself off with an offer from liquidators as its opening bid.

July 1, 2011

Borders Group announced Thursday that it has agreed to sell itself to Najafi Cos. for $215 million.

June 20, 2011

Borders Group hopes to name a bidder by July 1 and sell itself by the end of that month, according to bankruptcy court filings, the Associated Press reported.

April 6, 2011

Satellite TV company Dish Network Corp. said Wednesday that it won the auction for Blockbuster with a bid valued at $228 million in cash.

April 5, 2011

Blockbuster's bankruptcy auction is set to stretch into a second day on Tuesday after preliminary talks between bidders and the chain's representatives dragged on late into Monday, a company spokesman said.

April 1, 2011

Several bidders, including Dish Network Corp. and billionaire investor Carl Icahn, are ready to battle for Blockbuster at a bankruptcy auction in New York on Monday, the Associated Press reported.

March 11, 2011

A Manhattan bankruptcy judge on Thursday has cleared the path for Blockbuster to sell itself to a group of hedge funds, preventing the movie rental chain from having to liquidate its assets.

February 25, 2011

A Thursday report by the New York Times said that teen retailer Delia’s has put itself up for sale.

February 22, 2011

Blockbuster said on Monday that it reached a $290 million deal to be bought out of bankruptcy by a group of investors.

December 30, 2010

BJ’s Wholesale Club is in the sights of private equity firm Leonard Green & Partners, which may pursue a hostile bid for the chain, according to The New York Post.

August 31, 2010

The world’s third-largest grocer was one of more than 10 bidders to try to acquire...

July 13, 2010

Hilco Real Estate announced that it will sell six land parcels, located in California, Louisiana...

May 31, 2010

Several large private-equity firms have submitted bids to acquire electronics retailer RadioShack, and competitor Best...

January 4, 2009

Millions of bargain shoppers are turning to online auction sites to save money after the...

October 16, 2008

The retired chairman of Boscov's Inc. has submitted a bid for the chain that his...

September 18, 2008

Boscov's is seeking approval of a Delaware bankruptcy court for a possible buyout, according to...

October 1, 2007

eBay is working...