June 7, 2012

Collective Brands said that the U.S. Federal Trade Commission has granted early termination of the waiting periods under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act in connection with Collective’s impending $2 billion acquisition by Wolverine World Wide, Blum Capital Partners and Golden Gate Capital.

February 16, 2012

DLC Management Corp. announced that it has named Jonathan Wigser as chief investment officer, charged with leading all of the company’s acquisition and disposition activities.

January 23, 2012

Hudson’s Bay Co. has completed the acquisition of Lord & Taylor, according to a report by Women’s Wear Daily.

January 5, 2012

Best Buy said today that it has completed the acquisition of mindShift Technologies, which provides managed IT, cloud, data center and professional services to more than 5,400 clients and 25,000 managed desktops in markets throughout the nation.

November 1, 2011

By Chris Blees, BiggsKofford Certified Public Accountants/BiggsKofford Capital Investment Bank

October 18, 2011

Alliance Data Systems Corp. said it has extended its agreement with Express to continue providing Express with private-label credit card services including account acquisition and activation, receivables funding, card authorization, card issuance, statement generation, remittance processing, customer service functions, and multichannel marketing services.

September 13, 2011

Apparel giant VP Corp. announced that it has completed its previously-announced acquisition of The Timberland Company in a deal valued at $2.3 billion.

July 19, 2011

A Tuesday report by Bloomberg said that South Africa’s parliament will let anti-trust regulators decide what conditions to impose on Wal-Mart Stores in its acquisition of Massmart Holdings Ltd.

June 2, 2011

A report Thursday by the Associated Press said that Wal-Mart Stores executives met Thursday to discuss the proposed Massmart acquisition, which is expected to close in June.

April 27, 2011

Jones Group's net income fell 34% in the first quarter, weighed down by higher costs and charges tied to an acquisition.

April 14, 2011

Chain Store Age's annual review of development, acquisition and management activities.

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February 10, 2011

The increased pace of merger and acquisition activity late in 2010, including some huge deals, suggests that 2011 will be an active year. Low interest rates, significant cash on many firms’ balance sheets, and stock prices that are low enough to attract buyers but high enough to move sellers off the sidelines all reinforce that possibility.

January 18, 2011

The increased pace of merger and acquisition activity late in 2010, including some huge deals, suggests that 2011 will be an active year.

November 2, 2010

Casey’s General Stores said Wednesday it has ended its discussions with 7-Eleven regarding a potential...

July 19, 2010

Merger and acquisition (M) transactions can be a viable alternative for accomplishing a number of...

July 18, 2010

Office Depot said Friday it will not seek to renew its contract with Los Angeles...

July 11, 2010

A subsidiary of Staples now controls about 92% of the shares in Corporate Express Australia...

March 10, 2010

Drugstore.com CEO Dawn Lepore said she will pursue acquisitions to boost growth in the company’s...

August 3, 2008

Amazon.com reached an agreement to acquire AbeBooks, an online marketplace for books, with more than...

May 11, 2008

The board of Children’s Place Retail Stores Inc. has approved a request from the company’s...

April 17, 2008

The Federal Trade Commission has granted an early termination of the required waiting period for...

January 31, 2008

Springfield, Mo. O’Reilly Automotive is proposing to acquire all of the outstanding shares of CSK...

October 4, 2007

New York, Global...

August 28, 2006

Chicago, Urban Retail...