October 3, 2014

RadioShack Corp. has agreed to a financing packaging arranged by its biggest investor, hedge fund Standard General, that would help ease the retailer’s cash crunch as it heads into the holiday selling season, The Wall Street Journal reported.

September 16, 2014

Sears Holdings Corp. said in regulatory filing that it would borrow $400 million from the hedge fund of its CEO, Edward Lampert, who is also the company’s largest shareholder.

September 8, 2014

Walgreens has named Barry Rosenstein, founder and managing partner of New York City-based hedge fund Jana Partners LLC, to its board of directors.

August 26, 2014

Hedge fund Standard General LP, RadioShack’s second-largest shareholder, is reportedly trying to negotiate a “rescue package” by obtaining debt and equity financing from outside investors.

August 18, 2014

Activist hedge fund Jana Partners revealed on Monday that it received an anonymous package detailing a PetSmart presentation around improving results over the next two quarters.

January 23, 2014

Hedge fund Litespeed Management has purchased about 8.1 million shares, or an 8.1% stake, in RadioShack.

November 7, 2013

The Eminence Capital hedge fund has reportedly purchased a 9.8% stake in Men’s Wearhouse.

October 1, 2013

Financial woes continue to plague embattled J.C. Penney Company as hedge fund Perry Capital cut its stake in the retailer by nearly half, selling nine million shares of Penney stock last week.

September 3, 2013

Hedge fund manager Richard Perry has upped his already substantial share in J.C. Penney Co.

August 26, 2013

Hedge fund manager and activist investor William Ackman is selling his entire stake in J.C. Penney.

August 15, 2013

As turmoil continues to surround J.C. Penney, one investor is upping his support of the embattled retailer even as two other large investors leave.

August 13, 2013

J.C. Penney Co. announced that activist investor and hedge fund manager Bill Ackman has resigned from the board of directors of the company, effective Aug. 12.

April 12, 2013

A report by the Wall Street Journal said that hedge fund Barington Capital Group is pressing Jones Group Inc. to slim down by divesting parts of its portfolio.

November 27, 2012

A Tuesday report by the Wall Street Journal said that activist hedge fund Starboard Value has added former Home Depot and Chrysler executive Robert Nardelli and ex-Staples vice chairman Joseph Vassalluzzo as advisors – part of Starboard’s plan to make sweeping changes at Office Depot Inc.

February 16, 2011

Family Dollar Stores received a buyout offer on Tuesday from a New York hedge fund at $55 to $60 per share, a 36% premium over yesterday’s closing price.

February 15, 2011

A Tuesday report by the Wall Street Journal said that hedge fund billionaire and Sears Holding Corp. chairman Edward Lampert has reported holding a 5.8% stake in Gap Inc.

March 25, 2010

A hedge fund manager has sued to potentially delay The Talbots Co.’s pending private-equity backed...

November 20, 2008

Target Corp. said Friday it will not implement a major shareholder's proposal to create a...

July 10, 2008

Syms Corp.’s chief executive announced at Thursday’s annual meeting that the company will remain a...

June 12, 2008

William Ackerman, the billionaire hedge fund manager who is a major stakeholder in Borders Group...

March 9, 2008

Charming Shoppes announced Friday that it has brought an action against the Crescendo Partners and...