December 5, 2014

The proposed merger between Tim Hortons Inc. and Burger King Worldwide Inc. has been approved by the Minister of Industry under the Investment Canada Act ("ICA").

September 23, 2014

The strategic merits of Burger King Worldwide's leveraged buy-out of Tim Hortons Inc. will be tested by Monday's enactment of tightened U.S. Treasury tax rules on U.S. companies seeking to re-domicile their headquarters in countries with more favorable tax systems, according to Fitch Ratings.

February 25, 2014

Tim Hortons is unveiling a strategic four-year growth plan for 2014-2018 called “Winning in the New Era.”

December 12, 2013

In a first-of-its-kind professional sports league shop-in-shop concept in a major retail chain, Dick’s Sporting Goods and the National Hockey League launched three NHL branded shops in Dick’s locations in Lombard, Ill., Cranberry Township, Pa., and West Nyack, N.Y.

September 30, 2013

Tesco Plc’s Fresh & Easy chain filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy as part of a plan to sell most of the U.S. chain’s 167 stores to a private equity firm led by billionaire Ron Burkle.

November 4, 2011

The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. said Friday that it has secured a $490 million financing package from Ron Burkle’s Yucaipa Cos., Mount Kellett Capital Management and investment funds managed by Goldman Sachs.

March 4, 2011

The Delaware Supreme Court has rejected an appeal by billionaire Ron Burkle in a lawsuit challenging a poison pill plan adopted by Barnes & Noble after he doubled his stake in the company.

December 13, 2010

The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. on Sunday filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as it struggles with enormous debt and increased competition from low-priced peers.

December 6, 2010

Activist investor Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square Capital Management raised its stake in Borders Group from 31.5% to 37.3% ...

November 30, 2010

Barnes & Noble Inc. reported Tuesday that it narrowed its loss to $12.6 million in its fiscal second quarter, compared with a loss of $24 million in the year-ago period. Results missed Wall Street expectations, and the book seller has issued a weak outlook for the third quarter and the full year.

November 17, 2010

Barnes & Noble's shareholders on Wednesday ratified a shareholder rights plan that prevents an outside investor from acquiring 20% or more of the company's shares without board approval.

November 11, 2010

A report released Thursday said that Barnes & Noble has launched a test of store-in-store toy boutiques at a few select locations, in order to boost sales and fill shelf space.

October 19, 2010

Leonard Riggio, the chairman of bookseller Barnes & Noble, said he won't form a group...

September 27, 2010

Dissident stockholder Ron Burkle and his Yucaipa Cos. were defeated by owner Leonard Riggio and...

September 20, 2010

Barnes & Noble announced that Len Riggio, the company’s founder and chairman sent a letter...

September 19, 2010

Proxy-advisory firm Institutional Shareholders Services (ISS) said it has recommended that Barnes & Noble shareholders...

September 6, 2010

American Apparel has been pressed by its banking facility to bring in an outside restructuring...

September 1, 2010

Billionaire investor Ron Burkle’s Yucaipa Cos. plans to appeal a Delaware court ruling that upheld...

August 24, 2010

Barnes & Noble's board of directors has sent a letter to shareholders urging them to...

August 23, 2010

Barnes & Noble reported Tuesday that it posted a loss of $62.5 million in the...

August 18, 2010

Barnes & Noble said Thursday it will nominate two new directors for election at its...

August 17, 2010

Barnes & Noble chairman Leonard Riggio has exercised options to acquire 990,740 shares in the...

August 11, 2010

Barnes & Noble said Thursday it has not reached a settlement with billionaire investor Ron...

August 3, 2010

Barnes & Noble said it is exploring strategic alternatives, including putting itself up for sale....