July 6, 2012

Christopher & Banks Corp. has rejected Aria Partners’ unsolicited $64 million takeover offer, saying it was not in the best interest of stockholders.

August 2, 2011

The Talbots said on Tuesday that its board of directors has adopted a shareholder rights plan -- or a poison pill -- to protect its stockholders after a private equity firm disclosed it had acquired a sizeable stake in the company.

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.

March 3, 2011

Family Dollar Stores on Thursday said its board rejected a takeover bid by an activist investor, saying it "substantially undervalues the company."

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.

October 20, 2010

A report released Thursday by the Financial Times said that Diego Della Valle, the Italian...

October 19, 2010

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

October 18, 2010

J.C. Penney adopted a shareholder rights plan

October 17, 2010

J.C. Penney said Monday that it has adopted a shareholder rights plan, or so-called poison...

September 19, 2010

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

September 1, 2010

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

August 12, 2010

The battle to control Barnes & Noble is officially on....

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....

July 21, 2010

An attorney for billionaire Ron Burkle said a poison pill plan adopted by Barnes &...

July 12, 2010

Barnes & Noble board member Michael Del Giudice suggested in his testimony Tuesday that shareholders...

July 11, 2010

The chairman of Barnes & Noble Inc., Leonard Riggio, testified Friday that the poison pill...

May 5, 2010

Los Angeles billionaire and business mogul Ron Burkle's Yucaipa Cos. has filed a complaint in...