September 2, 2014

Talbots has selected Mi9 BI, Mi9 Merchant, and Sales Audit solutions with loss prevention software products to replace its existing core merchandising and inventory management systems.

August 5, 2014

In a surprise announcement, GNC Holdings Inc. said that Joe Fortunato, chairman, president and CEO of the company, is stepping down.

June 10, 2013

The Wet Seal announced today that retail veteran Lesli Gilbert has been appointed executive VP, stores and operations, effective immediately.

April 24, 2013

The Children's Place said that current CFO Michael Scarpa has also been appointed COO, effective immediately.

December 28, 2012

CBL & Associates Properties and Horizon Group Properties announced that their jointly owned Outlet Shoppes at Atlanta will open one month earlier than previously announced – or on July 18, 2013.

November 27, 2012

The Children's Place Retail Stores Inc. reported that its CFO Steven Baginski has resigned the company, effective immediately.

September 17, 2012

Alliance Data Systems Corp. said that it has acquired the receivables associated with The Talbots Inc.’s existing private-label credit card file, and will acquire the credit card accounts, pending regulatory approval.

August 7, 2012

Private equity firm Sycamore Partners, which has wrapped up its $391 million acquisition of The Talbots, appointed Michael Archbold, formerly president and COO of Vitamin Shoppe, as CEO and CFO of Talbots.

August 7, 2012

Private equity firm Sycamore Partners, which has wrapped up its $391 million acquisition of The Talbots, appointed Michael Archbold, formerly president and COO of Vitamin Shoppe, as CEO and CFO of Talbots.

July 30, 2012

Sycamore Partners extended its tender offer to buy The Talbots Inc. to Aug. 2.

July 16, 2012

Sycamore Partners extended the expiration date of its tender offer to buy The Talbots by 14 days.

June 13, 2012

The Talbots Inc. said private-equity firm Sycamore Partners extended the date of the commencement of its offer to buy the women's apparel retailer by two days.

May 31, 2012

After announcing that talks between private equity firm Sycamore Partners and Talbots had ended, then issuing an update that negotiations had resumed but without exclusivity, the pair said Thursday that a deal has been struck.

May 29, 2012

Talbots said that Sycamore Partners had walked away from negotiations over a proposed $215 million buyout of the retailer.

May 23, 2012

Talbots Inc. said is extending its talks with Sycamore Partners about an acquisition offer.

May 16, 2012

The Talbots and Sycamore Partners extended the exclusivity period for the private equity firm's non-binding $214.6 million takeover offer to May 22.

May 7, 2012

The Talbots Inc. said it has received a raised takeover offer of $214.6 million from private equity firm Sycamore Partners.

April 13, 2012

Talbots Inc.’s fourth-quarter loss widened to $53.2 million for the period ended Jan. 28, not as bad as analysts expected, compared to a loss of $2.8 million in the year ago.

March 27, 2012

Jones Lang LaSalle announced that its Retail Group has been selected by Ashkenazy Acquisition Corp. as the property manager of The Village of Cross Keys, a two-level, open-air retail center north of downtown Baltimore.

January 30, 2012

The Talbots is in buyout talks with the private-equity firm Sycamore Partners, according to the Boston Herald.

January 13, 2012

City Sports plans to relocate its store in Suburban Square, Ardmore, Pa., into the space previously occupied by Talbots.

December 20, 2011

Talbots Inc. has rejected a buyout offer from private-equity firm Sycamore Partners its biggest shareholder, saying the bid “substantially” undervalues the company.

December 5, 2011

It’s official: Talbots Inc. is seeking a new CEO as it works to turn around its struggling business.

December 1, 2011

Talbots Inc. reported a loss of $22 million for the third quarter, compared with a profit of $17 million in the year-ago period.