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Claire's, an operator of some 1,600 specialty jewelry stores in the US, has filed for bankruptcy. But the news might not be as bad as it seems.
Mar 19, 2018
Sycamore Partners and GTCR's billion-dollar purchase is the latest major move by PE in the rapidly expanding software space.
Mar 6, 2018
The age of autonomy is here, and companies big and small are looking to capitalise. SoftBank-backed Brain filled us in on its attempts to bring smart robots to the cleaning industry.
Mar 2, 2018
Private equity firms have backed off their time-held tradition of taking struggling companies through bankruptcy protection. But will the new trend hold up?
Feb 23, 2018
After years of flirtation with a massive IPO, Albertsons and private equity backer Cerberus Capital Management have found a different way onto the public markets.
Feb 20, 2018
From media to entertainment, the internet has upended industries by changing consumer behavior, and retail has not been immune to the trend. But what's next?
Jan 12, 2018
Hudson's Bay Company shares soared on Wednesday after the Canadian retailer received a $3.5B offer for its German business. A sale would follow hot on the heels of HBC's deal with WeWork.
Nov 1, 2017
For private equity firms operating in the retail industry, one door may be closing. But another is opening.
Oct 26, 2017
Waning sales and debt from a PE-backed buyout has pushed one of America's largest specialty retailers into Chapter 11 protection. Will it follow KB Toys into extinction?
Sep 19, 2017
Dozens of brick-and-mortar retailers have shuttered stores or entered bankruptcy recently—a trend that strikes close to home for private equity.
Sep 18, 2017
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