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  • Retail roundup: Bookstore chains, Westfield family program, Lands' End swimsuit campaign

     
    -- It's been a busy week for the nation's most well-known bookstore chains. On Thursday, Barnes & Noble announced that it had received a buyout offer from Liberty Media for $17 a share in cash. And Borders is reportedly in......
  • California Pizza Kitchen to be acquired by private equity firm for $470 million [Updated]

     
    After more than a year of searching for a buyer, California Pizza Kitchen said Wednesday that it would be acquired by the private equity firm Golden Gate Capital for $470 million, or $18.50 a share. But another investment group quickly......
  • News Corp. shares hammered in wake of British phone hacking scandal

     
    Shares in Rupert Murdoch's empire, News Corp., have been roughed up this week as the British phone hacking scandal continues to cast an ominous cloud over the global media company's management. By Friday, after four days of salacious news coverage,......
  • 99 Cents Only shares jump after report of new takeover bid

     
    99 Cents Only Stores Inc. has received a takeover offer from a private equity firm that tops an earlier bid from Leonard Green & Partners, according to a news report. 99 Cents Only shares rose 8.4% to $20.05....
  • Constellation reportedly takeover target of Chicago power company

    Constellation reportedly takeover target of Chicago power company
    Constellation Energy Group is reportedly in the final stages of takeover negotiations that could see it absorbed by the Chicago-based power company Exelon Corp., a deal that would usher Baltimore's last Fortune 500 company headquarters out of town. For...
  • Legg implements new capital plan

    Legg implements new capital plan
    Legg Mason's stock rose nearly 7.5 percent Wednesday on news that the company will pay off $1.25 billion in senior notes held by private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. to reduce its outstanding debt. Its shares gained $1.67 to close at $24.05...
  • Tribune Co. bankruptcy case haunting former shareholders

    Tribune Co. bankruptcy case haunting former shareholders
    On Nov. 8, a two-page letter appeared on Tribune Co.'s bankruptcy court docket, wedged between the usual stream of motions and lawyer fee applications. It was written to the judge by an angry and bewildered Colorado investor named Mark Lies, who had...
  • Exelon boss wants merger badly, and he's paying for it

    John Rowe made no secret of the fact that he badly wanted a signature merger to top off his career as the chief executive of Exelon Corp. How badly can be seen in the settlement he just agreed to in Exelon's bid to purchase Baltimore's Constellation...
  • GOP's non-Romney's deplore Bain capitalism -- but would do nothing to stop it

    GOP's non-Romney's deplore Bain capitalism -- but would do nothing to stop it
    It's one thing to criticize Mitt Romney for being a businessman with the wrong values. It's quite another to accuse him and his former company, Bain Capital, of doing bad things. If what Bain Capital did under Mr. Romney was bad for America, the burden...
  • Yahoo Co-Founder Resigns from Company

    Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang has resigned from the board of directors and all other positions at the company. Yang's resignation, which is effective Tuesday, also applies to his board positions at Yahoo Japan and the Chinese conglomerate Alibaba, of which...
  • Looking at payrolls, O's spend money — just not wisely

    Looking at payrolls, O's spend money — just not wisely
    We’re back. Hope everyone enjoyed their holiday and is getting ready for another one at week’s end. While I was taking a few days off, the Associated Press released its final payrolls for each Major League Baseball team’s 40-man roster....