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Vered Weiss On Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Steve Madden CEO Rosenfeld Buys Waterproof Boots Company Blondo

It’s a bit late in the season to buy a waterproof boots company, but Steve Madden has done it, according to a press release. Blondo, which has been around for more than a century, makes leather More...

Eli Horn On Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Carl Icahn Jockeying to Induce Wholesale Changes at Gannett

  Gannett Co., the largest U.S. newspaper chain, finds itself facing a proxy fight with activist investor Carl Icahn as it deals with plans to split its broadcasting and publishing businesses into separate More...

Vered Weiss On Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Gannett Says Carl Icahn Wants To “Advance His Own Agenda” With Proxy Threat

Carl Icahn is at it again, this time with Gannett, which he wants to split up into a newspaper unit, which includes USA Today and its broadcast operations, and has made two board nominees to ensure this More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

Steve Madden CEO Edward Rosenfeld Reports ‘Challenging’ Fourth Quarter

Steve Madden reported tepid preliminary sales results for the fourth quarter 2014, and its shares dropped 2.4%. Sales were flat compared to the same quarter in 2013, as the wholesale segment declined,  More...

Eli Horn On Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

Michael Kors Tumbles After Credit Suisse Ratings Cut

Sentiment towards luxury retailer Michael Kors has soured over the last year and a further blow was delivered on Tuesday as analysts at Credit Suisse downgraded the stock because of what they described as a More...

Vered Weiss On Friday, December 26th, 2014

2014 Brought Pain and Gain for Hedge Funds

There was pain and gain, as usual, in the hedge fund sector, with Larry Robbins, Bill Ackman and Dan Loeb cleaning up, but with lackluster returns for Leon Cooperman and John Paulson. Larry Robbins More...

Vered Weiss On Thursday, December 18th, 2014

Brazilian Tycoon Abilio Diniz and Carrefour – It’s Love at Third Sight

Abilio Diniz, a Brazilian tycoon, is in talks to buy Carrefour’s Brazilian unit, according to Reuters. The French retailer Carrefour is looking to sell its Brazilian assets to Diniz, who wants More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, December 14th, 2014

Revenge: Putin’s Ban Bankrupting British Farmers

Vladimir Putin’s reaction to European sanctions, following his invasion of the Ukraine, has led to a continent-wide drop in the price of fruit, the Sunday Express reports. English apple growers are being More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Israel’s Sales Apps Maker Pepperi Signs Deal With Europe’s Rip Curl

Israel’s Pepperi, a fast growing provider of sales apps for manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers, announced that Rip Curl Europe has implemented Pepperi’s catalog-centric sales automation platform. Pepperi More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

Delek Logistics Misses on Earnings, But Management Is Bullish

–   Delek Logistics, a Tennessee-based master limited partnership formed by Delek U.S. holdings in 2012, reported a 12 cent earnings miss with revenues off from Wall Street’s estimates by More...

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