Tag: private equity

News & Trends

Which private equity-owned retailers are still at risk?

May 28, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

In April, Staples’ private equity owner, Sycamore Partners, paid itself a $1 billion dividend ahead of a possible IPO for the office supplies giant. It was paid for through a loan that will, as these things go, stay with Staples […]

News & Trends

Private equity and retail — a match made for striking

July 31, 2017

Via: Retail Dive

The retail industry, from some angles, seems in the midst of a dystopian nightmare, with uncertainties overwhelming fundamentals, disruptors changing the game and huge amounts of money being invested in building up e-commerce and brick-and-mortar stores. With all of these changes, […]

FMCG products, Stores

Kohl’s could go private

January 13, 2016

Via: FierceRetail

Kohl’s (NYSE:KSS) is considering going private as the retailer struggles to increase its share price, even as sales have rebounded. Kohl’s embarked on a turnaround plan less than two years ago, but is apparently considering more drastic measures including breaking […]