Ann Taylor got snapped up. Who's next? The acquisition of Ann Taylor parent Ann Inc. could spur activity among other apparel retailers, Jefferies analyst Randal Konik said.
| By: Krystina Gustafson
HIGHLIGHTS-Hedge funds cut eBay, Leonard Green hot on Shake Shack NEW YORK, May 15- Top U.S. hedge fund management firms, including Dan Loeb's Third Point LLC and Farallon Capital Management, trimmed some of their equity exposure in eBay Inc, but kept high positions in the e-commerce company's shares during the first quarter, according to regulatory filings. MD Sass Investors Services Inc liquidated its position in eBay,...
| By: Sam Forgione
Disruptor 50: No. 15 Quirky This 6-year-old company culls ideas submitted to its website, and the best ones get made and sold in some of the world's biggest retailers.
| By: CNBC.com staff
Wall St Week Ahead-Wage increases in focus ahead of retail earnings Wal-Mart, Target Corp, T.J. Maxx, Gap, and McDonald's Corp have already announced wage increases, and the trend appears to be trickling further into the retail and restaurant sectors. So far in this reporting season, companies such as Bed Bath& Beyond Inc and Buffalo Wild Wings Inc have discussed wage pressure, while Pier 1 Imports Inc plans incentive pay for the...
| By: Sinead Carew