Finance

07/16/2014 - 10:59am

Parent, a company owned by New Jersey-based licensing and memorabilia mogul Joel Weinshanker, has purchased multimedia entertainment retailer Hastings Entertainment for $21.4 million.

07/16/2014 - 10:55am

Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (ESRT), a New York-based real estate investment trust, has completed the acquisition of the ground and operating leases at 112 West 34th Street and the ground lease at 1400 Broadway for a total of approximately $734 million in cash, common stock and operating partnership units.

07/16/2014 - 10:48am

Hardy Capital Partners, along with a small group of Canadian investors, have acquired 100% of OnlineShoes.com, a $140 million profitable online footwear retailer based out of Seattle.

07/15/2014 - 5:47pm

U.S. retail sales inched up 0.2% in June, after an upwardly revised 0.5% rise in May, the Commerce Department said Tuesday.

07/15/2014 - 5:41pm

Aaron’s Inc. on Tuesday said it plans to close 44 underperforming stores in the third quarter of fiscal 2014 and continue other cost-reduction initiatives in response to disappointing core business performance.

07/15/2014 - 5:27pm

Red Robin Gourmet Burger announced it has completed the acquisition of 32 Red Robin franchised restaurants in the United States and Canada, for approximately $40 million from Mach Robin, LLC and Mach Robin, LLC’s Canadian affiliate.

07/15/2014 - 10:54am

Data breaches in the state of New York more than tripled between 2006 and 2013, exposing 22.8 million records.

07/15/2014 - 10:50am

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. has priced three series of senior unsecured notes for an aggregate principal amount of $1.5 billion.

07/14/2014 - 5:04pm

CVS Caremark said Monday that it has agreed to buy the assets of Miami-based Navarro Discount Pharmacy, the largest Hispanic-owned drugstore chain in the U.S.

07/14/2014 - 4:35pm

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba increased its valuation to $130 billion less than a month before its initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange.