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November 21, 2013

Gap Inc. reported a 9.4% increase in third-quarter profit as the retailer's turnaround continues.

San Francisco -- Gap Inc. reported a 9.4% increase in third-quarter profit as the retailer's turnaround continues. The company also reaffirmed its full-year profit guidance and said it is increasing its stock buyback authorization by $1 billion.

The chain posted net income of $337 million in the three-month period ended Nov. 2, compared with $308 million last year.

November 19, 2012

Best Buy is open to considering a lowered bid from founder Richard Schulze, according to the New York Post.

New York -- Best Buy is open to considering a lowered bid from founder Richard Schulze, according to the New York Post.

The report, citing sources close to the company, suggested the chain is now open to a bid of around $20 per share.

 

December 6, 2010

Build-A-Bear is looking for a buyer and has approached private-equity firms, according to three people with knowledge of the matter, Bloomberg reported.

New York City -- Build-A-Bear is looking for a buyer and has approached private-equity firms, according to three people with knowledge of the matter, Bloomberg reported.

Barclays Capital is advising the company, the report said. The St. Louis-based chain, founded by Maxine Clark, opened its first store in 1997.

September 1, 2010

The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. is mulling the sale of its Food Emporium...

June 10, 2010

Gymboree Corp. received approval to buy back $100 million worth of its common stock....

March 30, 2010

Borders Group is close to arranging financing that would allow it to repay a loan...

December 8, 2008

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is temporarily suspending its stock-repurchase program, the Associated Press reported....

August 6, 2008

Best Buy Co. Inc. spent $100,000 in the second quarter to lobby on the conversion...

May 31, 2008

Family Dollar Stores said Wednesday that it entered an accelerated share-repurchase agreement with Wells Fargo...

May 19, 2008

First-quarter profits at Target Corp. dropped almost 8% on softer-than-expected sales and higher costs, but...

December 10, 2007

Washington, D.C., Adirector...