Sept 15 (Reuters) - Hedge funds Red Alder LLC and Engine Capital again urged Ann Inc to consider a sale to a private equity firm or another apparel company, stepping up pressure on the women's...
Ann Taylor plans to launch a new concept in fall 2008.
Ann Taylor ( ANN +1.1% ) says it will expand its new Lou & Grey concept to seven stores ..... months. Initial demand for Lou & Grey products is outpacing other brands at Ann . The company plans to open Lou & Grey stores ranging in size from 1
By Options Calling : Ann Inc. (NYSE: ANN ) released its second quarter earnings report recently ..... Capital and its hedge fund partner Red Alder pressured Ann Inc. to sell Ann Taylor and all its subsidiaries so as to boost shareholder
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Ann Inc has hired JPMorgan Chase & Co to explore strategic alternatives, including a potential sale of the women's retailer, according to people familiar with the matter.
Aug 25 (Reuters) - Activist Investor Engine Capital LP wants women's apparel retailer Ann Inc to sell itself, which it believes could fetch around $2.5 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
Ann (NYSE: ANN ) reports comparable-store sales fell 2.3% in Q2 , driven lower by slumps at Loft and with the Ann Taylor Factory channel. Gross margin rate -230 bps to 52.4%. SG&A expense
page/9_0210-investorsentimentreadings.html Bullish stories: Citi [ C ; cheapest bank got cheaper; pg 21]; Ann Taylor [ ANN ; pg 12]; VeriFone [ PAY ; stories of card data breaches will prompt payment terminal upgrades; pg 12]; shopping-center
Ann Taylor ANN , Chico's CHS and Talbots TLB all reported weak January same-store ..... upcoming month, but for now we are maintaining our fair value estimates. Ann Taylor reported a 10.5% decline in same-store sales compared with January
Ann Inc. ANN is trading lower after providing preliminary ..... 26 per share. In the fourth quarter, Ann expects sales to grow roughly 7% from ..... the companywide comparable down 1%. The Ann Taylor Factory and LOFT Outlet concepts were the