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7 Top M&A Highlights of Q3

Global M&A activity jumped 13% year-over-year, helped by blockbuster deals from Verizon, Amgen and Microsoft, among other M&A deals. More 

Neiman Marcus IPO Reportedly a No-Go

Neiman Marcus reportedly is close to a $6 billion buyout deal with a team including Ares Management, nixing any chances for an IPO anytime soon. More 

High-End Retailers Struggling to Ring the Register

Despite broader improvement in stocks and the housing market, high-end retailers are struggling to bring in revenues in 2013. More 

Gilt Is the Perfect Guilty Pleasure: Top Shelf Online Shopping

Imagine that Amazon and Groupon had a baby ... and it won the lottery. That baby would be Gilt.com. More 

Retail Stocks: 3 Lessons from the Saks Sale

Hudson's Bay recently bought Saks. While it may seem like old news, the deal can teach investors in retail stocks some valuable lessons about the space. More 

Neiman Marcus Inches Even Closer to IPO

Luxury retailer Neiman Marcus has selected the investment banks for its public offering, and there's good reason to think it will be a successful deal. More 

Wall Street Has the Urge to Merge: Monday’s IP Market Recap

The merger train made stops in pharmaceuticals, retailing and advertising Monday, but it wasn't enough to spark the broader indices. More