Content about William Ackman

August 26, 2013

Hedge fund manager and activist investor William Ackman is selling his entire stake in J.C. Penney.

December 27, 2012

Some are merchants, with long careers in brick-and-mortar stores. Others are tech trailblazers, using new media to match merchandise and buyers. Others are influencing retail in less direct, but no less significant, ways. All share an ability to create new opportunities and, in their own way, are looking to reinvent the shopping experience. And all wield a great deal of influence in today’s complex retail landscape.

May 30, 2012

William Ackman, founder and CEO of Pershing Square Capital Management, said that J.C. Penney Co. should start to see “real progress” in early 2013.

May 30, 2012

William Ackman, founder and CEO of Pershing Square Capital Management, said that J.C. Penney Co. should start to see “real progress” in early 2013.

June 17, 2011

A Thursday report in the New York Times said that activist investor William A. Ackman is pondering whether or not to raise capital for a new fund through an initial public offering.

June 9, 2011

Activist investor William Ackman on Thursday disclosed ownership of an 8.9% stake in Family Dollar, according to a regulatory filing.

June 9, 2011

Activist investor William Ackman on Thursday disclosed ownership of an 8.9% stake in Family Dollar, according to a regulatory filing.

May 26, 2011

Bill Ackman, the founder of Pershing Square Capital Management, has taken a “passive” stake in Family Dollar Stores, Bloomberg reported.

May 18, 2011

Target Corp. on Wednesday reported that its net income in the first quarter rise 2.7% to $689 million, up from $671 million in the year-ago period. Its results, which beat Street expectations, were boosted by its credit-card business as sales came in weaker than expected.

February 9, 2011

J. C. Penney Co. announced Wednesday that its board of directors has elected William A. Ackman, founder and CEO of Pershing Square Capital Management, and Steven Roth, chairman of the board of Vornado Realty Trust, as directors.

January 24, 2011

J.C. Penney on Monday unveiled a restructuring plan, which includes close five department stores and one home store, because they are no longer profitable enough.

January 24, 2011

J.C. Penney on Monday unveiled a restructuring plan, which includes close five department stores and one home store, because they are no longer profitable enough.

December 17, 2010

Some are entrepreneurs who built their companies from the ground up, turning one idea into a billion-dollar global empire.

December 6, 2010

Activist investor Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square Capital Management raised its stake in Borders Group from 31.5% to 37.3% ...

October 18, 2010

J.C. Penney adopted a shareholder rights plan

October 17, 2010

J.C. Penney said Monday that it has adopted a shareholder rights plan, or so-called poison...

October 7, 2010

Pershing Square Capital Management LP, the New York hedge-fund firm led by activist investor William...

October 7, 2010

Pershing Square Capital Management LP, the New York hedge-fund firm led by activist investor William...

May 20, 2010

Borders Group said on Friday that a company controlled by financier Bennett LeBow has taken...

March 28, 2010

Borders Group Inc., faces a deadline Thursday to repay a $42.5 million loan from its...

March 8, 2010

General Growth Properties has received proposals to obtain an additional $3.9 billion from two separate...

November 23, 2008

Pershing Square Capital Management said Monday it will hold off on discussions with the discount...

November 20, 2008

Target Corp. said Friday it will not implement a major shareholder's proposal to create a...

November 20, 2008

Target Corp. said Friday it will not implement a major shareholder's proposal to create a...

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