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Coming soon: Big deals, bigger busts

Finally! Boldface buyouts, blockbuster mergers and some old LBO busts on the way in 2015. Here's a look at some of the themes and headlines likely to dominate the next 12 months. Continue reading

Couche-Tard finds its path to expansion in The Pantry

Canadian convenience store operator pays $1.7 billion in cash and stock to acquire more than 1,500 retail locations in the U.S. Continue reading

Starboard eyes Staples, Office Depot combination

Regulator's sign-off on Office Depot-Office Max deal means another will likely pass muster. Continue reading

Revel turns to backup bidder to salvage sale

The bankrupt Atlantic City casino will seek court approval of a sale to Polo North Country Club after Brookfield Property Partners bailed just days from closing the deal. Continue reading

Aberzombie CEO Jeffries departs teen retailer

A shake-up at the top may clear the way for a sale of the company. Continue reading

RadioShack claims no defaults on term loan

Retailer provides a blow-by-blow account of why it says term loan lenders have no case. Continue reading

Hudson Pacific picks up EOP portfolio for $3.5B

The REIT will pay $1.75 billion cash and issue 63.5 million shares to target's backer, Blackstone. Continue reading

DELiA*s to file Ch. 11 and liquidate before Xmas

Unable to find a merger partner or obtain a financing proposal, the seller of apparel, accessories and footwear has already entered into an agreement with Hilco Merchant Resources and Gordon Brothers Retail Partners to start selling off its assets. Continue reading

Icahn: Taj Mahal is a 'bad investment' only I would make

The investor, a first-lien lender to the casino, returns fire in a battle with a union that has criticized his past actions. Continue reading

DineEquity not likely to acquire where it eats

Industry observers think the owner of Applebees and International House of Pancakes should look at the fast-growing pizza space for expansion. Continue reading

A nightmare before Christmas

Once upon a time, struggling retailers could hold out until after the holidays before deciding whether to file for bankruptcy. But for four once-hot companies struggling to stay afloat in a rapidly evolving business, Black Friday sales might not be enough this year. Continue reading

Shaving startup Harry's scores $75M round - sources

Financing values the New York e-commerce company at roughly $350 million. Continue reading

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