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It’s not often that you hear about a retail business that everyone thinks is about to file for protection under the US Bankruptcy code, but at the 11th hour sells $225 million in stock, allowing the company to operate outside of bankruptcy, at least for the time being. Surprising most of us, that is exactly […]
RetailWire: Impossible Foods Says There’s Nothing Faddish About Plant-Based Meat On January 19, Bloomberg published an article entitled, “Fake Meat Was Supposed to Save the World. It Became Just Another Fad.” On January 22, Impossible Foods took out a full-page ad in The New York Times and posted a blog entry vigorously defending plant-based meat. […]
I am pleased to join Consensus to help build the firm’s new Beauty and Wellness practice alongside my colleague, Paul Alexander. As these massive categories continue to grow and evolve, I am thrilled to combine Consensus’s strong experience as a leading consumer-focused investment banking boutique with my deep industry passion, expertise, and relationships. I am […]
We are now almost 75% through the month of January – if you are participating in Dry January and have made it this far without a slip up, good work. In Dry January, participants try to abstain from alcohol for the month of January. Many who partake do so to kick off the new year […]
Last week, Bed Bath & Beyond announced in its quarterly earnings report that losses were far greater than expected and sales fell by a third compared to the same period last year. This announcement came on the heels of issuing a “going concern” opinion that the business may not be able to operate in the […]