Toshiba Shareholders Vote to Add Activist Investors to Board

Toshiba shareholders approved the company’s proposal to invite representatives from two foreign activist funds onto its board, a move which may help speed the transition of the troubled industrial...

Toyota shares fall over 2% after criticism from green activist investors

TOKYO - Shares of Toyota Motor (NYSE:TM) Corp opened down more than 2% on Monday after media reports citing criticism from European pension funds of the automaker for what they said were lobbying...

Toyota shares fall over 2% after criticism from green activist investors

Shares of Toyota Motor Corp opened down more than 2% on Monday after media reports citing criticism from European pension funds of the automaker for what they said were lobbying efforts that went...

Kohl's holds off barbarians at the gate... for now

New York Wall Street has attacked Kohl's from all directions over the past year. Activist investors have criticized the department store's strategy, blasted its CEO and tried to replace its board...

Saks Fifth Avenue owner likely front-runner in bid for Kohl's: source

Hudson's Bay Co. is the likely front-runner in a bidding war for budget department store Kohl's, a source familiar with the matter told The Post. The proposals, which were submitted on March 16,...

How Kohl's became such a mess

In 2018, Kohl's was a bright spot in the beleaguered department store sector. Not anymore. Activist investors are demanding leadership changes. The chain's sales are lower than before the...

Kohl's says it's no longer a department store

Kohl's has lost 17% of its market share since 2011. Kohl's announced plans Monday to add Sephora mini-shops to 75% of stores. The company will open 100 new locations at half the size of its...

Kohl's says it's no longer a department store

Kohl's announced plans Monday to add Sephora mini-shops to roughly 75% of its 1,100 US stores. The chain also unveiled new strategies to grow online, including self-service for pickup orders and...

Macy's and Kohl's get in a knife fight with Wall Street

Activist investors are circling Macy's and Kohl's. The department store chains are fighting back.

Disgraced ex-Peloton CEO John Foley won't be 'scaling back' role: email

Peloton co-founder John Foley won’t be “scaling back” his role at the company despite stepping down as CEO. “I plan on leveraging every ounce of John’s superpowers as a product, content, and...

Activist investors and a 'greenwashing' backlash: Change is coming to the corporate world

There is a significant degree of skepticism about many of the sustainability-related claims businesses make. Yet the fact they are making them at all points to a shift in the mindset of some...

Unilever, Peloton and Kohl’s Become Targets of Activist Investors

Activist investors are seeking a greater return on their investments. Unilever, Peloton and Kohl’s are attracting the ire of powerful investors. The companies are under pressure by activist...

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