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April 24, 2013

Children's Place CFO Michael Scarpa has added COO to his credentials. Scarpa, who oversees finance, information technology, distribution, logistics and wholesale, will add store operations, store development and international to his responsibilities.

November 26, 2012

The Children's Place has appointed Michael Scarpa as its new EVP and CFO, effective Dec. 3. Scarpa replaces Steven Baginski, who will be leaving the company, effective immediately, to pursue other interests. He will report to Jane Elfers, president and CEO.

August 7, 2012

Private equity firm Sycamore Partners, which has wrapped up its $391 million acquisition of The Talbots, appointed Michael Archbold, formerly president and COO of Vitamin Shoppe, as CEO and CFO of Talbots.

August 7, 2012

Private equity firm Sycamore Partners, which has wrapped up its $391 million acquisition of The Talbots, appointed Michael Archbold, formerly president and COO of Vitamin Shoppe, as CEO and CFO of Talbots.

July 16, 2012

TLB Merger Sun, an affiliate of Sycamore Partners, has extended the expiration of its tender offer to acquire all of the outstanding shares of common stock, and the associated stock purchase rights, of The Talbots Inc. for $2.75 per share, net to the seller in cash, without interest, and less any applicable withholding taxes, to 5 p.m., New York City time, on Friday, July 27, unless further extended.

June 13, 2012

Talbots said private-equity firm Sycamore Partners extended the date of the commencement of its offer to buy the women's apparel retailer by two days.

May 29, 2012

Talbots said Friday that Sycamore Partners had walked away from negotiations over a proposed $215 million buyout of the retailer.

May 7, 2012

Talbots said it has received a raised takeover offer of $214.6 million from private equity firm Sycamore Partners.

April 13, 2012

Talbots' fourth-quarter loss widened to $53.2 million, or 77 cents per share, from last year’s loss from continuing operations of $2.8 million, or 4 cents per share.

December 20, 2011

Talbots Inc. has rejected a buyout offer from private-equity firm Sycamore Partners its biggest shareholder, saying the bid “substantially” undervalues the company.

December 5, 2011

It’s official: Talbots Inc. is seeking a new CEO as it works to turn around its struggling business.

December 1, 2011

Talbots Inc. reported Thursday a loss of $22 million for the third quarter, compared with a profit of $17 million in the year-ago period.

September 7, 2011

Talbots is searching for a new chief creative officer, as the company struggles to find a product assortment that will translate into sales growth.

September 7, 2011

Talbots is searching for a new chief creative officer, as the company struggles to find a product assortment that will translate into sales growth.

August 24, 2011

J. Jill, a leading multi-channel specialty retailer of women's apparel based in Quincy, Mass., announced that it has appointed Scott Edmonds to its board of directors.

August 3, 2011

Talbots said on Tuesday that its board of directors has adopted a shareholder rights plan -- or a poison pill -- to protect its stockholders after a private equity firm disclosed it had acquired a sizeable stake in the company.

June 9, 2011

Talbots announced that it has named Lesli Gilbert SVP stores, effective June 27.

June 8, 2011

The number of planned store closures at Talbot’s was bumped to 110 units recently when the company reported disappointing first-quarter results and indicated most of the underperforming units would close during the second half of the year.

June 7, 2011

Talbots reported that first quarter income from continuing operations was $0.9 million, or 1 cent per share, compared with last year’s loss from continuing operations of $7.1 million, or 12 cebts per share.

March 24, 2011

Talbots reported Thursday a narrower-than-expected fiscal fourth-quarter loss, and said it plans to expand its store re-image program to improve traffic.

February 25, 2011

The Talbots unveiled its new store design at the Westfield Garden State Plaza in Paramus, N.J.

February 11, 2011

Talbots said in a regulatory filing that key executive John Fiske is leaving the company.

December 6, 2010

Talbots reported that third quarter income from continuing operations was $17 million or 24 cents...

December 6, 2010

Talbots reported that third quarter income from continuing operations was $17 million or 24 cents...

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