Activist Investors Have Taken Aim At Retail

August 2013
WWD: Women's Wear Daily;8/14/2013, Vol. 206 Issue 32, p8
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the role of activist shareholders and investors in the retail and apparel sectors as of August 2013. According to Michael Appel, president of consulting firm Appel Associates, activist investors can be important when they identify companies that are undermanaged and press for change that will improve performance and shareholder return. Robert L. Chapman Jr., managing member of Chapman Capital, explains the role of an activist shareholder who is also on the board.


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