Trudy Sullivan

Talbots Charitable Foundation Awards $200,000 in Women’s Scholarships

Talbots Inspirational tote: 100% of the net proceeds from the sales of this tote benefit the Talbots Scholarship Program.

Hingham, MA—More than 11,000 women from throughout the United States and Canada applied for 2012 Talbots Women’s Scholarship … [Read more...]

Sycamore Partners Agrees to Buy Talbots in a $369 Million Deal


Hingham, MA—Less than a week after negotiations seemed to falter, Sycamore Partners, a private equity firm, said Thursday it has … [Read more...]

Sycamore Raises Bid for Talbots to $215 Million

Talbots used "real women" as models in its spring/summer lookbook

Hingham, MA—Sycamore Partners, the private equity group and Talbots' largest shareholder, has raised its bid today to acquire the … [Read more...]

Talbots Q4 Loss Widens Amid Higher Costs, Promotions

Spring looks at Talbots

Hingham, MA—Shares of Talbots fell 12% in early trading today after the beleaguered retailer forecast a lower-than-expected first … [Read more...]

Talbots Reconsiders Sycamore’s Buyout Offer?


Hingham, MA—After rejecting a $212 million buyout offer from Sycamore Partners, it largest shareholder, in December, Talbots Inc. … [Read more...]

Private Equity Firms Make Bids for Talbots?

Talbots store front

Hingham, MA—Shares of Talbots have risen in price more than 20% following reports that Golden Gate Capital and TPG Capital, two … [Read more...]

Talbots Rebuffs Sycamore’s $212 Million Takeover Bid

Talbots store front

Hingham, MA—Calling a $212 million unsolicited bid to buy it "inadequate," Talbots today rejected private equity firm Sycamore … [Read more...]

Sycamore Partners Makes $212 Million Bid for Talbots

Talbots Outlook

Hingham, MA—Just days after reporting a dismal third quarter where the store swung into a wider loss that spurred $50 million in … [Read more...]

As Q3 Slides into Loss, Talbots Announces $50M in Cuts

Holiday look from Talbots

Hingham, MA—With its turnaround efforts apparently stymied by a highly promotional retail atmosphere, Talbots reported Thursday it … [Read more...]

Talbots to Award $200,000 in Women’s Scholarship Program

100% Of The Net Proceeds From The Sale Of This Scarf Benefits The Talbots Scholarship Foundation.

Hingham, MA—In that long and winding road of life, sometimes you need to take a turn to get ahead. And Talbots, the specialty … [Read more...]

Talbots Q2 Swings into Loss as Markdowns Mount

Actress Julianne Moore will continue as the "face" of Talbots' new direction

Hingham, MA--Talbots Inc. posted today a bigger-than-expected second quarter loss due to increased promotions and markdowns as … [Read more...]

Talbots Returns to Q1 Profit


Hingham, MA--Talbots Inc. reported today a return to profit in its first quarter due to improved costs and interest expense more … [Read more...]