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Sindhu Sundar

Sindhu Sundar is a financial reporter writing about litigation, enforcement actions and regulations affecting fashion and apparel companies. She covers all the milestones in the business life cycle — trademark disputes, wage & hour and workplace discrimination class actions, agency oversight, Supreme Court decisions and bankruptcies. PACER, public filings and business search directories are her trusty sidekicks. Attorneys she interviews wonder why she didn’t just go to law school.

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Dillard’s Surprises Investors Despite Down Quarter

The Arkansas-based chain reported $5.5 million in profits in the third quarter, after a second quarter with a $40.6 million loss.

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Sources said the luxe retailer’s sale to Authentic Brands Group closed Friday morning despite last-minute hopes for a better bid.

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Barneys Sale to ABG Approved as Time Winds Down for Other Bidders

With only the Authentic Brands Group bid in hand, the bankrupt retailer is trying to hold the door open to other bids until 10 a.m. Friday.

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B. Riley Snags Bluestar Brands With $117M Investment

The financial services company said it acquired a majority stake in a half dozen brands including Catherine Malandrino and Nanette Lepore.

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Sam-Ben Avraham Submitting New Barneys Bid: Sources

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ABG Apparently Wins Race to Buy Barneys New York

Sam Ben-Avraham’s roughly $260 million bid to buy the company was deemed insufficient — as of now.

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Sam Ben-Avraham Officially Bids on Barneys: Sources

The Kith investor is said to have submitted a roughly $260 million bid for the retailer that would keep several of its stores open.

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Barneys Bid Deadline Extended 24 Hours

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Barneys, Full of Yearning, Looks to Its Next Life

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Barneys’ Stalking-Horse Bid Sets Stage for Suitors

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Barneys Reveals $271M Stalking-Horse Deal With ABG, B. Riley

The luxury retailer told the court late Wednesday that it reached an agreement with Authentic Brands Group and B. Riley.

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Barneys Seen Moving Ahead With Authentic Brands Bid

The brand house is expected to secure its place as the retailer’s stalking-horse bidder.

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