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Emerald Expositions Completes GLM Acquisition

GLM

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif.-Emerald Expositions has closed on its acquisition of GLM from Providence Equity Partners. The purchase price was $335 million, consisting of $200 million of debt and a $140 million equity investment (which included transaction expenses) by Onex Partners III. The latter company purchased Emerald Expositions in June 2013. The acquisition adds GLM’sMore »

Last updated: January 17, 2014

Retail Sales Edge Up Though Consumers Slow Spending in August

NRF

WASHINGTON-With consumers continuing their caution about opening their wallets, August U.S. retail sales moved 0.2 percent ahead of July and 4.7 percent ahead of August of last year, to $426.6 billion. The channels that sell home furnishings presented results that tended toward the negative. General merchandise stores posted declines of 0.2 percent from July andMore »

Last updated: September 13, 2013