Trends in Major Retail Liquidations: Potential Unintended Consequences

Trends in Major Retail Liquidations: Potential Unintended Consequences
By: Jack Rapp
Date: Sep 06, 2018 @ 07:00 AM
The Toys ‘R’ Us liquidation conducted this year was remarkable for its scale. It involved more than 800 stores and hinged on the combined efforts of Tiger Capital Group, Great American Group, Hilco Merchant Resources and Gordon Brothers. However, it was noteworthy for another reason—instead of guaranteeing results through an […]

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Tiger Capital Group – Diversifying to Meet Evolving Market Demands


Over the past several years, Tiger Capital Group has been a partner in some of the most high-profile retail liquidations and store closing sales – everything from the recent Toys ‘R’ Us and Bon-Ton GOBs to Sears Canada, Gymboree, Gander Mountain, HH Gregg, Bebe, PayLess Shoe, and Gordman’s. But there’s a great deal more to the New York-headquartered company than retail liquidations and appraisals.

In a […]

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Leveraging Elements of Orderly Process and Traditional Auction: Blended Sales in Commercial & Industrial Dispositions

By: Jeff Tannenbaum, Tiger Group

Equipment appraisals typically assume an orderly liquidation value, which is rarely realized in the auctions that result from a distressed situation. Tiger Group’s Jeff Tanenbaum suggests a blended approach and provides two case studies demonstrating the benefits of a multi-phase liquidation process.

Commercial and industrial equipment is generally sold at auction in distressed situations, yet lenders typically rely on appraisals […]

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Adapting to Disruption by Leveraging the Fleet

By: Jeff Tannenbaum, Tiger Group

The production equipment rental space is as dynamic and competitive as ever. That means it is imperative to efficiently and methodically leverage the value of a key asset—the equipment fleet. But disposing of excess inventory can be challenging and time-consuming. While digital sales channels like eBay or production-specific marketplaces are easily accessible, they generally represent management-intensive and less effective ways […]

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Retail Bankruptcies – Will the Shakeout Persist?

By: Michael McGrail

With 21 major retailers filing for bankruptcy protection, 2017 went down as the busiest year for filings since The Great Recession. Working alone or with partners, our firm ran liquidation sales for Gander Mountain, Gordmans, RadioShack, MC Sports, Vanity, Sears Canada and hhgregg, to name a few. We also entered into multiple private deals involving undisclosed retailers, virtually all of which were household […]

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