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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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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Have No Fear: Why the Rise of Amazon Is Good For the ABL Sector

By Andy Babcock and Ryan Davis
The metamorphosis of Amazon from a bookseller to one of the largest retailers on the planet has permanently changed the business landscape. Yet ABL lenders have hesitated to lend against inventory held at Amazon’s warehouses. Tiger Capital’s Andy Babcock and Ryan Davis assuage lenders’ fears. They explain how the Fulfillment by Amazon program benefits sellers and creates a seamless, profitable […]

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In Sporting Goods Retail, There Can Only Be Two

At first glance, it might seem that national sporting goods chains should have the wind at their backs: U.S. personal income is expected to rise or hold through 2017, and researchers at Morgan Stanley cite dramatic growth in sports participation in North America, particularly among young people. According to IBIS World, in fact, the compound annual growth rate of the retail sporting goods market will […]

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