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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Metals: Keeping market value in proper perspective

For just about anybody in the business world, the term “metals” immediately calls to mind the fast-paced trading action of places like the London Metals Exchange, where fortunes rise and fall each day based on the flux in demand for aluminum, zinc, nickel, tin and a host of other metals. As a former metals analyst, I can attest to the fact that a veritable army […]

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Fracking and Shale; M&E Appraisers Need to Understand that Not All Drill Sites are Created Equal

For the past several years, high-volume hydraulic fracturing (aka “fracking”) has helped the U.S. energy sector extract more and more petroleum and natural gas from shale and other deposits deep beneath the surface of the earth. The development of this technology in itself would be a boon to borrowers in oil and gas. But it happens to also coincide with a string of truly massive […]

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Squeezing Dollars: How to Create Added Value in Auction Scenarios

Judging liquidation firms based on their experience with particular asset types has a certain logical consistency. For instance, if your goal is to qualify yourself to a major meatpacking company, the thinking goes, you should seek a firm with years of experience in liquidating meatpacking assets. Upon closer examination, however, this logic breaks down. Today’s marketplace demands not merely depth of experience in certain sectors, […]

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