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Macy’s $5.8 Billion Buyout Bid: A Symphony of Risk and Opportunity

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Two hedge funds, Arkhouse Management and Brigade Capital, are reported to have joined forces to bid on a takeover of Macy’s for $5.8 billion. We dive into the opportunities and risks that the bid presents and its impacts for the US department store sector.

Data in this report include:

  • Macy’s store count, overall and by banner
  • Macy’s 10-year new sales and year-over-year growth, 2012–2022
  • Proprietary consumer survey data on average age and household income of selected retailers’ customer bases

Companies mentioned in this report include: Dillards, Kohl’s, Macy’s, Nordstrom

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