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Barington Starts a Proxy Fight at Retailer Chico's (WSJ, May 24, 2016)

Ding-dong: Decline of a Famous American Beauty Company(Economist, December 10, 2015)

Blount to Be Acquired by American Securities and P2 (StreetInsider, December 10, 2015) 

Pep Boys Snubs Bridgestone Offer for Icahn (CNN, December 9, 2015)

Avon Chairman Agrees to Open Talks with Activist Investors  (Financial Times, December 6, 2015)

Avon: New Foundation (Financial Times, December 4, 2015)
Avon Opts for New Playbook in Fight With Activist Investor (NY Times DealBook, December 4, 2015
Barington: Avon’s Direct-Selling Model Still Resonates With Consumers(WWD, December 4, 2015)
Avon Investor Barington Urges Company to Avoid 'Fire Sale (Bloomberg, December 4, 2015)
Barington proposes Avon restructuring, warns against Cerberus deal(Reuters  December 4, 2015)
Why Avon Can Gain 40% (Barrons, December 4, 2015)
Avon Responds to Activist Investor Barington Capital (WSJ, December 4, 2015)
Avon's Purported Plan to Sell Off North  American Unit Meets Opposition(Fortune, December 4, 2015)

Avon Lambasted in Public Letter from Barington(Cosmetics Business, December 4, 2015)

Bridgestone Buying Pep Boys for $835 Million (Akron Beacon Journal, October 24, 2015)

Spicing Things Up at Darden (Barrons, June 27, 2015)

Activist Barington, Ancora Target DHI (FinAlternatives, June 18, 2015)

Hedge Fund Barington Wins Fight for 2 Eastern Board Seats (Reuters, May 22, 2015)

Children's Place Settles Proxy Fight With  Group (WSJ, May 22, 2015)

Barington Capital Asks Eastern Co to Reconsider Unilateral Board Move (Reuters, March 27, 2015)

Omnova Works Out a Deal with Barington Capital (PN News, February 25, 2015)

How I Fought Olive Garden (and Won) (CNN, February 15, 2015)

Activist Barington Wants Specialty Chemicals Company Omnova to Break Up (WSJ, December 3, 2014 )

Activist Hedge Fund Gets Its Teeth Into Darden (FT, December 17, 2013)

Jones Group Shedding Staff (NY Post, April 25, 2013)

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