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Icahn facilitates Newell/Starboard peace deal

The Starboard/Newell Brands boardroom battle may finally be over.The consumer brands manufacturer has agreed to add three independent directors to…

Starboard forces Staples board changes

Activist investor Starboard has pushed through the nomination of one its own approved directors for the Staples board, leading to…

Starboard pushes for Staples board changes

In a 4 March letter to members of the Staples board, Starboard CEO Jeff Smith said that a board change…

Smith resigns from Depot board

In a press statement, Smith – who is CEO of Starboard Value, Office Depot’s largest shareholder – said he was…

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Amazon investing massively in one-day shipping

Amazon is spending $800 million in the second quarter to flip to a free one-day shipping service for its Prime…