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    1. Nelson Peltz Has Unleashed a 'Rallying Cry' Inside Procter & Gamble: CEO

      Nelson Peltz Has Unleashed a 'Rallying Cry' Inside Procter & Gamble: CEO

      Well-known activist investor Nelson Peltz might have already accomplished one thing so far at Procter & Gamble ( PG ) . "This [event] has been a rallying cry for inside the company to deliver outstanding, sustained top and bottom line results," P&G chairman and CEO David Taylor told TheStreet in an interview. Peltz has pushed for a seat on the P&G board and proposed broad changes including a company restructuring into three global business units in a months-long proxy battle...

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    2. Procter & Gamble CEO Explains Why Activist Peltz Isn't Good for Its Board

      Procter & Gamble CEO Explains Why Activist Peltz Isn't Good for Its Board

      Not a day seems to go by now without Procter & Gamble ( PG ) being in the news. But Twitter feeds aren't necessarily lighting up with a discussion on an innovative new P&G product, it's people commenting on storied P&G's increasingly ugly battle with activist investor Nelson Peltz of Trian Partners. Peltz has pushed for a seat on the P&G board and proposed broad changes including a company restructuring into three global business units in a months-long proxy battle...

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    3. 10 Companies Including Twitter That Could Be Attacked Shortly by an Activist Investor

      10 Companies Including Twitter That Could Be Attacked Shortly by an Activist Investor

      After Twitter's ( TWTR ) brutal quarter , it wouldn't be shocking to see an activist investor knock on founder Jack Dorsey's door. Nor is it surprising that noted activist Bill Ackman reportedly has started to build a stake in payroll processor Automatic Data Processing ( ADP ) -- shares have been a so-so performer over the past year relative to the broader market...

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    4. IBM Is One of 18 Companies That Could Soon Be Attacked by an Activist Investor

      IBM Is One of 18 Companies That Could Soon Be Attacked by an Activist Investor

      Activist investors have come out swinging this year. From Nelson Peltz's fresh attack on sleepy consumer products giant Procter & Gamble ( PG ) , to Jana Partners' big win against Whole Foods ( WFM ) , activists continue to set their sites on shaking up Corporate America. TheStreet's sister publication The Deal recently published a new watch list of 20 companies that could be ripe for headline-making activist campaigns. We felt it would be good you see the list so you aren't behind the curve...

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    5. Apple Is on the Verge of Showing the World Why Amazon Deserves to Be the First $2 Trillion Company

      Apple Is on the Verge of Showing the World Why Amazon Deserves to Be the First $2 Trillion Company

      Apple ( AAPL ) will do a great job at something at WWDC, even if it doesn't realize it's doing it. While CEO Tim Cook will likely show off a host of cool new products and some slick software updates -- perhaps even a Siri-powered digital speaker, per TheStreet 's tech team -- the reality is that people should question whether Apple is truly changing our lives. Make no mistake, the iPhone (and yes, even the Apple Watch) has changed society as we know it...

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    6. Dunkin' Donuts CEO Divulges the Secrets to Successfully Keeping Annoying Activist Investors Away

      Dunkin' Donuts CEO Divulges the Secrets to Successfully Keeping Annoying Activist Investors Away

      With stock prices in the doldrums, activist investors have been targeting restaurants like a fat kid targets cheesecake. Just ask Buffalo Wild Wings ( BWLD ) , who lost a vicious battle Friday with activist investor Marcato Capital. Long-time CEO Sally J. Smith said she will retire at year end and has removed her name for consideration to the board of directors. With its stock price up 30% over the past year, the story at Dunkin' Brands Group has been the complete opposite of B-Dubs...

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    7. Macy's Could Actually Be Worth an Astounding Amount

      Macy's Could Actually Be Worth an Astounding Amount

      If Hudson's Bay wants to buy the iconic Macy's ( M ) nameplate and its lucrative real estate, it better be prepared to open its checkbook. Macy's could conservatively be worth about $16.4 billion, or $53 a share, points out Deutsche Bank analyst Paul Trussell. Trussell estimates that Macy's real estate alone is worth in the "low" $40 a share range. Shares of Macy's spiked 6.4% on Friday to $32.69 on news Hudson's Bay approached the company for a deal, according to Dow Jones...

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    8. Whole Foods, Once a Wall Street Darling, Is in Need of an Activist's Touch

      Whole Foods, Once a Wall Street Darling, Is in Need of an Activist's Touch

      Calling all activist investors: It's time to start pulling together a scathing 150-page slide-deck on organic grocer Whole Foods Markets Inc. ( WFM ) and planning media opportunities to embarrass management before the end of the year. Because make no mistake, the one-time Wall Street darling is in bad need of shareholder first ideas and a shakeup at the board level. Shares of Whole Foods have plunged about 15% so far this year, lagging the S&P 500's 3.5% gain...

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    9. Buffalo Wild Wings CEO Won't Rule Out Some Tasty Changes For Investors

      Buffalo Wild Wings CEO Won't Rule Out Some Tasty Changes For Investors

      Wing and beer restaurant chain Buffalo Wild Wings ( BWLD ) says earnings rose 13.1 percent from the prior year to $1.27 a share, beating Wall Street forecasts of $1.25 a share. B-Dubs -- as it's affectionately known by customers -- saw its bottom line boosted by a focus on controlling costs such as labor and incentive compensation, as well as a good number of share repurchases...

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