Write-Offs: 07.10.14

$$$ Alibaba Could Kick Off IPO Process by Month’s End [WSJ]

$$$ A group of investors could be ready to save Crumbs Bake Shop, the New York-based cupcake chain that abruptly shut its doors Monday and said it was considering filing for bankruptcy. Marcus Lemonis, a CNBC reality-show host and chief executive of big-box retailer Camping World, is part of an investment group interested in extending financing to Crumbs, CNBC reported Thursday. The investment group could also include Fischer Enterprises, CNBC reports. [WSJ]

$$$ Dov Charney’s Sleazy Struggle for Control of American Apparel [BusinessWeek]

$$$ Steven Cohen’s $98M One Beacon Court PH off the market [The Real Deal]

$$$ John Mayer Was Approached About Doing a Princess Bride Musical [Jezebel]

$$$ Icahn: It’s time to be ‘cautious’ about US markets [CNBC]

$$$ The Talk of Sun Valley (It’s Not Just About Deals) [Dealbook]

$$$ Brazil’s World Cup Consolation Prize: More Instagram Followers [Bloomberg]