For retailers — for generations — a surefire way to grow your business was to buy up a competitor and add their stores to yours.
So, the guys who destroyed Toys’R’Us by loading it down with impossible-to-service debt and then putting in management that was unable to figure out a
While most of the rest of the home furnishings retailing world (with the exception of Bed Bath & Beyond) is benefiting from favorable demographics, housing
The retailing business seems to take ghoulish delight in the macabre act of resurrecting dead retail brands and attempting to bring them back to life.
The home furnishings business needs to get over this ridiculous idea that the monthly housing numbers — starts, sales, permits, whatever — have a whole
Now it’s the pensioners’ fault. Fast Eddie Lampert, in his eternal quest to blame anybody but himself for the mess he’s made at Sears and