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by cathandler
December 29th, 2019, 1:15 pm
Forum: International (Non-US)
Topic: Tesco Considering Sale of Asian Businesses
Replies: 7
Views: 1157

Re: Tesco Considering Sale of Asian Businesses

Hubris is one thing (and there was a fair amount of it with respect to Tesco's history in the US) but the thing is that Tesco had run out of growth opportunities in its home territory so in order to continue to grow they had to look to new territories. It's the same impulse that led J. Sainsbury to ...
by cathandler
September 3rd, 2019, 9:11 pm
Forum: Department Store Chains
Topic: Is the end near at Sears?
Replies: 43
Views: 9442

Re: Is the end near at Sears?

Things are getting interesting. The sale of Sears HQ may be pending: https://www.forbes.com/sites/warrenshoulberg/2019/09/03/is-this-the-sears-endgame-reported-77-more-stores-closing-hq-being-sold/#f7979594444b If there's any truth to this, the vendor community has to be on the verge of either dema...
by cathandler
September 3rd, 2019, 2:26 pm
Forum: Department Store Chains
Topic: Is the end near at Sears?
Replies: 43
Views: 9442

Re: Is the end near at Sears?

In the last day or so the media started embracing the 100-store-closure narrative in reporting local impacts. Case in point:
https://bangordailynews.com/2019/09/03/ ... years-end/
by cathandler
August 30th, 2019, 8:48 pm
Forum: Department Store Chains
Topic: Is the end near at Sears?
Replies: 43
Views: 9442

Is the end near at Sears?

The rumor mill is abuzz about massive store closures and a huge RIF at corporate headquarters. A list of 80 Kmart and 14 Sears stores to close by December is circulating online at The Layoff and on social media, and a Forbes article today citing vendors and buyers inside the company states that most...