Entries Tagged as 'retail'

JCP Dumps Johnson, Brings Back Ullman

April 10th, 2013 · 1 Comment · breaking news, fail, retail

JCP dumps Johnson and brings back Ullman. Will it work? Or is J.C. Penney too far gone?

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Netflix Apology Letter and Qwikster DVD Spinoff

September 19th, 2011 · No Comments · breaking news, fail, retail

Reed Hastings, CEO of Netflix, sent me a nice apology letter this morning. Here’s some of it: I messed up. I owe you an explanation. It is clear from the feedback over the past two months that many members felt we lacked respect and humility in the way we announced the separation of DVD and […]

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How Goes The Borders Liquidation?

April 10th, 2011 · 7 Comments · breaking news, retail

“95% off” is the new “going rogue.” Borders, as part of its bankruptcy filing, announced it was closing numerous stores and began the liquidation process in mid-February. With most of those sales coming to a close and the prices thus reaching rock bottom, we thought you might like to know what products you can still […]

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Recovery: BASF Sees It In Your Face

April 16th, 2010 · 2 Comments · retail

Tiffany killed it last month, LVMH killed it this week and now BASF thinks the cosmetics market is poised for a recovery (you know we wonder if this is on the strength of Pam Anderson and Heidi Montag alone): BASF SE, a possible bidder for moisturizer-ingredients maker Cognis GmbH, said there are signs that demand […]

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Anti-Shopping Blue Laws Likely To Die In A Fire

March 27th, 2010 · 5 Comments · retail

For most of us, “blue laws” are those antiquated things that let us know what counties to avoid stopping over in on a weekend road trip, but if you live in Bergen County, New Jersey, you’re probably used to the malls not being open on Sunday. Yeah, in most of Bergen you can get some […]

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