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Discount and location data says Chico's should have taken the buyout offer

By Jon Marino, June 10, 2019
When Chico's rejected a private equity firm's buyout offer, it was in the middle of a turnaround and had just parted ways with its CEO. This week it has earnings - and here is what the data tells us.
When Chico's rejected a private equity firm's buyout offer, it was in the middle of a turnaround and had just parted ways with its CEO. This week it has earnings - and here is what the data tells us.

The real problem for Hudson's Bay and Lord + Taylor? Too many stores, too little space

By James Mattone, May 6, 2019
In 2018, Lord + Taylor didn't have a single store that was more than 100 miles away from its parent company's holdings, including itself. This mirrors a trend we've seen all too often during the retail apocalypse.
In 2018, Lord + Taylor didn't have a single store that was more than 100 miles away from its parent company's holdings, including itself. This mirrors a trend we've seen all too often during the retail apocalypse.

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