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Style File Friday- The Dog Park

Hanging out with my brother and our friends and all of the dogs (Loki, Thor, and Thorn) is pretty important to me- it’s a great time to relax, it’s a few hours outside in the sun and fresh air, and it’s time with the puppers! 448 more words

Style

Five things you should know before you start your work day on April 5

Good morning. Editor Nicole MacAdam (@nicole_mac1) here. After another bad quarter, HBC is doing some soul searching, bank CEOs continue to parry questions about aggressive sales tactics and Alberta’s energy regulator is suing to get the money it’s owed from Lexin. 844 more words

Executive

Should Hudson Bay Buy Neiman Marcus? The Case For And Against.

Tuesday morning the Neiman Marcus Group reported another quarter of disappointing financial results and announced that it was going to “explore strategic alternatives.”

To be sure, some of Neiman’s problems are idiosyncratic, largely owing to a botched systems implementation and a now crushing debt load taken on in a 2013 private equity buyout. 839 more words

Retail

Relevance-light models are now retail's big problem

So-called “asset-light” business models, where a company has relatively few capital assets compared to the overall size of its operations, have drawn increasing attention (and investor dollars) in recent years. 433 more words

Being Remarkable

The Futility of Trying To Keep The Cats Off My New Mattress

The cats have done it again. Just when I thought the rules were clear and all parties understood them perfectly, they decided to Do-As-They-Damn-Well-Pleased — … 869 more words

General

Book Review- The Tenderness of Wolves

The Tenderness of Wolves by Stef Penney appeared to be a formidable reading group assignment with almost four hundred pages of dense type. After testing the first few chapters it seemed my concerns had been confirmed. 302 more words