An object lesson in financial mismanagement and miscalculation from the fallen Toys “R” Us.
Content: Case Study | Authors: Eliza Ronalds-Hannon, Lauren Coleman-Lochner, Matthew Townsend, Susan Berfield | Source: Bloomberg.com | Subject: Finance | Company: Toys “R” Us
The giant toy retailer missed the Wal-Mart incursion and the Web discontinuity. But with its bricks-and-mortar advantages, it can still fight the e-tail war.
Editor’s Note: this was written in 2000 when Toys “R” Us was flubbing it’s online efforts and eToys was king – obviously a lot has happened since then but if you are looking for good background material this is worth a … [ Read more ]
Content: Case Study | Author: Jeffrey Rothfeder | Source: strategy+business | Subjects: Industry Specific, IT / Technology / E-Business | Industry: Retail | Company: Toys “R” Us