By Tim Kelly
Fixated on reviving the shattered northeastern seaboard, Japan risks neglecting growth in the rest of the economy, warns Takeshi Niinami, CEO of Lawson, Japan’s second-biggest convenience store operator.
Apparel retailer Talbots announced a deal that will reduce its debt by about $330 million through its purchase of a blank check company.
What’s a great holiday gift in a recession, yes a good old fashioned book. Random House just got its new Dan Brown bestseller on the shelves.
So, what did we learn from executives in the hard-hit luxury and main street retail sectors this week at the Reuters summits?