The Sears-Kmart Deal: Will Ed Lampert Drive Rollouts or Roll-ups?
Edward Lampert, engineer of the Sears-Kmart merger, is more likely to build shareholder value by selling assets than building a viable retailer.
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WASHINGTON — Retail prices for women’s apparel appear in flux, falling a seasonally adjusted 0.4 percent last month after rising in January, according to U.S. Labor Department statistics released Wednesday. Economists predicted long-term…