Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Is It the 900 lb. Gorilla?

KeyPoint Partners
When a major retailer goes belly up, we hear a wealth of opinions about which other retailers are in the best position to capture market share left behind in the aftermath. We heard it most recently with Toys R Us: Target, Walmart, Costco and others will likely absorb a piece of the action in the toy category. We heard it when Sports Authority liquidated: Dick’s Sporting Goods was the obvious choice to pick up the slack in that category. And over the years, it was Best Buy reaping the “rewards” left behind by Circuit City, Bed Bath & Beyond doing the same when Linens ‘N Things went out, and don’t forget the bump Barnes & Noble experienced when Borders closed its doors. . . . more