Harry and David: leadership requirements
February 20, 2011
After I published the post below, it occurred to me that you might be interested in a prior post about what leadership qualities are required […]Read More
Harry and David: Interim CEO named
February 20, 2011
Someone submitted a comment about my February 16th post in which he pointed out that Kay Hong has been appointed Interim CEO of Harry and […]Read More
Did e-readers kill Borders?
February 18, 2011
It’s easy to blame e-readers and associated technological changes for Borders’ predicament, but they are merely the symptoms and not the disease. When companies face […]Read More
Harry and David: From my interview this morning….
February 16, 2011
Podcast of Renee Fellman being interviewed by Bill Meyer about Harry and David’s current predicament.Read More
Distressed Investing + Leadership
January 25, 2011
Wednesday, I am leaving for the Distressed Investing Conference of the Turnaround Management Association and am eager to see whether presenters spend much time discussing […]Read More
Technology can be a game changer.
June 1, 2010
Last week, The Deal quoted me as saying that technology just might give Borders a second lease on life. Links to the article are available […]Read More
ESOP: things to consider
May 18, 2010
Am quoted today by Nancy Mann Jackson at Glassdoor.com on the topic of ESOPs. My comments to her were based primarily on my experiences turning […]Read More
May 8, 2010
I am not a Blockbuster expert and don’t know any of the players personally, but the situation has caught my attention. First, Gregory Meyer, who […]Read More
I am back + Blockbuster
May 6, 2010
After three back-to-back turnaround gigs which started last July and kept me beyond busy, I now have some time to return to blogging. I have […]Read More
Renee’s Rule™: Two sick companies don’t make a healthy one.
August 4, 2009
When revenues decline, and profits are non-existent, companies often believe that if they buy or merge with another company, the increased revenues will solve their […]Read More