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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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.

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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  […]

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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 […]

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ESOP: things to consider

May 18, 2010

Am quoted today by Nancy Mann Jackson at on the topic of ESOPs. My comments to her were based primarily on my experiences turning […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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