Comment: Strategies for success (Part III) - the retailer's road to failure
By David Birnbaum | 23 March 2012
In the third of a series of articles looking at strategies to succeed in a period of industry decline, David Birnbaum looks at the reasons why so many fashion brands and retailers are doomed to fail.
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