Woolco

Type: Company
Name: Woolco
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

How to fix Target Canada’s problems in six easy steps

Give him a break. He’s sorry. (Nikki Ormerod)It was hardly what you’d call a viral hit.The apology note Target Canada posted to YouTube in June, featuring interviews with employees from both head office and the retail floor, has yet to draw millions of ... [Published Canadian Business Magazine - 14 hours ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 2 reports

Sears Canada, Reitmans & Indigo face battle for survival

CBC  –Foreign retailers have flooded the Canadian market in recent years opening hundreds of new stores and the pressure may be too much for some long-established retail names in Canada.“Years of complacency, and a failure to innovate, could spell the ... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Lorraine Hahne

Lorraine Lydia Hahne, 84, of Peoria, Ariz., a long-time resident of Lake Vermilion and Virginia, died on Feb. 16, 2014, of natural causes at her place of residence.Lorraine was born on March 9, 1929, to Enfred and Selina (Huttula) Erickson of Virginia. ... [Published Mesabi Daily News - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Seaway Mall Overview: Change is good!

Did you know that Seaway Mall is almost 40?  Time flies when you’re having fun!  We’ve been busy expanding and evolving to meet your needs.  Seaway Mall is proud to be a successful business and community partner in Welland and the greater Niagara reg ... [Published Niagara This Week - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Ruth Huff

, at Signature Healthcare Hillcrest. Mrs. Huff was born in Daviess County, a daughter of the late Walter E. and Martine Carrico Barnett. She was a member of Blessed Mother Catholic Church and had worked at Woolco and the Family Dollar Store. She lived ... [Published Kentucky Messenger Inquirer - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

What the Theory of ?Disruptive Innovation? Gets Wrong

In the last years of the nineteen-eighties, I worked not at startups but at what might be called finish-downs. Tech companies that were dying would hire temps—college students and new graduates—to do what little was left of the work of the employees they’d ... [Published New Yorker - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Alliston McDonald’s owner marks 40 years with company

ALLISTON - When Alliston’s Rory MacKinnon started working behind the counter at McDonald’s he was a 16-year-old high school student trying to make his way into the working world.He recalls his first job in his hometown of Ottawa manning the shake station, ... [Published Simcoe.com - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

Clayton Christensen Responds to New Yorker Takedown of "Disruptive Innovation"

When The New Yorker this week published Harvard historian Jill Lepore’s sharply written dismissal of "disruptive innovation," it was an attack on one of the most widely cited and celebrated ideas in modern business. As first laid out by its creator, Harvard ... [Published BusinessWeek - Jun 20 2014]
First reported Mar 05 2014 - Updated Mar 07 2014 - 1 reports

Why Target Corp’s online strategy is missing the mark in Canada

TORONTO •Across Canada, newbie retailer Target has helpfully dotted neighbourhoods nearest to its stores with giant, colourful billboards to herald their openings, visible from afar and stamped with the merchant’s distinctive bullseye logo. It’s a reminder ... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Mar 05 2014]

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Patterson said that Indigo could survive if only because of the personal drive of Reisman. "The passion and resources that I’m seeing from Ms. Reisman could save the company"  he said, but he wouldn’t rule out the possibility of a dramatic downsizing of the number of books on offer in Indigo stores and the transformation of...
In May, the U S parent put its controlling interest in Sears Canada up for sale but Patterson doubts the chain will find a buyer. "They’ve already sold off most of their grade A properties — like"
...as Lepore notes, has since become an all-purpose rallying cry, not only in Silicon Valley–though especially there–but in boardrooms everywhere. "It’s a theory of history founded on a profound anxiety about financial collapse, an apocalyptic fear of global devastation, and shaky evidence" she writes

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How to fix Target Canada’s problems in six easy... [Published Canadian Business Magazine - 14 hours ago]
Sears Canada, Reitmans & Indigo face battle for... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Jul 23 2014]
3 prominent retail names in Canada battling har... [Published CBC - Jul 23 2014]
Lorraine Hahne [Published Mesabi Daily News - Jul 22 2014]
Seaway Mall Overview: Change is good! [Published Niagara This Week - Jul 13 2014]
Ruth Huff [Published Kentucky Messenger Inquirer - Jul 04 2014]
What the Theory of ?Disruptive Innovation? Gets... [Published New Yorker - Jun 27 2014]
Alliston McDonald’s owner marks 40 years with c... [Published Simcoe.com - Jun 27 2014]
Clayton Christensen Responds to New Yorker Take... [Published BusinessWeek - Jun 20 2014]
Why Target Corp’s online strategy is missing th... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Mar 05 2014]
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