Bruce Winder was quoted in The Globe & Mail and on MSN Money. Bruce Winder, partner at Retail Advisors Network, said the deal looks good on the surface for both companies, noting that the Canadian do-it-yourself market is not big enough in the long term for three players – Home Depot, Lowe’s and Rona.
Partner Bruce Winder speaks to CBC about potential causes for Danier Leathers issues. "If they're buying any raw materials offshore or from U.S. companies, they might be paying in U.S. dollars for raw leather," Bruce Winder of the Retail Advisors Network said. "So eventually, it usually hits a company."
Bruce Winder from Retail Advisors Network™ quoted by CBC in written portion of story. "Don't underestimate time and disruption in operations before they get their 'A' game on collectively."
The little gems do come with drawbacks, however. "I can see a future state where some of the crystals fall off the cups and the gift card based on the usage of the product," said Toronto-based retail consultant Bruce Winder.
BNN discusses the mild winter weather's impact on retailers with Bruce Winder, Partner, Retail Advisors Network.