Surplus wealth is a sacred trust which its possessor is bound to administer in his lifetime for the good of the community.


~ Andrew Carnegie

 

 

 
 

ARTICLES

 

 

SHRINKAGE: FACT OR FICTION
Business Abuse: A Major Factor in Retail Failures
by Thomas Yake

Mergers and acquisitions among some of this country's major retailers are developing into some alarming situations.

 

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SHRINKAGE: FACT OR FICTION, PART II

Business Abuse: A Major Factor in Retail Failures by Thomas Yake

 

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INVENTORY: A CLUE TO CHAPTER 11

Women's Wear Daily recently published and article highlighting Thomas Yake's philosophy about why retailers fail. It is based on Mr. Yake's presentation for the New York Society of Security Analysts and a subsequent interview with WWD.

 

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SHOP COP

Former retail executive Tom Yake analyzes America's biggest retailers

for inventory problems and corporate governance issues.

From MaineBiz, by Taylor Smith

 

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WHY RETAILERS FAIL - Discovering the Telltale Signs

from Competitive Intelligence Magazine

 

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A CALL FOR CORPORATE GOVERNANCE REFORM

AND A STOP TO CORPORATE CRIME

from Yake & Associates, Inc.

 

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