Discovery Stores Face 'Strategic Review'

UMSTEAD, R. THOMAS; Reynolds, Mike
April 2007
Multichannel News;4/16/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 16, p8
The article discusses the efforts of chief executive officer David Zaslav to reorganize the Discovery Communications. Zaslav has announced a second round of layoffs and executive restructuring. He also plans to turn his attention to other parts of the company's vast operations including a strategic review of the Discovery Stores chain as part of the efforts.


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