Mercantile denies reports of merger

Seckler, Valerie
January 1995
WWD: Women's Wear Daily;1/17/1995, Vol. 169 Issue 10, p2
Trade Publication
Reports on Mercantile Stores' denial of rumors that it is talking with a third party about a possible merger or other business combination. Analysts' views about the issue; Issuance of a statement in response to a request from the New York Stock Exchange; Decline in Mercantile's stock on January 13, 1995.


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