TITLE

A Disciplined Approach

AUTHOR(S)
Ryan, Thomas J.
PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
SGB;Oct2008, Vol. 41 Issue 10, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
An interview with Matt Serra, the chief executive officer (CEO) of Foot Locker Inc., is presented. Serra discusses the condition of his business, his company's strategies and challenges brought about by lapses in decision. When asked on his attribution on the improvement of the mall-based chains, he said his contribution was primarily more on the inventory control and margins. He added that chucks continues to perform well in the market and the skateboard category is getting stronger.
ACCESSION #
34948708

 

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