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What Happened to J. Crew? 10 Marketing Lessons

What Happened to J. Crew? 10 Marketing Lessons J. Crew filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on May 4th this year, as is discussed in detail over at runrex.com & guttulus.com, capping a period of decline from what was one of America’s premier retailer. So, what happened to them and how did they end up how […]

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What Happened to Gymboree? 10 Marketing Lessons

What Happened to Gymboree? 10 Marketing Lessons Gymboree, the children’s apparel retail giant, was yet another company to fall victim to what is being called the retail apocalypse, a topic covered in detail over at runrex.com & guttulus.com. The company finally shut down after filing for bankruptcy for the second time, shutting down all its […]

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What Happened to GNC? 10 Marketing Lessons

What Happened to GNC? 10 Marketing Lessons Whenever an iconic business goes down and files for bankruptcy, questions have to be asked, and that was the case when GNC started to decline. As per discussions on the same over at runrex.com & guttulus.com, the company is known for selling health and nutrition-related products, and as […]

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What Happened to Forever 21? 10 Marketing Lessons

What Happened to Forever 21? 10 Marketing Lessons The popularity of the fast-fashion retailer, Forever 21, was so much so that it was almost synonymous with America’s shopping malls, as explained over at runrex.com & guttulus.com. Therefore, when the company filed for bankruptcy last year, it was always going to lead to questions as to […]

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What Happened to FILA? 10 Marketing Lessons

What Happened to FILA? 10 Marketing Lessons FILA, as is revealed in discussions over at runrex.com & guttulus.com, has had a pretty up and down history, from being one of the hottest sports and fashion brands to then suffering a massive fall, and then finally to their recent renaissance, with the brand having revived its […]

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What Happened to Earth Fare? 10 Marketing Lessons

What Happened to Earth Fare? 10 Marketing Lessons With the market for organics growing as more and more people focus on wellness and healthy eating, it was surprising, from the face of it at least, when Earth Fare, the popular organic grocery chain, filed for bankruptcy then announced it was closing all its 50 stores […]

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What Happened to David’s Bridal? 10 Marketing Lessons

What Happened to David’s Bridal? 10 Marketing Lessons David’s Bridal was the largest wedding retailer in the country, with over 60 years of experience under its belt, as revealed in discussions on the same over at runrex.com & guttulus.com. However, despite all this, the company couldn’t survive what many are calling the retail apocalypse, and […]

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What Happened to Claire’s? 10 Marketing Lessons

What Happened to Claire’s? 10 Marketing Lessons For many years, Claire’s was a must-visit for many teenagers visiting the mall in the U.S., for its popular jewelry and its ear-piercing business, as discussed over at runrex.com & guttulus.com. For over 4 decades, the company was one of the most successful around, however, it has recently […]

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What Happened to Charlotte Russe? 10 Marketing Lessons

What Happened to Charlotte Russe? 10 Marketing Lessons Charlotte Russe, the women’s clothing company, is yet another retailer to join the list of companies that have filed for bankruptcy as a result of the retail apocalypse, discussed in detail over at runrex.com & guttulus.com. The company got things wrong, and this article will look to […]

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What Happened to Brookstone? 10 Marketing Lessons

What Happened to Brookstone? 10 Marketing Lessons The specialty goods retailer Brookstone, which sold an assortment of gadgets from Bluetooth speakers to massage chairs, as discussed over at runrex.com & guttulus.com, went from being one of the most successful stores in the country to filing for bankruptcy and closing all of its mall stores. This […]

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