* The fourth outside member is Waldo Burnside, president and chief operating officer of Carter Hawley Hale
One of the chief characteristics of the 1990-1991 recession was the widespread experience of bankruptcy, including such venerable retail names as Allied Stores, Ames Department Stores, Merry-Go-Round, and Carter Hawley Hale
. In many cases these companies weren't able to emerge from bankruptcy, resulting in a loss of retail employment.
He has also held management positions with Toys 'R' Us Inc., Victoria's Secret and Carter Hawley Hale
The second egregious bankruptcy practice emerged when management ran into the ground such once great companies as Morrison-Knudsen, builders of Hoover Dam, and Carter Hawley Hale
, operator of department stores from Santa Monica to Sacramento.
On the panel were two RIMS deputy members, Richard Evans (Great Western Bank) and Susan Welch (Carter Hawley Hale
), who related their experiences with the most recent, as well as past, earthquakes, and noted the sorts of resources they utilized.
"After only 1 year with Quick Response, we picked up 36% in sales as a result of our Quick Response partnership with Pillowtex," says Tom Foster, Carter Hawley Hale
's buyer of pillows, pads, and blankets.
Last October the fund bought virtually all of the creditor claims in Carter Hawley Hale
Rich's or Weinstock's - a division of the Broadway Stores owned by Carter Hawley Hale
, who just filed Chapter 11 - are who we keep hearing about.
Hellar has also been employed as the chief information officer for Nature's Elements, a manager for information systems at The Body Shop, senior systems analyst for Carter Hawley Hale
, and a service consultant for Coopers and Lybrand.
Macy's and Carter Hawley Hale
, struggling under a heavy debt load, do not have the capital for many market expansions.
For example, an official from Carter Hawley Hale
"The word I'm getting from the Federated and Carter Hawley Hale
stores is that they like the silver gift category because, even though it has become very promotional, it is still a very high margin and high profit category."