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Toys R Us restructuring its debt, bankruptcy filing is an option

With deadlines looming to pay off hundreds of millions in debt, Toys R Us has enlisted a law firm to look at its options which range from refinancing to possibly filing for bankruptcy protection.<p>The toy giant is working with attorneys at the firm Kirkland and Ellis to deal with $400 million in debt …

Toys "R" Us

What are some interview hacks? I am in a circulation job working as a sales officer. This month is the financial year end, so collection is important. I even report to my manager if a particular center is not paying its outstanding.

Well, not sure if someone already has given this answer , but would try to explain this in the simplest diagram way!<p>So, have a look :<p>Ok, next!<p>Then, …

Employment

5 Small Changes That Will Make You a Much Better Communicator

Your success depends on your communication skills. Here's how to hone them.<p>Could you be more effective at communication? For most of us, the answer is yes. And business leaders in particular need stellar communications skills to be effective. "Some of the problems we continue to encounter as …

Public Speaking

As sales sag, department stores look to evolve

Less-than-stellar holiday sales — despite extra-long hours and extra-steep discounts — may be a wake-up call to department stores that they need a new approach.<p>"What shoppers are looking for from department stores today is an experience, services and brands they can't get other places. There's an …

I Caused the Blackout of 2003

An attempt to use a drill on that August day 12 years ago blew a fuse—or so I thought. When I went out onto the New York City street, I found …

Warren Buffett Says He Would Never, Ever Do These 3 Things

His rules help explain why Berkshire Hathaway is a top stock<p>During Berkshire Hathaway’s annual meeting this past weekend, Warren Buffett and his …

Investing

Markets React to Weak Retail Sales Report

U.S. retail sales in April were flat, the Commerce Department said, below even the modest expectations of a 0.2% rise, as consumer spending did not rebound from the brutal winter. It’s a mark against the theory that the first quarter’s weak GDP was driven primarily by temporary factors. You can’t …

Dow Jones

What the heck happened to Ralph Lauren? - May. 12, 2015

Ralph Lauren is one of the worst performing stocks so far in 2015. Does Wall Street know something the rest of us don't?<p>At first glance, a selloff seems unwarranted. America's iconic polo emblem can be found in plenty of people's closets. The brand just opened its first stores in Brazil and the …

Wal-Mart leaving nothing to chance in Black Friday test

Last week, Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) reported its first U.S. comparable sales gain in nearly two years, eking out a 0.5% increase in the third quarter, …

Wal-Mart, Target gird for toughest Black Friday battle yet

The largest U.S. retailers have thrown down the gauntlet this year and announced deeper Black Friday weekend discounts than ever over a longer …

How To Be A Great Manager If You're Shy

Recently, Muse career expert Melody Wilding talked about how to manage shy employees—which got me thinking about the flip side: What about when the boss is shy?<p>It seems like a contradiction. Managers are supposed to be authoritative, bold leaders. And shy people tend to hold back, avoid social …

Lessons From Home Depot: Expect Hackers To Crack More Retailers This Holiday Season

The new details that Home Depot revealed Thursday about its data breach tell us a lot. We have come to a very real crossroads. Retailers have no choice. They must assume the perimeters of their computer networks WILL be breached. Hackers continue to run one step ahead of retailers and their …

Home Depot: Hackers also stole 53M email addresses

NEW YORK (AP) — Hackers stole 53 million email addresses in addition to customers' card data, Home Depot said Thursday.<p>The nation's largest home …

Bank of America Corp (BAC) Stock Price Dips After Slashing Q3 Earnings On Forex Legal Charges

Bank of America Corp. shares fell nearly 1 percent in extended-hours trading Thursday after the company lowered its third-quarter profit by $400 …

Email Etiquette for Entrepreneurs

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>The more time I spend working on my startup, the more time I seem to be spending in my inbox. Running a startup is pretty much synonymous with “sending lots of emails” I’ve realized (especially when you’re not the person writing lots of code).<p>The more …