The bankruptcy of iconic home furnishings store ABC Carpet & Home this week is particularly sad. Not all that long ago it was the most iconic retailer in the entire home furnishings space, a must-see for anyone in the business and a destination for an entire generation — or two — of shoppers. Can it ever come back? It would be Stupid to say absolutely not, but the smart money says it’s not going to be easy.
Here’s my take on ABC, its place in the business and the challenges it faces going forward, in a new Business of Home post: https://businessofhome.com/articles/will-abc-carpet-home-the-now-bankrupt-industry-titan-be-able-to-reinvent-itself-again?_se=d3Nob3VsYmVyZ0BnbWFpbC5jb20%3D&utm_medium=email&utm_source=daily_newsletter