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Resource ID: #20343
Subject: Business
Source: Wall Street Journal (New York)
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Date: 10-Aug-99

Description

Story explains how retailer Merry-Go-Round got into financial trouble, and was then led astray by Ernst & Young. According to the story, "...months went by as they (Ernst & Young) conducted studies, produced financial projections and developed a cost-saving proposal. Far from proposing immediate store closings, Ernst & Young recommended stocking up stores with a wide-ranging variety of fashions in hopes a sales pickup in the next season's back-to-school shopping. It didn't work. The crisis grew worse."

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