Consensus Advisors‘ Managing Director Doug Stebbins joins me today for an interview about the retail industry.  Consensus Advisors is a boutique investment banking and financial advisory firm which focuses on retail and consumer products. Doug head up the Valuation, Benchmarking and Analytical Services Group and created the Retailer Health Ratings™ which I’ve previously posted about.  Doug […]

Consensus Advisors just released their 2009-2010 Retailer Health Ratings (RHRs) report.  The RHRs measure and compare retailers over a five-year period on: healthy growth asset utilization pricing power balance sheet strength The report and webinar were really interesting and so I thought I’d share some of the insights and my reactions. […]

Ever since the phrase “you manage what you measure” made its way into the dialogue of corporate America, metrics have played an increasingly important role in the management of businesses.  No one can argue the value of timely, detailed, and accurate measures of performance as assessments of effectiveness and guides for decision-making.  Yet, which metrics […]