Analyst Perspective: Kmart's Acquisition of Sears

New entity will have $55 billion in combined revenue but must overcome significant barriers to succeed, and it will take more than scale to unseat Wal-Mart





Scale Requires Alignment









Merchandising Is King









Battling Against the Odds







For a second opinion on the Kmart-Sears merger, see the AMR Research alert "A New Retail Force: Sears And Kmart Set To Merge."

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