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."