This case is examined exactly how the client with information about the growth strategy of Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) in equity, especially given the changing competitive environment in the home goods industry and the recent Barron article presents several negative indicators on BBBY incorporated. The red flags are highlighted in the article BBBY request for extended payment terms with its suppliers, inventory buildups, insider sales of shares, and growing interest in the short com … Read more »

This case is examined exactly how the client with information about the growth strategy of Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) in equity, especially given the changing competitive environment in the housewares industry and the recent Barron article presents several negative indicators on BBBY worked. The red flags are highlighted in the article BBBY request for extended payment terms with its suppliers, inventory buildups, insider sales of shares, and short growing interest in shares of the company. In the days after Barron Article BBBY stock falls by more than 10%.
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from
Amy P. Hutton,
James Weber
Source: Harvard Business School
32 pages.
Publication Date: Apr 11, 1996. Prod #: 196123-PDF-ENG
Bed Bath & Beyond HBR case solution