Description:Â Â Sears Holdings Corp.Â has agreed to sell its popular Craftsman tool brand through Ace Hardware stores, as the company turns again to outsiders to help grow its sales.
Questions for discussion:
- Do you think this strategy is sound for both firms?
- What alternative strategies are available to Sears and to Ace?
- What additional M&AÂ strategies are available to Sears and to Ace?