The more direct connection with the customer, the better, ... This is our extension of the Neiman-Marcus brand into this new world.

Is looking less certain every day.

The company is working with its advisors to explore all other alternatives available to [it], including the sale of all or a portion of [its] assets and seeking protection from its creditors under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.

Goldman Sachs has called Lower Manhattan its home for 136 years and we are proud to reaffirm our commitment to this neighborhood and to the city of New York.

Wintel has a huge installed base, and if there's any demise coming, it's a long time coming.

We thought we took all the right steps. The rating agencies were comfortable with it, but the bond market turned out not to be.

From that standpoint, there will be no adverse effect on us.

He feels this would help us to turn the corner.

I'm taking the same risk they're taking.