The luxury market seems to be more resilient to changes in the economy, whether its gas prices or (other) things like that.

When the industry was falling off a cliff they made a huge acquisition which was a huge mistake. That's what's driving them into bankruptcy.

Japan turned positive after seven quarters of negative comparisons. That's the story here.

She's the right candidate. I like her approach at how she looks at the business. She walks into a store and wants to see it through the consumer's eyes.

This is just a company that is stuck competing with Target and its not a good position to be in.

It was a case where he had to make a strategic decision, and he stuck it out, but the jury is still out whether it pays off for them. So far it's been a huge hit (with customers), but the timing was tough. It happened at the same time rental business fell off.

If they could get even half of those late fees back, it would be a good start.

The Street was hoping for positive comps in Japan, and also some investors were expecting same-store sales growth in the U.S. to be 10 percent or higher.

The good news is that we knew the fourth quarter was going to be bad. Did we know the (same-store revenue comparisons) would be down 10 percent? I was thinking more like 7 percent.