He helped design the tech giant's iconic and highly profitable stores and is fresh on the market after a failed stint at JC Penney.
Ron Johnson was widely criticized for forcing too many ill-conceived changes on customers. Now, his predecessor is coming back to calm the waters.
While chains like CVS and Rite-Aid depend on pharmacy profits, the warehouse retailer uses prescriptions to draw traffic.
Employees don't have to steal a dime for their records to be permanently tarred in databases used by Target, CVS and other stores.
The retailer says shoppers are happy, but reactions to stories about its staffing and service tell a different tale.
For now, the retail giant is trading at an attractive valuation.
4.3 million people don a big-box store vest -- and make the $25,000 that goes along with it, if they're lucky enough to land the gig.
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Six weeks later, most Americans have forgotten about the 2014 tax season -- except those who didn't file by the April 15 deadline.
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