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(Revised from original 2002 version)
Scott Malkin, CEO of Value Retail, a developer and operator of European outlet villages serving luxury brands, is planning on developing a 18,503 m2 open-air outlet village to be built 98 kilometers south of Milan on land he was about to acquire for 7.26 million lira. Is this a good investment? What are the risks associated with the project? Could Value Retail pursue its outlet strategy in Italy? Includes color exhibits.
Risk and Uncertainty;
Segel, Arthur I., and Ani M Vartanian. "Value Retail." Harvard Business School Case 803-008, July 2008. (Revised from original July 2002 version.)