Case | HBS Case Collection | February 2012 (Revised December 2013)

Saks Incorporated

by Carliss Baldwin and Stefon Burns


Saks Fifth Avenue, a luxury department store chain, has been hard hit by the 2008 financial crisis and stock market crash. Speculation about impending bankruptcy is rampant in the press. The CEO, Stephen Sadove, must decide how to respond.

Keywords: retail; fashion; Insolvency and Bankruptcy; Financial Crisis; Fashion Industry; Retail Industry; United States;


Baldwin, Carliss, and Stefon Burns. "Saks Incorporated." Harvard Business School Case 212-060, February 2012. (Revised December 2013.)