Case | HBS Case Collection | March 2012 (Revised September 2014)

Clarks at a Crossroads (A)

by John A. Davis and Suzanne Stroh


Clarks at a Crossroads (A) describes how this venerable British shoe company falls behind its competition and into financial trouble. The case ends with a pivotal vote by shareholders on whether to sell this family company.


Davis, John A., and Suzanne Stroh. "Clarks at a Crossroads (A)." Harvard Business School Case 812-113, March 2012. (Revised September 2014.)