It's been tough to be a specialty retailer over the last nine months. Lowes
In fact, it was an article in Barron's -- which pondered whether home furnishings retailer Bed Bath & Beyond
It's certainly tough to show much love to a company that competes in such a difficult industry. You need only look at the missteps made by Pier 1
But what about the slowing pace of Bed Bath & Beyond's growth? How many more stores can it actually put up? How can it get same-store sales revved up again in these trying times -- and with someone like Target
That's what Matthew Crews and I are going to explore in our Duel today. So without further ado -- and with a promise that no one will be harmed in the process -- let's Duel!
- Read the Bull argument
- Read the Bear argument
- Read the Bull rebuttal
- Read the Bear rebuttal
- Cast your votes here
Retail editor and Inside Value team member David Meier is ranked 687 out of 20,375 in Motley Fool CAPS and does not own shares in any of the companies mentioned. You can view his TMF profile here. The Fool takes its disclosure policy very seriously.