In this issue of SN, top executives outline what's on their minds regarding the second half of this year. However, there's at least one factor they don't cite that is surely top of mind: the opinion of investors.
Investor sentiment is increasingly important to chief executive officers of publicly traded retail companies. This isn't always apparent. Andrew Wolf, analyst, BB&T Capital Markets, Richmond, Va., told me CEOs may be more sensitive to Wall Street's reactions now because o