by Dan O’Brien Host: Steve Katz
By Dan Ginsberg and Charvi Gupta
In this article we provide an overview of a recent engagement to illustrate how companies can address and overcome inhibiting supply chain and distribution challenges to drive value creation opportunities.
By Keith Spacapan
When has having too little inventory ever been a problem for the U.S. automotive industry?
By Dominick Keefe and Tim Anderson
In this article, we take a look at the current state of the supply chain and the challenges it is causing for retailers as the lingering effects of COVID-19 are amplified ahead of the 2021 holiday shopping season.
Guest Michael Sullivan, Steve Katz (host)
Michael Sullivan, Vice President of the Metals and Mining Valuation Group at Hilco Valuation Services, elaborates on the historic factors leading up to the current meteoric rise in domestic steel prices, how mills are evolving, and why we are not likely to see a dramatic falloff in pricing for the foreseeable future.
By Gary Dressler and Kirstin DiCecca
In this article we take a look at two key beauty industry categories, cosmetics and skin care, and the various factors contributing to notable shifts that are changing the face of the market.
Guest Hollis Carter, Steve Katz (host)
Hollis Carter, a 23-year veteran with the SBA and a Hilco Strategic Alliance partner, discusses the advantages of debtor workouts versus foreclosures. He also covers the major impediments to debtor workouts, as well as situations where a note sale is likely the most appropriate collection strategy.
Guest Brian Courcier, Steve Katz (host)
Brian Courcier, Senior Vice President of Hilco’s Transportation and Construction Advisory, discusses how factors such as the current semiconductor chip manufacturing shortage and ongoing COVID-19 restrictions, have driven changes in auction practices and impacted the Class 8 truck market.
By Mark Samson and Charvi Gupta
In this article we take a look at the many unique challenges facing the restaurant industry and specific action steps that operators can take now to help them not only survive, but thrive, in the coming year and beyond.
By Keith Spacapan
In a word, the Automotive Aftermarket is “pleased” with its second-quarter results. We experienced our first normal winter weather in three years and the industry is benefiting. For the six companies that comprise the Hilco Parts Index (the Index), net sales were $69.8 billion for the twelve months ending with the second quarter of 2021.