Case 1 ACCT 401 SP 11

Case 1 ACCT 401 SP 11 - RESEARCH CASE #1 for ACCT 401...

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RESEARCH CASE #1 for ACCT 401 – Spring 2011 DUE DATE: TURN IN TWO Before doing anything, re-read the Guideline for Research Cases COPIES at the beginning of class on Tuesday, February 8 th Carter Hawley Hale Stores (CHHS), Inc. was one of the largest department store retailers in the United States. At the end of fiscal 1989, the company operated 113 stores in the sunbelt regions of the country. The company’s divisions included The Broadway, with 43 stores in Southern California and 11 stores in the southwest, and Emporium, with 22 stores in the greater San Francisco Bay area. On October 17, 1989, a 7.1 Richter scale earthquake caused significant amounts of monetary damage to the San Francisco Bay Area. This was the largest earthquake hit the Bay Area since the quake of 1906 destroyed much of San Francisco. California is lined with many active earthquake faults. Hundreds of small earthquakes occur each year throughout the state. The Emporium division of CHHS suffered extensive damage as a result of the October 17
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