As we say good riddance to 2013 and look forward to a much better 2014 we want to reflect back on the past 6 months.
It all began on July 11, when we were informed that ASD had gained control of the BOD and had set an agenda to fire ATD, slow growth, take on debt and increase profits through price increases while increasing the wealth of the shareholders by stripping cash reserves. All of this at the expense of the stakeholders whose hard work, dedication and consumer loyalty have made these shareholders very rich people. We had 7 days to mobilize and save ATD’s job. In those few days the associates, customers and other stakeholders launched an online petition, launched a Face Book page and volunContinue Reading