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The Retail Revival: Transforming Legacy Brands

Dr. Alex Mehr, co-founder and CEO of Retail Ecommerce Ventures, discusses the challenges faced by brick-and-mortar retailers and M&A activity involving retail brands.

Dr. Alex Mehr, co-founder and CEO of Retail Ecommerce Ventures (REV), joins GrowthTV to discuss the challenges faced by brick-and-mortar retailers and M&A activity involving retail brands.

REV buys distressed brands and transforms them into e-commerce success stories. Its holdings include Radio Shack, Pier 1 and Dress Barn, among others.

In the interview, Mehr comments on retail M&A and the distressed activity he anticipates throughout 2021, along with how to value a business within this fast-changing industry. He also weighs in on operational issues, such as common mistakes made by businesses as they transition to e-commerce.