💐 Good Friday morning. Sunday is Mother's Day.
🛍️ Sign of our times ... Wall Street Journal headline: "Neiman Marcus, the Retailer to the Rich, Files for Bankruptcy." And we used to call it "Needless Markup!"
- "A Texas oil boom turned a single Neiman Marcus department store in downtown Dallas into one of America’s biggest luxury retailers," the Journal writes. "A century later, ... coronavirus tipped the heavily indebted company into a bankruptcy court."
Today's Smart Brevity™ count: 1,328 words, 5 minutes.