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Edward Lampert
Born (1962-07-19) July 19, 1962 (age 54)
Roslyn, New York, US
Nationality American
Occupation Businessman, investor
Net worth $2.2 Billion USD (September 2016
Spouse(s) Kinga Lampert
Children 3
Parent(s) Floyd M. Lampert
Dolores Lampert

The pushback I get is, 'He's a hedge fund guy.' Full stop. Some places, that can be a badge of honor. In others, it's almost a term of derision.
Edward Lampert
I want to be known as a great businessman.
Trying to move the volume of products we're talking about from place to place to get it ultimately into the customer's hands, to price these items, to market these items, I think the retail business is incredibly complex. But if you get it right, it's a beautiful thing.
Edward Lampert
I think a lot of times when people talk about merchants, it's almost a nostalgic look back at the time where the world moved at a very different pace, and information was very different.
Edward Lampert
The entrance strategy is actually more important than the exit strategy.
If you're unwilling to try new things and to fail and learn, you don't have a shot. That doesn't mean you are going to be successful, but you have to try to change.
Edward Lampert
To operate a company of the size of Sears Holdings or Wal-Mart or Target or Home Depot or Lowe's, you need a combination of skills, and each of those skills needs to be sufficiently strong.
Edward Lampert
I was very clear why we put these companies together and what our goals were. It was really to allow both Sears and Kmart to compete in what I thought was going to be a more challenging but evolving industry.
Edward Lampert
I'm not from a retail background, but I am a shopper.