Leasing Decision at Magnet Beauty Products, Inc.

Posted: 13 Feb 2012

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Krishna Palepu

Harvard University - Harvard Business School; Harvard University - David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Research; Harvard Business Review; NBER; International Academy of Management

George Serafeim

Harvard Business School

Date Written: September 14, 2011

Abstract

A fast-growing retailer is facing two different leasing options for its stores. In choosing between the two options, management is considering the potential impact of the two options on the company's financial statements, in light of the proposed new accounting standard for leases.

Learning Objective: Principles underlying measurement of a company's liabilities.

Suggested Citation

Palepu, Krishna and Serafeim, George, Leasing Decision at Magnet Beauty Products, Inc. (September 14, 2011). Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Case No. 111-039, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2004538

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