Dwight Schrute Office Spin Off
“A character who is really, really great in small doses is then given a full half-hour to engage in a series of wacky misadventures!” Screencrave
"Target is asking suppliers for help in thwarting “showrooming”—that is, when shoppers come into a store to see a product in person, only to buy it from a rival online, frequently at a lower price."
This will do little to help. The customer has finally figured it out. I get horrible customer service at the retail so why don’t I just by it online and get it with free shipping, tax, or at a discount?
(Source: The Wall Street Journal)
Jenny Craig And Purina Team Up To Slim Down Your Pudgy Pet
Really? Really? How about we just feed the pets less.
Most of the broader antitrust concerns against Google are bullshit in my opinion. You can argue that they have a monopoly on search, but it’s a natural one. They’ve earned it. They’re simply better at search than their competitors. This has always been true. It remains true.
But when they use that natural monopoly to start pushing into other verticals, things get gray. Travel, restaurant reviews, etc, etc. We see more of it each year. ~Parislemon
I agree that there is a storm coming and the user will feel the brunt of it.
Look out Groupon: Nearly 800 daily deals sites folded in the past 6 months
“Merchants have gotten savvy about daily deals, which in turn mean less attractive deals for consumers.” ~Sean Ludwig @ VB
Between this problem and people having “deal fatigue” from all of emails sent to their mailbox everyday , I just don’t see this as a viable long term business strategy.