Posts Tagged "Andrew R. Thomas"

Are You in the Customer Trap?

Are You in the Customer Trap?

Andrew R. Thomas,’ Ph.D., follow- up book, The Customer Trap, details the long-term consequences of relying solely on these businesses to become profitable. His question to you is…

Apple Now in Walmart’s Distribution Trap

Apple Now in Walmart’s Distribution Trap

Over the years, I have written in this space how a Megacustomer (one that equals more than 10% of a firm’s total revenue) will ultimately capture the lion’s share of value from its supplier.

The Cracks at Wal-Mart Get Even Deeper

The Cracks at Wal-Mart Get Even Deeper

Have you been to a Wal-Mart store lately? It is likely disheveled, with empty spaces on the racks and clutter on the floors. Wal-Mart is finding it very hard to hire good people. The word is finally out that the company is a bad place to work as an associate.

The Devolution of Marketing

Another great article from our friends Andrew Thomas and Timothy Wilkinson that looks at what is wrong with current thinking in the marketing and distribution world.

Independent We Stand
Independent We Stand Independent We Stand