Posts Tagged "big boxes"

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.

Independent video stores survive as big chains die

Independent video stores survive as big chains die

“Titanic,” “Ladder 49 “and even classics like “Driving Miss Daisy”: It’s highly unlikely you will find movies like these in your local Redbox, and local independent video stores say that is what is keeping them in business.

New Data Show How Big Chains Free Ride on Taxpayers

New Data Show How Big Chains Free Ride on Taxpayers

It costs the Old Town Bike Shop in Colorado Springs about $24,000 a year to provide health insurance for four employees, according to owner John Crandall. Meanwhile, his largest competitors, Walmart and Target, foist much of their health care costs onto taxpayers, according to new data

Independent We Stand
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