It’s His Rice Bowl

If you want the metaphor that describes the impact of “creative destruction’ …

Amazon Go is not your Mother’s brick and mortar grocery store…anymore

For all those who thought Amazon was going to build a traditional brick and mortar store of any kind … WRONG!

Brusing, Thrilling Workplace … Amazon

Front Page Story – The New York Times ran the following headline Sunday: X Amazon’s Brusing Thrilling Work Place X x With leads like … ” I would see people practically combust.”, “Nearly every person I worked with, I saw cry at their desk.” or “Giant retailer tests how far it can push white-collar staff.” … Ok … Continue reading

Amazon’s Bezos Beats Bricks

Bezos understands that there is no mass market, rather there are markets of mass niches — and Amazon figures out ways to serve them better than anyone else can serve them.

Chasing the Customer … Game Changer!

Game Changer! $ 155 Bn & Climbing       Jack Ma’s Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. or Alibaba will commence its pre-market debut roadshow  tomorrow, Monday, September 9, 2014. The anticipated first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange is Friday, September 19, 2014. That could well mark the ‘game changing’ day for global eCommerce. … Continue reading

Chasing the Customer … Amazon – up a river without a paddle?

Alibaba is coming to the U.S. market. Will Amazon be up a river without a paddle? It’s Bezos vs. Ma. The Jeff and Jack show. Game on!   Check out this infographic from Phil Rist – Prosper Insights & Analytics.   To see the infographic, click here: http://marketing.prosperinsights.com/acton/fs/blocks/showLandingPage/a/6263/p/p-000d/t/page/fm/0 “According to insights highlighted in the infographic, Taobao.com (a … Continue reading

Chasing the Customer … 11 Main, Inc … Can Amazon Compete?

On May 5, 2014, I wrote a blog, “Chasing the Customer … Can STORY Compete with Amazon? http://wp.me/p3lbtW-96 Today, with the introduction of 11 Main,  the question might be can Amazon compete with STORY? 11 Main, Inc. If you are an independent specialty retailer, how do you compete with Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Macy’s or even … Continue reading