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Goldman Sachs business model

Posted by on May 8, 2014 – 08:05 am

Goldman Sachs business model

Wall Street created an elaborate scam that s the core reason why what s good for Wall Street is bad for main street. Its an elaborate scam but a few highlights are Knowingly advising your clients to buy toxic assets (companies weighed down with debt and shorted againstor bundled mortgages of mortgages that shouldn t have been sold) and subsequently Credit Rating Fraud: Shorting credit ratings, credit default swapsRomney s Bain began as a venture capitalist investing in companies and then immediately turned to leveraged buyouts of failing companies. Bain…

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Retail stores business model

Posted by on February 4, 2014 – 12:26 pm

Retail stores business model

ds of discretionary spending are not reflected in the retail sales numbers, such as buying items for cash in small businesses or garage sales, barter or paying workers in cash. Here are some examples of The Alternate Economy at work: * Many people are instinctually abandoning their patronage of big-box department and grocery stores like Costco, Home Depot, Walmart and Safeway with their foreign and Wall Street ownership in favor of returning their business to small to medium sized storesCompanies That Are Revolutionizing Retail - Business Insider

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Successful retail business model in China

Posted by on November 3, 2013 – 07:53 am

Successful retail business model in China

Some foreign retailers are finding success in China. (China Foto Press) China’s growing retail market offers a range of opportunities for foreign investors, but some sectors are easier to access than others.China has one of the most lucrative and rapidly growing retail markets in the world. Despite the global economic downturn, China’s retail sales hit 12.5 trillion ($1.8 trillion) in 2009, up 15.5 percent year on year. China’s booming retail sales are underpinned by the steady rise of household income. In 2009, the per capita disposable income…

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Concession retail business model

Posted by on February 28, 2014 – 12:45 pm

Concession retail business model

In this week’s edition of Concession News, we look at how retail developments are incorporating Concession tenants into their plans, as they look to create a ‘destination’ proposition and fund the next stage of their growth. Franklin D. Roosevelt once said, “There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.” This mantra has been applied to successful businesses the world over and is particularly relevant to retail. Retailers always need to be thinking about the next stage of their progression as they look to attract new customers…

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Business models for online retail

Posted by on April 20, 2014 – 01:58 pm

Business models for online retail

I am also a big fan of Costco. However, I disagree with your premise that Mom & Pop businesses can still make a go if it. My experience is that Mom & Pop retail pays less than minimum wages to the owners. Mom & Pop and the kids work extended hours and the return is minimal at best. Like it or not independent single-unit retail distribution of non-specialty products is no longer a viable format. Overseas labor will contnue to displace US workers, Massive companies will continue to roll-up independent and regional formats. Individuals…

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Retail business model Canvas

Posted by on November 12, 2013 – 08:25 am

Retail business model Canvas

Business Models in action By Remco Blom, Business Innovator and Enterprise Architecture consultant © BiZZdesign, 2012 In an earlier post we introduced the Business Model Canvas™ and discussed pros and cons. We see the pros are far bigger than the cons and many of the cons mentioned are relatively easy to compensate. But in what occasion can you apply the canvas? At BiZZdesign we help organizations with many questions in the field of business design and change. For answering the following questions the Business Model Canvas has proven to be a very…

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Disruptive retail business models

Posted by on December 30, 2013 – 01:04 pm

Disruptive retail business models

From Dumb Pipe to Happy Pipe Produced by Disruptive Analysis and published by Telco 2.0 / STL Partners Both fixed and mobile broadband markets will continue growing in revenues, up to $416bn in 2020, but operators face some hard decisions about future business models, according to a study published by the Telco 2.0TM Initiative and co-authored by research & consulting firm Disruptive Analysis. The new report, “Mobile, Fixed & Wholesale Broadband Business Models : Best Practice Innovation, ‘Telco 2.0 Opportunities, Forecasts…

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Retail business capability model

Posted by on March 6, 2014 – 07:00 am

Retail business capability model

Theory: What is a Business Capability? A business capability is an ability or capacity for a company to deliver value, either to customers or shareholders. Business capabilities are a useful abstraction because they represent the next level of detail beneath the business strategy. A business capability consists of three major components: business processes, people, and physical assets. There are two kinds of capabilities: customer-facing and operational. Customer-facing capabilities directly deliver value to customers. A network of retail stores…

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