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(International Business Times)   Larger companies will steal Christmas business from smaller companies, reports the Romero Institute of Profit   ( divider line
    More: Obvious, Christmas controversy, Christmas and holiday season, Black Friday, Larger retailers, Christmas, Ship, Target Corporation, Wal-Mart  
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461 clicks; posted to Business » on 28 Nov 2021 at 2:45 AM (30 weeks ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook

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2021-11-28 4:32:03 AM  
8 votes:
I swear someone just copied part of their intro to business textbook and used it for an "article"
2021-11-28 6:57:44 AM  
7 votes:
Hasn't this been happening for the last 30+ years?
2021-11-28 8:38:07 AM  
6 votes:
... and half the smaller companies, will be basic middlemen, selling rebranded items from huge Chinese manufacturers, that will even brand and package the items for you.
2021-11-28 7:12:58 AM  
5 votes:
So large corporations don't real feel or exemplify the spirit if Christmas, except cynically as a marketing ploy?

Well I'll be darned.
2021-11-28 8:46:13 AM  
5 votes:
...everyone is buying chinese crap these days and marking it up triple or more in some cases.  They can all fark themselves.
2021-11-28 7:36:18 AM  
3 votes:

Valter: Hasn't this been happening for the last 30+ years?

Yes but it was ok when sears was doing it because reasons
2021-11-28 10:47:29 AM  
3 votes:
Counterpoint: if they're providing better service, selection, and/or product for customers it isn't "stealing" it's just being a better business.
2021-11-28 10:45:25 PM  
2 votes:

zjoik: SomeAmerican: Retail companies just buy and resell things from real companies.

Buying direct through digital marketplaces makes retail obsolete.

So in the end, large vs. small won't matter.

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Half of Amazon is just middlemen reselling the same Chinese made crap under different brand names. If anything, the digital marketplace has made the middleman problem worse.
2021-11-28 11:48:44 AM  
1 vote:

lifeslammer: I swear someone just copied part of their intro to business textbook and used it for an "article"

So, basically what IBT has been doing since it was founded?

/INC isn't far behind, although I used to think they had some interesting articles and contributors
2021-11-28 4:30:47 PM  
1 vote:
It turns out the Real Grinch is you, America.

//Now, back to amazon prime...
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