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The Retail Lifestyle Champions: Apple manages to disapppoint with $36 B topline

Most companies with a $28B topline have had a hard enough time trying to make the same $28B next year. All of them would technically qualify as Apple’s competition till … Continue reading

October 25, 2012

US Economy: This week was a loser! Jobs Report, Apple’s $1 Tln, Bank of America and the Housing recovery

The bearish ISM services PMI (The ISM Nonmanufacturing indices) also had a strong almost 90% correlation with the BLS report historically and  was pointing down. On the plus side Bank … Continue reading

May 5, 2012

Is the Apple phenomenon finally shorn of ‘innovation confetti’ | Retail Insight

Apple, the world’s most applauded innovator survived on a culture of innovation that suggested any Dividen payouts would be an inefficient use of cash till the hoard hit $100 bln … Continue reading

March 19, 2012

The Apple Trillion is coming | Retail insight ( The Retail Lifestyle Champions)

What Macy’s and Saks knew for long, Walgreen compensated with renewed spends and market priced buys, or Blackrock, KKR, Carlyle and Louis Vitton tried to back through Private equity, has … Continue reading

February 13, 2012 · 3 Comments

The Retail lifestyle Champions: Apple's the only selling tablet and phone?

37 million iPhones this 3 month period and 60 million iPads for the year give Apple the dominance it wanted to assert in a post Jobs’ world. According to the latest … Continue reading

January 25, 2012 · 4 Comments

The Retail lifestyle Champions: Apple snaps up more growth pods

The recession blues fade away The prospects of a recession always seem to fade away if you catch all the right results during the results season. Here is why part … Continue reading

July 20, 2011

MacMillan 'vs.' Kindle? – A fat cheesy twist!!!

Here’s the Amazon Forums posting from the Kindle marketing team at Amazon, who probably also think it is time to turn out their clothes and show a different trick. Amazon … Continue reading

February 1, 2010

Kindle vs iPad: It’s the (stupid) Publisher..

In a move reminding of the precipitate ways of the Music Industry, Macmillan seems to have argued with Amazon over increasing the price of ebooks in the fledgling market. Amazon, … Continue reading

January 31, 2010