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  • Amazon Sales Up While Most Retailers Suffer [View article]
    Yet one more indicator that as this retail dip subsides, the Giants like Wal-mart who are taking a beating today, we'll continue to get beat at their own discount game until they fully understand the amazon ploy.

    As we saw yesterday in the Geezeo post, even the traditional discount retailers get it during this downswing.

    The giant is failing... there are some new kids on the blog ready to rumble.

    Okay let's see, job losses are down now for six weeks straight (including the 4-week moving average and the report out today)
    mast-economy.blogspot....
    AND
    Discount retailers (with the exception of the Titanic) are thriving during the Christmas season....
    If you lose your job at Wal-mart, it's pretty clear to me you'll get a better one somewhere else...
    Jan 8, 2009. 01:10 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Amazon, At Least, Had a Merry Christmas [View article]
    Thanks Erick. Another great look at the shake-out happening in retail this year and Amazon's continued success.

    The Barclays stats are what every business leader likes to see. No matter which series I plot, the trend is a very healthy "upwards and to the right."

    It will be interesting to see how Amazon does today on the "Boxing Day Bonanza of 2008."

    I did a short note on that at today:
    goodnewseconomist.com

    Dec 26, 2008. 03:45 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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