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Microsoft (MSFT) is having a busy news day. The latest: Bloomberg reports the company plans to...

Microsoft (MSFT) is having a busy news day. The latest: Bloomberg reports the company plans to restructure its marketing operations, and potentially cut hundreds of jobs in the process. The move is said to stem from a belief Microsoft isn't obtaining a sufficient return on its billions in annual marketing spending, as rivals such as Apple, Google, and Amazon project a less stodgy image to consumers. (more)
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  • SwingTraders
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    Interesting that MSFT is cutting marketing while CRM is grabbing people off the street. Wonder what areas of marketing are being cut?
    11 Jan 2012, 02:52 PM Reply Like
  • Moon Kil Woong
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    Microsoft needs to cut management starting with the CEO. LOL on cutting marketing. They already have a very bad name recognition. People buy their stuff because they have few to no good choices, not because of love of them or their outdated, overpriced products.
    11 Jan 2012, 07:43 PM Reply Like
  • chanella
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    When it comes to MSFT, I have written many comments on Seeking Alpha that MSFT must remove Steve Balmer (CEO). I don't know why MSFT board waited 10 yrs and still waiting. May be they should be removed too.
    11 Jan 2012, 11:14 PM Reply Like
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