Amazon: the new Montgomery Ward
Amazon (let's be honest) is a company in trouble. Oh, its financials are fine. It's profitable, even. It's growing. By all normal metrics, it's not in trouble at all. But common sense says the shit's about to hit the fan. Amazon is on a collision course with destiny—the destiny of all companies who ever tried to do too much (Kmart, Federated Dept.
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Small companies that are growing fast often can’t expand their computing infrastructure to keep up. Amazon is announced a test version today of its Amazon Virtual Private Cloud service to let those companies tap into a much bigger c... Read Post
Amazon and Hachette are "burying the hatchet," said Shannon Bond at the Financial Times. The Internet retailer and the book publisher ended their "protracted, costly, and very public fight" last week, just in time for the holiday sh... Read Post