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Is the Real Uber Threat to Hertz?

It has become commonplace to forecast that Uber, Lyft and other ridesharing services are a strategic threat to car manufacturers. After all, if “everyone” uses Uber, why would they bother owning cars? The problem with that argument is that it … Continue reading

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Why Is Yahoo Valued Less than Zero?

According to several articles I have seen today, notably this Wall Street Journal report, Yahoo’s Board of Directors are considering a sale of Yahoo’s core Internet business. For quite some time, Yahoo has been a troubled company. To many people, … Continue reading

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Who Are You Going to Tell?

There is an old joke about a rabbi who goes golfing on Yom Kippur, although I am sure there are variants about an imam in ramadan or priest during Lent. It is such a beautiful day, and the rabbi never gets … Continue reading

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The Purpose of a Business is to Create and Keep a Customer

“The purpose of a business is to create and keep a customer.” – Peter Drucker No matter how many times we say it, we forget it. We get caught up in operations, or competition, or marketshare, or share price. Yet a … Continue reading

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