Archives tagged: Bloomberg

How We’re Managing the Crisis

By Kyle T. Westra April 16, 2020

We are certainly cursed to live in interesting times. While individuals, families, communities, and governments struggle to adjust to the realities of…


Can Bloomberg’s Strategy to Win Democrat’s Nomination Succeed?

By James T. Berger January 16, 2020

The incredibly wealthy and competent Michael Bloomberg has defied conventional wisdom with a remarkable marketing strategy. He has begun using his huge…


Is General Electric the Next Icon to Fall?

By James T. Berger December 31, 2018

In its more recent years, GE’s success has stemmed from its ability to buy, run and sell profitable companies. Its success formula partially stems from its famous product portfolio analysis matrix, called the GE Matrix or the GE McKinsey matrix.


Top 6 – June 2018

By Tim J. Smith, PhD June 28, 2018

“While Google employees have successfully forced their company to publicly vow it would go easy on the cloud contracts with Defense Department,…


Top 6 – April 2018

By Tim J. Smith, PhD April 26, 2018

“Lampert, also chief executive officer of Sears Holdings Corp., wants to sell what is perhaps Sears’s last jewel to his own hedge…

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Dollar General Looks Good Today. Will Tomorrow Be Different?

By Tim J. Smith, PhD March 26, 2018

From a business strategy standpoint, Dollar General has positioned themselves to avoid direct competition with Amazon and Walmart, having successfully demonstrated a way to deal with the duopoly’s increasing presence in the retail market.

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Wake Up and Smell the Fumes, Mr. Trump: Renewable Energy is the New Growth Industry!

By James T. Berger September 14, 2017

Urban Green Energy (UGE), wrote: “The distributed renewable energy (DRE) industry has gone through significant changes in the last five years, as the industry grew from a cottage industry to one with worldwide revenues of $100 billion and rising.”


Strategic Movements: August 2017

By Tim J. Smith, PhD August 24, 2017

What better way to attract customers than with a discount? I’ll tell you what is a better way: Redefine your business into something customers actually want to engage as a first resort, not as a cheap resort.

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Pricing Cannabis Gummies

By Kyle T. Westra January 3, 2017

Different consumers care about different things. Some will care that their THC-laced gummies have fewer other chemicals, some won’t. But the ones that do are probably willing to pay a premium for those products. We certainly see that in the organics aisle at a grocery store. Why would cannabis products be any different?


Top 6 – December 2016

By Tim J. Smith, PhD December 10, 2016

“Having worked closely with James during the past 10 years of his 20-year career with our company, I know that his vast…