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Re: A Tale of Two Giants: Amazon and Kmart
Posted by: Paul A. Greenberg 2002-01-23 18:08:19
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On what CEO Jeff Bezos likely hoped was the first day of the rest of his company's long
and prosperous online life, showed the world how important a penny can be.
That is the per-share net profit announced in Amazon's fourth-quarter earnings report.
Ironically, on the same day Amazon was popping champagne corks (the good stuff, we
presume), one of the nation's traditional retail giants hit the skids.

Re: A Tale of Two Giants: Amazon and Kmart
Posted by: bkasanoff 2002-01-23 18:16:08 In reply to: Paul A. Greenberg
Given the excitement over Amazon's first profit, I took a look at the secrets behind Amazon's success and put the results in this e-document:

BTW, it's free and I have no sponsors or hidden agenda.

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