Sunday, June 17, 2007

there you have it, Amazon is uncool

I'm a bit dubious about this, but the Times sez so, so it's gotta be true.
Being partial to bricks and mortar, I see this as a fine development.
For all the merits of buying locally, it seems we humans just like to see other humans from time to time. How about that?
“There’s a recognition that some customers like a more interactive experience,” said Alex Gruzen, senior vice president for consumer products at Dell. “They like shopping and they want to go retail.”
I'm not squaring this with Amazon's recent stock price surge, but maybe the time for them to pay off that stubborn long term debt is now. Except they won't do it with any help from that Potter kid.
Of course, neither will anyone else, but this is the business we've chosen.

Posted by Dave

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