Category Archives: strategy

07 Feb 2013

Retail discounts and the illusion of success

Raj Bhatt

I came across a blog post for a retail software product (which I will not name here), which said the following: “We have achieved great success with our product implementation at a European online auto parts retailer. Our product was able to deliver a 15% sales lift with an effective discounting of only 2.17%…” I [...]

analytics, breakeven, discounts, Ecommerce, price comparison, promotions, retail, strategy

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30 Jan 2009

Dell’s smartphone strategy…..Are they dialling the wrong number?

Raj Bhatt

The Wall Street Journal reported that Dell has been working for over a year on Android and Windows-based smartphone designs (click here). WSJ claims that Dell has been meeting component manufacturers, software vendors and handset manufacturers for its smartphone project. CNet’s Crave blog (click here) quotes Jeff Kagan, a reputed telecom analyst, saying that the [...]

Dell, mobile, strategy

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