Category Archives: online

22 Aug 2012

What should Best Buy do to survive?

Raj Bhatt

Best Buy just announced a bad Q2 (click here). Same store sales are down in the US and significantly down internationally. Their operating income has shrunk 87% on falling margins and rising SG&A. Their services, mobile and tablets sales are the only bright spots in a fairly sad story on declining TV, gaming and computer [...]

Best Buy, Geek Squad, online, recommendation engine, services, showrooming

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05 Feb 2009

Is Woolworth’s online rebirth a good idea?

Raj Bhatt

Woolworth’s, the iconic hundred-year old British retail store chain, was forced into administration in December. It had to shut its 800 stores after Christmas. Click here to get a wonderful series of blog articles on the history and trivia of Woolworths UK. If you permit me some diversions, here are some interesting trivia: Woolworths was [...]

online, Woolies

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