Netflix – turn the lights out already?

Interesting read on The Motley Fool about Netflix today.  It talks about another pending blow to Netflix and its future growth - bandwidth throttling concerns.  Seems like most American's get their internet from the local cable company.  These cable companies are rapidly transitioning to primarily useful for delivering the internet and less so for the … Continue reading Netflix – turn the lights out already?

Wal-Mart’s Christmas Price Guarantee

Wal-Mart is looking to strike back at other retailers: Read the story at USA Today Interesting to me: You don't need the product, just the receipts Comparison doesn't include online purchases You get difference back in Wal-Mart gift Cards Almost an 8 week window to watch for pricing I bet they include internet retailers for … Continue reading Wal-Mart’s Christmas Price Guarantee

From the “should be obvious” department…

Free shipping offers can lead to more holiday sales - Internet Retailer. I appreciate the headline, but there is a telling quote in the article: More than half of all transactions (in the 2010 Holiday Season) included free shipping... That's pretty cool.  I can't tell if I'm surprised that the number is this high or … Continue reading From the “should be obvious” department…