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Atom’s Eve of Destruction: Newspapers

After establishing the early successes of Netflix, our class discussion switched over to Act II: Netflix trying to transition from its mail distribution of actual DVDs to streaming movies online (atoms to bits).  This got me thinking, what other industries are firms making the very same transition from physical hard copies to digital versions of … Continue reading

Walmart: Master of the Supply Chain

Founded in 1962, Walmart now has 8,500 stores around the world (According to one study in 2006, 90% of the US population lives within 15 minutes of a Walmart).  Walmart employs over two million employees, (more than the population of 13 states) and generated over $400 billion in revenue last year. We’ve probably all been … Continue reading