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Staples Q4 Profit Miss Estimates; Plan To Close Up To 225 Stores By 2015
PROFIT POOL 101 AND GOOGLE SELLS HANDSET BUSINESS TO LENOVO
Marketplaces are eating industries. Why?
1. Lowering Cash Conversion Cycles
2. Increasing Inventory Stock Turns
3. Increasing GMROI
The ones with the inventory and lack of omnichannel ability to achieve all of the above are getting disrupted. Staples is only one example.