Why EVERY Company Must Be a Tech Company – Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Instagram Lessons

Apple’s great value increase is about more than one company. It reflects the economic shift away from industrialism toward information. For companies to grow, and prosper they MUST begin thinking like tech companies, dropping interest in “hard assets” and “industrial processes” and adopt the new competitive mantle of information and the technology built around information.

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Gladiators get killed. Dump Wal-Mart; Buy Amazon

Wal-Mart is the world’s #1 retailer, but same stores sales have declined for over 2 years. Wal-Mart is under attack from myriad traditional competitors beating it from different directions. Simultaneously the retail market is shifting on-line, threatening all brick-and-mortar retailers, and putting a cap on Wal-Mart growth. The big winner is Amazon, that has shown a terrific ability to recognize big trends and capitalize on them with new products driving double digit growth.

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