Going Out of Business….

June 20, 2017

Back in the late 1970s a machine came out called the VHS recorder.  You could tape things that you watched on TV and you could buy movies on VHS cassette tapes.   With that revolutionary technology came the birth of a market that was once dominated by Blockbuster video.  Blockbuster started renting and selling movies in […]

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You may not realize it…..

June 11, 2017

As you sat back and watched this week as the former Director of the FBI James Comey released a statement and then testified, you must be convinced that these revelations can only hurt President Trump.   If that is how you think then you haven’t actually thought it all through.   We do not blame you on […]

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The playing field has changed….Terror without boundaries

June 4, 2017

Ingenuity or a sign of desperation? British Prime Minister Theresa Daly declared, “Enough is enough” this morning after last night’s brutal attack on The London Bridge and in Borough Market.  These attacks first thought to be unrelated, were part of the same diabolical terror act.   These come just twelve or so days after the bombing […]

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All the fake thats fit to print……

May 25, 2017

Well it had to be coming right?  The birth of fake news outlets on the internet.  When the first newspaper was published in 1690 no one even thought about periodicals, magazines or blogs let alone the Internet.   Fast forward to 2017 and where do we find ourselves?  It is not only the National Enquirer that […]

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100 days but really, who’s counting…..?

May 6, 2017

The predilection of what can be accomplished in the first 100 days in office for a new president is quite astounding.  One would think that a position of such magnitude would be judged on more than the first 100 days.   But nevertheless here we find ourselves watching, listening and reading what the popular media has […]

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Battle Retail……

April 25, 2017

Some say the death knell for retail has already begun.  Others say that while many will not survive, retail is here to stay.   The actual facts suggest a far more complex web of marketing intrigue that makes the ebb and flow of the retail establishment something akin to the last stand at the O. K. […]

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Sign of the Times…..

April 9, 2017

Just when you thought we were out of the potential economic slumps, several factors are looming over the overall economy.    From the race to save Greece from itself as their debt expiration looms once again, to over valued US stocks, ever increasing student loan numbers and the real estate implosion set to happen; the planets […]

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Coming to a retail location near you…….

March 26, 2017

For many years Amazon has pressured the retail base of the economy by using its technology and automation to get goods to your doorstep faster and cheaper.  That has been the case with most competitors on the Internet.  Now the unthinkable for many in retail is occurring, Amazon is opening what will be a large […]

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Cannabis 2.0….

March 14, 2017

Who would have thought that the legalization in certain states of Cannabis would create one of the most explosive growth industries in our recent history.  It is the $7 billion industry that kind of grew up almost out of nowhere.  Why is that?  Mostly because it was regulated to individual states to decide their own […]

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It only took ten minutes…..

March 1, 2017

It only took ten minutes, yes that’s right.  Ten minutes.  Ten minutes after President Trump gave his first address to Congress and the American people, the bastion of media was at it again.  Picking apart the speech, fact checking or claiming to fact check, complaining and doing what the bought and paid for media does […]

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