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Re:Too bad it's WalMart

Posted by: Anonymous Coward on June 15, 2002 02:04 AM
No local business, of any kind, can ever compete with a large national chain that does loss-leader pricing at new locations, financed by the rest of the chain, for as many months/years as it takes to completely kill all locally competing businesses.
They can't compete on price, but there are other ways to compete:
  • Better, more personalized service
  • Specialized expertise
  • Niche markets
  • Handcrafted, local wares
  • etc.


  • Return to Wal-Mart shipping PCs with Lindows pre-installed