New Yorkers Stampede Trader Joe’s


I admit I love Trader Joe’s, so much that I drive fifteen miles out of Brooklyn, NY once a month to the Larchmont, NY store to stock up on kitchen essentials. (It’s conveniently located near my father’s house in bordering New Rochelle, so a visit to one implies a visit to the other.)Read the rest

Google Faces Competition From Unknown

Google recenly filed it’s 2005 annual report (Form 10-K). I was particularly drawn to the section on Competition, even though it was short. The first part is a no-brainer:

We face formidable competition in every aspect of our business, and particularly from other companies that seek to connect people with information on the web and provide them with relevant advertising.

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Rishad Tobaccowala Talks Transparency

I participated today in a small gathering of media-and-technology executives for a briefing with Rishad Tobaccowala of Publicis Group’s recently formed Denuo. Rishad is an impressive visionary, and I look forward to seeing how his new marketing-agency consulting model works out.Read the rest