7 companies on the ropes in 2013
In this economy, only the strong thrive, and these big names look decidedly weak as we enter the new year. Consider the plights of Sears, Best Buy, Zynga and more.
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Let's talk about efficacy shall we?
Two Phase III trials of Belviq showed completers lost an average of 8% of body weight and responders lost between 11% and 12% of body weight in a year. The top 25% of weight losers lost an average of 35 pounds in one year.
Shush, don't let Raghuram Selvaraju find that out. I want to see him lose his butt shorting ARNA.
And Raghu is wrong. 2 major insurances are already covering Belviq. Liar liar pants on fire.
As long as the US GANGSTER GOVERMENT keeps oppressing Business and Manufacturesr in the US with extortive confiscatory Taxation, they will continue to relocate to other more business friendly countries!
That is why foreign made goods sell so well here in the USA!
THANK YOU WASHINGTON DC , US CONGRESS, US WHITEHOUSE, US SUPREME COURT; ALL OF YOU GOVERNMENT GANGSTERS!
They have a choice to fix it now or Sears may disappear forever. Start with the website(s) - they are a flipping MESS!
Here's a suggestion for US stores: Get back to the original Sears roots and realize there IS a market for Made in USA and QUALITY goods at a reasonable price. None of the big dept stores have made that move yet. There are still enough Made in USA brands to market and sell with a profit. Stop Sears brand dilution and separate K-Mart and LandsEnd further. Treat your sales associates with respect and they will respect your brand.
Another suggestion: Stay away from anything political and controversial. When you have too few customers, there's no advantage in alienating any of them.
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