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No Mere Child’s Play: Toys “R” Us Chapter 11 and What We Can Learn From It

Posted by West McDonald on Oct 10, 2017 1:31:02 PM

If you’ve been following the news you may have discovered, like I did, that Toys “R” Us has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.  The company employs over 65,000 employees around the world and operates over 1,000 brick and mortar store locations as well as being a giant online retailer.  Somehow they’ve accumulated over $5 billion dollars in long-term debt and find themselves having to restructure or die.  Child’s play this is not.

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Topics: selling, sales, business, business growth, business model, business strategy, new business, Business Tips, SAAS, toys r us

Slow MPS Growth Keeping You Up At Night? Print Audit’s New E-Guide Is Here To Help!

Posted by West McDonald on Jul 21, 2015 2:49:38 PM
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According to Photizo Group, print volumes per user are on the decline.  In their Supplies Forecast 360 report from August of 2014 the decline in worldwide shipments of laser and desktop inkjet media shipments are crystal clear.  They state a decline of 1.8 percent compound annual growth rate (CAGR).  If you are a dealer running a managed print program that isn’t very good news. 
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