Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Small Businesses Being Killed by Technology

An interesting take, but as with anything there are those that take advantage of the situation and do well with it. I sure know what tech has done to the photolab business. I also have first hand knowledge on neighborhood bookstores and art /craft stores. Good post to think about
The 10 Small Businesses that are Being Killed by Technology | Inspired Business Growth: "Sometimes the culprit was the convenience or advancement of the Internet. Others, it was the in-store technology of large chain stores that made it easier and cheaper to carry a wider variety of products.

In all cases, business found a cheaper and more efficient way to deliver in-demand products. In the end, it also meant that many small mom-and-pop stores either have had to change with the times or go out of business."

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