[rescue] Slightly OT: Bad Cap Saga

Curious George jorge234q at yahoo.com
Mon Aug 18 21:37:48 CDT 2008

--- On Mon, 8/18/08, der Mouse <mouse at Rodents-Montreal.ORG> wrote:

> > So they will make a custom line for WalMart only, which is crappy
> > even though the regular products are good.
> ...and that's their mistake.  Well, their first
> mistake.
> > Then the sales of the good stuff go down because "I can buy almost
> > the same thing at WalMart for half the price", and they are forced to
> > put cheap Chinese crap in their entire line in order to stay afloat.
> And that's their second; the right thing for them to have done would be
> to have told walmart "sorry, we can't afford to build to your price
> point any longer; go buy from someone else".
> It constantly depresses me how many organizations are willing to trash
> a good reputation for the sake of some very short-term profit.

Short answer:  "stock holders"  :<

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