[Previous] [Next] - [Index] [Thread Index] - [Previous in Thread] [Next in Thread]

Subject: Re: UKNM: Toys R US - site, outdated - who does it???
From: Peter Shankman
Date: Wed, 27 Jan 1999 18:02:36 GMT

Exactly, Ian. Would YOU want to be the web shop that says "Well, we can do
a great site for you, be prepared to see your floor traffic drop 25% as a
result." :)


At 11:20 AM -0500 1/27/99, Ian Betteridge wrote:

>You're not wrong, and it's one of the major problems with both the mind set
>of companies who 'want to be on the Web' and the consultants that they bring
>in to advice them.
>The basic, unpalatable truth is that their business is going to be eaten by
>online stores, and if that's going to happen you might as well eat your own
>sales, rather than have a competitor eat them for you. It's all a question
>of timing.
>This should be the first piece of advice that *any* consultancy gives - and
>yet, who does?
>Ian Betteridge News Editor, MacUser UK
>W: 0171 917 3872 M: 07957 235463
> H: 01273 695488
>"Truth is rarely pure, and never simple" - O. W.

Peter Shankman
The Geek Factory, Inc.
(212) 835-0494 (Direct Line)
(212) 835-0794 (Fax)
peteratgeekfactory [dot] com
UKNM is sponsored by Excite UK, visit us at http://www.excite.co.uk.
Email Khalil Ibrahimi khalilatexcitecorp [dot] com (mailto:khalilatexcitecorp [dot] com) to advertise on Excite.
Change your UKNM subscription use http://www.chinwag.com/uknm.html

  Re: UKNM: Toys R US - site, outdated - w, Lee Rickler
  Re: UKNM: Toys R US - site, outdated - w, Manar Hussain

  Re: UKNM: Toys R US - site, outdated - w, Ian Betteridge

[Previous] [Next] - [Index] [Thread Index] - [Next in Thread] [Previous in Thread]