Pentax Fires USA Sales Staff

P. J. Alling webster26 at
Sun Apr 6 01:46:02 EDT 2008

That's not quite true, most were in trouble before they were crushed.  
Those that aren't that give good service, treat their customers well and 
stock items that the big boxes don't bother with, seem to do quite well. 

Mark Roberts wrote:
> William Robb wrote:
>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>>> Welcome to the 21st century and the era of the Big Box retailer. :(
>>> (Ironic that the "dinosaur" analogy breaks down here because it's the 
>>> lumbering giants that are out-evolving the smaller, nimbler shops...)
>> Not out evolving so much as crushing them under their weight.
> Now *that's* an apt metaphor.

Vote for Cthulhu. Why settle for a lesser evil...
   -- Dr. Jerry Pournelle 

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