2015 Dec pp banner1200 2 mob
2016 Jan pp banner1200
Subscribe to read!

Screen Shot 2019 02 15 at 7.14.56 PMPepsi powers
#FaB growth...

Super snacks sales in
US, Euro & Americas


PepsiCo
the giant food & beverages marketer to consumers and business with $65Bn in sales continued to outperform its rivals in excellence & ethical trading in Q4'18

Read more ...

Subscribe to read!

Sargent staples starboard stranglehold#SPLODGE: FTC
to OK merger

Starboard on activist
work at Staples & Yahoo


Starboard Value chief Jeffrey Smith appeared on CNBC today to comment on his investments in Staples, Office Depot & Yahoo.  He was less than convincing about his constructive interests... updated

Read more ...

Subscribe to read!

King Justin staples easy#SPLODGE: King
quits Staples 

Protests over Starboard
short term opportunism


The former CEO of Sainsbury’s Justin King has resigned from the board of Staples, in protest at its capitulation to activist investor Starboard Value, 

Read more ...

Subscribe to read!

Sargent staples starboard strangleholdStarboard force 
Staples change

Is ex-retail accountant
relevant to reinvention?


Staples
has accepted Starboard Value's nominee Kunal Kamlani to its board, a move that prompted a rebuke from another director...

Read more ...

Subscribe to read!

sargent Staples not so easy#SPLODGE: Will
FTC force Depot
contract sell-off?

Market doubts depress
shares sub-

Staples' bid

 

The Staples takeover value of Office Depot was $11/share. Today the share price is stuck at $9.24. Is the market having doubts about the FTC decision? Will Staples sell off the toxic contract division to appease them?

Read more ...

Subscribe to read!

bezos-ice-bucket-challengeBezos’ Ice Bucket Bigbox Challenge

Amazon chief rivals Bill Gates for originality; makes mighty moves v Google, Staples & Alibaba

1 Sep'14 (Updated)

Last Friday, we visited the new Seattle headquarters of 'Relentless Robin Hood' himself Jeff Bezos. Amazon has increased its workforce to 130,000+, 25000 of which work in the South Lake Union district. Here follows the 12 points Q&A session

Read more ...

Subscribe to read!

bezos-jeff-amazon-relentlessRelentless.com aka Amazon

At 20 Amazon is rising rapidly. Can its tree grow to the sky?

30 Jun’14 (Complete 19:00ET)

The current issue of The Economist and yesterday, CNBC-TV focused on the ‘Everything store delivered same-day’ phenomenon we know as Amazon. We discuss and analyse their reports here...

Read more ...

Subscribe to read!

AMAZONIFICATION-Bezos-squashing-RESELLER-brandsAmazonification! How much is it really hurting?

Bashing bigboxes, whacking wholesalers; injuring indies etc.

No matter how much we beat the drum about the Amazon threat on OP wholesalers’ and resellers’ lifeblood, the majority don’t seem to get how deeply damaging the beast has become? Apologies, follows this morning

Read more ...

Subscribe to read!

Disrupters12-Bezos-MeehanA m a z o n ‘ s
A n t i t h e s i s 

Personalised productivity services  the answer to ultimate disruptor.

27 May’14 (Complete)
Over the past 40 years most independent dealers' response to bigbox/massmarketers has been to try and match size/buying power. The most successful progressives have done the opposite with huge success…

Read more ...

Subscribe to read!

Bezos-amazon-river-viewAmazon attack accelerates again

Wholesale stealthy slaughter in biz supplies gets recognition

13 May’14 (Updated)

Forbes’ next feature article is headed “Amazon’s Wholesale slaughter’;Industrial Distribution is running a June conference on ‘Facing the Amazon attack’;Proficiency Post has warned about the #AmazonEffect for 8 years as 'Godzilla' eats OP dealers' and wholesalers' lunch. The press is getting it, will dealers?

Read more ...

ppnew on mobile US 2018

ppnew on mobile UK 2018

"Tomorrow's News Today,

not yesterday's news tomorrow."

twitter heart50googleheart50newfacebook heart50

FREE PP NEWS

Please register to the site before you can sign for a list.
No account yet? Register

Member Login