2011

Lessons from Egypt on Market Demand

I have been watching the protests in Egypt with some degree of fascination. As one resident describes it, this protest is 30 years in the making. Clearly Egyptians want President Mubarak out of office. What I find fascinating is how the leadership of the surrounding countries and territories are responding. Almost all of them are […]

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From Humiliation to $20M in Sales

Times change, and with it we must change too. The following story is about a very unusual product called the Microplane Grater. If you spend a lot of time in the kitchen (or Williams Sonoma), you know exactly what I am talking about. It is a little device that shreds block of parmesan cheese effortlessly. […]

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