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  •  These are simply not good businessmen (3+ / 0-)
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    HouTxLib, jtb583, Mr MadAsHell

    Jack Welch, Papa John's CEO, the Denny's franchisee, Chick-Fil-A all seemed to have miss a basic business principle keep your politics and religion out of the bottom line.

    You want customers from all walks of life and political persuasion to find common ground with your product. It is a stupid, unforced error to politicize your product, whether it's for the left or the right, unless it is going to increase your business long term.

    Positioning their brand as the home of higher prices and unhealthy, overworked, underpaid staff must be a nightmare for their respective public relations agencies.

    The choice of our lifetime: Mitt Romney, It Takes A Pillage or President Barack Obama, Forward Together.

    by FiredUpInCA on Thu Nov 15, 2012 at 04:48:09 PM PST

    •  It's less a business model than a profit model (1+ / 0-)
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      FiredUpInCA

      with an assumed lifespan that the initial investors make sure to dump before it starts its inevitable slow decline into bankruptcy. The Romney/Gekko model.

      "Liberty without virtue would be no blessing to us" - Benjamin Rush, 1777

      by kovie on Thu Nov 15, 2012 at 05:09:52 PM PST

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