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The distribution trap

Andrew R. Thomas

The distribution trap

keeping your innovations from becoming commodities

by Andrew R. Thomas

  • 15 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Praeger in Santa Barbara, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Distributors (Commerce),
  • Dealers (Retail trade),
  • New products -- Marketing

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAndrew R. Thomas, Timothy J. Wilkinson.
    ContributionsWilkinson, Timothy J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHF5422 .T56 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24044427M
    ISBN 109780313365522, 9780313365539
    LC Control Number2009035110

    The Distribution Trap by Andrew R. Thomas, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(4).   The American Marketing Association Foundation (AMAF) has named The Distribution Trap: Keeping Your Innovations from Becoming Commodities (Praeger) as the recipient of the Berry-AMA Book Prize for the best book in marketing. The Distribution Trap, by Andrew R. Thomas, Ph.D. and Timothy J. Wilkinson, Ph.D. explains that it is time for U.S.

    So having your book listed with a wholesaler is pretty much essential if you want to make bookstore sales. But it’s no substitute for marketing. Wholesalers buy books at about a 55% discount from the list price. So if your book is priced at $15 retail, the wholesaler will .   This book has a differente apprach on "human-centric design": instead of the traditional focus on the product per se, "The Content Trap" offers good insights about the relationships your product has with it's users and other products (and how to use those factor to your advantage)/5.

    The Inequality Trap. is a great response to the idea that fighting inequality should be our top policy priority. William Watson, is a Professor of Economics at McGill University, Columnist for the. National Post, and a Senior Fellow of the Fraser Institute. THE BOOK CORNER. THE BOOK CORNER. Fraser Institute researcher-recommended. Book Distribution in a Changing World Sheila Bounford I’ve been intermittently blogging about the goings-on in publishing and the supply chain for a couple of years now. I know from my IPG days that step one in booking seminar speakers is to flatter them - so I guess I should have been suspicious whenFile Size: KB.


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innovators that the sale and distribution of their products and services is better left in the hands of outside Cited by: 2. The first section of the book explains the distribution trap, detailing how it hurts companies by forcing them to reduce costs, often by chasing cheap labor overseas.

The second section details how to avoid the trap, it’s a lesson U.S. companies ignore at their own peril. The Distribution Trap: Keeping Your Innovations from Becoming Commodities is the eye-opener that can help turn things around.

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