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Newspapers: not dead yetOct 30 2009

Daniel Gross looks at the numbers and concludes that newspapers aren't doing as badly as you think.

This is the new emerging model -- cutting costs, raising prices. It may still fail in the end. But we shouldn't act as if the online-only crowd has it all figured out. Every month, several million Americans pay to have newspapers and magazines delivered to their homes-a trick most online publications have yet to pull off.

The shrinking circulation while raising prices reminds me of Apple's strategy in the mobile phone and personal computing space: they have less market share but they make more money on each sale than their competitors by offering a premium product.

What's wrong with the Gap? Daniel GrossMar 10 2006

What's wrong with the Gap? Daniel Gross approaches it from an economic standpoint (with a Jared Diamond analogy, no less) while Lucinda Rosenfeld examines the retailer's clothing woes.

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