"Empirical research reveals three big problems with how patents are vetted."
I think the most amazing thing in the piece is this:
Speed is particularly essential for one-hour deliveries, as most of the 60-minute window may be needed for travel — especially here in New York, with its unpredictable traffic and public transportation jams.
"Urgent care clinics have taken off in the past decade — and it shows that health care businesses acting like Amazon will gain an edge"
"Why is it that when I walk into a restaurant or store where I'm spending $15, I'm often treated better than when I go to a doctor's office where I'll easily spend $150?"
Good question. An Amazon-type approach--whether by Amazon or not--could well improve matters.
"She loves spending time with her son and daughters," Tortorella said, adding that Cook is "as mentally sharp as ever."
Three more reasons why many Americans don't trust the mass media as much as they used to.
Related: a brief recounting of how the reporting on the effects of Amazon acquiring Whole Foods was clearly superficial and credulous.
"The private-equity firm that saved Arby's is making a $2.9 billion bet that it can do the same for Buffalo Wild Wings"
Those Arby's ads are probably the best I've seen in the last ten years. If they can produce ads as good for Buffalo Wild Wings, I think they'll succeed.
My eyes usually glaze over when I hear talk of "net neutrality," but this piece is short, to the point, and consistent with what I already believe: unless protected by the heavy hand of government, private sector businesses' power to impose things on customers that the customers don't want is quite limited.
I don't know about all 12 but it seems hard to argue with this one:
- “We’re just a shoebox. These people who’ve come in the past few years and built these Taj Mahals and stuff—they’re not around anymore. If you could line up the restaurants we’ve seen come and go, that’s a long list.” “We serve the basic foods, and the basic foods never change.” Joe Rogers Sr. “Good food that is fast and affordable.” Tom Forkner.
I go early on Sundays and don't have any troubles. But I do agree that "The employees really are always happy."