What does a CEO do when the economy is in a persistent down turn and your business cannot expand or
grow? Jump at the time tested strategy of acquisition to gain market share seems to be the response in 2015. Yet a merger
is no sure thing. Anyone remember AOL’s deal to buy Time Warner. How did that turn out? Just how much additional efficiency
can be squeezed out of any company? In the era of part time contract workers and low wages, all the fat has been long gone.
As for research and development in new technology or products, how will such innovation be marketed in an economy infatuated
with the promise of Amazon Prime drone deliveries?