Archive for August 17th, 2013

The Web Grabs A Bigger Share Of Electronics Sales

From the WSJ Real Time Economics blog we learn today that 21% of electronic and appliance sales were made on the Web. Here’s how it looks. Since most of these buyers are probably young, say 40 years old or less, the implications for brick and mortar retailers are dire indeed. Electronics might be what they’re […]

California High-Speed Train Derailed. Willie Brown Explains Why It Will Succeed.

California’s high speed train project has been plagued by delays and political opposition. Friday it ran into a big speed bump when a judge ruled that the project failed to comply with the terms of the ballot initiative which authorized the project. A Sacramento Superior Court judge delivered a major rebuke to the California bullet […]