Truth Without Prejudice

My take on the hot topics in business, politics, and economics globally

My mantra is ‘Truth Without Prejudice.’ I do not play favorites nor do I criticize to be malicious or disrespectful. My goal is simple: Provide opinions that help cut through noise, uncover lies and half-truths, and provide clarity on the topics you care about most.

Tortoise Cart Is In Big Demand By Retailers: Here’s Why

Tortoise Cart Is In Big Demand By Retailers: Here’s Why

A challenge faced by all retailers that offer last mile delivery is how to reduce the cost of the delivery. For example, a delivery made to a customer within a two-mile radius of a store or a fulfillment center will cost a retailer between $10 to $15. Grocery...

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Walmart and Kroger’s ‘We Too’ Moment

Walmart and Kroger’s ‘We Too’ Moment

An interesting fact that I've pointed out in several articles I've written about the grocery industry is that Walmart has been selling groceries for over 30 years, and Kroger has been selling groceries for over 100 years. One would think that with so much experience,...

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This Is Why Walmart Partnered With Instacart

This Is Why Walmart Partnered With Instacart

A challenge that most former Amazon executives face when they leave the company for a new opportunity, is failing to realize the company they're going to is nothing like Amazon. What makes Amazon unique is that there is no such thing as the words 'can't' or...

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Why Instacart Should Partner With The U.S. Postal Service

Why Instacart Should Partner With The U.S. Postal Service

COVID-19 has severely impacted the retail industry. Some retailers were forced to shut down as they were deemed as being non-essential but grocery retailers have thrived. Online grocery ordering and delivery has increased over 40% since the start of the COVID crisis,...

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The Future Of Tik Tok

The Future Of Tik Tok

On July 14th, 2019, I wrote the following in two parts on a LinkedIn post: The future of Tik Tok is dependent upon two things: The relationship between China and the USA, and the value of Tik Tok as an acquisition target. I estimate that prior to the Presidential...

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Walmart Should Not Partner With Instacart. Here’s Why.

Walmart Should Not Partner With Instacart. Here’s Why.

News reports are circulating that Walmart, in an effort to better compete against Amazon in online grocery delivery, is partnering with Instacart. Pilots will be conducted across four markets spanning California and Oklahoma. I question the partnership. Here's why....

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Rain On The Scarecrow, Blood On the Plow

Rain On The Scarecrow, Blood On the Plow

Out of all the industries in the United States, few are as unprofitable and unpredictable as farming. I was born and raised on a farm in Iowa and I have relatives across several states farming a combined 30,000 acres of land while also raising cattle and hogs....

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