The Popularity Issue

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The Popularity Issue
Mon, 08-16-2010 - 2:52pm

Popularity is not a state of grace. In business, it is treasure hard-won on the battlefields of product development and marketing, then leveraged or squandered or stolen back. Most of the products and ideas showcased here—the stuff we buy, sell, and otherwise consume the most—owe their status in part to aggressive sales tactics, from knocking on doors to strong-arming grocers to gain the best shelf space....
http://finance.yahoo.com/family-home/article/110348/the-popularity-issue