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Subject:  Re: The mystery that is Apple Retail Date:  12/30/2002  4:26 PM
Author:  FoolBalance Number:  80544 of 205656



Retail is profitable in the same way a dot-com was viable - only on paper.


What a load of horse manure..

Anyone who thought dot-coms were generally viable, that they had viable business plans were looking through the rosiest of glasses. Dot-coms tried to say that the world had changed, that profit and revenue no longer mattered, etc. I remember the dozens of investors on these boar