Winners & Losers December 14, 2017

Retail Like It’s 1999



Winner: Jeff Bezos. But as the Amazon founder becomes the world's richest person, who's losing?

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(3:17) “How Dollar General Became Rural America’s Store of Choice,” The Wall Street Journal, December 2017.
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Episode 153

Scott Galloway Founder, L2; Professor of Marketing, NYU Stern

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