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Managing Business Value Creation

Business at its most fundamental level is about creating value.  Without value creation (a.k.a., a value proposition), a business is limited in what it...

WMT vs. TGT vs. AMZN 2018

Seven years ago we compared Target (TGT) to Wal-Mart (WMT), and found that Wal-Mart dominated Target on almost every financial ratio except stock valuation. ...

Target (TGT) vs. Wal-Mart (WMT) 2011

In 2011, The Model Mill company created this post showing that there was no comparison between Target and Wal-Mart, with Wal-Mart dominating Target in...

A Simplistic Model Examining Offshoring

Many companies choose to offshore their manufacturing and other labor such as call centers.  The reason behind this is simple, foreign labor is cheaper,...

Opportunity Cost

What is opportunity cost?  Is it real?  And why do we need to be concerned about it?  These are all good questions that are...