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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...

Cross Rates with Compounding Growth

In managerial accounting, we learn that sales is a function of price and volume, and that the growth of both sales and volume are...

Assessing Enterprise Risk Via Free Cash Flows

When looking at a company, from the smallest sole proprietorship to the largest multinational corporation, how does one assess risk?  Risk is simply the...