[FoRK] Disruptive innovation

Ken Meltsner meltsner at alum.mit.edu
Thu Dec 29 20:09:53 PST 2011


On Thu, Dec 29, 2011 at 3:04 PM, Stephen Williams <sdw at lig.net> wrote:

> ...



> I just assume they can get super cheap financing internally or externally,
> and have plenty of patience to sell the property later if needed, so it
> doesn't take much for them to turn at least a small profit.  They have a
> privileged position so they can out-compete useful businesses too easily.
>
> Sad when the ROI of building more branches in a market that's already
saturated is higher than investing in useful businesses.

Wonder whether anyone can find something uniquely useful to do with
slightly used bank branch buildings?

Ken Meltsner


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