The Clownsizing of Radio & Records

I read that Frank Blake, CEO of Home Depot, has discovered something earth-shattering.

In an attempt to help the troubled company respond better to the marketplace he discovered a lot of bad decisions were being made -- by headquarters! You've got to respect him for that realization.

Lawnmowers lined up at Home Depot locations in Arizona when many of the stores considered themselves lucky to sell one each year. Lawnmowers in the desert? Not that big an item. Who would have known? Not necessarily corporate.

So, he could have made some software adjustments and moved toward the kind of smart marketing Wal-Mart is&hellip