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Former Morgan Stanley and UBS wealth management chief flirts with roll-up model then pivots to management consulting

John Straus knew there was a market for his expertise, but a funny thing happened on the way to becoming an aggregator

Author Kelly O'Mara March 20, 2012 at 4:14 AM
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John Straus: They'd say 'what we'd really like is to pick your brain.'

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June 26, 2014 — 8:43 AM

It can be reported that last calendar year was the best 12 months for sales of Apple’s iPod, according to sector research firm NPD analyst Steve Baker launched last 12 months, Apple sold 32 million iPod. Apple iPod so considerably in sales before, also to Apple’s delighted to celebrate outside, iPod accessory manufacturers may also be grin. For the reason that the accessories is much higher as opposed to profit but also iPod, based on NPD estimates, iPod is about 25% of your profits, whilst parts on the profits as high as 50%.



June 26, 2014 — 10:08 AM

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