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July 28, 2012


Anna van Slee

VERY timely and insightful article, Richard! Any company that wants to survive (and more than that, flourish) through any disruptive period needs to divorce their core product from the physical world.

Picture-taking is more than film, even more than a digital camera: It's moment-preserving and moment-sharing. If Kodak had kept its focus on that as its core "product" it would still be around.

The toy companies focused on "play" as their primary product - letting that define what a toy or game is or can be - will be the industry leaders of the future.

This is an exciting time. Thanks for the great article!

Richard Gottlieb

and thank you for your insightful comments.

donna webster

Absolutely right on the money, Richard. Thanks for posting.

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