Pyrrhic victories

Brooks, Mike
July 2009
Financial Management;Jul/Aug2009, p14
Trade Publication
In this article, the author discusses the danger of squeezing customers and suppliers, in an effort of oil companies and other business to survive the impact of the recession in 2009 in Great Britain. The author asserts that businesses doing the same way as the oil companies should ensure that their actions will not result in the bankruptcy of their suppliers. He says that if their competitors manage to avoid damaging their own supply chains, they hold an advantage over them.


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