How a low cost grocer with eclectic products gained a cult following.
Very interesting post! Are there any obstacles NYRR encounters that are unique for New York? Has the NYRR model be implemented in other cities? How much of the success of the organization depends on its relationship with local government? How do members rate NYRR compared to running organizations in other cities?
I agree with Sam in questioning if they could have survived if they switched to consumer electronics. Could they have been a best buy if they changed the product mix and inventory size? What else in their business model served as an obstacle with respect to growing with the change in consumer electronic demand?