South Korean electronics titan Samsung expects to take in an enormous $7.7 billion (8.7 trillion won) operating profit for the first quarter of 2013.
Guest Post High-profile IPOs continue to lose money, month after month -- but they still seem somehow "sexier" than cloud companies that actually make a profit. What's up with that?
Neil Patel didn't start web analytics company KISSmetrics because he loved the product, or the idea, or the customers. Very simply, he wanted to make money, as he told the crowd here at GROW 2012 yesterday. After revealing his motivation, Patel proceeded to reveal the methods behind his madness -- the metrics he measures that have driven KISSmetrics to 100 percent year-over-year growth.
Nokia is flailing while other companies, despite a later start, zoom past it it. One day after Apple reported an eye-popping $13 billion profit for the fourth quarter of 2011, Nokia reported a $1.4 billion loss.
That’s a big difference …