(NASDAQ:LNUX)s ThinkGeek Named to 2009 Internet Hot 100 Retail Website, Where's Scott Kauffman?
"...The 100 online retailers profiled in this issue offer many lessons on how to inspire, inform and serve web site shoppers—and also how to reach out beyond e-commerce sites to connect with consumers.
By Don Davis
If there is a single lesson to be distilled from the pages that follow it’s this: e-commerce success is not just about having a great web site anymore. It’s about taking maximum advantage of the Internet to connect with consumers wherever they are, and whenever they are ready to consider a retailer’s message. Source: December 2008 Internet Retailer and
"...Madison-based Musicnotes, Inc., the biggest seller of downloadable sheet music and guitar tablature, announced Wednesday that Internet Retailer has named it a Hot 100 Internet Retail Web Site for 2009.
The recognition puts Musicnotes.com in fast company; others on the list include iTunes, Amazon.com, Overstock.com and Thinkgeek.com..." Source: Dec 17 2008 The Capital Times.
Q: Has Scott L. Kauffman failed his first test as CEO maintaining SourceForge's consistent patterns in their failure at monetizing its websites/maximizing shareholder value by not making this fact public?
Q: Why didn't SourceForge issue a press release the moment this was known?
Q: What are the [irreversible] lost opportunity costs/superior perceived value/branding/shareholder value by not making the world aware of this?
Q: Is Scott Kauffman laying the groundwork to monetize ThinkGeek/maximize LNUX shareholder value by setting it up for an acquistion/bidding war by Best Buy* et al?
* Best Buy also named a 2009 Internet Hot 100 Retail Website (Computers/Electronics).