APLawrence.com -  Resources for Unix and Linux Systems, Bloggers and the self-employed

2005/01/03 Woot

No, not w00t, http://www.woot.com is a bit like the Home Shopping Network - they offer one item until their stock is gone. Woot sells electronics stuff, and the prices have been pretty good.

It's an interesting business model - you certainly gain efficiency, but as more competitors spring up doing the same thing, I would think you'd start to lose volume. Yet they may be doing very well

Carried to it's logical end, manufacturers sell direct from their own websites, eliminating or scaling back distribution channels. That can certainly work for some products, and maybe more than I think.



Got something to add? Send me email.




Increase ad revenue 50-250% with Ezoic


More Articles by

Find me on Google+

© Tony Lawrence



Kerio Samepage


Have you tried Searching this site?

Support Rates

This is a Unix/Linux resource website. It contains technical articles about Unix, Linux and general computing related subjects, opinion, news, help files, how-to's, tutorials and more.

Contact us





I just had to take the hypertext idea and connect it to the TCP and DNS ideas and — ta-da!— the World Wide Web. ((Tim Berners-Lee)





This post tagged: