Originally Posted by Jims1973
Anyone else bothered by how made up all these numbers are??? A lot of assumptions and speculations. Wasted article and wasted cyberspace.
Since none of these companies reveal detailed costs per individual product, one needs to make a few assumptions anyhow.
What's notable here is the young author's fairly conservative and reasonable analysis, which exceeds the efforts and logic of many professional analysts (e.g., Wu, Munster, Huberty, Gartner).
In any case, one makes many assumptions and speculations in life, whether it's selecting a dish off a restaurant menu, buying a movie ticket, applying for a job, or asking someone to marry you.
There is no way to analyze anything down to the last molecule.