“We will focus on ‘box’ profitability,” Gateway Chief Financial Officer Joe Burke told financial analysts this week. “We will not be distracted by beyond-the-box opportunities.”
That statement floored a number of analysts, who said Gateway literally made a U-turn by abandoning a path that accounted for 100 percent of its fourth-quarter earnings. The company has a long way to go to return its hardware business to profitability, analysts warn. Such a dramatic turn now, they say, could crash Gateway.
What would make them do such a thing?
Edited the link to fit my screen
[Edited by Coldfire on 03-05-2001 at 08:27 AM]