Welcome to Episode 4 of the Preferred Shares Podcast.
Lawrence Hamtil, of Fortune Financial Advisors, was the primary researcher for this episode.
In this episode
Consecutive failures before rapid success
Iteration and innovations
Principles for exceptional performance
True long-term orientation
An eye for global domination
Brenner, Joël Glenn. The Emperors of Chocolate : Inside the Secret World of Hershey and Mars. New York :Random House, 1999
The Eclipse of Mars, CNN, 11/28/1994
Accounting For Success, The Washington Post, 4/12/1992
Uncovering Mars’ Unknown Empire, Fortune, 9/26/1988
Mars Has Secretly Become Bigger Than Coca-Cola, and the Reason Might Not Have Much to Do With Candy Bars, Fortune, 6/22/2022
Mars to Buy Wrigley’s for $23 Billion, The New York Times, 4/28/2008
Mars, Incorporated Completes Acquisition of Procter & Gamble's Pet Food Business in Major Markets, Mars Incorporated News, 8/1/2014
Along with the resources above relating to episode 3, below are some pieces we’ve written independently that we think you’d like:
Secular Growth In The Pet Industry, Lawrence Hamtil, 8/13/2023
OTIS: Compounding Lifetime Value, Devin LaSarre, 11/5/2023
Linear Technology: The Analog Chip Company That No One Leaves, Douglas Ott, 9/1/2022
Q3 2023 Letter: Introducing Rollins, Douglas Ott, 11/7/2023
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