The Yellow Pages: Adapt or die?

While there is much kvetching and hand-wringing of late regarding impending demise of the dead-tree business (sic) that is the newspaper industry, there is another dead-tree business that is descending quickly toward irrelevance:  The Yellow Pages. Every year, beginning around this time, trucks shunt around cities and visit every household in North America, and indeed […]

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Yellow Pages is Last Respite for Ailing Telecom Companies.

—— http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story2&u=/ap/20020825/ ap_on_hi_te/telecom_phone_directories_2 Struggling Telecoms Sell Phone Books Sun Aug 25, 1:52 PM ET By CATHERINE TSAI, AP Business Writer DENVER (AP) – The latest savior for a telecom industry struggling through a digital revolution is an old mainstay: the phone book. Qwest Communications International Inc. is selling its QwestDex directory unit in a $7.05 […]

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