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The Razor/Razor Blade Effect

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Nobody has ever gotten rich selling razors, because if the razor is any good it will last for years.

However, if one sells a razor with disposable blades and markets this as a feature, and if the blades are cheap enough, then people will buy them often, and the cash flow will be tremendous.


Thanks to Dustin Laurence for passing along the example.


The Razor/Razor Blade Effect In Action!


Image obtained from the Foxtrot Comic Archive.

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