On Jan. 18, Kodachrome officially died. This happened when Dwayne's Photo, the last developer of the once popular mass-marketed color film manufactured by Eastman-Kodak Co., ceased processing Kodachrome film.
That is but on example of a once-booming industry that simply ran its course. Be it buggy whips, typewriters or VCRs, this is simply a case of natural selection playing out in the business world.
There are several sectors that may not recover from the recession, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Technology, however, is not one of them. Many economists suggest technology deal-making, particularly in the lower-middle-market, has provided a silver lining in the recovery.
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Reprinted from Washington Business Journal, February 18-24, 2011