"Roy Schestowitz" wrote in message
> Intuit Isn't Recession-Proof
> ,----[ Quote ]
> | When Intuit grew worried it was losing market share of its TurboTax tax
> | preparation software to cheaply priced competitors, the company boosted
> its
> | marketing campaign and its sales rose. But on Thursday after the bell,
> Intuit
> | announced that its second-quarter earnings tumbled as increasing costs
> | overshadowed robust sales of TurboTax.
> `----
> http://www.forbes.com/2008/02/22/int...rtner=yahootix
> It's the gradual demise of the proprietary software monopoly and legacy.


It's simply more proprietary software packages competing with the number one
proprietary software package. Looks like proprietary tax software is
stronger than ever.

Now Intuit is concerned about maintaining its foothold in the accounting
software market against rivals Microsoft (nasdaq: MSFT)'s Office Accounting
and Sage's Peachtree.

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