We lost one of our own last week. In an official release, Millennial Media has been acquired by AOL. And while the company will live on in our hearts (and within the larger AOL framework), what Millennial represented is forever lost to the ether.
Sweeney Todd is a case study in vertical integration. Sweeney and Mrs. Lovett join forces in a common venture. Specifically, he kills some of his customers and then she bakes them into meat pies. After you're done gagging, consider what this does to their supply chain.