Pyramid Profit model ? Is it possible in services industry ? A very basic service which is used as a fire wall and a profitable service at the higher levels of the pyramid. Ok, let me think out of software industry.
In the entertainment industry, lets take Walt Disney. Each of the theme parks has so many levels of services that it caters to all strata of the society. It is difficult for any normal company to come up with the services like that of disney theme park to begin with. May be Disney took time to make money on each theme park to begin.I need to get in to Disney archives to understand the profitability model of the company. However I feel that in all probability pyramid model was the one working for the company