Posts Tagged ‘American Airlines’

  • Love Birds M & A Mergers and Acquisitions

    Mergers and Acquisitions: A Comeback

    Mar 2, 13 • 266 Views • No Comments

    By Alexandra Kaiser, guest blogger, Kent Place School alumna and undergraduate at New York University I have been reading many news articles on recent mergers and acquisitions. 2013 started off with companies spending $219 billion on M&A. Compared to the...  [read more]

  • Airline Mergers

    Oligopoly: Airline Mergers

    Feb 12, 13 • 1799 Views • No Comments

    A 1962 song said, “Breaking Up is Hard To Do.” Even more so, it is tough to get together and create an oligopoly. When Continental and United merged during 2010, it took 14 months to solve their coffee problem. The difficulties began when a 14...  [read more]

  • Prices convey information.

    Speed Pricing

    Sep 6, 12 • 352 Views • No Comments

    What does a price tell you? Assume that you were going to purchase a GE Advantium 120 microwave oven on Sunday, August 12. Comparing Sears, Best Buy and Amazon’s sellers at 3 a.m., you would have seen, respectively, $899.99, 809.99 and 744.46. At...  [read more]

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    Baseball Games and Airline Fares

    Jun 29, 10 • 278 Views • No Comments

    How much will the San Francisco Giants charge for a baseball ticket? It all depends on, “past ticket sales, the day and time of the game, the teams’ records, the pitching match-up, the weather, the going rate on resale Web sites like StubHub and...  [read more]