Posts Tagged ‘competition’

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    Oligopoly: Competing For Stomach Share

    Feb 24, 13 • 861 Views • No Comments

    For an oligopoly that sells food, competition is all about “stomach share.” Our story starts with Yoplait… More than a decade ago, General Mills made sure that yogurt would become a popular “health food.” No, it was not because...  [read more]

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    Gender Issues: Sexism Sells

    Feb 11, 13 • 252 Views • No Comments

    By Lilli DeBode, guest blogger, senior at Kent Place School Basically everyone saw this commercial. And if you didn’t see it, consider yourself lucky. You were one of the few who were spared the experience of uncomfortably squirming around your couch,...  [read more]

  • Changing Air Travel Routes

    Oct 18, 12 • 328 Views • No Comments

    The marketplace affects where we can and cannot fly. If you need to travel between Lima, Peru and Atlanta, you can thank asparagus lovers. More than passenger traffic, Delta values the route because of its asparagus cargo. (While China is by far the...  [read more]

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    India’s Car Horns

    Oct 7, 12 • 254 Views • No Comments

    Standing near a busy intersection in Calcutta, you would hear a horn honk every 3 seconds. Or, as one Audi India executive explained, “With the amount of honking in Mumbai, we do on a daily basis what an average German does on an annual basis.” As...  [read more]

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    The iPhone 5 Map App

    Sep 29, 12 • 337 Views • 1 Comment

    While Apple’s iPhone 5 map app might not always take us where we want to go, it will probably provide a path to some surprising innovation. A little history first… The iPhone 4 was released during June 2010 with a new antenna design that soon...  [read more]