Posts Tagged ‘competitive market structures’

  • McDonald's Delivers in Many Developing Nations.

    Fast (and Slow) Food

    Dec 23, 11 • 251 Views • No Comments

    Wendy’s is about to pull ahead of Burger King in the U.S. The reason? People care about their lettuce and the shape of their burgers. Led by new ownership, Wendy’s now has 11 different greens (not just iceberg), a slightly rounded bun...  [read more]

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    Tweet Rights

    Sep 26, 11 • 205 Views • No Comments

    Does “Nutcracker Tweet” bird seed have the right to Tweet? Is it okay to name your birdhouse firm “Tweet Tweet Home?”  Can your app say Tweet? It all depends on the US Patent and Trademark Office. Twitter wants the tweet...  [read more]

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    Abercrombie’s “Terrible, Terrible News”

    Aug 18, 11 • 233 Views • No Comments

    Sometimes the wrong people wear the right products. It just happened to Abercrombie & Fitch. Here is the story: According to the NY Times, it all began when an employee conveyed to A & F’s CEO the “terrible, terrible news” that Mike...  [read more]

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    Sole Rights?

    Aug 12, 11 • 302 Views • 2 Comments

    Suddenly, a red sole has become much more than the bottom of a shoe. The trademark of designer Christian Louboutin, his red soles are supposed to represent glamour, luxury and hidden status. Or, as stated by Mr. Louboutin, “A shoe has so much more to...  [read more]

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    Apple vs. Amazon in the Fight Over Gaga

    May 27, 11 • 232 Views • No Comments

    From a guest blogger, Frances Bird, AP econ student: Lady Gaga, America’s current pop queen sensation, is being used to boost Amazon sales, if not permanently, then temporarily. Amazon is using Lady Gaga’s recent album, Born This Way, to compete...  [read more]