Posts Tagged ‘competitive market structures’

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    Soda Wars

    Mar 18, 11 • 214 Views • Businesses, Demand, Supply, and Markets, HouseholdsNo Comments

    Diet Coke just pushed Pepsi out of the #2 spot in soda sales. Other soda facts… As reported by Beverage-Digest, Coke (17%) remains the most popular carbonated soft drink with Diet Coke (9.9%) next and then Pepsi (9.5%) and Mt. Dew (6.8%). The number...

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    Search Engine Competition

    Feb 14, 11 • 98 Views • Businesses, Demand, Supply, and MarketsNo Comments

    Reading about Lillian Virginia Mountweasel in the 1975 edition of the New Columbia Encyclopedia, you would have discovered that she, a fountain designer and rural mailbox photographer, died in an explosion when working for Combustibles magazine.  But she...

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    V.O.D. Wars

    Sep 27, 10 • 114 Views • Businesses, Demand, Supply, and Markets, RegulationNo Comments

    Usually, for an average of 120 days, theaters have an exclusive right to show a movie. Then, for about $4.99 we can use video-on-demand to see it on television. It sounds simple but so much more is happening. It all relates to competition. The first step was...

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    Khakis and Lettuce

    Apr 30, 10 • 132 Views • Businesses, Demand, Supply, and MarketsNo Comments

    Do you remember when we only had Levi’s? Until the late 1970s when Jordache arrived in department stores, buying jeans was not about style. After that, designer jeans became a fashion statement as did their higher prices.   I wonder whether...

  • The North Face v. The South Butt

    Jan 18, 10 • 127 Views • Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    The North Face is suing The South Butt for trademark infringement. Concerned that there would be...