Posts Tagged ‘demand’

  • Is It Better to Outsource or Insource T-shirts?

    Supply and Demand: Who Responds to Fair Labor Practices?

    May 10, 13 • 649 Views • No Comments

    The Bangladesh building collapse tragedy led me to 3 types of news articles. I wonder what the impact is when you combine them. Please let me know your opinion. 1. Suppliers: Low Cost The cost attraction of Bangladesh has been tough to resist. At $40 a month,...  [read more]

  • Nutella Open Jar

    Demand and Supply: A Columbia Dining Hall

    Mar 9, 13 • 1279 Views • No Comments

    The Nutella-gate crisis at Columbia University is classic demand and supply. First the facts… A “creamier-than-peanut-butter, chocolate hazelnut spread from Italy, …” Nutella had been served in crepes on weekends at Columbia’s...  [read more]

  • Dynamic Pricing for Tickets Displays the Power of Prices

    Big Ten Tickets

    Dec 9, 12 • 323 Views • No Comments

    For $75 you can see all 9 Big Ten Conference basketball games…Maybe. Here’s the story. If you buy a Golden Ticket online from the Minnesota Golden Gophers, you can attend up to 9 Big Ten games but only if Minnesota wins every time you attend. If...  [read more]

  • Marijuana legalization is about demand, supply, market structure and cost benefit analysis.

    An Economic High?

    Nov 25, 12 • 524 Views • No Comments

    On November 6, Colorado voters resoundingly agreed that recreational use of marijuana would become legal. However, as Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper said, “…federal law still says marijuana is an illegal drug so don’t break out the Cheetos or...  [read more]

  • Displaying different strategies, McDonald's and Starbucks call a 16 ounce cup different names.

    Caffeine Highs and Lows

    Nov 18, 12 • 730 Views • No Comments

    Among the biggest coffee drinkers in the world, euro-zone consumers are cutting back. As one Milan café owner explained, “Since the beginning of the year most of our regulars cut their coffees from around four to two a day. Sometimes, instead of...  [read more]