Posts Tagged ‘monopolistic competition’

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    Gender Issues: Sexism Sells

    Feb 11, 13 • 300 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]

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    Competition: How Do Cups Affect Our Taste?

    Jan 13, 13 • 606 Views • No Comments

    I don’t quite understand why Dunkin’ Donuts and Starbucks use white cups. Sensory researchers have concluded that the color of the cup affects our taste perception. When 57 participants were asked to rate hot chocolate on several sensory scales,...  [read more]

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    Packaging Matters

    Dec 13, 12 • 327 Views • No Comments

    How much do you think a package affects your buying decisions? In 2009, Pepsi changed Tropicana’s packaging. It was disastrous. Within 2 months, sales plunged 20% and they quickly switched back to their traditional orange with a straw. Some consumers...  [read more]

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    A Pizza Peace

    Sep 9, 12 • 349 Views • No Comments

    New York’s pizza price war has ended. During April, we could buy a 75-cent slice of pizza in midtown Manhattan. The brief price war that brought the price down from $1.50 to $1.00 to $.79 to $.75 has ended. As it unfolded, one owner said, “I’m...  [read more]

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    Did Radiohead Change the Music Industry?

    Aug 19, 12 • 1271 Views • No Comments

    “The fact of the matter is that popular music is one of the industries of the country. It’s all completely tied up with capitalism. It’s stupid to separate it.”                                                     ...  [read more]