Posts Tagged ‘monopolistic competition’

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    Pizza Price Wars

    Apr 5, 12 • 309 Views • 2 Comments

    No one wins a pizza war. Having read a NY Times article about a pizza price war in NYC, I was curious about the supply side of the pizza business. So, this afternoon, I interviewed my local pizza counterman. The pizza price war in midtown NYC involves 3...  [read more]

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    Our Shopping Habits

    Feb 20, 12 • 307 Views • No Comments

    Our story starts during the 1990s. When Procter & Gamble (P&G) first advertised Febreze as a room deodorizer, they thought it would be an instant success. However, the households that most needed it did not respond and sales were tepid.  Realizing...  [read more]

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    Fast (and Slow) Food

    Dec 23, 11 • 294 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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    Abercrombie’s “Terrible, Terrible News”

    Aug 18, 11 • 250 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 • 316 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]