Posts Tagged ‘product differentiation’

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    Green Jeans

    Jul 23, 10 • 189 Views • Businesses, EnvironmentNo Comments

    Reading about a new Eco Index started me thinking about competition. The Eco Index is somewhat comparable to the Energy Star rating created by the EPA in 1992. For appliances, Energy Star ratings convey energy efficiency information. For apparel, the Eco

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

    A Demand and Supply Lesson

    May 17, 10 • 156 Views • Businesses, Demand, Supply, and MarketsNo Comments

    A recent NPR report on the changing status of marijuana in California is also a supply and demand story. The story begins in 1983 when the Reagan administration sought to decimate pot production in California. As a result, supply would have decreased because

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    Khakis and Lettuce

    Apr 30, 10 • 191 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