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Brick and Mortar Retailing Basing Comeback on Generational Marketing

November 2019 Marketing, Selling

Rumors of the demise of retailing are highly exaggerated. In the article “Brick-and-Mortar Stores Are Making a Comeback,” author Jon McFarland Flint interviews two Harvard Business School faculty: Antonio Moreno, associate professor, and Jill J. Avery, senior lecturer. In this Q&A, they discuss the problems retail stores have encountered in recent years and provide some […]

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Target and Walmart Score Some Points Against Amazon

September 2019 Marketing, Selling

Anyone who follows the retail industry is aware of the relentless ascent of Amazon, a tech giant that has completely transformed the way that millions of people worldwide purchase products. Perhaps Amazon’s most famous innovation is Amazon Prime, a subscription service that includes free two-day delivery on millions of items for sale on their online […]

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Strategic Movements June 2019

June 2019 Pricing, Selling

Honey Demand Up, Supply Constant.  Prices? Demand for honey has increased as people perceive it as a healthy alternative to sucrose and fructose from sugar cane, sugar beets, and corn.  Global supplies of honey have been relatively stable according to Apimondia, an international federation of beekeepers.  (Beehive colony collapse challenges ae widespread in many countries, […]

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Strategic Movements May 2019

May 2019 Pricing, Selling

Tesla Model 3 sales volume underwhelmed expectations in Mid-April. SpaceX capsule was damaged in weekend engine tests, spewing smoke.  How to respond?  Elon Musk touted the future of self-driving cars and his strategy for deploying them.  If the truth is unpleasant yet you have fan followers, can he simply change the narrative by talking about a brighter future, again?

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The Pitfalls of Dynamic Pricing

June 2018 Pricing, Selling

In my upcoming book, preliminarily titled The New Invisible Hand, I’ll explore the most important technological trends affecting pricing and commercial strategy. One chapter will focus specifically on this issue: unpacking the promise and perils of dynamic pricing.

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