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iPhone 12 Strategy Review

iPhone 12 Strategy Review

By Tim J. Smith, PhD November 20, 2020

“At a virtual event on Tuesday, Apple executives announced a bajillion new iPhone 12 Models,” was the first line of Joanna Stern’s article in the Wall Street Journal on 14 October 2020.  For Apple, statements like this highlight challenging tradeoffs. Before we discuss the strategic tradeoffs, let’s clarify the situation. Apple launched its iPhone 12 lineup and updated some older iPhone models to deliver seven new handsets, each with its own versioning…

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Pilgrim's Pride Makes Plea Deal in Chicken Industry Price-Fixing Investigation

Pilgrim’s Pride Agrees to Pay $110.5 Million in Chicken Price-Fixing Plea Deal

By Nathan L. Phipps October 15, 2020

Pilgrim’s Pride has agreed to a plea deal with the U.S. Department of Justice over allegations of chicken price-fixing, which will include…

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Wiglaf's Kyle Westra Provides Key Takeaways from Impact Denver

Creating Impact in Denver

By Kyle T. Westra October 15, 2020

I recently completed Impact Denver (ID), a nine-month study in leadership, civic engagement, and the local business community. A program of the…

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COVID-19 is devastating the hotel and lodging industry

COVID-19 Devastating to Hotel Industry

By James T. Berger October 15, 2020

In less than six months, the COVID-19 pandemic has dealt a devastating blow to the hotel and lodging industry according to a…

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Pricing hypothesis for identifying profit leakages

Day One Pricing Leader Agenda

By Tim J. Smith, PhD September 20, 2020

Congrats. You have just been appointed to a newly created role in pricing leadership at a decent-sized company. Day One: what is…

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