Archives tagged: business strategy

平台費的收取與Food Panda的終點

By Yuhung S. Shen May 24, 2024

近期大家可能都可以看到一個新聞:Uber Eats 以大約台幣308億元的價格併購了Food Panda 的台灣外送事業,這個曾經是台灣外送業龍頭一哥的知名品牌,最終經營權易手給了這個國際等級的競爭對手,其實,當Uber Eats一進來台灣的時候,我們就觀察到了,Uber Eats在很多不管是外送員的雇用上,與餐廳的溝通合作上,以及與消費者的關係上(定價與消費者策略),都更合理,更能達到平衡,那麽Food Panda是如何與Uber Eats競爭,以及如何走到這一步,又可能為何走到這一步呢?讓我們一起來了解。


Tracking Rebates Can Be Tricky

By Nathan L. Phipps May 31, 2023

Let’s talk about rebates. Anyone who has ever dealt with managing rebates knows that it is difficult. There is generally a lot…


Does Dynamic Pricing Hurt Customers?

By Kyle T. Westra March 18, 2020

If you’ve ever used a ride hailing app, chances are that at some point you’ve experienced a higher than expected fee. Surge…

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Pricing Communication Breakdown

By Nathan L. Phipps February 17, 2020

Pricing projects generally involve a high level of collaboration and coordination between numerous departments in an organization. At a minimum, representatives from…


In Pricing, What Is the Goal?

By Tim J. Smith, PhD January 16, 2020

In pricing, what is the goal?  Is it to increase profits, revenue, or some other newfound metric?  It seems profit optimization is…

The New Invisible Hand: Five Revolutions in the Digital Economy

The New Invisible Hand

By Kyle T. Westra July 17, 2019

My book The New Invisible Hand will be released at the end of July. This book is for you if you’ve ever…

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The Importance of Speaking Other Business Languages

By Kyle T. Westra June 17, 2019

I was recently in Portland, Oregon for the first time, attending a business conference. The Digital Summit series brings together all manner…

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Dollar General Looks Good Today. Will Tomorrow Be Different?

By Tim J. Smith, PhD March 26, 2018

From a business strategy standpoint, Dollar General has positioned themselves to avoid direct competition with Amazon and Walmart, having successfully demonstrated a way to deal with the duopoly’s increasing presence in the retail market.


Strategic Consulting as Detective and Diplomat

By Kyle T. Westra July 19, 2017

“Strategy consultant” is a job title that is can mean everything and nothing. It’s no surprise that people have trouble understanding what skills are necessary for a strategy consultant, let alone what the role even normally entails.

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Is Pricing a CEO Level Issue?

By Tim J. Smith, PhD February 7, 2017

CEO’s are responsible for organizing productive operations, and ultimately generating revenue. When it comes to their pricing responsibility, CEO’s manage pricing decisions by defining the culture, structure, and routines necessary for producing sound decisions that align with their strategy.