Archives tagged: Netflix

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Why Indie Bookstores Are Thriving

By James T. Berger March 18, 2020

Who would have imagined, with the huge decline in retail and shopping center sales, that independent bookstores would be thriving? According to…

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Remembering Clayton Christensen (1952-2020)

By James T. Berger February 17, 2020

A giant in marketing theory died too soon. Clayton M. Christensen, Kim B. Clark Professor of Business Administration at Harvard University’s Business…

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Strategic Movements: October 2019

By Tim J. Smith, PhD October 16, 2019

Market Share? Meh. Customer Satisfaction and Brand Equity? YES, Please! Managers care a lot about market share, but should they? Meta-research by…

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Is That Membership Paying Off?

By Kyle T. Westra October 16, 2019

My wife’s favorite holiday is Halloween. As such, we were in the market for a life-sized skeleton for the house. We also…

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“The Great Hack” and Cambridge Analytica - A Chilling View of Market Research Gone Wild

“The Great Hack” – A Chilling View of Market Research Gone Wild

By James T. Berger September 12, 2019

The other day my daughter told me to watch the documentary The Great Hack on Netflix.  As a student and teacher of…

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What are “Ironclad” Brands and How to Maintain Them

What are “Ironclad” Brands and How to Maintain Them

By James T. Berger June 17, 2019

In her new book, an experienced brand strategist identifies the essence of powerful brands and offers ways to maintain and strengthen them.…

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Strategic Movements: February 2019

By Tim J. Smith, PhD February 27, 2019

Netflix is raising its prices from $8 to $9 for its “good” version that allows for streaming to one device at a time and from $11 to $13 for its “better” version that allows for streaming to two devices at a time. They justify it to customers by claiming it is for the development of better content (good PR plan).

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Strategic Movements: January 2019

By Tim J. Smith, PhD January 30, 2019

MoviePass pays theatres for each visit by a patron. Simply, it’s poor thinking on MoviePass’s part. Pricing Strategy, Chapters 12 and 13 would have told them this was poor thinking. Too caught up in Lemming Thinking on e-subscription services.

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The Netflix Success Story: Reaping Rewards from Disruptive Innovation

By James T. Berger November 30, 2018

Netflix, a company founded in 1997 as a direct mail retailer of DVD movies, has made a series of brilliant business decisions that have elevated the company to an elite player in today’s home entertainment marketplace.

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Future of Internet at Stake if FCC Abandons Net Neutrality

By James T. Berger December 22, 2017

By the time you read this article, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will have voted on a FCC proposal to revoke “net neutrality” and stop regulating Internet service providers (ISPs), like landline phone companies such as AT&T and Verizon.

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