Competitive Equivalence, Competitive Advantage, and the Role of Price The four-year war over the next-generation DVD format for home videos that deliver picture clarity matching newer HDTVs has come to conclusion. The final nail in the coffin took only 8 days to sink. Sony and the team backing Blu-ray have defeated Toshiba and the team…

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“American Gangster” When I went to the movies and saw “American Gangster,” I not only appreciated the film as superior motion picture in terms of writing, acting and direction – I was also impressed with the way it imparted a number of significant principles of marketing. I can even see the day when this film…

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As the New Year approaches, and “slow news days” become more common, it is customary for journalists and broadcasters to do their annual review of the year that has (almost) concluded. “No point re-inventing the wheel or breaking with tradition” I thought to myself when Tim Smith asked if I’d be interesting in contributing a…

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