Tag Archives: Disney

May the Force Be with YOU — and Your Toys

Although the latest installment in the Star Wars saga is first opening wide on December 18, toy makers and retailers have been revving up for an expected holiday bonanza. According to Bloomberg Business: “After Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of … Continue reading

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Amazon Battles On

As the world’s largest book seller and online merchant, Amazon is never afraid to flex its muscles with regard to its suppliers. So, this question comes into play: Is Amazon acting as an advocate for lower consumer prices (as the … Continue reading

Posted in Online Retailing, Part 2: Ownership, Strategy Mix, Online, Nontraditional, Part 3: Targeting Customers and Gathering Information, Part 5: Managing a Retail Business, Part 6: Merchandise Management and Pricing, Part 7: Communicating with the Customer | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments