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Netflix’ Winning Social Media Strategy

By Niharika and Gabby Since 1997, when Netflix officially launched, a lot has changed: we use the internet every day, social media has consumed most people, Alexa does everything for us, and we have cars that can drive themselves. The movie industry is just as different now.  The well-deserved success Netflix has gained in the […]

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Setting Ticket Prices to Maximize Sales

It is no question one of the most difficult decisions to make in the event planning process is just how much you should be charging for tickets. On one hand, one can argue if tickets are priced too high, ticket sales will plummet. On the other hand, if tickets are priced too low, sales will […]

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Behind The Curve: MLB’s Marketing Dilemma

In recent years, MLB has struggled to market its game, and more importantly its star players. In a previous blog, we analyzed how blackout rules have negatively impacted the accessibility to streaming games domestically and internationally. In addition to blackout rules, several key issues have plagued MLB’s marketing, and most are self-inflicted. A few topics […]

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Spotify Adapts to Indian Consumers

In a previous blog post, we discussed the rising buying power in Asian countries and did a specific analysis of different consumer behavior in India. It is incredibly important to fully analyze different cultures before entering a market to make sure that your product will appeal to the consumers of that culture. When Spotify entered […]

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Planet Fitness in China

Planet Fitness is an American company that primarily operates in 3 segments: corporate-owned stores, equipment, and franchise. It was founded in 1992 by Michael and Marc Grondahl and their headquarters are in Hampton, New Hampshire with their current CEO being Chris Rondeau. Planet Fitness aims to provide a diverse and inclusive high-quality gym environment which […]

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Hero to Zero: Nissan GT-R

A combination of bad marketing and the “overpromise-and-underdeliver” strategy leads to the car’s uncertain future. In the automotive world, carmakers will always have a flagship model in their lineup, and in Nissan’s case, its the GT-R. The brand has been around for 50 years, and in the 80’s and 90’s, it has dominated the motorsports […]

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London or Copenhagen for Date Night?

Every May, Deutsche Bank releases its annual “Mapping the World’s Prices” survey, which highlights the disparities in the cost of living in 50 major cities around the world. Do you want to get away for the weekend? Copenhagen is the most expensive city to visit, followed by Milan, Oslo, Tokyo, and Amsterdam, although a trip […]

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Pricing Products Across the World

In a world of foreign exchange and market competition, economic theory says that, all other things being equal, rates for the same good in one country should be the same in another. This “rule of one price,” is also known as purchasing power parity (PPP), states that any price disparity between two locations for the […]