Breaking Up the Retail-Price Confusopoly

Harvard Business Review

Thus, while some economists, such as Ian Ayres and Barry Nalebuff , have argued that firms can profit from honest pricing, their competitors can take actions to mute that. As for more serious stuff, youll have to wait until March for Ran Spieglers upcoming book, Bounded Rationality and Industrial Organization. Thus, while some economists, such as Ian Ayres and Barry Nalebuff , have argued that firms can profit from honest pricing, their competitors can take actions to mute that.

Use Co-opetition to Build New Lines of Revenue

Harvard Business Review

From the WordPerfect-Novell acquisition that led to bankruptcy, to the misfires of the Target-Neiman holiday experiment, it’s clear that despite the plethora of management literature on how to launch a successful partnership, collaborations often go bust. The way forward is co-opetition, in which entities in the same industries act with what everyone recognizes as partial congruence of interests. As management professors Adam M.