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. 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

Nalebuff have written in their book Co-Opetition , businesses that form co-opetitions become more competitive by cooperating. Co-opetitions work especially well for businesses that create the “latest- and-most-gadgeted” technologies and innovations because R&D is expensive. Examples of high-profile failed business collaborations are everywhere.