Bullied by a Monopoly

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The quality of the product was outstanding. So I approached the maker and negotiated a deal whereby they would produce for me under a brand that I would create for a niche market – the tourist and gourmet trade.

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We thought, well, let’s see if something can come together of this, and we started what turned out to be a now three-plus year research project with lots of people working, trying to collect stories about how innovations have entered the market in different ways and have different impacts than kind of the entire business literature that has happened up until now would predict. That’s not our market position, so we don’t need to worry about it.

LEGO’s Girl Problem Starts with Management

Harvard Business Review

This, after years of mediocre “pink” products that did little to grow Lego’s share of the girls’ toy aisle. Why did it take until 2014 for the world’s second-largest toy maker to offer girls (and their toy-buying parents) products they might actually want? The 21-person corporate management team has 20 men and one woman – and she’s in an internally-facing staff role, not connected to the customer base or product development. This summer, LEGO launched a minor revolution.

The New Merchants of Data: Creating a More Equitable Exchange of Data Between Digital Businesses and their Customers - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM MICROSOFT

Harvard Business Review

Where the custodian is the guardian of data, products and services are co-created with customers, rather than for customers, and business expansion is scaled through the products ecosystem. Products and services are delivered through networked social and professional channels. Provenance is knowing where your product comes from. A customer should be able to receive product suggestions, restaurants recommendations, tasks to be completed, and maintenance needs.