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Dec
10

Why Can’t I Have the Brownie Instead of the Muffin with My Box Lunch Special?

written by Dr. Duru

I maintain a relatively regular lunch rotation that features essentially the same main item at each eating establishment. Today, I was delivered a shock to my comfortable culinary routine: I was told that I could not substitute a brownie for the muffin that comes with the chicken salad sandwich box meal at, what I will […]

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Jun
20

Changing pricing and merchandising strategies in retail

written by Dr. Duru

Stephanie Rosenebloom writes in the New York Times: In Recession, Strategy Shifts for Big Chains (June 20, 2009). Retailers continue to re-engineer the industry to maintain positive profitability. The recession has forced the hand of several major retailers to bring prices and product offerings in-line with the new frugality of consumers.  Luxury retailers are broadening […]

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