In this activity, students consider the tactic of shrinkflation as a suitable and ethical approach to managing price increases. A short news video helps provide several good examples.
Do your students agree with KFC’s decision to extend their brand into chicken flavored nail polish? Why/why not?
This task is based on an excerpt from a study on Millennials (Gen Y) – and their view of marketing communication from banks – so how can we reach them?
For this exercise, which is based on Sports Direct (a major UK sports retailer) and the impact of its attractive staff bonus on sales, profitability, and marketing results.
EXCLUSIVE MEMBER ACTIVITY
In this mini-case, students review the efforts of the J.C. Penney department store to more efficiently compete on price, primarily underpinned by a cost-cutting program. But is this the best approach?
In this exercise, students review the key trends impacting of online retailing on traditional shopping centers and retailers. The challenge is to determine the best way forward for these traditional retailers.
The student task is to review survey results of attitudes towards moving to a cashless society and identify how retailers will be able to benefit from this emerging opportunity.