Kroger, one of the largest supermarket chains, is partnering with an Indianapolis startup called ClusterTruck in order to open delivery-only kitchens, known as “dark” or “ghost” kitchens in Indianapolis, Columbus, and Denver. Questions: What is the new Kroger concept called? Who do they see as their competitors and their advantage over competitors? According to the… Read more »
Posts Tagged: competitors
How has Microsoft avoided the Big Tech Backlash
According to the New York Times, while Google, Amazon, Apple, and Facebook faces regulator scrutiny, Microsoft, which is worth more than all of these four combined, watches from the side-line. Questions: According to this article, what has Microsoft learned from past antitrust investigations? How do market shifts and the evolution of Microsoft’s business over the… Read more »
Need a Repair? Need Drum Lessons?
Need a plumber? If Amazon.com succeeds, it will soon be a very large marketplace of home services and will connect customers with electricians, plumbers and painters in a move to have its services tied to every product sold on its website. Questions: 1. How will this change Amazon’s chart of accounts? 2. Provide three accounts… Read more »
The Slump of the Big Mac?
According to the CEO of McDonalds, Steve Easterbrook, McDonald’s has an “urgent need to evolve” after unveiling another slide in worldwide sales, which is the ninth month in a row that sales have fallen at the fast-food chain. Questions: 1. How does McDonalds propose to get out of this slump? 2. What is Mr. Easterbrook’s… Read more »