Tag Archives: competition

The branding of American airports


In the early days of aviation, airports were little more than muddy fields with a rutted airstrip and a windsock. Today, they are an increasingly vital part of the economic health and prosperity of a city, metropolitan area, region, state, or even … Continue reading

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Urban duopolies


Most often, the term “duopoly” is used the context of business to identify those markets that are dominated by two primary suppliers who exert great influence. Examples would be Fedex versus UPS in overnight shipping within the United States; Pepsi versus Coca-Cola … Continue reading

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