business wars

Iconic and sometimes notorious business wars between key thought leaders and competitors in multiple categories, genres, and topics. From Nintendo and Sega to Penthouse and Playboy.

David Wyld4 months ago
"By Any Means Necessary?"
Sometimes, when casually scrolling through your Facebook feed, you just stumble upon something that makes you silently say—or sometimes verbalize out loud—a one-word reaction. Sometimes, that is a "Wo...
David Wyld7 months ago
The Price Isn't Always Right
The wine aisle. Is there a more confusing, confounding place on earth for anyone who doesn't happen to be a sommelier?
David Wyld7 months ago
Scout Fight
It's the Girl Scouts vs. the Boy Scouts in a legal turf battle for the Scout brand.
Sasha Konikovoa year ago
Craziest CEOs of All Time
One of the most commonly-cited trivia pieces about mental illness is that CEOs and business owners are far more likely to be psychopaths than the average person. Some stats suggest that as many as 1 i...
Naomi Bennetta year ago
Fashioning Business Ethics
Ethical Management and marketing techniques, within both fashion houses and high street retailers, have become a massive part of a brands identity, with some brand’s even establishing this concept of ...
Ben W2 years ago
Facebook v. Google: Battle of the Search Engines
While Google has been the dominant player for many years in the search engine function market, Facebook is the online company and service who is hoping to eventually put an end to that domination. Whi...
J M2 years ago
Big Mistakes That You Don't Realize You Are Making
Time and time again, I watch new businesses open and close! It recently dawned on me that there are several "classic" mistakes that business owners are making. I have compiled a short list of tips tha...
Brian Yatich2 years ago
Digital Shift Dawns on Banks
With the massive growth of digital technology, a lot of institutions are slowly adapting to this new trend in a bid to reduce cost, enhance efficiency and generate more revenue. The trend is gaining m...
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Neil Barman2 years ago
Easy Steps to Master "Growth Hacking"
“A start-up is a company designed to grow fast…..If you want to understand start-ups, understand growth.” – Paul Graham Growth is the lifeblood of any company – be it a start-up or a multi-billion-dol...
Seller's Choice2 years ago
The Ultimate Guide To eBay Optimization
If you’re an eCommerce seller, you’ve likely considered selling on eBay—if you don’t already. According to Statista, eBay ended 2016 with upwards of 167 million active buyers, and the gross merchandis...
Seller's Choice2 years ago
The Amazon Terminology Cheat Sheet
Owning and running an eCommerce business involves so many moving parts and unfamiliar lingo, it sometimes feels like you’re speaking another language entirely! From the marketing terminology to knowle...
Seller's Choice2 years ago
The Introductory Guide to Online Marketplace & E-Commerce Platform Selling - Part 1
If you’re building a home goods or lifestyle e-business, the multitude of online platforms can be overwhelming. How do you know which platform will best reach your target audience and have the highest...
Seller's Choice2 years ago
How To Get Out Of The Factory Game
In our recent article, “Mind Your MOQs,” we discussed that the first step in boosting profit margins through minimum order quantity is to “know your producer.” In our ever-changing industrial society,...
Seller's Choice2 years ago
The E-Trump Effect
There has been significant speculation surrounding President-elect Trump’s bold platform that pushes for key initiatives and changes regarding: international trade, border security, immigration, taxes...
Zach Foster3 years ago
The Sega-Nintendo War
Console wars can be an amazing phenomenon for gamers to witness. When two consoles are struggling for dominance of the video game market, both manufacturers will compete to create some of the best system features and highest quality video games ever made. Console wars can also get nasty, as they involve fans who are ultra-passionate about their favorite console and they’ll argue to defend the choice they’ve been spending their money on. That’s exactly what happened in the 1990s when Sega and Nin...
Natasha Sydor3 years ago
History of Penthouse vs Playboy
Some say that this was the sexiest war ever fought, others maintain it was the most sexist war in history. Others pretend it never happened (you read Playboy for the articles, right?). One thing is ce...