Summary In The New York Times article titled “Amazon’s Monopsony Is Not O.K,” journalist Paul Krugman argues that the popular online website Amazon “has too much power, and it uses that power in ways that hurt America.” He goes on to give examples of how Amazon is ruining the economy and hurting America. Krugman states that Amazon believes it is the top online sales website even though it is not. He compares Amazon’s online book sales to Standard Oil sales and states that “Standard Oil nonetheless had too much power, and public action to curb that power was essential.” Krugman then goes on to explain the huge debate between Amazon and Hachette “a major publishing house.” Amazon is accused of back stabbing Hachette due to their refusal of giving Amazon “a larger cut of the price of Hachette books it sells.” To get Hachette back, “Amazon began disrupting the publisher’s sales” by “delaying their delivery” “raising their prices” and “steering customers to other publishers.” Krugman goes on to
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However, Amazon has advanced websites and high brand recognition that other competitors may not reach its level. ii) Threat of substitutes The book publishers can publish the books and distribute them directly to the public. iii) Power of buyers Amazon experiences a low buyer power since the book items can’t be bargained since the prices are fixed. iv) Bargaining power of suppliers The suppliers have low bargaining power since the company is large and can compel the suppliers to offer discounts for the popular titles. v) Entry by rivals Although rivals can enter the market of Amazon, the company has already reached the biggest global marketplace and there are many visitors to its website.
However it is important to note that this is the best time for Microsoft to purchase LinkedIn (as the market cap is 60% of what it was compared to last year and it reached lowest in February 2016).There are half a billion users whose professional data and behavior is up for sale and Microsoft gets it in the right time. The growth is number of LinkedIn users is close to 19% annually and additional 9% growth in new users every year. Experts also project higher mobile usage (up to 60%, which grows by 49%). There are almost 45 billion quarterly member page reviews and more than 100% growth in active job listings. There can be many financial models for valuing LinkedIn with each approach yielding another value, Microsoft however deemed $26 Billion as
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Jeff Bezos being the business-minded entrepreneur realized the advantage of his company being at the top of a list in terms of probability. The logo of amazon thereby suggests that anything and everything, from A to Z can be purchased from amazon.com. Amazon’s online service business also includes renting out data storage in the form of hosting servers and computing resources, known as “Cloud Computing” over the internet, . He then went on to carry out an analysis of Amazon linking its sales to the internet trend and then formulating a report which highlighted yearly web commerce growth at 2300 %.He then created a list of 20 products and worked at promoting them via the internet. He further limited by cutting off non –profitable products and
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The components of this marketing mix enable competitiveness and international growth while Amazon.com Inc. innovates its services. Amazon.com Inc.’s Products (Product Mix) In this component of the marketing mix, Amazon’s products or product mix is considered. As the top player in the online retail industry, the company offers a wide selection of products. Such a product mix supports Amazon.com Inc.’s mission statement and vision statement. Through continued expansion and diversification, the company’s products now include not just online retail, but also a variety of other products that address market needs: Retail
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