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Supply and Demand

Supply and Demand

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Geoff Wilson explains why microeconomists were mostly right and what a business can do about it.  We are in a world of opportunity and hurt.  Demand is high, spirits (and prices) are up, and supply is constrained.  What’s a leader to do? When I was a young man I learned microeconomics on the back of […]

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Miklos Tomka offers a brief view on his experience when trying to hire a service provider or supplier during the pandemic. Hello all, I have had the same perplexing experience now several times. I am contacting a supplier as I would like to buy their product. I am contacting a service provider as I would […]

  Kaihan Krippendorff shares a post that identifies the need for agility in the face of major disruptions, such as COVID-19, and explains how companies can adapt their product to meet the shifts in demand. “As the COVID epidemic rounds through its second year, Gen Xers, like me, are happy to avoid airplanes. On average, […]

  Chris Moe and Jonathan Willbanks share facts, stats, and observations on Amazon during a sixty day period of COVID-19. The last couple weeks have been slow on Amazon – flat to slightly down for most brands. In a move that’s probably related, Amazon has removed stocking limits, turned coupons on, and started accepting deals. […]

  Azim Nagree explores the necessary steps to take when the current crisis is over and shares a template you can use to build your business case. Many of us are spending our time thinking about (and writing about) how to get through the current Coronavirus-driven situation. For those who have had to endure headcount […]

  Eric Hiller unrolls a few facts behind the need to hoard toilet paper (TP) as he shares his knowledge on the supply chain in this article recently published on MarketWatch. One of the bizarre phenomena that we have been experiencing in the United States during the visit of our unfriendly visitor from Wuhan, the […]

From Luca Ottinetti’s company, a blog post that explains why business managers should rely on the industry cost curve to guide their actions and find out how supply and demand is impacting profits.   Market forces affect the equilibrium between supply and demand all the time. For instance, a typical situation of rising production costs […]