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Unilever’s Decision to Hold a Magnum to Tesco’s Head is the Logical Fallout of Price War Stand-Off

by October 13th, 2016

Overnight, absence of evidence has become evidence of absence. In the immediate aftermath of Brexit, there was little evidence that anything had actually happened; some consumers and newspapers said “I told you so”. Now, however, Tesco has delisted Unilever’s products after the manufacturer – Tesco’s leading supplier – requested a 10% price increase across its iconic FMCG brands. […]


Samsung Corp Announces Acquisition of Dacor Inc.

by August 18th, 2016

In August 2016, Samsung Corp announced the acquisition of Dacor Inc in consumer appliances. Both companies are compatible in terms of product offering as well as target consumers in the US. By acquiring Dacor, Samsung gains a number of advantages, namely leveraged brand and product strategy especially in large cooking appliances, shared production capacities and […]


Why Wal-mart wants to buy and what you need to know about the potential deal

by August 3rd, 2016

It was recently announced that Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is in discussion to acquire an up and coming US etailer, seeks to revolutionize the logistics of ecommerce Marc Lore founded just last year in July 2015. He’s known for his previous ecommerce ventures such as raised more than US$500 million in […]