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e.l.f. Beauty Takes on Inflation With Pricing

In the face of rampant inflation, the CEO of omnichannel cosmetics firm e.l.f. Beauty says the company chose not to increase prices on roughly one-third of its least expensive entry-level items, while simultaneously raising them on higher cost merchandise. Click here to read the story at pymnts.com. Discussion Questions: What is pricing?

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Restoration Hardware dives into hotel business 

RH, previously Restoration Hardware, joined the hotel industry this week. Click here to read the story at foxbusiness.com. Discussion Questions: What type of business is Restoration Hardware? What is a brand? What is brand extension? How might Restoration Hardware opening a hotel represent an example of brand extension? What is positioning? Based

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Kellogg’s wants you to add water to its new cereal

Kellogg’s wants you to add water to its new cereal. Really. The company’s new “instabowls” look like traditional single-serve bowls — little tubs of cereal, designed to be eaten dry or with milk. Click here to read the story at cnn.com. Discussion Questions: Based on information from this story, describe Kellogg’s new

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