Marketing Currents - Business and Marketing Current Events
Category: Product Launch

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

Read More »

Gatorade adds caffeine to its lineup with energy drink Fast Twitch

Gatorade is entering the energy drink category with a caffeinated spin-off called Fast Twitch. Click here to read the story at cnbc.com. Discussion Questions: What is competition? What is the difference between direct and indirect competition? Based on information from this news story, describe Gatorade’s new product. Who might represent

Read More »

See Papa Johns new pizza bowls: Just toppings, no crust

Early in the pandemic, people couldn’t get enough pizza. Now, not so much. Papa Johns’ sales are still up, but growth is slowing. In the second quarter, sales at its North American restaurants open at least a year grew just under 1%, down from 5% in the the same period

Read More »

Samsung’s Foldable Phones and the Cost of Dominance

This week Samsung unveiled its fourth generation of foldable phones the Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Galaxy Z Flip 4. Click here to read the story at medium.com. Discussion Questions: What is product management? Why is product management an important function of marketing? What is a product life cycle? What

Read More »

Old Navy Made Clothing Sizes for Everyone. It Backfired.

Old Navy set out to make clothes shopping more inclusive for women of all body types. It ended up with too many extra-small and extra-large items and too few of the rest, a mismatch that frustrated customers and contributed to falling sales and a management shake-up. Click here to read

Read More »

SEARCH MARKETING CURRENTS:

POST CATEGORIES

MARKETING CURRENTS ARCHIVE

RECENT POSTS

FOLLOW SCC