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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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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

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Apple’s Car Is Beloved Before It Even Exists

If semiconductor shortages, recession risks and the once-a-century shift in propulsion weren’t enough to keep auto executives up at night, here’s one more sleep disruptor: Consumers are keen to buy an Apple car before one even exists. Click here to read the story at Bloomberg.com. Discussion Questions: What is a

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Velveeta is staging a comeback

In 2020, something incredible happened in the dairy aisle: Velveeta started flying off the shelves.  Click here to read the story at cnn.com. Discussion Questions: What is the product life cycle? What are the different stages of the product life cycle? Why do you think Velveeta fell out of favor with

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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

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