This lesson will focus on competition among sellers and the factors that can make one company more successful than another in the same market. Competition between K-Mart, Wal-Mart, and Target will be examined to see what kinds of competition (price and non-price) can help one company "leap" ahead of another.
Marketplace, a daily economics news program heard on National Public Radio, featured a story on August 14, 2001 about teenagers’ retail habits during the months preceding the 2001 school year.
The students listen to an audio file about brand loyalty and changing demographics as each of these factors affects competition in the news market. They identify major concepts presented in the audio file and record supporting details using an interactive flash note-taker.This lesson is appropriate for use with middle school students.
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