Are consumer tastes consolidating or fragmenting to global brands

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Two of the most influential strategy ideas are so widely held, so intuitively appealing, and so seemingly pragmatic that they are very hard to give up. Both of these misleading ideas have to do with consolidation: the premise that, when it comes to business strategy, .Since the 1980s, the conventional wisdom has held that shareholder returns accrue most to companies with huge brands and the scale to compete in emerging markets.This perception gave rise to the second misleading idea: .For years, experts predicted that most consumer packaged goods segments would end up like carbonated beverages, razor blades, and diapers — with just two or three big rivals, a handful of niche players battling over the scraps, and a few private-label brands for value consumers.If he was, he WOULD be calling you at the very least.The man had essentially been in acadamics his whole life and was emotionally immature.Could Rihanna and Justin Timberlake be joining the already crowded list of performers for Super Bowl 50?According a to a new tweet by Elgin Charles, Rihanna and Timberlake are rumored to be taking to the Super Bowl stage on February 7 alongside already announced performers Beyoncé, Coldplay, and Bruno Mars.“It was great,” Justin said of collaborating with the Coldplay front-man 10 years ago according to the As for the potential of Rihanna popping up for a surprise Super Bowl guest spot, the “We Found Love” singer previously teamed up with Coldplay in 2012 to release the platinum single “Princess of China.” Prior to the big Super Bowl 50 announcement, Martin previously told that he was pretty nervous to approach Rihanna about singing alongside him on the song, revealing that he thinks she has “an amazing voice.” “Top of our list for the girl part was Rihanna, but it took a while to pluck up the courage to ask her,” the Super Bowl 50 headliner revealed.

Patience my dear, that's what you're going to have to keep telling yourself.Charles, who describes himself on his Twitter page as an “Actor/TV Personality,” took to the social media site on February 2 to make the big Super Bowl announcement, where he’s alleging that Rihanna and Justin will be making a surprise appearance half way through the big game.“#Rihanna & #Justin Timberlake Will Be Appearing/Performing At #SB50,” Elgin alleged on the 140-character site, “It Hasn’t Been Announced Yet, So Consider This An Elgin Exclusive!It seems that the Justin and Rihanna rumors are hear to stay though – Star claims that they’re “turning up the heat” and are having “secret” hookups.Together, these two myths add up to a consolidation mentality that has dominated business strategy in this industry.CPG leaders have assumed that their job was either to make their company as large as possible or to position it for eventual sale to a giant conglomerate.A social networking service (also social networking site, SNS or social media) is an online platform which people use to build social networks or social relations with other people who share similar personal or career interests, activities, backgrounds or real-life connections.

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