Monopolies Are Real, Not Just A Game

Let's face it, monopolies exist. There are companies that operate as a sole source within their field, and no one is stopping them. Can you name a few? EssilorLuxottica is one such company that was recently outed in the news. They handle the bulk of big name eyewear products. Now, the question isn't about becoming … Continue reading Monopolies Are Real, Not Just A Game

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Shopping Malls: Coming To A College Near You?

Cities and larger towns are often known for their shopping choices. Why not colleges and their towns too? It was recently argued that companies like Target or Trader Joe's are actually chasing the college student by building on or near college campuses. They are the future of shopping after all, right? This may be a … Continue reading Shopping Malls: Coming To A College Near You?

Who Owns the Rights to ‘Cat’? The Billion Dollar Business vs the Little Guy

We hear a lot of things about big business, the man, trying to take down the little guy. So what does a billion dollar machine company have in common with a small coffee shop? A trademark fight against over the use of 'cat'. Yes, you heard that right. Caterpillar INC. is going after a small … Continue reading Who Owns the Rights to ‘Cat’? The Billion Dollar Business vs the Little Guy