Category Archives: Pricing

Buyback contracts

Last week a post looked at supply chains and showed that supply chains are usually inefficient and that leads to fewer units being sold. One way to improve the situation is through revenue sharing contracts (for example Apple), another is … Continue reading

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How Apple makes their supply chain more efficient

Apple’s developer contracts help to overcome supply chain inefficiencies and give Apple higher profits. Supply chains are inefficient if the wholesaler and retailer both try to maximize their profits independently, this was examined in yesterday’s post. Today will look at … Continue reading

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Supply chain inefficiency

If your company is part of a supply chain then you are probably not maximizing your profits. This post looks at why and in future posts I will look at what can be done to increase profits. Supply chains can … Continue reading

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