Petros Paranikas

Lecturer
In the ongoing battle among video game consoles, the case describes how the industry evolved from the early era of Atari domination up to the latter-day rivalry between Sony (PS3), Microsoft (XBox360) and Nintendo (Wii).

Published 27 Jan 2017

Reference 5130

Topic Strategy

Region North America

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This case chronicles the development of the market for electronic books – the success of Amazon’s Kindle reading device, and Apple’s April 2010 launch of the iPad for e-book reading and also for watching videos, surfing the web, etc. The broader context is the book publishing industry and how e-books and e-readers affect its dynamics.

Published 23 Feb 2011

Reference 5775

Topic Strategy

Industry Publishing Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing

Region North America

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In the ongoing battle among video game consoles, the case describes how the industry evolved from the early era of Atari domination up to the latter-day rivalry between Sony (PS3), Microsoft (XBox360) and Nintendo (Wii).

Published 30 Nov 2008

Reference 5130

Topic Strategy

Industry Computer Software Motion Pictures and Film

Region North America

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The case A describes the economics of the publishing industry in the US, and the major competitors.Case B describes the arrival of e-books and e-publishing, the strategies of the upstart e-publishers, the established publishers, and the technology providers.

Published 23 Nov 2004

Reference 4976

Topic Strategy

Industry Publishing Writing and Editing

Region North America

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The case A describes the economics of the publishing industry in the US, and the major competitors.

Published 16 May 2002

Reference 4976

Topic Strategy

Industry Publishing Writing and Editing

Region North America

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Case B describes the arrival of e-books and e-publishing, the strategies of the upstart e-publishers, the established publishers, and the technology providers.

Published 16 May 2002

Reference 4976

Topic Strategy

Industry Publishing Writing and Editing

Region North America

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