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Description: Retailers from booksellers to grocery stores have quaked in fear at the prospect of losing market share to Amazon.com Inc., and now the Seattle-based Internet behemoth has set its sights on the web category dominated by Etsy.com, a marketplace for artisanal and handmade goods.

Source: NationalPost.com

Date: Oct 08, 2015

Link: http://business.financialpost.com/news/retail-marketing/will-amazon-com-inc-crush-etsy-com-with-new-handmade-at-amazon-category

Questions for discussion:

  • Do you think consumers think differently about these two companies?
  • How would you recommend management at each company attempt to compete against the other?

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