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Description: With their reputation for skid row stations, grueling rides, and stinking toilets, intercity buses have long been the travel option of last resort. But in Europe, a startup called FlixBushas given buses a trendier, eco-friendly, sharing-economy vibe. Now it’s aiming to take on Greyhound Lines Inc. in the U.S.

Source: Bloomberg.com

Date: Apr 25, 2018

Link: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-04-25/flixbus-conquered-europe-now-it-s-coming-to-america

Questions for discussion:

  • What are the reasons suggesting this business can succeed in North America?
  • What are the reasons it might fail?
  • What advice would you pass along to management that you believe would help the firm succeed?

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