Auto Insurance Competitive Advantage of Progressive

While touting a rather irresistable competitive advantage message, Progressive impels consumers to take control of their insurance prices with a strong marketing message. FLO: Hi, may I help you? Customer: Yeah, I’m looking for car insurance that isn’t going to break the bank. FLO: You’re in the right place! Only Progressive gives you the option to name your price. Here! [hands…

No Competitive Advantage in Price War Brewing with Apple iPad and Hewlett-Packard Tablet

As highly-competitive manufacturers and retailers become lost in a sea of sameness in the eyes of consumers, it is up to the brand to catch the focus of consumers’ eyes and differentiate from competitors. Following the introduction of the Apple iPad, Hewlett-Packard began discussing setting prices on its anticipated PC version of a tablet to directly compete in price with…