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Monopolistic Competition for books

by Jadrian

Struggling children's bookstore owner Kathleen Kelly (Meg Ryan) tries to remain positive as a big retail chain bookstore, Fox Books, opens around the corner. She outlines the differences between their products and services and notes how this could be a good thing for her business. When business try to differentiate their products, they are often operating in a monopolistically competitive environment. The one issue with the entrance of a new competitor in these markets is that it decreases demand for the other firms even if they are a little different. The accountant notes that their revenues are down compared to the same week last year.

You've Got Mail -- Monop. Comp

Kathleen Kelly (Meg Ryan) owns a local bookstore and struggles to compete against others.

from You've Got Mail (1998)
Creator: Nora Ephron, Delia Ephron
Distributor: Warner Bros.
Posted by Jadrian
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