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Selling a single product can doom businesses

...proliferation of frozen yogurt places.Companies that offer only one item can fall victim to a number of risks. For one, trendy products tend to attract competition from big and small players that want to jump on the bandwagon. For instance, Starbucks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-08/selling-single-product-can
Weak electronics sales pressure Best Buy, Sears

...type product to get people in stores or even online," said Brian Sozzi of Belus Capital Advisors.One exception: trendy products like wearable fitness devices. Sozzi said they're "in demand, but not as in demand as you think."The result...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-22/weak-electronics-sales-pre
Sales boom on ad blitz

...Wal-Mart said it is optimistic about the current fiscal year because of efforts it launched last year to offer trendier products in competition with smaller rival Target Corp. Wal-Mart hopes new merchandise and a revamped store interior will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/22/bus_58685.shtml
Business
La-Z-Boy goes after style-conscious consumers

...absolutely have that very comfortable recliner ... (but) we also have a fairly wide variety of very stylish, trendy products." The new line represents an attempt by La-Z-Boy, the nation's second-largest residential furniture manufacturer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/31/bus_417341.shtml
Business
Toy makers hope to make movie stars out of their toys

...Catering to budget-conscious consumers in these difficult economic times, toy makers are coming out with plenty of trendy products under $10. They include Spinmaster's Astrojax, a three-ball juggling game ($7.99-$9.99); Jakks Pacific's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/20/liv_376213.shtml
Life & style
Sales of bottled water bubble ever upward

...their own bottled-water brands, Dasani and Aquafina. Aquafina ads say: "It's so pure, we offer nothing." Trendy products include "superoxygenated" bottled water and waters with citrus flavors. There's even a vitamin-enriched bottled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/09/11/bus_318496.shtml
Business
String of woes erases smiles

...Andrew Young as its public ambassador. On the plus side, analysts say, Wal-Mart has ambitious programs to stock trendier products, remodel most of its more than 2,000 Supercenter stores and tighten its grip on the costs of inventory, labor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/19/bus_93083.shtml
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