Atlantic Computer: a Bundle of Pricing Options

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Coca Cola y Pepsi tienen una ventaja competitiva sostenible; es decir, una ventaja competitiva que perdura por un espacio de tiempo significativo. Tanto para Coca Cola como para Pepsi, lo que representa una verdadera amenaza, son principalmente las acciones que pueda tomar una de ellas, las que erosionan el modelo de negocios de la competencia (Coca Cola en el caso de Pepsi y viceversa). Para luchar contra ello, una alternativa que se ve conveniente, para el caso de Coca Cola por ejemplo, es inventar algo que sea difícil de copiar; en el caso de Coca Cola, por ser la primera marca en el mercado de bebidas carbonadas (CSD), resulta ser la posición de mercado privilegiada que tiene, pese al cercano segundo lugar de Pepsi.

Respecto a la guerra de precios, en el caso de este mercado, donde se ve un claro Oligopolio por parte de Coca Cola y Pepsi, considerando el reconocimiento de cada marca y el posicionamiento de cada una en la mente del consumidor, resulta perjudicial, ya que el consumidor se acostumbró a pagar por esos precios y por tanto, ambas resultarían perjudicadas y no una por sobre la otra.

La estrategia que siguió Coca Cola tras la amenazante presencia de Pepsi (ventas), como un gran remedio a un gran mal, resultó un fracaso del que afortunadamente salió la empresa gracias a la solidez de la compañía, quien se permitió ese desacierto. Esta decisión evidentemente no había considerado que la bebida Coca Cola, en sí, representaba un intocable icono para los consumidores norteamericanos. El afán por derrotar a Pepsi, pudo costarle mucho a Coca Cola. Sin embargo, se aprende de los éxitos y de los fracasos.

EL CASO

Batalla que duró de 1975 a 1990.

Sin Coca Cola, Pepsi hubiera tomado largo tiempo en ser un competidor original e intrépido. Si Coca Cola no existirá, rogaríamos por hacer que alguien los invente. Nada contribuye más al éxito de Coca Cola…...

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