For a while the category killers
co-existed in a regional configuration but eventually they started butting heads, not to mention stores, and the elimination process began.
Amazon, which began life as a bookseller, is the quintessential on-line example of the category killer
approach, in which the retailer dominates a particular category of merchandise.
Stores does not categorize by the retail type known as "category killer
" defined as an especially large speciality store featuring enormous selection in a particular product category (Berman and Evans, 1995).
If we added dry cleaning, we could become a category killer
because you'd come to us for any fabric care problem."
Patil also initiated JD.com (JD) with a Neutral rating and $30 price target, saying he is concerned Alibaba (BABA) will continue to be an e-commerce category killer
in China and will remain aggressive in its efforts to take share from JD.
Whether or not that retailing category already plays host to a category killer
or two does not matter at all.
So we see less of them in the marketplace and more of the bigger, category killer
promotionally based retail transactions.
Heard the rumbling about another home improvements category killer
setting up shop in the vacant Home Quarters stores in Little Rock and North Little Rock?
The retail automotive industry has become ripe for the emergence of the SACK as the motor vehicle is virtually the only big-ticket consumer durable not sold using the category killer
After digging into the issue, the analyst believes the issue facing Novartis' (NVS) Alcon is specific to CyPass and not a minimally invasive glaucoma surgery "category killer
." Given the design of Glaukos' iStent and where it is placed, the stent migration issue does not occur, so it does not encounter this issue at a level that can cause vision loss, O'Brien tells investors in a research note.
-- Wal-Mart's success with toys has forced category killer
Toys 'R' Us Inc.