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Sociology 112 2/11/09 When a corporation or a certain thing becomes successful, usually other companies will copy ideas to increase their popularity too. One example of this is with stores. For example popular teen stores like Abercrombie and Fitch, Hollister and American Eagle. A shopper can walk into any of these stores, and will see similar clothes, just for different prices. When stores see the success Abercrombie and Fitch had with a certain garment, the next season a competing store will have a similar garment for a much lower price. Also when the head of corporations, like Abercrombie and Fitch, see that what they are doing is successful, they will create similar stores and brands that sell similar clothes. Hollister, Abercrombie and Fitch, Rue 21, and Gilly Hicks all sell similar
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Unformatted text preview: clothing at similar prices. This also happens with larger department stores like Wal-Mart, K-Mart and Target. All of these stores sell similar products, after seeing the success each of them experience. Although the quality of the product may be different depending on what store you go to, each one sells similar products because they know from the other stores what will sell. This can also happen in restaurants. Applebee’s, Chili’s, Ruby Tuesday, The 99, The Ground Round, and T.G.I.Fridays also are examples. These chain restaurants each sell similar foods at similar prices and compete with each other for costumers. When one company is successful, many other companies pop up with similar products or foods, and hope to have success....
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