How Incumbents Survive And Thrive

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One of the strategies incumbents (industry-leading companies) use to remain profitable in the face of disruptive technologies is moving away and looking for greener pastures. To move away is to dive into a new segment or cater to a different market, which could lead to success, but is equally difficult to pull off. One example is Fujifilm; instead of facing off against Kodak, Fujifilm used their experience in chemicals to enter the health care, imaging, and materials sector, where they found success. Read full article here

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