Let’s them cash in early and they’re guaranteed the payday. The only thing that fucks over players is forcing them to finish their contract and/or Franchise Tag. I have no idea why people are so butthurt over how Mack was treated. The genius of this product localization effort is that it is not only Japan specific (no other market has regional flavors) but that it is region specific within Japan are tailored to the peculiar palate of a given region, and are only offered in that specific location. For example, red potato Kit Kats available in Kyushu and yubari melon from Hokkaido cannot be purchased elsewhere in the country, spurring a collect em all frenzy (the specialty flavors, which began to roll out 3 years ago, are wildly popular) and making them tourist worthy souvenirs for travelers from both abroad and at home fun way for Japanese consumers to discover, sample, and appreciate the multifaceted culinary culture and exotic regional fare of their own country. Many of the flavors are offered only for a limited time, with excess inventory being collected and distributed in Bag grab bags sold during major gift giving holidays such as New Year, a move that both creates all important hype as well as efficiently moves inventory..
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However, since both Adidas and Puma trail Nike in the industry, Adidas’ recently shifted its brand strategy to include a “complete ‘reshaping’ of its entire business model to include speeding up distribution to capitalize on new trends, as well as build a “wider collaborative network” of celebrity endorsers (Hobbs, 2016). The new marketing campaign, called Speedfactor, looks to develop supply chains that manufacture products closer to the customers and remain ahead of current trends. Adidas looks to benefit the company by having closer relationships to consumers in large metropolitan cities, which, as vice president of commercial planning and development Christopher Williams states, “the influence of global metropolitan areas on trends and brands cannot be overstated” (Hobbs).