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A) When we talk about Grand Strategies that a company has, it is almost like talking about how they will take over their world or even THE world. With that in mind, give me what company you think will be a lot more instrumental in our economy 20 years from now than it is today? Explain.

B) Do you agree that acquiring value by purchasing other companies that compliment the brand or in some way secure the parent company's position? Explain

C) Do you agree the Apple continue to set the bar for the competition? Explain.

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A) When we talk about Grand Strategies that a company has, it is almost like talking about how they will take over their world or even THE world. With that in mind, give me what company you think will be a lot more instrumental in our economy 20 years from now than it is today? Explain.

Apple will be more instrumental in our economy 20 years from now than it is today. The company has a $100 billion dollar cash surplus. Yesterday in the New York Times, there was speculation that the company may buy Twitter, Square, and Sprint. Each of these companies individually represents an interesting future and market strength: Twitter would enable Apple to further command social media, Square would enable Apple to progress with a pocket wallet service, and ...

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The Solution considers what company might be instrumental in the near future, the value of purchasing other companies to aid in branding, and discusses Apple in particular.

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