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Price comparison services on the Internet (as well as "shop bots") are a popular way for retailers to advertise their products and a convenient way for consumers to simultaneously obtain price quotes from several firms setting I identical product. Suppose that you are the manager of Digital Camera, Inc., firm that specializes in selling digital cameras to consumers that advertises with an Internet price comparison service. In the market for one particular high-end camera, you have only one rival firm-The Camera Shopwith whom you've competed for the last four years by setting prices day after day) Being savvy entrepreneurs, the ease of using the Internet to monitor rival firms' prices has enabled you and your rival to charge extremely high prices for this particular camera. In a recent newspaper article, you read that The Camera Shop has exhausted its venture capital and that no new investors are willing to sink money into the
company. As a result, The Camera Shop will discontinue its operations next month. Will this information alter your pricing decisions today? Explain

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As a result, The Camera Shop will discontinue its operations next month. Will this information alter your pricing decisions today? Explain

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The solution provides a detailed explanation that examines if current pricing decisions should be based on current information received from various sources.

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