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    How Starbucks works with monopolies, oligopolists, and competitors

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    How would a monopolistic company like Starbucks find itself working with organizations in the same industry that are an oligopoly, perfect competition, or monopoly market structure.

    Please examine the different sectors within the coffee industry and how market structure may vary within those sectors.

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    An oligopoly is a market characterized by a small number of large sellers, barriers to entry, and either a homogeneous or differentiated product. National advertising agencies operate in such a ...

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    This solution explains the characteristics of monopolies, oligopolies, and perfect competition, and gives examples of organizations within each type of market structure that Starbucks works with.