Business Wars
Business Wars
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Netflix vs. HBO. Nike vs. Adidas. Business is war. Sometimes the prize is your wallet or your attention. Sometimes, it’s just the fun of beating the other guy. The outcome of these battles shapes what we buy and how we live. Business Wars gives you the unauthorized, real story of what drives these companies and their leaders, inventors, investors and executives to new heights -- or to ruin. Hosted by David Brown, former anchor of Marketplace. From Wondery, the network behind Dirty John and American History Tellers.
FedEx vs UPS | On the Line | 5
24 minutes Posted Aug 31, 2020 at 2:00 am.
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    With UPS expanding aggressively into Europe and other continents, FedEx decides to bet big on China.  But it’s a risky strategy that initially looks like it’s going to fall short.  
    Meanwhile, UPS tries to maintain its competitive advantage by pushing for more productivity from its workers.  But the drivers have had enough and UPS soon has a major labor relations problem on its hands. UPS’s troubles give FedEx an opening to peel away some of its business.
    And at the dawn of the dot com era, both companies make a play for a new type of customer.
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