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    have even developed private-label brands offering solely natural and organic options. Product development can also refer to improving service offerings. For example, in 2013, Kroger implemented a checkout system called QueVision which counts the number of customers waiting in line and alerts the store managers and employees when lines get past a certain point. Since implementation, wait times at Kroger have dropped from about four minutes to under 30 seconds (“Technology Helps Kroger Shorten Wait Times for Shoppers,” 2014). There has been considerable merger and acquisition activity in the grocery industry as of late. In January of 2014, Kroger acquired Harris Teeter, a regional grocer of over fifty years which operated 230 stores across eight states as well as the District of Columbia (“Kroger Pays $2.5 Billion for Harris Teeter,” 2014). In 2015, Kroger completed an $800 million merger with Roundy’s Supermarkets, predominately located in Wisconsin and Chicago, bringing Kroger 151 new stores and 101 new pharmacies. Another recent acquisition in the industry was the takeover of Covington Foods by Niemann Foods, two smaller retailers located in Illinois and Indiana (Springer, 2015). This is a strategy known as horizontal integration, or “seeking ownership or increased control over competitors” (David, 2013). Such a strategic move simultaneously represents a market development strategy, which is defined as the introduction of existing products to new geographic areas (David,…

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    Harris Teeter managers like me all across the world have the hard job of keeping our employees happy at all times. The ideas and decisions that my coworkers and I come up with can determine the success or down fall of Harris Teeter. A manager's salary can typically be from $63,000 to $93,707. I also am really good at dealing with customers, so that is one of the reasons why I became a manager. Also I can fire an employee that I manage. It is a fun job to have, but sometimes it can be hard. As…

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    Nations for their cooperation. (Salomons, 2009) The people of the Stoney Point tribe were promised their land would be returned to them but even long after the war ended and the world moved forward, the land now known as “Camp Ipperwash” was occupied by the government. This is where the situation becomes violent and where I, as a resident of Ipperwash Beach, find myself unsettled and in disbelief. On September 4th 1995, approximately thirty members of the band, accompanied by children, stormed…

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    Peter Weir’s 1998 film, The Truman Show, explores a variety of themes, but the one that will be followed throughout the paper is simulation and simulacrum, which is seen through the filming techniques. This paper will also explore the Psychoanalytic theory through the character Truman Burbank and his day-to-day routine and lifestyle. Truman exemplifies the true qualities of the Psychoanalytic theory through his reactions towards the people around him. In the film The Truman Show, Truman Burbank…

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    Reply Reply All Forward Move Delete Close Previous Item Next Item Close Christian Laskie Plato's Cave Paper Christian Laskie [christian.laskie@apps.schoolcraft.edu] Sent: Thursday, March 02, 2017 4:06 PM To: Jesse Mileo Christian Laskie Professor Mileo Philosophy February 1, 2017 Plato’s Cave and The Truman Show Have you ever questioned your reality and if anything is beyond it? This is a question humans often struggle with because it questions whether or not we are actually free…

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    Dead Until Dark Today I will be doing my book chat on Dead Until Dark authored by Charlaine Harris. Dead Until Dark is the first book to The Southern Vampire Mysteries series. As the rest of the series, this book is narrated by Sookie Stackhouse, a fictional character living in a fictional life. Sookie is a 25 year old waitress at Merlotte’s Bar, living with her grandmother Adele and her older brother Jason in a small fictional town in Louisiana, Bon Temps. In this imaginary world, vampires and…

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    Truman is better off making the choice to leave the constructed reality because he deserves a life just like any other human being. Christof taking Truman when he was a baby and putting him in this constructed reality was cruel and out of his decision. At the end when Christof was trying to persuade Truman to stay at his constructed reality he made it seem as a utopia place when in reality it isn’t because his whole life was a lie. Christof would have done anything to keep Truman in that…

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    The Truman Show is a dystopia because of the morally wrong intentions and the control over a person’s life. How would you feel if you lived thirty years in a fake life? This is a reality for one man. Truman is living in a tv show surrounded by actors. He is the only one left in the dark about his fake life. Truman has a wife and a normal job. He has a best friend and dreams for the future. Truman is an ordinary man, the only difference is his life has been broadcasted since he was born. This…

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    It is difficult to judge different societies because what might be the norm in emic perspective, can be seen as strange from an etic perspective. Ponijao was cleaned by his mother saliva and Bayarjargal had his face washed by his mother’s breast milk. These might seem as strange acts from a western perspective. On the other hand, they are considered normal in an emic perspective. The film rarely shows any clear interaction of the father in the Mongolian sitting also, but it shows prominent…

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    The main character Truman Burbank lives happily in a small town, surrounded by water called Seahaven. He lives in happy life with a good job and kind wife until he starts to suspect that his life is a fake. The town Seahaven is a extremely big hollywood studio, which can be seen from space, where the world’s most famous reality show is recorded, The Truman Show is broadcasted to the entire world all the time. The main character of the show is Truman, who doesn’t know that his life is fake and…

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