Final Customer Purchasing from an Intermediary of the Product

Dispose Steps: Dispose steps include all activities required to eliminate the product from the customer's premises. These steps include the costs for removal and final disposition of the product.

Resources: Reduce resources required for the use of the product

1. Money – Reduce the money the customer uses with the product




1 6211 2000 ECNs or Electronic Communications Networks, which generate much of their volume through online brokers, let investors place trades through limit orders, as opposed to market orders.
2 3011 1987 New way of disposing of automobile tires: Oxford Energy has licensed a furnace design that consumes tires whole – rubber, steel belts and all. Will sell the energy to PG&E. Tires will cost only about 13% of the cost of fuel for an oil-fired generator.
3 7841 2002 Both Blockbuster and Wal-Mart allow consumers to keep rented movies as long as they want for a fee of between $20 and $25 a month. The concept was pioneered by Netflix, a still thriving dot-com that lets people either keep two or three movies indefinitely.
4 5999 2002 Overstock and Smart Bargains buy their products, mostly excess inventory, from manufacturers and retailers. ReturnBuy, on the other hand, collects a percentage from selling products for retailers and manufacturers. Overstock immediately took aim at Amazon.

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