Where does Electrolux's recently launched robotic vacuum cleaner service sit on the goods-service continuum? What aspects of the ongoing shift to the service economy does this service address? What could Electrolux do next? And, will this be successful?
This mini case study looks at all these questions around the service recently launched on the Swedish market, built upon their successful product.
The music reproduction industry is a fascinating industry to observe. It shows the progression to a service economy but also starts as a service.
Along the way we see service development is dependent upon product developments and supporting innovations from other industries
Can we make credit cards better - getting rid of Visa, Mastercard, Diners and the complex expensive infrastructure that goes with that, etc?
By doing so, we can save money for vendors, reducing costs for consumers