Learn With Elaine: Ketchup Packet Shortages

One of many supply and demand problems during the coronavirus pandemic, ketchup packet shortages hit homes, bars, and restaurants.

When Ketchup and Parking Are Similar

Whether we are buying Heinz ketchup from a supermarket or a coupon from a Manhattan parking garage, money and time will shape our shopping behavior.

How a Ketchup Tariff Spreads

Seemingly small at 10%, Canada’s retaliatory ketchup tariff represents a lot more than a lift for a bland burger and salty fries.

Oligopoly: A Ketchup Story

Called the “Ketchup Conundrum” by journalist Malcolm Gladwell, we have many mustards but only one ketchup. Grey Poupon transformed the mustard market. Originally a delicacy in the gourmet section, Grey Poupon was selected over French’s in taste tests. However, a $1.49…

A Better Ketchup Bottle?

In a 1964 TV commercial, during a pouring contest between 2 young boys, Heinz ketchup was “…too thick and rich to run.” In another ad, Heinz lost an OK Coral duel because it was the “slowest ketchup in the west…east,…