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Disruption's winners and losers in 2015
Disruption's winners and losers in 2015

Think major industries have been disrupted a lot already? Just wait. A new report makes the case that 2015 promises to be the year that long-developing trends and already existing technologies finally upend conventional ways of doing business, posing threats to powerhouse brands like DirecTV and Coca-Cola. New York market research firm S&P Capital IQ said that unusually momentous changes in technology and consumer behavior, among other things, could contribute to a turbulent year in the U.S. economy, one that will produce as many winners as losers. In media, for instance, a critical mass of consumers has begun to opt out of typical pay TV subscriptions in favor of cheaper,...

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