How they do it: Craigslist functions as a simple classified platform organized by categories. The nature of postings is simple and straightforward making listing and finding easy.
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How they do it: Due to the success of its low-cost business model, Ryanair ist the largest European airline today. It provides only the most basic services related to the airline fare and transportation itself. Their new fleet of airlines feature non-reclining seats, no seat-back pockets, safety cards stuck on the back of the seats, and life jackets stowed overhead rather than under the seat. This allows the airline to save on aircraft costs and enables faster cleaning and security checks during the short turnaround times.
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How they do it: Aldi focuses on providing its customers with cheap groceries, offering both own brand products as well as other brands. The shopping experience is kept on a basic level as the products are mainly presented in open boxes (warehouse style) opposed to presenting them individually on a shelf.
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How they do it: IKEA offers different product lines for each category, including a basic one, letting customers with a low purchasing power buy furniture in their stores. Products in the self-service area are presented in a simple way comparable to a warehouse.
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How they do it: In recent years Nokia introduced multiple ”no frills” phones opposing the general smartphones. These phones allow their users to text and call but don’t provide access to the internet. In addition they have a great battery live.
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