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Chapter 8.3, Problem 1DQ
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What were the market conditions prior to MercadoLibre.com’s launch? Were these ideal conditions for the company? Why or why not?

Program Plan Intro

MercadoLibre:

  • MercadoLibre is the Spanish name of an online sale and e-commerce marketplace based in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • It was originated by Marcos Galperin and Hernan Kazah.
  • It was established in the United States in 1999.
  • The name means free market.

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Market conditions prior to MercadoLibre launch:

  • In 1999, only about 2 percent of the region’s population had Internet access and...

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Justification:

No”, the market cannot have the above conditions prior to MercadoLibre launch. The market has these ideal conditions after the launch of MercadoLibre.

Reason:

  • MercadoLibre is purchase of n...

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