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(Revised from original 2006 version)
Clocky: The Runaway Alarm Clock
Gauri Nanda is the creator of an innovative new product: an alarm clock named Clocky that, in addition to ringing, rolls around the room in order to force its owner to get out of bed. Beset by media attention and consumer interest but still at least a year away from the ability to debut Clocky, Nanda must navigate a series of challenges and difficult decisions in order to effectively bring her product to market. These include positioning strategies, choosing the proper channel, potential partnerships, manufacturing issues, market analysis, and PR management.
Partners and Partnerships;
Independent Innovation and Invention;
Ofek, Elie, and Eliot Sherman. "Clocky: The Runaway Alarm Clock." Harvard Business School Case 507-016, March 2012. (Revised from original November 2006 version.)