Essays Tagged: "retail sales"

Software Piracy, and current issues realting to the topic.

Software pirates are cheating the United States and the world of jobs, and retail sales in our society. The current law agrees with this statement. The United States governmen ... r include "For distribution with a new PC only," "Special CD for licensed customers only," "Not for retail or OEM distribution" or "Academic price--not for use in a commercial environment". All of the ... tacked. On January 23, 1999 Microsoft announced that it was suing eight small to mid-sized computer retailers in the New England area for selling counterfeit software in a federal court in Providence, ...

(9 pages) 285 1 4.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Our product, the SpaceSaver.

sehold appliances. As the designers of the SpaceSaver, our company will manufacture the product for retail sales. Our main retailers will include department stores such as Sears and discount super-sto ... ately, the consumer simply pays one reasonable price increase. The lower markup price ensures a low retail price and great customer interest. Our revenues from the sale of this product should benefit ...

(26 pages) 407 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Ethical Issues Surrounding Marketing to Children.

l teenager spent over $100 a week, and directly or indirectly accounted for nearly one-third of all retail sales. With runaway growth in spending, minors have grown into not only into an important, le ...

(6 pages) 342 1 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Intuit Business Case

product with more than 3 million small-business users (4,5 millions total market). It shares 85% of retail sales. Moreover 1 million new QuickBooks packages and upgrades are sold each year.Despite the ... ing professionals with multiple QuickBooks clients; QuickBooks Point of Sale, an add-on product for retail businesses, and Premier and Enterprise versions of QuickBooks that are customized for contrac ...

(20 pages) 362 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The Software Piracy Issue

will hurt existing software companies, even driving them out of business. According to, retail sales have gone down an estimated $11 billion in software revenues, due to piracy. Companies ...

(2 pages) 83 0 3.3 Aug/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Economic Indicator Forecast

Economic Indicator ForecastThe six economic indicators of housing starts, mortgage rates, retail sales, interest rates, personal income and the foreign exchange rate. Will discuss each econo ... gage rates will not stay low; however, we feel that they will rise slower than Mr. Lerheah predicts.Retail SalesTo keep track of home sales, the Census Bureau releases figures every month so compariso ...

(9 pages) 987 1 4.7 Jul/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Economics for Business

hat in some way shape or form impact the home building industry are Housing Starts, Mortgage Rates, Retail Sales, Interest Rates, Personal Income and the Foreign Exchange Rate. The team will discuss e ... eling the market and economists are predicting that the mortgage rates will not change anytime soon.Retail SalesThe housing industry is a booming business and as it continues to grow, forecasters are ...

(17 pages) 368 0 5.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Promotional, Pricing and Distribution Strategy for IPT

lower middle-class and upward. This current target market makes up 65 percent of their online and retail sales with business-to-business sales making up the additional 35 percent. Research has also ... two ways. Using the IPT logo, they will market their products to young adults who buy online or in retail stores. The brand "It's Popcorn Time" will appeal to the age group and open IPT as a univers ...

(2 pages) 144 1 3.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

MGT 350 Falicies Paper

ight turnaround times, and high levels of customer service. Joe's Printing has three locations, two retail sales fronts, and a production facility. The individual that has been in trouble is our deliv ... Dan and I were involved in a confrontation. During business hours, Dan delivered some items to the retail location that I am manager. The location was currently busy with three customers waiting at t ...

(4 pages) 61 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Forecasting falling jobless rate in Arkansas

expected in the state's manufacturing base, with the increase coming in the service sector, such as retail sales, where pay can be lower than at manufacturing plants, he said. The extended outlook for ...

(3 pages) 24 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics VS

was developed substantially over the years and is expanding their activities beyond just the online retail sales of some limited items. Amazon has three basic segments which are Media, Electronics, an ... ic segments which are Media, Electronics, and other general merchandise. The Media segment includes retail sales from of books, music and DVDs/video products and magazine subscriptions. ...

(5 pages) 113 1 3.5 Jun/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > E-commerce

Reserching Women and Boardsports

5, Board-Trac reported 10.3 million skateboarders and 25.3 percent were women. In addition, women's retail sales run alongside with the increase of sports participation. In 2004, stores committed to w ... methods used by the parties in order to conduct research. Snowsports Industry America, which tracks retail sales of snowboarding, surveys retailers, resorts, members, and consumers in order to collect ...

(3 pages) 21 0 3.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Industry Overview - Automobile Industry

lop other industries, such as steel. The automobile industry is changed by economic factors such as retail sales, Standard and Poors, and M-2 money supply as well as other key indicators. The automobi ... cars, the financial incentives will continue to rise to meet the lowered demand.Economic IndicatorsRetail SalesRetail sales, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce, is an estimate of the total ...

(8 pages) 499 0 0.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Sales Management-Warren Soft Drinks Ltd. Case Study

HODSAs we saw, training for each kind of salesperson is different. In the first case, the wholesale/retail sales representatives are trained for three months quite intensively. They go through all the ... departments have divided England, Scotland and Wales to five districts in the first case (wholesale/retail) and four divisions in the second (vending machines). This "divide and conquer" solution is q ...

(13 pages) 42 0 0.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Nike & Rebook

ness environment.· Economic Environment: Each Company primarily relies on its retail sales and in doing so they must be aware of the economy, spending, and fashion tastes as they ... ned before most financial analyst feel consumer taste is the driving force behind revenue for these retailers. Consumer trends are so fical that most feel these types of companies live and die by the ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Marketing Women In Asia

asmine Montgomery's premise that marketers need to understand women shoppers better as the world of retail sales are changing dramatically. However I believe that this is true for the entire retail in ... 01) entitled "Are you being served?" by Michelle Griffin talks to Michael Morrison "" a lecturer in Retail Management and Marketing at Monash University about micro-marketing that is taking place in r ...

(3 pages) 13 0 3.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Mary Kay

y led by the charismatic personality and strong leadership skills of Mary Kay Ash. It has estimated retail sales of $1 billion and net company sales of $624 million in 1992. The company's powerful cul ...

(5 pages) 67 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Wal-mart Stores' Discount Operations

Wal-mart Stores' Discount OperationsCase Background:This case describes discount retailing and the distinctive features of Wal-mart's discount operations. It also sketches areas int ... id-1980's.Q1 What historically have been Wal-mart's key sources of competitive advantage inDiscount retailing?Wal-Mart's Key Sources Of Competitive Advantage in Discount Retailing:Early Mover Advantag ... ties that weren't served by any of Wal-Mart's competitors.Wal-Mart often commanded 10%-20% of total retail sales in locations where it was alone.Promotional StrategyWal-Mart had the philosophy of "eve ...

(10 pages) 116 0 2.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Homebuilding: Economic Forecast & Indicators

ic indicators, such as: the gross domestic product, unemployment, consumer confidence and spending, retail sales, inflation, and personal income. The Gross Domestic Product has expanded about the same ... rebounded in August 2007 as gasoline prices receded, resulting in an increase in consumer spending. Retail sales have seen a slight reduction mainly due to the decline in home sales. The inflation rat ...

(14 pages) 182 0 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Economic 2

rofessionals; this has led to some increase in service prices.Consumer spending as measured through retail sales generally increased throughout the country during 1997 and 1998 with sales of durable g ... to grow at a slow pace; such slow growth is generally desirable. However, there are indications in retail sales, construction and some wages that may signal more rapid growth than is generally desira ...

(3 pages) 19 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics