Essays Tagged: "retail store"

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Continues to Improve The purpose of this article summary is to explain how Cracker Barrel Old Country Store is using continuous improvement efforts.

d for quite sometime. The thing that makes this company unique is that they have a restaurant and a retail store linked together where you can purchase gifts or souvenirs and have a good home cooked m ...

(2 pages) 56 0 3.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Age Discrimination in Reverse.

At the ripe young age of 18 I became a manager at a local retail store. I took the responsibility seriously, working as hard if not harder than the senior mem ...

(5 pages) 124 2 4.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Shopping in a traditional retail store, Loblaws, versus a box store, Costco/Club Price

blawsIn this paper, I shall be providing my personal observations between shopping in a traditional retail store, Loblaws, versus that of a box store, Costco/Club Price. During the last ten years, the ... ws, versus that of a box store, Costco/Club Price. During the last ten years, the overall nature of retailing has changed significantly. There are now an increased number of mass merchandisers such as ...

(3 pages) 117 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Business Web Site Evaluation: Circuit City

The company web site that I decided to evaluate is Circuit City. Circuit City is a retail store that offers a wide selection of brand-name consumer electronics, personal computers, so ... e same time, make the customer feel as comfortable shopping online as they would feel shopping in a retail location. By integrating its web presence to its brick-and-mortar business, Circuit City foun ... rmation resource and offers a wide range of products by combining online shopping with strengths of retail stores. Bricks-and-mortar business is what got them where they are today, but I feel that bri ...

(6 pages) 297 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Depot vs. Lowes

LowesThe home improvement industry is a booming enterprise, which is mainly controlled by two major retailers. Each retailer has its strong points as well as its weaknesses. Home Depot is a company th ... lank established the Home Depot in 1978. They had both been fired from other small home improvement retailers, and decided to create their own home improvement retail store. After a slow start, the co ...

(8 pages) 472 0 4.2 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Overview of the organization of Wal-Mart and goals. Are theses effective goals? How should they plan to achieve those goals?

-Mart had revenues of $191 billion and has 1,283,000 employees, as of 2002. Wal-Mart is the largest retail store in the United States, and is larger than any other retail chain in the world. Currently ... tes, and is larger than any other retail chain in the world. Currently Wal-Mart operates over 4,150 retail facilities globally. According to the Fortune 500 index of the wealthiest and most powerful c ...

(3 pages) 318 0 3.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

WAL-MART STORES, INC.

WAL-MART STORES, INC.Wal-Mart is operating a mass merchandising retail store in all 50 states ofthe US under a variety of formats, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. as Wal-Mart ... f 'tops' in its businesses. It has the largest discount department storechain in the world, largest retail firm in the US and largest retailer in the world,the wealthiest and most powerful corporation ... a leader with an innovative vision, started his own companyand made it into the leader in discount retailing that it is today. Through hissavvy, and sometimes unusual, business practices, he and his ...

(11 pages) 755 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Operations Management Within Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart is operating a mass merchandising retail store in all 50 states ofthe US under a variety of formats, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. as Wal-Mart ... f 'tops' in its businesses. It has the largest discount department storechain in the world, largest retail firm in the US and largest retailer in the world,the wealthiest and most powerful corporation ... a leader with an innovative vision, started his own companyand made it into the leader in discount retailing that it is today. Through hissavvy, and sometimes unusual, business practices, he and his ...

(7 pages) 516 0 3.8 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Wal-Mart: is it the source of all evil in America?

explain.One reason for my position is because Wal-Mart can offer lower prices than any other major retail store in the world. They can do this because of the demands on their suppliers. Wal-Mart will ... -unionized workforce also helps them keep their prices lower then the competition. Almost all major retail companies have labor unions, and all of those companies have to succumb to the pressure of th ...

(2 pages) 84 1 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

E-commerce: e-tail versus retail

differences that I have found in purchasing products online (e-tail) verse purchasing products in a retail store.E-tail verses RetailWhen purchasing products online (e-tail) I have found from experien ... n; I can't wander a store and speak with employees, I can only browse HTML pages. As with the local retail store I can validate the identity of a merchant simply by walking into the store. In the reta ...

(2 pages) 77 0 4.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

Employee Motivation Plan

tely personalized greeting cards, through an interactive web site. Hallmark alone is in over 42,000 retail store nationwide, and are the leading force in the industry. If we expand on their ideas from ...

(3 pages) 349 0 4.2 Apr/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Workplace Observation

course sales department have more employees than the accounting department, because my company is a retail store. I am the general manager in sales department. Usually, my owner will have meeting with ... and provide a positive working environment for all the employees.Dress and LanguageMy company is a retail store, so the image and outlook are very important to us. As a manager at my company, I do re ...

(3 pages) 131 0 3.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Communication in the Workplace; an insider's view of Target Managment.

earned is the value of communication. Communication takes on many different forms when working in a retail store such as Target, But the basic principle stays the same, "which is that information is e ... e people, usually with the intent to motivate or influence behavior". This is crucial for anyone in retail, but for me on the sales floor it is imperative that I recognize this concept, because of the ...

(4 pages) 223 0 2.3 Mar/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Advantages of e-commerce

ore convenient for the visitor- the direct cost-for-sale over the internet is lower and there is no retail store or paper-based transaction. This makes it more convenient for the customer to do their ...

(5 pages) 222 0 3.5 Jun/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Internal Equity and External Competitiveness Paper - HRM 423 UOP

bode Clothing is a small business in the beginning stages of what may be one of the most successful retail stores ever. In that the company is rather small there are not many outstanding was to compen ... es are also paid commission for the number of sales made each day. (HR-Guide, 2000).This particular retail store is a major representation of family orientation, because it is family owned and operate ...

(6 pages) 206 0 5.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Clothing, Footwear and Cosmetics

International Human Resource management

ment where stores purchase wholesale then distributing to the general public, all clothing that the retail store Sisco provides is manufactured and sold by the same company. Although Sisco survived th ...

(9 pages) 402 0 4.4 Aug/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Leadership on line: Barnes & Noble vs. Amazon.com

define one of the most valuable segments as those customers who:- Don't have time (e.g. to go to a retail store just to find out that the book they wanted is not in stock!)- Know in 95% what they wan ... m my buying behavior that I am willing to pay a slight premium to receive this value from an Online-retailer. One thing I want to note here is that my loyalty is based on convenience (Amazon.com is th ...

(4 pages) 161 0 0.0 Sep/2006

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

Disparate Impact Disparate Treatment Case study

atment to employees because of their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. For example, a retail store that refused to promote black warehouse workers to sales positions, preferring white sa ...

(4 pages) 119 0 5.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Country Risk and Strategic Planning Analysis Paper: Target

al, and regulatory risks of opening a Target in Japan vary. Target's plan is to acquire an existing retail store and move it under the Target brand. Target is in no way threatening to the political cl ... les and regulations regarding the store and merchandise stocks. Target must also make sure that the retailer it is acquiring has not had any illegal irregularities in the past. Customers might always ...

(9 pages) 1266 2 4.7 Feb/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Sale In Garden Retail

Sales of Garden Retail The money profit in the garden department inside a retail store has ups and downs just like e ... den Center was down in sales -9.1% as compared to last year sales, on the same days.Sales of Garden Retail The money profit in the garden department inside a retail store has ups and downs just like e ... den Center was down in sales -9.1% as compared to last year sales, on the same days.Sales of Garden Retail The money profit in the garden department inside a retail store has ups and downs just like e ...

(19 pages) 394 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers