Essays Tagged: "retail stores"

Wal-Mart in Halifax, Canada

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. is one of the number one retailers that operates discount stores offering a wide variety of merchandise including apparel, do ... s breath of merchandise and everyday low prices. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. is the one of the number one retail stores that operates discount stores offering a wide variety of merchandise including apparel ... endly service that it is a serious matter for their company. As one walks around the aisles of this retail store, one sees that many workers are just around every section of Wal-Mart. As I found out, ...

(4 pages) 155 0 3.2 Nov/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The affects of Wal-Mart and other big box reatailers on a community

ute to where a shopper will choose to go including: price, location, and versatility, and a big box retailer is able to offer the public all of these things. Big box businesses have changed the way pe ... ince weekly markets were common, but also they have changed shopping in the last ten years. Big box retail stores can either have a positive or a negative impact on the city depending on who is arguin ...

(10 pages) 292 0 3.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Building Employee Enthusiasm MGT 449: Quality Management and Productivity This is an article review for the Quality Management course

andards. These programs are shown to be effective in top pharmaceutical manufacturers, auto plants, retail stores, corporations, and companies of all sizes. The incentive programs identify and give re ...

(2 pages) 538 1 4.1 Dec/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Packard Bell vs. Dell.

rs. Computer shoppers want a computer for specific tasks, and do not need all the added extras many retail stores add to their selection. Packard Bell computers are built according to the demand set b ... ction. Packard Bell computers are built according to the demand set by the retailers. Basically the retail stores get what they want instead of offering the customers the variety of options. This sche ...

(4 pages) 158 0 3.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


"A Closer Look at the Kmart Corporation and Retail Stores"Kmart is moving forward with the kind of determination that would have made S.S. Kresg ... future by moving forward and by making yet more changes to the company and how it does business.The retail timeline 1999 to 20031999 - Kmart celebrated its 100th anniversary as a retailer.2000 - Decem ... information technology and electronic supply chain management technology makes it a more favorable retailer. I will discuss the current marketplace including competition and Kmart's current sales fig ...

(24 pages) 614 0 3.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

It is for Starbucks.Co caffee and resloves few questions about it success!

sion in other cities in the U.S. by opening coffee shops. Today Starbucks is operating 6,294 coffee retail shops throughout the world.How does Starbucks deliver good experience to customers?The compan ... iety of brand names which are widely known throughout the world and they are not only sold in their retail shops but also in the supermarkets. In their retail stores you can taste more than 30 types o ...

(5 pages) 480 2 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Wal-Mart measures to sustain its recent performance and defend against competitive (and other) threats

Wal-Mart is the world's largest retailer and one of the most successful companies in the world that does not insulate them from futu ... e this belief in order to be successful.Competition aimed toward Wal-Mart includes similar discount retail stores as well as grocery supermarkets. Major competitors such as Target and Kmart have been ...

(3 pages) 332 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

"The Vermont Teddy Bear Co., Inc.: Challenges Facing a New CEO". develop both an EFAS (External Factors Analysis Summary) Table and an IFAS (Internal Factors Analysis Summary Table).

External Factors*Larger manufacturing facility*Bear Grams*Retail stores*Distribution Methods*Disney /Patents, Trademarks, and licenses*Competitors (chocolates ... ity will enable the company to produce bears in bulk and to enter into larger sales agreements with retail establishments. Bear Grams was the reason the company became successful. They tried to change ... eason the company became successful. They tried to change their way of doing business by relying on retail sales. Retail stores are needed to be in the consumer minds but this strategy failed. The com ...

(3 pages) 1088 1 2.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Land Usage from Suburban to Urban city of Toronto

accommodate the financial sector with larger offices built near the well known TTC transit system. Retail stores and eateries are built nearby for commuters, workers and students. Suburban houses are ... ch Scarborough Town Centre (STC) via Ellesmere Rd. There was a road expansion towards Brimley Rd. A retail area nearby had an open parking lot. Rouge Valley Health System Centenary Health Centre was o ...

(4 pages) 65 0 3.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

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

The Benetton group

g its skills to the design and manufacture of quality clothing instead of providing direct consumer retailing. Benetton established a competitive advantage by establishing its brand as the best-known ... its production is subcontracted to approximately 500 contractors both in Italy and abroad, and most retail stores are independently owned, Benetton does not have direct managerial control over product ...

(6 pages) 122 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Importing Chocolates From Belgium: Business and Management Issues

Currently, we are selling chocolates through a chain of retail stores in the United States. We are considering carrying several lines of Belgian chocolates ...

(2 pages) 47 1 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Job Design: C-R-I Design

Job DescriptionSalesAssistant: PortmansPortmans is one of the fastest growing retail corporations in Australia and New Zealand. Portmans specialises in women's clothing and acces ... employers at Portmans look for when employing sales assistants.Currently, Portmans operate over 620 retail stores in Australia and New Zealand and has over 4,000 employees in sales assistant positions ... ave high levels of interpersonal and communication skills.In Auckland alone, there are six Portmans retail outlets and more are to be expected nationwide. The Portmans stores work together as one team ...

(4 pages) 67 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Marketing the 4 p's

ost of your marketing experiences have been as a buyer. Think about how many items you purchased in retail stores during your lifetime. What is your first recollection of a purchase? Probably grabbing ... ercial use. Once the infrastructure was in place however, commercial applications followed. Virtual retail stores that sell products and services directly to consumers on the Internet are now common.S ...

(10 pages) 488 0 4.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Starbucks Coffee On the Go

teas, and a line of compact disks. However, this is offered primarily through its Company-operated retail stores. With Starbucks Coffee On the Go, we can offer our customers the next step. Allowing t ... those at the stores. If there are fluctuations in the prices, sales, or promotions at the Starbucks retail stores, it will be reflected at Starbucks On the Go. Our purpose is to provide the same prici ...

(4 pages) 188 0 3.8 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Analyzing advertisement

rend in the fashion world. The two advertisement that I chose was explicitly for shoes and also the retail stores that sales them. In the first particular advertisement that I chose contain two very b ...

(4 pages) 103 0 3.7 Sep/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Economics essay - Golden Circle and business strategies.

factory then processes the foods, cans them, and labels them. The cans are then taken to different retail stores around Australia or exported overseas for use.2. * LocationThe main Golden Circle fact ...

(4 pages) 95 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

Walmart case study

its customers and associates and also maintaining its objective of being the very best in discount retail stores. Currently Wal-Mart is the number one discount retail store in the United States follo ... of life of its associates, customers and community.2. Objectives-a. To be the very best in discount retail stores.b. To continue to be number one in discount retail in the United States.c. To operate ...

(23 pages) 1582 0 3.3 Nov/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Customer Service in the Retail Industry

viceResearch Objectives1. Gain a better understanding of the concept of customer service in today's retail industry2. Determine the misunderstandings of customer service in the marketplace3. Find ways ... er serviceResearch Questions1. How do customers perceive overall customer service in regards to the retail industry?2. What measures are providers of customer service presently enforcing to ensure exc ...

(10 pages) 269 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Economic Layoffs at Gateway

. He provides business consulting services to hundreds of companies worldwide. Gateway has offices, retail stores, and distribution centers throughout North America and Canada. An article in The Wall ... ese consulting jobs to India in a bid to cut costs. The company also plans to close 76 of their 268 retail stores.The reason for the reduction and relocation of jobs for Gateway will be done in an eff ...

(3 pages) 35 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics