Essays Tagged: "retailer"

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 ... en consumers leave the house they have a mission they want to complete.Characteristics of a Big Box RetailerWal-Mart is in a group of much other business called Big Box. A Big Box business can be grou ...

(10 pages) 292 0 3.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Unjust Medical Treatment

cturing a product, there are certain boundaries that manufacturer has and certain boundaries that a retailer has in order to make sure the product to safe to sell. Both the manufacturer and the retail ... wever, I feel that there is more responsibility on the part of the manufacturer, rather then on the retailer.The manufacturer, in my opinion has more responsibility then the retailer does mainly becau ...

(1 pages) 33 0 3.9 Nov/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The Electronic Wallet " VISA "

ebit cards are definitely the future. These plastic cards will make the everyday life for banks and retailers a lot easier. Of course they still like to receive money, but cash payments have to be tal ... ut cash payments have to be tallied. This takes a lot of time and is a great cost for the banks and retailers. But all of this can be avoided if the customers would be more willing to use debit cards ...

(2 pages) 257 3 3.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Buyer power in supply chain

ractThe report discusses the buyer power and its impact in the supply chain. At the national level, retailer power is seen to be of concern and the subject of inquiries by competition authorities. The ... manufactures reduce investment on new products and, in the process cause wholesaler prices to small retailer to rise. The report aimed to outline the ongoing debate and to prove that buyer power is be ...

(13 pages) 572 2 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

Assignment was to discuss why I chose to go back to school and try to attain a masters degree.

After spending two years in the corporate headquarters for a major retailer, it became clear that I needed to make efforts to set myself apart from all of the other ha ...

(2 pages) 146 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Amazon.Com; A Case Study.

f doing business on the Internet. forced the traditional physical world brick and mortar retailer in the book industry to change the way they target the industry's consumers and then epitom ... itors with more in-depth contentBarnes and Noble may establish itself as the world's dominant book eRetailer with its ability to provide better services and a physical presenceBased on the scorecard a ...

(4 pages) 855 0 4.8 Aug/2003

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

Management Processes: An Example of Successful Change of Wal-Mart.

t would have. Sam Walton's talent for discount retailing not only made Wal-Mart the world's largest retailer, but also the world's number one retailer in sales. Sam Walton has made certain changes tha ... His change techniques involve changing people, technology, and product. Indeed, Wal-Mart was named "Retailer of the Decade" by Discount Store News in 1989, and on several occasions has been included i ...

(3 pages) 389 0 3.5 Sep/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Wal-Mart - Are "Sweat Shops" Hurting or Harming Third World Countries?

; the first store was opened in Rogers, Ark. Since 1962 Wal-Mart has grown to be the worlds largest retailer more than 3,200 facilities in the United States and over 1,100 in Mexico, Puerto Rico, Cana ...

(9 pages) 322 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

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 ...

(3 pages) 332 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Marketing: Business Transactions Log ; Marketing Concepts

1 (Satisfying, Paintball Junkies)My friend Rey De Vera, a new paintball supply retailer and proprietor of 511 Paintball in Montclair, didn't have enough capital to make huge inves ... vailable and at the lowest cost. He made contracts with Paintball Junkie's to be the manufacturer's retailer. In his contract with Paintball Junkie's the condition of selling their brand of products w ... a or minimum number of their product a week to maintain their business relationship as supplier and retailer. This saved him money and also gave him the flexibility of having not to be financially tie ...

(22 pages) 329 1 4.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Case study of WHSmith

ore and more people shop online for convenience and time saving. WHSmith UK Retail, a multi-channel retailer, gets benefits from such environment. It is made up of 553 high street stores, 220 travel s ... and in April 2000, it launched Internet access in 20 stores ('What').2. PersonalizationMany online retailers make good use of personalization and customer data to operate business effectively and eff ...

(4 pages) 95 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Foreign Direct Investment: Starbucks Case

ore in Seattle's Pike Place Market selling premium roasted coffee. Today it is a global roaster and retailer of coffee with over 7,000 stores in U.S. and outside U.S. Starbucks Co. set out on its curr ... ialty Operations.1.Company-operated Retail StoresThe Company's retail goal is to become the leading retailer and brand of coffee in each of its target markets by selling the finest quality coffee and ...

(10 pages) 786 0 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Ingvar Kamprad and IKEA

IKEA.Certain aspects concerning IKEA will be discussed and amplified such as what enabled a Swedish retailer who solely used his line of ideas to expand world wide and become such a success. What were ... ganised furniture market and also the largest furniture producer and exporter. But since the German retailers were set up as elaborate furniture showrooms and they had little inventory of their own co ...

(17 pages) 360 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The control of Cash

ply a whole internal control understanding and the control over cash that is very important for the retailer. The specific cash control includes cash receipts and cash payments. The report will presen ...

(6 pages) 268 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Financial analysis of Woolworths Limited (WOW) and Foster's Brewing Group Limited (FBG)

y looking at the return and risk and understanding the future plans of a company.WOW is primarily a retailer, selling food and general merchandise through chain store operations within Australia, whil ... has a lot of non-current assets (84% of total assets) as well as inventory on hand, while WOW is a retailer, and thus would have less need for non-current assets, with inventory being the largest com ...

(6 pages) 187 0 3.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The Euro

ay not trust a company to make fair conversions, fearing manipulation of rounding up to benefit the retailer, this would be a great way to reposition a company's image. One way to do this would be to ... s with these new transactions it may be successful in repositioning itself as a viable, trustworthy retailer.The Euro may seem to be very taxing for businesses and their product prices throughout the ...

(2 pages) 51 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

Distribution Strategy

oduct will be sold and how it will get there. In fact, McDonald's is the leading global foodservice retailer, with more than 30,000 local restaurants serving nearly 46 million people each day in 121 d ... hisors. Furthermore, at the essence of place decisions, Kotler (et al., 2001, p. 513) claims that, "retailers, particularly image fast foods chains often state their seven P's of marketing to be, that ...

(3 pages) 319 0 3.8 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Subject:B-2-B management Negotiation Report

ketingNegotiation ProjectLecturer: Nigel BairstowPrepared by: Yan,Chen (Shannon)Student ID: 10110423Retailer Representative: Yan Chen (Shannon)Manufacturer Representative: Jia Li (Wendy)Date: 03/04/20 ... dify and reinforce a long-term business partner relationship with Sydney shirts.We are not the only retailer of Sydney shirts, which is one of the most popular local brands with numerous loyal custome ...

(7 pages) 155 0 1.5 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Ethical Issues Of Directbuy

and members pay a fee that then allows them to buy things at manufacturers cost without any type of retailer mark-up. Basically, my parents now only pay about half price for anything they want for the ...

(4 pages) 44 0 0.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Wal-Mart Case Study

Wal-Mart Case StudyIt opened in 1962 by Sam Walton, Wal-Mart has become the largest retailer in the United States, and with over 3,300 stores Wal-Mart continues to be successful. Under ... , is one of the 16 fastest growing companies in the country and the nation's fifth-largest discount retailer. I believe that Wal-Mart has the core competencies that allow them to be better than their ...

(3 pages) 1117 2 2.4 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies