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10 Oct 2011

Calvin Klein : Analysis of its Global operations

Market study - 7 pages - Business strategy

"Calvin Klein was born on 19th November, 1942. His love for fashion was inherent as he started initially with interest in sketching and sewing at a very young age. After his graduation from the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York, he began working under Dan Millstein. He had worked for...

10 Oct 2011

Decathlon Group: Sports Megastore

Market study - 7 pages - Business strategy

"Decathlon is a major French sporting goods chain store, with stores located throughout the world. It started with a shop near Lille, France in 1976. The retailer stocks a wide range of sporting goods, from tennis racquets to advanced scuba diving equipment, usually in large superstores....

07 Oct 2011

Avon - Global operations

Market study - 7 pages - Business strategy

Avon Products, Inc. (NYSE: AVP) is a US cosmetics, perfume and toy seller with markets in over 140 countries across the world and sales of $10.9 Billion worldwide as of 2010 with net income of $609 Billion and employing a workforce of 44000 personnel. Avon Product is a multi-level marketing...

04 Oct 2011

Brand Management Analysis: Case of Sony

Case study - 15 pages - Business strategy

Founded in 1946 in Tokyo by Masaru Ibuka and Akio Morita, SONY is the world number 2 in the electronic market. In 1979, the company create the walkman, the CD player in 1982 and the Blu-ray technology in 2003. The company also had developed activities in video-games, computing, mobile phone...

26 Sep 2011

SWOT Analysis - Veolia

Market study - 10 pages - Business strategy

The core business of Veolia is of course the distribution of drinking water. The company offered various services in the area of water that flowed from this craft. With the acquisitions of competitors and suppliers (horizontal strategy), the company has consolidated its position in the water...

26 Sep 2011

Kodak - Market scenario in the US

Market study - 10 pages - Business strategy

Eastman Kodak Company (Kodak), incorporated in 1901, is engaged in the sale of imaging products, technology, solutions and services to consumers, businesses and professionals. Kodak's products also include prepress equipment and consumables; imaging sensors; workflow software and services;...

26 Sep 2011

Kodak - Market study on its Global reach

Market study - 7 pages - Business strategy

Kodak is a leading digital imaging technologies provider in the world. The company serves the photographic and graphic communication markets through its range of imaging products and services. Kodak operates its business through three segments, namely, Film, Photo finishing and Entertainment...

26 Sep 2011

Diesel - redefining fashion for the US

Market study - 10 pages - Business strategy

Diesel has been redefining the world of fashion in the American market for quite sometime now. The entry of Diesel into the United States of America was a bit late when compared to its entry into the other peripheral markets. This can be attributed to the fact that the USA (United States of...

26 Sep 2011

Diesel - A study on its Global Operations

Market study - 7 pages - Business strategy

Diesel has been a brand that has been synonymous with fashion over the years. It is basically an Italian design company that is based out of Breganza (Italy), but has its market presence throughout the world. It has redefined the meaning of fashion aiming the generations of youngsters. The...

23 Sep 2011

Subway - UK Operations

Market study - 10 pages - Business strategy

Subway, an American restaurant franchise that primarily sells submarine sandwiches and salads, opened operations in the UK in 1996. In 2001, the company reached the 50th store mark and by 2010 it had become UK's most successful seller overtaking its chief fast food rival McDonalds in the number...

23 Sep 2011

Johnson & Johnson: US vital for long term sustainability

Market study - 10 pages - Business strategy

Largest OTC healthcare drug manufacturer in United States Largest OTC healthcare distributor and manufacturer in United States, with market share of 18.1% in 2010. The company offers consumers pharmaceuticals and medical diagnostic devices across 60 countries worldwide. Medical...

23 Sep 2011

Nikon's growth in the UK market

Market study - 10 pages - Business strategy

As a part of its global expansion plans, Nikon established its UK (United Kingdom) office in the year 1979 at Surrey. This was also seen as a precautionary move to establish its presence in the European market and check the growth of its competitors (like Kodak and Fuji) in these markets. Since...

23 Sep 2011

Nikon : A market analysis on its Global Operations

Market study - 7 pages - Business strategy

Nikon Corporation is one of the leading companies in the world in the field of optics and imaging. It currently holds the second rank in the areas of photolithography and semiconductor fabrication. It is headquartered out of Tokyo, Japan. The company was founded on 25th July, 1917 when all three...

23 Sep 2011

Fiat - A stable and a favorite car-maker in the UK

Market study - 10 pages - Business strategy

Fiat is an Italian automobile manufacturing company that was established in 1899 in Torin, Italy. It is an acronym for Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino in Italian. The world's ninth largest carmaker has revenue more than 35 billion euro. Other than automobiles, the company also manufactures...

23 Sep 2011

Yamaha: Dominant market penetration,United Kingdom

Market study - 10 pages - Business strategy

Leading motorcycle manufacturer and distributor in United Kingdom. Largest motorcycle producer and distributor in United Kingdom, with volume share of 16.5% in 2010. The company offers motorcycles, outboard motors, ATVs, personal watercraft, snowmobiles, boats, outdoor power equipment and race...

23 Sep 2011

KFC : analysis of its Global Operations

Market study - 7 pages - Business strategy

"KFC, Known as Kentucky Fried Chicken is based out of Louisville, Kentucky, US. Harland Sanders came up with the idea of Fried Chicken in 1930 and the company was incorporate in 1952. Even after his death in 1980, Colonel Sanders continue to remain a major part of the promotions and advertising...

21 Sep 2011

Pepsi - UK

Market study - 10 pages - Business strategy

Caleb Bradham, who was a pharmacist, found the Pepsi-Cola in 1898 in New Bern, North Carolina. It was initially known as "Brad's Drink" and later named Pepsi-Cola in 1903. Pepsi-Cola started its sale in UK in 1953 and ever since there is no looking back. In the United Kingdom, it has grown to...

21 Sep 2011

Coke - UK Operations

Market study - 10 pages - Business strategy

Coca Cola, the American non-alcoholic beverages company which was founded in 1892 has a huge market in the United Kingdom. The largest manufacturer, retailer and marketer of soft drinks were found by Asa Chandler. The company is known as Coca-cola Great Britain (CCGB) in the UK. It is responsible...

21 Sep 2011

Cartier in the UK and across the globe

Market study - 10 pages - Business strategy

One of the most revered names in jewelry, Cartier Monde (French for "World") is also the world's largest luxury jeweler, operating nearly 200 retail stores in over 125 countries. The famed watch and jewelry House of Cartier, one of the most recognized brands in the industry, was founded in...

21 Sep 2011

Cruises - All Over Europe

Market study - 10 pages - Business strategy

Compared to other continents, Europe is relatively small. It makes sense to explore it by sea as much of its outer boundaries is enclosed by water. Europe in all its glory is more manifest this way, in water or ashore. The golden domes of Istanbul, the fjords of Norway, the inscrutable Sphinx-...

21 Sep 2011

Unilever UK

Market study - 10 pages - Business strategy

Boasting annual sales of nearly ?2.4 billion, after the US, the UK is the second largest Unilever country. Around the UK, it has annual sales of almost £900 million, employing 2,000 people at 11 locations. While there are 400 brands globally, UK has over 35 brands covering food, home and personal...

21 Sep 2011

Zara's US Operations

Market study - 10 pages - Business strategy

Zara, a flagship venture of Spain-based Inditex, started its US operations in 1988. Zara USA Inc. is based out of New York and retails men's and women's clothing. The company has now grown to own 49 stores spread across the east and west coast of USA. The once labor-intensive US apparel...

21 Sep 2011

Yahoo! - Connecting USA and the World

Market study - 10 pages - Business strategy

Yahoo! Inc., the dream child of two Stanford PhD graduates David Filo and Jerry Yang, was incorporated in 1994. The word Yahoo! has been derived from the name of a character from Jonathan Swift's "Gulliver's Travels". Yahoo's growth in the 90s was meteoric, and continually...

21 Sep 2011

Air France-KLM in the US and worldwide

Market study - 10 pages - Business strategy

1919 witnessed the maiden flight of Koninklijke Luchtvaartmaatschappij for The Netherlands and Colonies or the KLM as it is popularly known. Years down the lane, in 1933, the civil aviation industry saw the merger of five French airlines, Air Union, Air Orient, Societe Generale de Transport...

21 Sep 2011

Airbus -US and World Market

Market study - 10 pages - Business strategy

When American aircraft manufacturers were lobbying to prevent Airbus' entry into the American market, George Warde, a former president of American Airlines was appointed by Airbus to promote its fleet in America. By 1978, Eastern and Pan American World Airways, Inc. had decided to include the...

21 Sep 2011

Cartier in the US and beyond

Market study - 10 pages - Business strategy

One of the most revered names in jewelry, Cartier Monde (French for "World") is also the world's largest luxury jeweler, operating nearly 200 retail stores in over 125 countries. The centerpiece of Vendome Luxury Group PLC--the London-based luxury goods subsidiary of Compagnie Financiere de...

21 Sep 2011

GlaxoSmithKline in the US and beyond

Market study - 10 pages - Business strategy

The foundation of today's leading research-based pharmaceutical company was laid by individual entrepreneurs of the 1800s. GlaxoSmithKline was formed on 27 December 2000, by the merger of Glaxo Wellcome and SmithKline Beecham. Headquartered in the UK, the company is one of the...

21 Sep 2011

Motorola USA: Carving a Niche and Surviving Adversities

Market study - 10 pages - Business strategy

The name "Motorola" has been synonymous with innovation for quite some time now. Motorola Solutions Inc., formerly known as Motorola Inc., founded in 1928, is headquartered in Schaumburg, Illinois, and provides products and services to educational segment, government, retail, health care,...

21 Sep 2011

Toys "R" Us: Storch Strategizes to Torch Competition in the US

Market study - 10 pages - Business strategy

Toys "R" Us Inc., founded by Charles Lazarus in 1948, is one of the leading retailers of toys, games, electronics, sporting goods, baby products, children's apparel and juvenile furniture. With its headquarters in Wayne, New Jersey, and over 1600 stores worldwide, Toys 'R" Us has been the...

21 Sep 2011

Chanel - Global Operations

Market study - 7 pages - Business strategy

Chanel S.A., fondly known as Chanel is a privately owned fashion brand. It was founded by Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel in 1909. Company is headquartered at Paris, France and is present in more than 310 locations worldwide. The annual revenue as recorded in 2010 stands to be ?1.809 billion.The company...