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The Human Resource Function of a Retail Store - The Human Resource Function of a Retail Store Human resource manager’s role from the Human Resource Manager’s viewpoint is one that can be looked at from different angles. The different angles changes in a daily basis based on the challenges that the human resource manager faces. However the main responsibility of the HR manager is to recruit or hire potential employees who can fill positions in the organization, and ones that are qualified to perform the specific duties. It is also in line of the duties and responsibilities of the HR manager to train and develop employees so that they can be successful in their careers....   [tags: HR manager, customers, employees]
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Lululemon Athletica- Yoga Retail Store - History and Overview Lululemon Athletica is a yoga retail store; it is a textile apparel clothing company founded in 1998. Lululemon is located in the United States as well as Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Lululemon very first store opened in November of 2000, in Vancouver BC, a place called Kitsilano. Originally, Lululemon idea behind the store was for it to be a community where individual would be able to learn and talk about healthy leaving through and yoga and their diet. However, it was impossible to help every customer that way since the store was very busy....   [tags: Textile Apparel Clothing Company, Minimum Wage]
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Selfridges & Co. A Pioneer Retail Store - Selfridges & Co. is a chain of high end department stores formed in 1906 and officially founded in 15 March 1909 by Harry Gordon Selfridge, in London. Taking place on the "dead end" of Oxford Street, the neoclassical building has showcased thrilling and brand new trends since its opening. During all these years, the store has been managed by a number of different groups, striving to keep the spirit of innovation firstly deployed by its founder. Harry Gordon, as a good entrepreneur, invested about £400,000 in a business opportunity never noticed before....   [tags: Sales, Mall, London] 872 words
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The Impact of Retail Store Atmosphere on Consumer Behavior - Literature Review The environmental psychologist focuses behavior in two dimensions which are: Approach and Avoidance (Turley & Milliman, 2000). A famous study by Mehrabian and Russell (1974) also classified all behavior as approach and avoidance. Approach is all the positive behaviors that directed to an environment. As research focus is on the retail environment, this will include desire to interact with others in the store, enjoy the environment of the store, patronage intentions, recommending the store to friends....   [tags: Consumer Behavior] 929 words
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Employee-Customer Relations in a Retail Store - Employee-Customer Relations in a Retail Store In a department store, where customers come to shop, customer-employee relations are a key element for the stores survival.Shopping is a major part of the life of almost every person in the country.The flow of money keeps business flowing.If no one spent his or her money, Business would cease to exist.The customer comes to the store expecting to be served, and the employees are trained (or are supposed to be trained) to please the customer.Businesses exist to serve the customer, or at least that’s what the common belief is.Businesses strive to please the customer.If the customer isn’t pleased with the store, then the customer won’t spend his o...   [tags: Work Environment Shopping Papers]
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The Impact of Interior Atmospheric of a Retail Store on Consumer Behavioral Intentions - VIII. METHODOLOGY This research was carried out across two cities of Pakistan namely Islamabad and Rawalpindi. The aim of this study was to identify the impact of interior atmospheric of a retail store on consumer behavioral intentions. Population selected were therefore were the customers who are into shopping. The target population was the customers who were located in the area of Islamabad and Rawalpindi. Convenience or non probability sampling was constructed which was more feasible of getting the information from the random buyers....   [tags: Consumer Behavior ] 1047 words
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How to Build-A-Business: The Case of Gravity Shoe Retail Store - Introduction Gravity is a retail store specializing in high-end designer shoes. Within my business, I will incorporate a small winery, which will allow my customers the ability to enjoy some of the best wines the world has to offer. Since I am the only owner, my company will be viewed as a disregarded entity for liability purposes. My company will operate under the industries of retail/customer service and beverage management. I will offer both goods and services with outstanding products and services....   [tags: liability, customers, ethics, vendors]
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The Wal-Mart Effect - “Our competitors are better because Wal-Mart exists” stated by the chief financial officer of Wal-Mart. Wal-Mart is a retail store, which provides groceries, electronics, household appliances, and high quality items to consumers. The retail chain has made a household name within every house by selling products all over the world at a bargain price. Wal-Mart’s strength and pace of growth contributed to a retail store in every city and state across America. Wal-Mart is a powerful conglomerate, which contributes to businesses and people on a global scale through supporting the economy, creating jobs, and bettering the lives of millions....   [tags: Financial Officers, Retail Store]
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Develop, Implement and Maintain WHS Management Systems - INTRODUCTION The OH&S matters at the workplace, has to be defined as an essential component and as an obligation in regard of the laws and regulations, when running a business activity. The risk is inherent to humans and every kind of human business deals with risks. More precisely, the risk is the combination of the probability and the consequences of a specify danger to occur, something the retail industry over looked. In regards of the Work Health and Safety Legislation 2012 (Work Cover Authority 2012), which aims to prevent injuries and illness to people at work, a manager of a retail store, must involve its employees in health and safety matters and encourage employee’s associations to...   [tags: work environment, retail store, workplace] 1240 words
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Kmart and Sears and Their Downfall - The primary Kmart store opened its doors on March 1, 1962, in Garden City, Michigan, which focused on selling a huge product selection at cut-rate prices. Throughout the first 30 years, Kmart was referred to as largest retailer store around, even surpassing its competitor Walmart. Kmart stores were designed to increase store sales by increasing the frequency of customer visits. For three decades Kmart looked like there was doing everything right but when they were growing they were also slipping in to a deep hole....   [tags: Merge, Retail, Store] 1886 words
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Kmart’s Supply Chain Disconnect - Effective retailing technology allows companies to manage inventory by efficiently storing, shipping, and stocking items that its customers want. Inventory management is the key to a company’s success or failure, and Kmart seems to be the poster child of poor supply chain management. Since as far back as Joseph Antonini’s leadership, Kmart has had logistics issues (Young, 2002). Another recent CEO, Chuck Conaway, went so far as to admit that supply chain management was “the Achilles Heel” of Kmart (Carr & Cone, 2001)....   [tags: retail store, supply chain, kmart]
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An Analysis of The McKinsey 7-S Framework Model - The change objective for the Dollar Tree, Inc. is to ensure that all retail stores receive product and promotional materials in a timely manner. Product distribution is a main emphasis in the Dollar Tree’s operational processes. Management has decided to implement a change model system that creates interlinking communication and collaboration between departments. The McKinsey 7S Framework Model (2014) provides seven internal essentials the Dollar Tree can use to align communication and collaborative practices....   [tags: dollar tree, product distribution, retail store]
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Odel Ecommerce - 1 Odel.lk – Apparel Website Odel is one of the biggest retail stores in Sri Lanka that identified the market opportunity in providing their customers with the ultimate shopping experience that they would not find anywhere else in Sri Lanka. This niche and competitive advantage in Odel’s ambience, high quality products, range and variety has made it widely known as the most innovative brand in Sri Lanka today. (Odel Corporate Website, 2013) Odel.lk is an ecommerce website launched by the company itself aiming to provide customers with an online store where products can be purchased and delivered....   [tags: retail store, Sri Lanka, website, mortar, revenue]
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Shopping At The Dollar Store = Big Savings - To get the most for your money in a tough economy you should shop at a Dollar Store. You gain big savings when you shop at a dollar store because everything costs a dollar or less. Chances are you have been affected by the global financial crisis and are trying to find ways to save money. A dollar store is a great answer for those shallow pockets. These stores sell many different types of products for a dollar. Manufacturers and wholesalers will often discount merchandise, sell it to dollar store chains for many reasons, which have nothing to do with the value or the quality of the items....   [tags: Retail] 1053 words
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The First Target Store - Target Corporation Company Background: The first Target store was opened in Roseville, Minnesota in 1962. The company began its’ path towards development in 1902 by George Draper Dayton. Dayton was a partner in Goodfellow’s Dry goods Company in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He quickly bought out his partners and became the founder of Dayton Dry Goods Company. In 1968, Dayton acquired the JL Hudson department store thereby changing his founding name to Dayton Hudson Corporation. The Dayton’s are credited with the operation of a variety of retail stores including; Marshall Fields, Mervyn’s and of course Target....   [tags: Corporation, Industry, Retail] 2088 words
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A Woman’s Paradise on Earth: The Rise of the Department Store - A woman’s heaven on Earth became the department store in 1838 in Paris. The department store became a haven where women of the wealthy middle class and the Bourgeois could spend their free time there and feel safe, much like they did at church. It also became an expansion of a woman’s sphere in both her work life and in public. But since the department store was first erected, it begs the burning question: why would the women of Paris feel safe in the department stores. Why would the lower middle-class girls work in the department stores where the hours were long and the salary was minimal....   [tags: Retail]
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Retail Management to Internet Retailers - Since the establishment of the Internet, traditional ‘bricks and mortar’ stores, also known as store-based retailers, have been under siege by online retailers. As stated by Magner (2013), the next five years will observe an increase in online sales, domestically and/or internationally, as it provides consumers with a wider variety of products at competitive prices, no shop-trading hours and no GST payable on purchases made overseas which are under AUD$1000. Furthermore, the retail lifecycle for the majority of store-based retailers has hit the mature to decline phase....   [tags: Technological Advancements, Retail Shopping]
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H&M Pricing and Retail Strategy - Pricing and Retail Strategy of H&M Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) is a Swedish clothing retail company. The company was founded by Erling Pesson in 1947. The first H&M store was opened in Vaesteras, Sweden in 1947. The mission of H&M is to offer fashion and quality at the best price where “quality includes ensuring that products are manufactured in a way that is environmentally and socially sustainable” (H&M, vision & policy, n.d., para. 1). This essay is to highlight the current market analysis, pricing strategy, retail strategy, and competitive advantage analysis of the company....   [tags: Company History, Retail, Strategy]
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The Nature of Services in Retail Supermarkets - ... While disposable income has risen steadily for a few numbers of years, which leaves with consumers an increasing amount of money to spend in retailer’s store, the sales have been boosted because customers start to enquiry higher quality of non-food products (Euromonitor International, 2009). With the domination of supermarkets in Australia, the customer behavior makes the majority of effects on sales of this market. In despite of recession or increasing income, customers focus on the quality and price that matters them the most....   [tags: grossery retail industries, customers, employment] 2987 words
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Retail Data Opens New Global Territory - ... All other print copy can be printed in Spanish, the primary language making it simple to create print ads. Targeting Specific Age Groups Mexico’s large population growth, compared to other country’s spans over three generations of consumers. Retailers use this kind of information to craft marketing plans directed to each specific age subgroup within its population. Learning to predict purchasing habits can be established through research, data and mathematics but learning how to shape and direct consumer purchasing habits is a retailers dream....   [tags: market plans, retail managment]
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Retail In India - Retail reality I. Introduction: The most promising and booming industry of future is retailing. AT Kearney, a well-known international management consultancy, recently identified India as the ‘the most attractive retail destination’ globally from among thirty emergent markets (2007). According to a Knight Frank survey, India ranks fifth amongst the 30 emerging retail markets in the developing countries. Industry evolution • Traditionally, retailing in India can be traced to the emergence of the Corner stores (Kirana) catering to the convenience of the consumers • Era of government support for rural retail: Indigenous franchise model of store chains run by Khadi & Village Industries Commissi...   [tags: Business Retail India] 1122 words
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Wal-mart A Retail Legend - Question...where can you shop for electronics, clothes, and groceries, get your oil changed, go to the bank, see the optometrists and pick up a medical prescription. The answer is Wal-Mart. Best known for, everyday low prices, Wal-Mart’s history is one of innovation, leadership, and success. Brief History of Wal-Mart Wal-Mart was founded by Sam Walton who was born in March 1918 in the town of Kingfisher, Oklahoma. Graduating from the University of Missouri, Sam enlisted in the Army in support of the World War II effort....   [tags: Retail Industry] 1825 words
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Retail In India -Revolution Or Evolution - Executive Summary Graphics Not Available Retailing in India came with evolutionary patterns from Kirana store to Super market. This sector was un-organized in the initial stage, and after that it carried forward by the textiles industries through the dealer model. Now it is growing as supermarket and hypermarket. The main drivers of the retail evolution in India are buying behavior of the customer, increase in disposable income of middle class, infrastructure development and changing customer choice....   [tags: India Retail Business] 1664 words
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A Study of How Branding Drives the Interior Design of Retail Stores - With quote on the importance of Interior Design within retail environments ever increasing, the question of what drives design in this instance is often the branding of individual stores. In order to confirm this hypothesis, I will conduct a literature review of recent collaborations within interior design and retail companies, before undertaking a critical case study of high end store Anthropologie, recording photos, observations, and customer and staff opinions to explore the effect of branding on the interior design of their stores....   [tags: retail, design, environment]
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Evaluating Retail Markets in Several Small Cities - Due to the resent desire of expanding into one of the following three cities; Ann Arbor, MI, Lincoln, NE and Madison, WI that have been chosen for possible location sites. I Regina Molel, Junior Executive of Swifts’ researched and analyzed the best possible location to start up another Swifts’ boutique, due to the request of Swifts’ CEO, Taylor Swift. At Swifts’ Boutique there will be merchandise that will appeal to those around the ages of 15-24 years old. The ideal area for the new expansion would have a larger population of teenage girls as well as younger women that are within our age range....   [tags: Retail Market Analysis]
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The iTunes Store - Originally named SoundJam MP, the iTunes Store has continued to have success, since its launch 10 years ago, with distributing not only musical albums and records but single songs as well. With the success of the iTunes store, and its method of conveniently distributing music to its consumers, the iTunes store had changed the music industry. The iTunes Store’s success gave its consumers, the people, conveniences, while unfortunately leading to some customs in the music distribution to be in an ever-increasing decline....   [tags: SoundJam MP, music industry]
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Retail and Wholesale - Since the world’s economy has a major impact on the determination of market decisions, it is important for business owners to be informed of every detail to be. In order for them to make an intelligent investment decisions so, in the future they be prepared for any unexpected economical downturns. Also, it is essential to recognize the key risks a business may encounter and build up strategies to diminish them. Furthermore, a large quantity of the markets profit share around the world comes from the retail and wholesale industry....   [tags: Consumer Studies]
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The Retail Industry - Introduction The retail industry, by far, is one of the most pragmatic and impulsive markets in which a business may participate. Its business trends are at the mercy of current fashion trends and consumer demand. An organization can be the leader in the fashion arena one day and a loss leader in profitability and ingenuity the next. Retailers must provide quality products and services matched with a quality shopping experience and an emphasis on value to succeed in the long run (Bawa, Gupta, Sharma, 2013, p....   [tags: business, fashion trends]
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Diversity in Retail - For so long, organizations operating within multiple facets of the global economy, deemed race as the only factor encompassing the definition of diversity. However, diversity is defined as the state of being diverse; variety; a range of different things. Organizations have evolved and so has the meaning of diversity in the workplace. Diverse individuals obtain a variety of characteristics encompassing ethnic backgrounds, languages, religion, sexual orientation, gender and so much more. The meaning of diversity is not limited to, but stereotyped as an individual’s appearance, dialect, or spiritual beliefs....   [tags: Business Analysis]
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Plan and Management of Mark and Spencer in View of Retail Industry in the 21st Century - 1.0 Introduction and Background 1.1 Overview of Online Retail Industry in the 21st Century The wake of the internet has revolutionized the retail industry a great deal in the 21st Century. The selling of retail products has moved from retail shopping experience to home-delivery services. The internet has therefore shifted the shoppers experience to a whole new level of home purchase by the click of a button. This online retail concept has its pros and cons as well. The ultimate advantage is that the retail stores are receiving a global presence thus cutting off the national or international boundaries thus having a global print at the click of a button (Krafft & Mantrala, 2006)....   [tags: internet, retail products, online shopping ]
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Retail vs Outlet Shopping - "The average outlet shopper spend over two hours at the outlet mall (60 percent longer than at regional miles malls), and the average expenditure per outlet visit per shopper is 79 percent higher than at regional malls” (Couglan and Soberman, 6-7). Retailing dates back all the way back to 6,000 BC, when it was known as the bartering system. It was introduced by Guzman 2 Mesopotamia tribes, and then adopted by Phoenicians. During this time, money was not yet invented so people would trade goods....   [tags: Purchasing, Merchandise]
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Orphanides Retail Mix - Orphanides Retail Mix Location: One of the biggest Hypermarkets in Nicosia. It is located in Latsia area and it is one of the richest shopping malls that include 50 shops. It is the largest shopping center in Cyprus with ample space, escalators and has two levels of sheltered parking for 1300 cars. ADVANTAGES: ƒæ The location of Orphanides, which is a place where a collection of shops are all adjoin is a pedestrian area, allows shoppers to walk without interference from vehicle traffic....   [tags: Business Analysis Retail] 2407 words
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JCPenney: America's Retail Destination - J.C. Penney’s has the desire to become America’s favorite retail destination for apparel, accessories and home fashion. With approximately 1,108 operating stores throughout the United States and Puerto Rico, they serve half of America’s families every year. They employ nearly 156,000 associates and strive to be number one in customer service. Despite the recent economic downturn, JCP maintained a steady cash flow and has been able to keep their company running strong. J.C. Penney’s started out with James Cash Penney operating a dry goods store called Golden Rule with two other partners in Kemmerer, Wyoming in 1902....   [tags: Corporate Profile]
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Online Store - The product is more important to brand Apple Inc. is an American multinational corporation with a focus on designing and manufacturing consumer electronics and closely related software products. It is formerly Apple Computer Inc. that was established in Cupertino, California on April 1, 1976 by Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs. Apple develops, sells, and supports a series of personal computers, portable media players, mobile phones, computer software, and computer hardware and hardware accessories....   [tags: Technology, Apple, Inc.] 1814 words
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Bridal Bombs and Circus Tents - The public is a complex group of people and pleasing them can be near to impossible, especially when you are trying to sell them something. I work in a bridal shop selling gowns for every occasion: weddings, proms, communions, pageants, and even Miss Transvestite Pennsylvania. Whether I am dealing with blushing brides, prom divas, defiant toddlers or body conscience mothers I have my work cut out for me. Let me begin with the youngest customer, the flower girl. Flower girls are quite possibly the most annoying customers you will encounter....   [tags: Retail] 1015 words
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Retail Management - An important business man once said, “There’s an enormous number of managers who have retired on the job” (Retail Industry.About). That is a great phrase that is thoroughly true. Many managers are there simply to get a paycheck and not to actually fulfill their duties. Retail management drives sales, lead associates, manages company programs, provide candid feedback, and ensures that customers and our associates are always number one.(Sales Manager) In order to drive your sales the customer must always be your top priority....   [tags: Business Management ]
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The Impact Retail Atmosphere on Consumer Behavior - It was discovered that creating a change atmosphere is very expensive especially for chain stores. As they have uniformity in their designs for all retail outlets so it is very difficult for retailer to differentiate or competes with up coming rivals. According to scholar, “Spatial layout” of the physical surroundings is more important and he defines this term as Spatial layout refers to the ways in which equipment, tools, and furniture are arranged, the dimension and form of those objects, and the spatial associations between them....   [tags: Consumer Behavior ] 1719 words
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The Impact of Retail Atmosphere on Consumer Behavior - A recent research results that specialist store (Malls) earn more attention than normal stores. Furthermore they did not find any significant impact of event themes on store choice decisions (Sands, Oppewal & Beverland, 2008). A study explored behavioral intentions and how they respond in the environment of a retail store. Therefore gap has been identified that the future research should be focused on physical surroundings where the consumers buy goods/services, have social interaction and gain consumption experience (Bitner, 1990)....   [tags: Consumer Behavior ] 1137 words
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The Importance of the Retail Industry to the World Economy - Executive Summery The retail industry is a very important part of the world economy. “Variety can be categorized by different level of service, and generally fall into one of the following categories: discount department stores, wholesale clubs, supercenters, hyper marts, and so-called category killers” (Variety Stores). A retail business operates in a fixed market location selling goods and service for consumers. The retail industry buys goods from the supplier in large quantities to provide to consumers and make a profit....   [tags: Economics]
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Publix Retail Plan - Specific Item Ever felt that going grocery shopping was a tedious chore. Ever spend more time in traffic on the way to the supermarket than in the actual store. Well now these problems can be solved. With this new retail proposal plan, Publix would be offering a curbside pick-up and/or delivery program. Working customers will benefit from being able to quickly pick up their orders while on their way home from work rather than spending an additional hour after work making their way through each aisle....   [tags: Business Plan]
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The Influence of Sam Walton on the Retail Industry - Sam Walton was a genius mogul and was the founder of Wal-Mart. His retail visionary skills took a small-town variety store in Alabama, and transformed it into the largest retail company in the world. Even after his death, 20 years ago, he influence is still witness today in the retail industry. Be an Innovator Sam Walton’s main philosophy was to keep cost low, which kept prices low. It is a simple premise but is very problematical in practical use. This brings me to the first lesson that I have learned from Sam Walton, innovation....   [tags: Business Management, Wal-Mart]
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The Man Store - The Man Store We have put our heads together and come up with a store idea and strategy that we believe has the opportunity to grow and thrive. The idea is totally unique, not only to San Angelo, but to most of the country as well. We will look at several factors vital to setting up the store as effectively as possible. The parts we will focus on include the following: situation analysis, objectives, identifying customers, competitive advantages, the overall strategy. We will also define and consider the uncontrollable factors that effect any retail company....   [tags: Papers] 1739 words
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Marketing Plan for an Adventure Store - Marketing Strategy We will build strategic partnerships with climbing service companies. We will differentiate The Boulder Stop from competitors through aggressive advertising and promotional campaigns that demonstrate our community support and commitment. We will build retail store awareness through our direct mail and Web campaigns, leading to greater word-of-mouth marketing. 3.1 Mission The Boulder Stop is an equipment store specializing in rock climbing gear and coffee/espresso drinks. Our mission is to provide an entertaining, fun, and knowledgeable atmosphere to climbers who experience nothing but a rock face and nutrition bars all day....   [tags: Business Analysis Marketing Market] 1591 words
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Consumer Behaviour in the Unisex Shoe Store Category - This report analyzes the role personal, social, and situational factors in consumer behaviour in the unisex shoe store category. Observations were made at three different shoe retailers including Town Shoes, Payless Shoe Source, and The Shoe Company. These three stores offer very diverse retail environments targeted towards different demographics of people. This report also found that the retail setting, such as music, light, and organization, had an effect on the actions of the consumers in the store....   [tags: Marketing, argumentative, persuasive] 938 words
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Anti-kickback Implications of a Retail Medical Center (RMC) - During the last two decades the health delivery system has been revolutionized. Many patients no longer visit the traditional medical facility system but choose to visit RMCs to receive limited medical care. The new phenomena are known as RMCs and are a new delivery service for health-care services. As far back as 1995, Newt Gingrich predicted that patients would “go to Canada or Wal-Mart.” For example, retail medical clinics appear in pharmacies, grocery stores, and big-box retailers like Wal-Mart, offering basic health care services....   [tags: Health, Ready Care] 2847 words
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Effects of Sales Promotion on Retail Buying Decisions - The main aim of this research is to understand effects of sales promotion on consumer’s perception. Here in this research the major benefits of sales promotion, various sales promotion techniques and how influential these promotions are in the process of making buying decision are clearly analysed and explained. This research also try find effectiveness of various sales promotional methods with respect to Bigbazaar ,New Delhi. For the purpose of carrying out the evaluation literature review's & research methodology & presentation & assimilation has been done this study....   [tags: techniques, consumers, marketing]
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The Success of Value Retail from a Consumer Perspective - CONTENTS 1. Introduction 2. Main body 2.1 Basic information about Bicester Village and Value Retail 2.2 Motivation 2.3 Consumer Decision Making 2.4 Culture 3. Conclusions/ Recommandations 4. References 1. Introduction An outlet store is a retail channel which allows the manufacturers to sell stocks directly to consumers (Wikipedia,2013). Although people may hold the misperception that products in outlet stores do not have the same quality as good as those sold in the department store, a research conducted by Fowler and Clodfelter (2001) indicates that besides the prices, there are hardly any differences between products sold in the two chan...   [tags: outlet shopping, Bicester Village, UK market]
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Marketing Implementation Retail Project - Marketing Implementation Retail Project The retail store chosen for conducting this study is "UPBEAT – The fashion studio". The reason for choosing this shop for the study is the uniqueness of the products and services it offers and also the support and cooperation extended by the proprietors. Before looking into the marketing implementation of this store, it becomes essential to gain understanding of the 3 C and the 4 P structures, which would give a better perspective while looking at the marketing implementation as a whole....   [tags: Business Marketing] 1373 words
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Retail Merchandising - Retail Merchandising Retail merchandising is a management system of strategic planning and tactical control, directed toward the financial enhancement of an inventory and the profitable distribution of that inventory to the retail consumer. Merchandising enables retailers to make the best use of space and layout. It creates part of the communication process with consumers and focuses on layout, design, traffic flow and display advantage points. It links in with the overall development of a company’s corporate image and strategies, and fits with the organisation’s objectives to enhance and promote image....   [tags: Papers] 1672 words
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Retail Shopping - Retail Shopping Retail shopping is the selling of goods, and services on the Internet, directly to customers. As researched, during the past few years, the population of retail shopping has dramatically increased. As the popularity grows, the web has rapidly become a multibillion-dollar source of revenue for the world's businesses....   [tags: Papers] 981 words
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retail image study - SUMMARY OF RETAIL CONCEPT AND BRAND PERSONALITY In a contemporary market place, retail branding is considered paramount in the retailing industry to influence customer perceptions and drive store choice and loyalty. Ailawadi (2004). Digital Marketing Group (2004) defines effective branding as the proprietary visual, emotional, rational, and cultural image associated with a company or a product. The purpose of having people remember the brand name and have positive associations with that brand is to make their product selection easier and enhance the value and satisfaction they get from the product....   [tags: essays research papers] 1490 words
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Specialty Retail Industry - Industry Overview Some 400,000 specialty retail stores operate in the US with combined annual sales of $350 billion CAGR 2002-06: 5% Market is dominated by large players like Best Buy, Toys “R” Us, Gap, Sports Authority, etc The market size of some major product categories: o Shoes and clothing - $125 billion o Electronics and appliances - $85 billion o Jewelry - $25 billion o Sporting goods - $25 billion o Books - $25 billion Other categories include Toys, Music, Luggage, Pet supplies, etc Specialty retailers cater to a narrow or niche audience – either by location, type of customer or product mix....   [tags: Business Market] 1805 words
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