SWOT Analysis • The meaning of SWOT- • strengths: qualities of the business or extend that provide for it leeway over others. • weaknesses: qualities that place the business or venture off guard in respect to others. • opportunities: components that the venture could adventure further bolstering its good fortune. • threats: c... ... middle of paper ... ...nally as exchanging expense) • In the event that there is no other substitute for the item given by the supplier. Customers • There is little separation over the item and substitutes could be discovered effectively by clients/purchasers.
In fact pasta originated 4,000 years ago. According to a national geographic article the preserved bowl of noodles was found below ten feet of dirt in Laija archaeological site (Roach, 2005). The bowl of noodles found at the Laija archaeological site in Northern China is significant because it is the earliest empirical evidence of noodles. Huoyuan Li from the Institute of Geology found that the 4,000 year old noodles were made from broomcorn and foxtail millet grains at the Beijing Chinese Academy of Sciences. Roach argues that millet grain was indigenous to China because the grain was grown and cultivated 7,000 years ago (Roach, 2005).
It also established the “cold chain supply system” across India to maintain the nutrition and freshness of the products. This was in conjunction with their philosophy of QSQV (Quality, Service, Cleanliness and Value) which still works as the primary philosophy through which it operates in India. After ensuring a strong supply chain network it opened its first outlet in Delhi in 1996. After 10 years of operation, there are 242 McDonald restaurants in India which serves around 5 lakh customers every day. The McDonald’s burger served in India has 9 different ingredients.
Case Studies: 1) IFFCO: Indian Farmers Fertiliser Co-operative Limited (IFFCO) was registered on November 3, 1967 as a Multi-unit Co-operative Society. The Society is primarily engaged in production and distribution of fertilisers. It is a unique venture in which the farmers of the country through their own co operative societies created this new institution to safeguard their interests. (IFFCO 2013) Plants owned by IFFCO: • Kalol Unit (Ammonia - Urea complex) in the state of Gujarat in 1975. • Kandla Unit (NPK/DAP plant) in the state of Gujarat in 1975.
165 cafes. On March 7th, 2001 Starbucks eventually moved to Europe and opened their first cafe in the Old World: Zurich, Switzerland. Today the company has more than 16,000 cafes in more than 35 countries. (Wilson) Main Products and Services Starbucks Corporation engages in the purchase, roasting, and sale of whole bean coffees worldwide. It offers brewed coffees, Italian-style espresso beverages, cold blended beverages, various complementary food items, coffee-related accessories and equipment, a selection of premium teas, and a line of compact discs, through its retail stores.
Furthermore, there is the year when the company was founded as well as their slogan “57 varieties”. Clearly, the logo is designed to have a high recognition value. It i... ... middle of paper ... ... America’s Choice (Superfresh brand) $1.59 $1.99 / Hunts $1.79 $2.09 / Stores other than Giant and Superfresh also have house brands; for example, Shoppers and Safeway. Ketchup is a staple in most American households so it is a logical product for supermarket chains to produce on their own. Indirect competition comes from barbecue sauces, mustards, tomato sauce and puree, spices, mayonnaise or horseradish.
Cash management is seen as one of the key aspects of efficient working capital management. It involves planning and controlling cash flow of the business and cash balances held by a business (Antiwi et.al. 2015) . It deals with balancing cash inflows of the business with that of its cash outflows (Agamata 2013). Speed-up of cash collection and delaying cash payment are indicators of a good cash management.
It is calculated by subtracting the cost of interest from the earnings before income taxes. Present Position: With Zynga’s current situation of negative earnings, it is difficult to see how profitable the company is before taxes are taken out. Over the past few years, Zynga has be consistent at improving their EBT. Suggested Improvements: Using the income before tax margin is a very useful tool when comparing companies the each other. Sometimes, when revenues are similar when evaluating two companies, it can be difficult to see if a company is more profitable than another when using just earnings because companies are effected but different tax percentages.