The Market for the School Uniform Business

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The Market for the School Uniform Business Uniform Co. has operated in this district for the past ten years established itself only within the blue-collar market. Uniform Co.'s uniform producing machines are operating at fifty percent capacity and we have a surplus of employees. To achieve optimum profits the company must ether layoff part of its staff or expand its business into other markets. Uniform Co. has a good reputation of treating its employees well and should continue to do so by expanding into the High school uniform Business. The market for the school uniform business is growing at a record pace (King 3). Public schools are introducing uniforms into the school environment, and Parochial schools are expanding (Allen 2). Yet these school students have to rely on getting the supplies from out of town retailers. Now is the greatest opportunity to open into the school uniform market. Expansion into this market now is an especially good idea due to the resent development of the 'National Goals Program ' in the U.S.A. (pic 1). Among the policies of the reform is the mandatory use of school uniforms (pic 1). Young adults all have the desire and need to fit in with the norm, and the norm today is to be fashionable. Everyone likes to look great and clothing plays a large part in achieving this goal. What of those children who come from families that lack the financial resources to keep their children in the latest expensive styles? Children from less fortunate families may envy other children's clothing, resulting in dire consequences as pointed out by Keith A. King "children have been violently injured or even murdered for their designer clothes, sneakers, or professional sport team paraphernalia". Knowing th... ... middle of paper ... ...cribes the look of a student in a uniform. › Confident. › Intellectual. › Financially Secure. › One with good study habits. › Clean. 6. If you have children would you: › Sent them to a school with a uniform policy. › Indorse a uniform policy at your school. › Absolutely not put them in a school with a uniform policy. 7. Do you feel that the price of school uniforms should be: › Inexpensive. › Moderate. › Moderately expensive but durable. 8. Are there presently any schools in the area with a uniform policy? › Yes › No 9. Please rate the colors on the chart as to how scholarly they are. Blue Green Gold Red Scholarly Some what scholarly Not very Scholarly Not Scholarly at all 10. If you have children how many do you presently have.

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