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    enormous and ongoing conflict against the opening of "big box" superstores which are famous across America. "Big box" is the new term used to describe the massive rectangular one-floor building retail stores occupying between 90,000 and 200,000 square feet with an enormous parking lot that surrounds it. They are designed to accommodate a large number of products as well as a form of billboard that affectively attract customers. These stores are strangely loved and hated by the American citizens

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    Introduction The Just family has operated our hardware store in this community for three generations. Our store has supported all of our family members very well in all of our years in business. We have recently been informed that Home Depot is planning on opening a new store in our community. The following is our plan of action to stay in business and continue to serve our community. Problem Currently Home Depot is planning on opening a new store in our community. We foresee this posing a huge financial

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    The Big Box Store versus The Small Business

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    was used by Jerry Seinfeld The big box store industry has taken over the cities; hiring many employees to work in their stores. Depending from city to city, the employees that work in the big box store do not make enough for minimum wage, which would then send the economy into poverty. The big box stores are also knocking all the smaller business off of the streets, while the smaller businesses are fighting to keep their place in the market world. The big box stores are hurting the surrounding people

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    Big Box Stores Case Study

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    For every $100 spent at a locally owned business, $68 of that will stay local compared to $43 if spent at a “big box store”. Even though people believe that local businesses are not as beneficial as a big box store, buying locally not only benefits the business but also the community because buying locally builds a strong community and the money you spend at a local business gets put back into the community. There are over 28 million small locally owned businesses in the United States and 70 % of

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    the culture norms of the consumers but also the business ethics of the country. By looking at Wal-Mart’s success it can be seen that because Wal-Mart has started changing its ways in approaching it consumers has lead it to being able to open more stores throughout China. Such as selling goods that are more common or need in a certain province than in others. While for Home Depot, the reason it was not successful was due to its approach to the Chinese consumers. Due to it already having its ideal

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    referred to as “category killers”, are big-box stores that offer a complete assortment of products within a certain category or specialty. In early America only the general store existed, in which customers visited to purchase all their essential living items. As times started to change entrepreneurs looked to gain a competitive advantage by introducing specialty stores that offered a wide variety of goods in a specific category of products. Specialty stores boomed throughout urban America in product

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    Strengths (look internally at the organization): The organizational culture of my current employ would be a family culture. It is a family owned and operated store that has been in business 82 years, started by the Grandfather (who has now passed, but is still influential) now run by the son and training their sons. This family culture is one where we strive to grow successful by staying small. It is a culture where we take care of our customers like they were part of our family and we (in idea)

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    step at a time. She mainly focused on small businesses, and what they contribute. If we all start spending our money at these locally owned businesses, rather than the big box stores, the economy will improve dramatically, because there will be more money circulating and creating more jobs. In 2003, Lanning’s opened a small art store; which will be going on 27 years now. She started this business because too many bright people were leaving her area, leaving it to suffer even more economically. Another

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    Mision, Vision and Intent of Masco Cabinetry

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    Terri Briggs has been around the block. For the past twenty years she has been an accountant, a customer service person, a specialist and a manager. All of which she did with Masco Cabinetry. She has spent time in the “trenches” working her way up the corporate ladder while obtaining her Bachelor’s degree in Management and Organizational Development from Spring Arbor University. Terri is a Certified Human Resource Specialist and a Six Sigma Green Belt. Today Terri is the Manager of the Contract

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    'Big Box' Companies

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    Where does the companies get the name ‘big box’? The companies gained this title due to their physical characteristics; that is their extensive footage, broad line-up of items available for sale, windowless and squared display, and their location in residential areas. They are usually referred to the enormous and destroyer stores such as Wal-mart, Best Buy, Sears, and Home depot. For the past few decades, these companies have shaped the economy and physical landscape of various countries, such as

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