A Discussion of the Relationship between Schools and Businesses

A Research on Tween Market

Our research into the tween market led to many discoveries about this group of current and future purchasers. We looked at statistics, marketing approaches, and responsibilities of those involved with this demographic group. Who are the tweens, what do they like, and how do they spend their time and money were areas whe…

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A Discussion of the Relationship between Schools and Businesses

In the article “Schools Profit From Offering Pupils for Market Research”, Mary Tabor explains the new relationship between schools and businesses. During the school day, businesses use children as willing subjects of market research. They do such things as taste tests and answer opinion polls. This is a diffic…

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The Status of K-mart and Ways to Strengthen It

K-mart’s upper management is attempting to bring K-mart “upmarket” without losing the chain’s discount image. The goal is to change the store’s image from a no-frills discount store to a retailer of quality, brand-name merchandise offered in modern, attractive displays. K-mart is attempting to change with its…

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The History of the Fritos Corn Chips Company

In 1932, Elmer Doolin, who was in the ice-cream business, bought a recipe for corn chips from a Mexican man who was eager to leave the states and return home. From him Doolin acquired 19 accounts and old manufacturing equipment in hopes to start an entirely new industry in America. The first manufacturing plant for Frit…

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The Importance of Technological Factors in Business

With the rapidly advancing technologies that are occurring in modern business, organisations are required to be ready, and able to adapt within their ever-changing environment. It is true across all diverse industries that in order to stay competitive, organisations must be able to utilise the various tools that technol…

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A Business Should Have a Set of Goals and Strategies to Achieve Success

This section of the marketing plan provides the marketing objective, the selected target market, the selected services, our marketing statement and our promotional recommendations. Goals tell were a business wants to go; strategy answers how to get there. Every business must tailor a strategy for achieving its goals. Th…

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A History of the Colgate Company in the United States of America

Colgate was founded in the United States in 1806 and for the first 100 years, its business focus was only there. However, in the very early 1900’s, the Company began a very aggressive expansion program that led to the establishment of Colgate operations throughout the world. Today, Colgate-Palmolive is a $9 billion comp…

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The Coca-Cola Crisis

On the 14th of June Coca-Cola’s soft drinks were banned from the markets in Belgium and later also in Luxemburg and France. Two failures in the bottling system were the cause for the nausea that the people suffered. According to the article it would have been better if they would have acted fast and told the whole truth…

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An Overview of the Company’s Success and the Introduction to DeWalt’s Black And Decker’s

  1. FINDINGS Black and Decker’s DeWalt line has been so successful in the USA that it is now the standard for both the Professional-Industrial and the Professional-Tradesman market segments. Nolan Archibald, Chairman, President and CEO of Black and Decker (B&D) saw the potential in 1994 to increase the companies mark…

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The Mess of Regulations in the Banking System of United States

“More than 70% of commercial bank assets are held by organizations that are supervised by at least two federal agencies; almost half attract the attention of three or four. Banks devote on average about 14% of their non-interest expense to complying with rules” (Anonymous 88). A fool can see that government wa…

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Understanding the Objectives of American Airlines

  1. Issues 2. American Airlines’ objectives 3. The airline industry 4. Market 5. Consumer needs 6. Brand image 7. Distribution system 8. Pricing 9. Marketing related strategies 10. Assumptions and risks 1- Issues The main issue of this case is the lack of profits of the airline industry, an industry that should be more t…

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The Profile of a Company American General Corporation in Financial Organization

At American General Corporation we started from looking at company’s market standing from potential investors point of view. First we take a look at the companies profile. American General Corporation is a diversified financial services organization, provides retirement services, life insurance, and consumer loans. The…

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An Overview of the Canadian Laundry Detergent Market Success and Trade Partners

The Canadian laundry detergent market is mature, very competitive and dominated by three major consumer packaged goods companies, one of which is Colgate-Palmolive Canada (CPC). Arctic Power is CPC’s top-of-the-line offering in its laundry detergent line. Arctic Power is specially formulated for washing in cold water. T…

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An Introduction to the Life of Henry Ford One of America’s Leaders in the Car Manufacturing Industry

Henry Ford was one of America’s leaders in the car manufacturing industry he pioneered the beginning of the automotive industry. Beginning as early as 1896, Henry Ford had established his first automobile in a brick garage behind his house on Bagley Avenue in Detroit. He had assembled one of the first successful automot…

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An Introduction to the Life of William H. Gates the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Microsoft Corporation

William H. Gates Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Microsoft Corporation William (Bill) H. Gates is chairman and chief executive officer of Microsoft Corporation, the leading provider, worldwide, of software for the personal computer. and employs more than 20,000 people in 48 countries. Born on October 28, 1955, Gate…

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A Biography of the Life, Achievements and Influence of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin, Printer Benjamin Franklin is unmistakably the most resplendent figure in American history. Starting out as an apprentice, Franklin was to become a renowned printer, a great statesman, and an innovator always trying to find ways to improve his community. But how could this peasant apprentice become such…

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A Short Examination of the Life of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin, one of the most important people of the new American Dream was born in Boston in January 1706 to a tradesman and a homemaker. It seemed unlikely that Benjamin Franklin would succeed in becoming one of the shapers of the American dream. Josiah Franklin, his father, a young Dyer in England with his first…

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An Examination of the Free Web Service Business Models

  1. 23-Sep-99:  “Free Web Services Challenge AOL’s Dominance” – Internet business analysts generally are not yet convinced of the viability of the free web service business model for bring profitable.  None-the-less, most agree that the free access will probably take a significant chunk of AOL’s market share before runni…

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The Demand of Information Technology in Business

INTRODUCTION In recent years, there has been an abundance of new technologies in the information systems field.  These new technologies have altered the very development process itself.  Information systems have gone from being a series of one level databases to three dimensional reality, virtual reality, and multimed…

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The Effects of Financial Bookkeeping

Computers have made financial bookkeeping much easier, and people no longer have to spend hours tracking investments or pay someone else to do their taxes. Moreover, the advancement in technology has allowed governments to cut back on the number of big companies and employees hired to process tax returns, resulting in t…

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An Examination of the Packages of Ameritech Business

The orange is the home digital service area and the yellow is analog service area.  Ameritech also offers free long distance all over the U.S.A.  With a special package deal they have going right now.  For sixty-five dollars a month you get 325 minutes per month.  For their Chicago land service area it depends on which…

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An Analysis of the Frustrations Faced by Many Business

One of the frustrations faced by many businesses is that after the perpetrators of crimes have been identified, the District Attorney’s office will not pursue the case. One option is for victims to sue the DA in an attempt to compel him to prosecute, but this would be costly and proving dereliction of duty would be diff…

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An Analysis of the Business Obligation in Regards to the Smoking Problem and the Tobacco Industry

It is clear that businesses have an obligation to inform their customers about their product’s ingredients and dangers. Looking at the case of Rose Cipollone we see that she was a heavy smoker. Her doctor’s had to remove part of her right cancerous lung and informed her that she had to quit smoking. Unfortunately, she w…

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A Biography and Life Success of Christopher Charles Skase, an Australian Businessman

In the early 1980’s a young confident man named Christopher Charles Skase became world famous by amassing a list of assets including a multi-million dollar company called Quintex, the channel 7 network, Mirage resorts and a number of extravagant houses across the world. Christopher Skase was born on the 18th of Septem…

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An Analysis of the Great Depression of 1930’s and the Crash of the Stock Market

“The Great Depression of the 1930’s was a worldwide phenomenon composed an infinite number of separate but related events.”  The Great Depression was a time of poverty and despair caused by many different events.  Its hard to say what caused this worldwide depression because it’s all based on opinion as oppose…

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