An Analysis of the Major Issues Facing Gant, a Sportswear Retailer

An Analysis of the Major Issues Facing Gant, a Sportswear Retailer

Gants recent successes in the sportswear category warrant a new advertising plan for the 1977 selling year. Changes to lifestyle, standards for business attire and general fashion consciousness, have had a major impact on mens wear in the last several years. The company can no longer afford to overlook these growing trends…

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A Description of the Gannett Company as One of the Largest Newspaper Groups in the United States

Gannett Company is today one of the largest newspaper groups in the
United States. Gannett now has facilities in 44 states, and the district
of Columbia, Guan, US virgin Island, Germany, Singapore and UK ( Hoover pg.
639 ). The newspaper company was founded by Frank Ernest Gannett, Who in
1906 began his interest in newspape…

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A Description of (FX) as One of the Most Successful Joint Ventures Between an American and a Japanese Company

(FX) is one of the most successful joint ventures between an American and a Japanese company. The FX international joint venture (IJV) started in 1962 as a 50/50 equity joint venture between Fuji Photo Film (FPF) and Rank Xerox (RX). Initially, FPF was responsible for manufacturing the copiers with the technology transferre…

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An Introduction to the Origins of Workfare


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An Analysis of the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) Which is a Very Serious Implications For Canadian Business

With the coming of the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) there have been very
serious implications for Canadian business and for that matter, Canada as a
whole. Many aspects of the previous economic climate have changed such as
the reduction or eliminatation of tariffs and the restrictions on subsidies
to name only a few. There ha…

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An Analysis of Frederick Taylor’s Contribution to the World of Management

Lenoir Community College
Frederick Winslow Taylor
Business Management
David Mercer Tuesday, February 04, 1997 CONTENTS I. Introduction………………….6 II. The Younger Years……………..7 III Midvale Steel Company………….n IV Inventions……………………n V. Pig-Iron Handlin…

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A Description of Henry Ford on His Success With the Self Propelled Vehicle Which Led to the Start of the Ford Motor Co

Throughout his childhood Henry Ford liked to tinker with things and find out how and why they worked. Ford went from tinkering with his fathers farm equipment to trying to build a self propelled vehicle. Ford finally accomplished his goal in 1896. fords success with the self propelled vehicle led to the start of the Ford Mo…

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An Introduction to the History of Ford Company

is the world’s largest producer of trucks, and the second
largest producer of cars and trucks combined. Ford has manufacturing, assembly
or sales affiliates in 34 countries and Ford companies employed 337,800 people
world-wide in 1996.
Ford has manufacturing facilities in 22 countries on 5 continents, with 87
plants in Nort…

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An Introduction to the History of the Loewen Group Inc.

The Loewen Group Inc. was founded in 1969. The company has two major
headquarters in North America, one in Burnaby, British Colombia and a second in
Cincinnati, Ohio. Loewen Group Inc. (L.G.I.) is the largest funeral services
enterprise in Canada and is the second largest company in the North American
Funeral Services Indus…

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A Company and Industry Analysis of FedEx

(FedEx) under the leadership of Fred Smith has been innovative from its very beginning. The very idea of a hub-and-spokes distribution system was revolutionary. Smith saw the air freight industry in the early 70s as inefficient and unreliable. In the early stages Smith was quoted as saying, has the opportunity to become one…

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An Analysis of Some Terms of Sale in Exporting

Various terms of sale are possible in exporting. FAS (free alongside ship) means the seller pays all transportation expenses to the ships side and is required to clear the goods for export. CIF (cost, insurance, and freight) means the seller quotes a price that includes cost of goods, insurance, and transportation to a spec…

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An Analysis of the Topic of the Analytical Formula for Valuing American Puts

Explain Why It Is Impossible to Derive An Analytical Formula For Valuing American
Explain why it has proved impossible to derive an analytical formula for valuing
American Puts, and outline the main techniques that are used to produce
approximate valuations for such securities
Investing in stock options is a way used by inv…

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An Analysis of the Research of Pepsi Capital Holdings

Through my research of Pepsico, I have calculated the cost of capital. A
firm’s cost of capital is imperative because it represents the funds used to
finance the firm’s assets and operations. First you have to estimate the cost
of capital in order to minimize it. In estimating the cost of capital, you first have to find t…

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A Description of the Current Event Article From Financial World Reflecting the Use of Financial Ratios To Assess The Operating Health of GTE Telephone Company

Current event article from Financial World reflecting the use of financial ratios to assess the operating health of GTE telephone company GTE, known for years as poorly run company GTE through some well-timed transformation has become one of the leading, profitable and largest local telephone company with combined wireline…

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An Introduction to the History of Cooper Industries

Cooper Industries is a broadly diversified manufacturer of electrical
and general industrial products, and energy related machinery and equipment.
The company operates in three different business segments with 21 separate
profit centers. These segments include electrical and electronic, commercial
and industrial,…

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An Introduction to the Analysis of the Bridgetown Newsagents

Bridgetown Newsagents – A Small Business Case Study
Dillons newsagents is a late closing local shop with a ‘Mini-Mart’ service. The
‘Mini-Mart’ side of the business is franchised from Dillons to a registered
partnership: Mr Charles Pettifer and Mr Marc Devis. Full services are provided in the shop, a paper del…

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The Significance of Employee-Assistance Programs

This being the day of the great downsize many managers are hurrying to
make the cut’s and in doing so closely examining their Employee-Assistance
Programs for effectiveness. What are they? How do they help? How do they work?
Are they worth the hassle? What are they? By definition employee-assistance programs (EAP’s) give…

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An Analysis of One of the Major Obstacles Facing All Entrepreneurs in the United States

One of the major obstacles facing all entrepreneurs in the United States
when starting a new business or expanding an existing one is raising capital.
Here capital refers to money that people invest in a business. Investment and
entrepreneurship are the heart and soul of a lively economy. There is no other
economic task mor…

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An Introduction to the Efficient Market Theory

Table of Contents
Table of Contents i
Abstract 2
Discussion 1-1
References A-1 Abstract According to the Efficient Market Theory, it should be extremely difficult
for an investor to develop a “system” that consistently selects stocks that
exhibit higher than normal returns over a p…

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A Description of the Understanding of the Underlying Inefficient Human Factors in the Market Equation as Necessary in Order To Account For the Flaw in Efficient Market Theory

: A Contradiction of Terms Daniel W. L. Wung Baker College Center for Graduate Studies
Table of Contents Table of Contents i Abstract 2 Discussion References A-1
Abstract According to the Efficient Market Theory, it should be extremely difficult for an investor to develop a system that consistently selects stocks that exhi…

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An Introduction to the Effects That Unsteady Work Schedule Has on Employees

This analytical report is a study on the effects that working shifts, an unsteady work schedule, has on employees. This report will also include a brief history of shift work, some reasons for working shifts, categories of shifts, physical and psychological problems associated with shift work, disasters attributed to shift…

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An Introduction to the History of the America’s Size

America’s size and prosperity have made it the largest consumer of
imported products in the world. Brightly lit shopping malls adorned with the
latest foreign-made apparel, gadgets and trinkets, testify to the vast selection
of goods available for purchase. There is a dark side to this enormous quantity
of choices: a hefty…

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An Analysis of the Development of a Country and the Concept of the Basic Economic System

Trying to develop a country with a new economic system is the hardest thing to do in developing a country. Without a stable economy in a new country it will be impossible to maintain a true country. Participatory Development is the perspective for the basic need country. It is a strategy developing countries use to start ou…

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A Description of a Small Mississauga Electronics Safety Equipment Company

A small Mississauga electronics safety equipment company is broken into.
Although filing cabinets and desks were rummaged through, nothing was seemingly
taken. An officer discovered the company had drawn up a bid for $7 million
dollar contract a day or so before the break-in. The contract in question was
for a foreign count…

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An Introduction to the History of Eastern Airlines

In 1986, Eastern Airlines was in desparate trouble. The fourth
quarter of 1985 had shown a $67.4 million loss, and financially experts
had told Frank Borman, president and chief executive officer, that the
airline had three choices: 1) a 20 percent pay cut for all union and
noncontract employees. 2) Filing for Chapter 11 (…

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