• Target Swot Wal Mart
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    Target Corporation Introduction: Target is a superstore designed to sell a more stylish product at affordable price. Their stores include all different types of products ranging from clothes to furniture, to electronics and household products. They are an upcoming store with excellent growth potential in a wide competitive market. Target is well positioned to learn from Wal-Marts mistakes as well as some of their other competitors. SWOT SUMMARY. Strengths - Target is well positioned to experien...
  • Target Strategic Outline Department Store
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    ... ts. And focus on the more profitable discount dept stores, as part of its drive to turn around the Mervyn's chain, Dayton Hudson sold off or closed 35 Mervyn's outlets, including all of that chain's stores in Florida and Georgia. The late 1990 s also saw a retrenchment on the department store front, as Dayton Hudson sold its Marshall Field's stores in Texas and also closed its Marshall Field's store in downtown Milwaukee. Target Corp. followed Wal-Mart, with fiscal year 2004 sales of $48. 2...
  • Target Strategic Outline Wal Mart
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    I. Mission Statement: II. External Environmental Analysis. Remote environment - these are the factors, which affect all businesses, and frequently, neither the business nor the industry has any control over them - examples: i. Entry barriers ii. Social iii. Political iv. Technological. Ecological factors vi. Economic factors: The economy has a major influence over the retail industry. Target's market has a very broad scope. When the economy affects the purchasing ability of its customer base, ...
  • Private Label Labels Department Brands
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    Thomas, Ryan, "The Right Mix: Brands versus Private Labels," Apparel, Feb'04, p. 30-33 Overview of Article Department stores that may want to develop or expand private labels to replace lagging national brands should be aware of the downfalls as well as the benefits. Private labels increase margins from 6-10% higher than national brands. They also allow for fashion garments to be reproduced the following season if they are still in demand. However, department stores risk opposition from national...
  • Federated Department Stores Macy Market Sales
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    I. Introduction Present day Federated consists of both Bloomingdale's and Macy's stores and operates in 34 states as well as Guam and Puerto Rico. While Bloomingdale's and Macy's provide both private and national brands and are similar in merchandising categories (men's, women's and children's apparel, home d'ec or, shoes, beauty, and accessories), they differ greatly in culture. Bloomingdale's, being more upscale, targets consumers that are more concerned with trend and quality than they are pr...
  • Department Store Catalog Sales Jcpenney
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    J. C. PENNEY COMPANY, IN CJ. C. Penney Company, Inc. Is one of America's largest department store, drugstore, catalog and e-commerce retailers. Providing merchandise and services through department stores, catalogs, and the Internet. Their targeted customers are "Modern Spenders" and "Starting Outs", who shop for apparel, accessories, and home furnishings through the centers where JCPenney is located and through the convenience of catalog and the Internet. Starting Outs. Less than 35 years of a...
  • Department Stores Godiva Belgium Market
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    Godiva's History and Background: Godiva is an established brand of chocolate that has been perfected to its highest capability and is considered to be part of a prestigious, upper class chocolate praline. The name Godiva was actually given in honor of the Legend Lady Godiva. For generations, Belgium has tried to maintain an image of perfectionist throughout their unique society. It's no wonder how the company Godiva originated in Belgium from a man named Joseph Drops who owned and controlled the...
  • Bathing Suit Swimwear Stores Market
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    A Study Of The Swimwear Industry InA Study Of The Swimwear Industry In North America Table of Contents Page? Introduction q Mission 2 q Briefing 2? Historical Timeline of the Bathing Suit? Secondary Data Search q The North American Swimwear Market 4 q Influential Factors of Demand 5 q Swimwear Industry 9 q Brands 10 q Manufacturing 13 q Distribution 13 q Retailing and Advertising 16 q External Factors 17? Strategic Assessment q Changes in the Past Five Years 18? Future q Increasing Obesity 20 q ...