• Deregulation Of Natural Gas
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    The Deregulation of the Natural Gas Industry The main objective of my paper is to discuss the key points surrounding the deregulation of the natural gas industry. I will lead into this discussion by explaining how the industry performed during a period of regulation and what transpired forcing a change to deregulate. By definition, deregulation is the de-emphasis of governmental oversight of activities in the private sector (Understanding Deregulation, p. 4). It was believed that regulation, whi...
  • Aviation Industry Aircraft Business Airport
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    THE AVIATION INDUSTRY The Aviation Industry and the Future Abstract This paper looks at the Aviation industry. A description of how the aviation industry includes manufacturing, airport operation, maintenance, and pilots. It looks at how the aviation industry has a positive influence on other business such as sightseeing / tour , hotels, and restaurants. Finally the paper looks at how the industry is doing now and the projections for the future. The aviation industry is alive and well. The aviat...
  • Consuming Kids Summary Marketing Industry
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    Technology & Society (HUM 110-80) CONSUMING KIDS Summary on Article, "Pubic Attitudes Toward the Youth Marketing Industry & Its Impact on Children""Few public opinion polls exist concerning the burgeoning youth marketing industry. We therefore conducted an online survey of 978 U. S. residents in the Spring of 2004. Results suggest that a large majority of respondents believe: a) that the youth marketing industry is harmful to children and has questionable ethical practices: b) that the industry ...
  • Cereal The Manufacturing Industry
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    Cereal: The Manufacturing Industry Everyday, more than eighty million Americans have some type of cereal for breakfast. Cereal is one of the most popular breakfast foods and some brand is found in almost every home in America (Topher). This vast industry stems from the late 1800 s when John Harvey Kellogg and C. W. Post began cereal production in Battle Creek, Michigan (Topher). Today, numerous types and varieties of cereal line the grocery store shelves. However, only a few select companies ma...
  • Economic Characteristics Supermarket Industry
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    DOMINANT ECONOMIC FACTORS OF THE FOOD AND DRUG RETAIL INDUSTRY It is extremely important to understand what the dominant economic factors are in an industry in which you are participating. These factors have a very strong influence in determining the corporate strategies that a company will decide to implement. How can a corporation define and implement their corporate strategy without understanding the environment of the market they are in They simply can not! The economic factors to be conside...
  • The Pc Industry Survey Apr
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    Introduction In this paper I will discuss the industry structure and the behavior of firms in the Personal Computer Industry. The personal computer industry has five leaders: Compaq Computer Corporation (CCC), Dell Computer Corporation, International Business Machines (IBM), Hewlett-Packard, and Gateway, (Industry Survey, Apr. 2000). The PC industry, as discussed in the paper, is comprised only of home / business use machines, not mainframes, databases, or any kind of servers or super-computers....
  • Music Quality And Marketing
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    Over the years the music industry has grown from a fairly profitable industry with a few major stars into a billion dollar industry with many major stars. The music industry has evolved in many different ways through such inventions as the television and music videos. In order to become a star in the industry today it is almost essential that you have a good music video and a great marketing campaign. With these pressures on new artists I believe it makes it hard for them to be themselves and no...
  • Fast Food Industry Companies Impact
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    Fast food nation is about the consequences of the fast food culture that has developed in the US and has spread to other parts of the world. Every part of system is examined - the food, marketing, science of taste, supply production and human impact on both those that eat fast food and those who work for the fast food companies and the industries which supply the fast food chains. While fast food is appreciated by many, there is a dark side to that Fast Food Nation tries to point out with a grea...
  • Health Product Beef Products Pfizer
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    Introduction: Pfizer Inc. is a research-based diversified health care company with operations around the globe. Pfizer Inc. has three main business groups. They include the Consumer Health Care Group, U. S. Pharmaceuticals Group, and the Pfizer Animal Health Products Segment. For purposes of this case, we will discuss the Animal Health Products Group, where in 1998, accounted for twelve percent of the company's revenues. Industry Background: The process for making beef begins with the ranchers ...
  • Soft Drink Industry Case Study
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    Soft Drink Industry Case Study Table of Contents Introduction 3 Description 3 Segments 3 Caveats 4 Socio-Economic 4 Relevant Governmental or Environmental Factors, etc. 4 Economic Indicators Relevant for this Industry 4 Threat of New Entrants 5 Economies of Scale 5 Capital Requirements 6 Proprietary Product Differences 7 Absolute Cost Advantage 8 Learning Curve 8 Access to Inputs 8 Proprietary Low Cost Production 8 Brand Identity 9 Access to Distribution 9 Expected Retaliation 9 Conclusion 10 Su...
  • Freshwater Industry Water Power Agriculture
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    Freshwater only makes up a tiny portion of the earth's total water and yet it is as important to our economy and industry as it is to our bodies to stay alive. Industry is the second largest with drawer of water only behind agriculture. There are many aspects of freshwater industry ranging from power generation to fishing. There are two main categories freshwater industry can be split into and these are withdrawal uses, these remove the water from it environment for use and in stream uses in whi...
  • Automobile Industry Firms Technology Production
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    Name of Industry: The U. S. Automobile Industry (a) Industry Profile Size- The automobile industry consists of many sections, from production of automobiles to production of parts and components to even the retail aspect of automobiles. Given the nature of the products and the quantity and quality demanded, it should come as no surprise that this industry is one of the largest in the U. S. and world economies. The large number of people the industry employs has made it a key determinant of econ...
  • Elan Boats Boat Industry
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    Chief Economic Characteristics & Growth Opportunities for Boating Industry. A major characteristic of the boat industry is the overall economy. When the economy is booming then the sales of boats will increase. These types of boats are considered a luxury item and when the economy is failing, so are the sales. The growth opportunities of the boat industry are not as large as they use to be. The growth in the number of recreational boats in use has stalled over the past ten years, and the establ...
  • Mcdonalds' Competitive Advantage Mcdonald 2002 Industry
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    McDonald's Competitive Advantage McDonald's competitive advantage is based on brand recognition. McDonald's brand is well known in all markets, nationally and internationally. A new report by business intelligence firm shows how top corporations such as McDonalds's, Coca-cola use their brands to strategically position themselves to gain and retain new customers, even in the most competitive markets. Brand recognition holds tremendous influence on consumer buying habits (Durham, 2002). In order t...
  • Airline Industry Airlines People Major
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    Porter's Five Forces Model When relating the airline industry, or more specifically Northwest Airlines, to Porter's Five Forces Model there are five forces to be examined, hence the name. First off it is good to look at the risk of entry by potential competitors. With respect to this force there is a high barrier to entry due to the high cost of capital. To be a competitor in the airline industry you must first have and airplane. Airplanes are large investments that require high mechanical main...
  • Porter's 5 Forces Coca Cola
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    Pick an industry. Now use Michael Porter's industry structure analysis to analyse the industry. How will your analysis help the CEO of the largest firm in your industry? A company in any industry will require a strategic position to gain market share and ensure its long run profitability. In order to determine the best strategy for the firm, it is essential to first analyse the structure and competitiveness of the industry. Michael Porter argues that there are five main forces which influence th...
  • Strategically Thinking And Haemonetics Corporation
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    My thoughts on strategic thinking at Haemonetics was based upon my review of an article by Michael E. Porter from Inc. Magazine online. It was written in September of 1991 and titled "Know you Place, Assessing the attractiveness of your industry and strategically positioning your company." Michael E. Porter, a Harvard Business School Professor, is a leading authority on competitive strategy and has authored 16 books and over 100 articles on the subject. He is such a leading authority that Harvar...
  • The Value Of Branding In The Fresh Meat Industry
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    The U. S. fresh-meat industry has historically been an unbranded market segment, but in recent years, according to The Wall Street Journal article "Meat Industry Launches Campaign... ," there has been a trend among several industry producers such as Tyson Foods, Inc. and Hormel Foods Corp. to begin branding fresh-meat. What is the value of branding for the $60 billion fresh-meat industry? Branding supports at least two of the industry's current goals: to promote and sell a new class of fresh-me...
  • Computer Industry Firms Market Microsoft
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    Introduction The world has seen time after time that industries have the potential to change the world. The weapons industry has played a huge part in deciding wars (nuclear arms race), whereas the automotive and airline industries redefined locomotion and made the world a "smaller" place. Towards the end of the last century, it can be argued that no industry redefined and reshaped the world more than the computer industry. Computers are relied on daily in business, educational and entertainment...
  • Germany's Film Industry Car Ford Minority
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    Film Berlin has become a cultural centre of international reputation. Germany's film industry at Babelsberg, with directors such as Fritz Lang is pioneering. Varieties were plenty, the setting of the Hollywood movie 'Cabaret' - the carefree life enjoyed by a minority of wealthy people inspired some to nickname this period of prosperity as the "Golden Twenties." Movie theatres have increased rapidly, providing the masses with distraction. The Wochenschau (weekly newsreels) informed about what was...