Steven Jones November 31, 2011 Marketing Cox Cupcakery: Strategic Planning For Retail Marketing Cox cupcakery is a newly added business that is ran out of Erin Cox’s House. Erin Cox is the manager and founder of Cox cupcakery, Erin is a military official but has a special interest in baking. The business is located on Royal Crest Drive on the Southside of Abilene, Texas. Erin is always trying to find new customers as well as keep her existing customers building a family relationship with them so that they will soon pass the word of her bakery if they have not already done so. Cox main goal as of right now is to move her business out of the house and to a storefront right here in Abilene.
Christine A. Rosario CGMT/555 System Analysis and Development January 16, 2012 Ellis Hodgon Introduction Kudler Fine Foods is a gourmet grocery store for those savvy shoppers who are searching for the finest meats, produce, cheeses, and wine. Kudler Fine Foods was established in 1998 when Kathy Kudler fulfilled her vision of establishing her own gourmet food store. Kathy had a passion for gourmet foods but found that her particular neighborhood just did not have a wide selection of products to choose from. Although she had no experience in operating a gourmet food shop, she believed that a one-stop shopping experience at a place with lots of variety and reasonable prices would be successful. Kudler has opened a second
Kudler Fine Foods Problem Statement Kudler Fine Foods is a gourmet specialty shop established by Kathy Kudler in 1998. Kathy Kudler’s vision was to create a store dedicated to stocking a wide selection of the freshest ingredients for the gourmet cook. Kudler Fine Foods is experiencing challenges related to the normal growing pains of a successful business. After reviewing the strategic plan for KFF, issues regarding Kathy’s business practices were identified. In this paper the subject to address will be the issue regarding the cause and effect the lack of management growth has on the business.
Organizational Behavior This paper identifies how organizational behavior impacts Kudler Fine Foods whose mission is to provide gourmet products and services to a specialized group of customers. Kudler’s gourmet shop was founded in 1998 by Kathy Kudler and has expanded operations by adding 2 additional stores in Del Mar and Encinitas. As companies expand, so will their organization and required behaviors to continue to achieve goals. These changes and behaviors will define how the organization looks today and in the future. This document will explain the apparent culture at Kudler Fine Foods, the organizational structure, analysis of the leadership style, and how this current leadership style reflects how employees are motivated.
Job roles at Monsoon Floor Assistant: Although floor assistants are at the bottom of a hierarchical structure, they are an important part of every store. They are responsible for greeting customers, helping them find what they are looking for, guidance on product selection and dealing with their queries and complaints. They are also in charge of exchanging products, issuing refunds and processing cash and card payments. Behind closed doors they are involved in stocking shelves, price tagging, receiving and storing stock and even tidying up. Store Manager: Store or branch managers are in charge of the running and commercial performance of a retail outlet.
The William institute Ethics Awareness Inventory self-assessment has aptly said, the tests is more to know what my personal values are. Personal values are the definition of how one think, about respecting the individuals and as well for the goodness of the society. Kudler Fine Food (KFF) is a fine gourmet food and grocery store. which has been started by Kathy who wanted to full-fill her
Kudler Fine Foods currently has a database that keeps all of the inventory information that is used for tracking purposes. From an accounting perspective, the information provided in the data table is an essential tool for the company. The data assists the
Kudler Fine Foods Problem Statement Christine Hogue University of Phoenix MGT521 25 July 2010 Ed Darley This paper will discuss problems identified with the Kudler Fine Food’s Strategic Plan, dated 2003. Kathy Kudler established Kudler Fine Food’s (KFF) in 1998 by opening her first store in La Jolla, CA. Over the ensuing years she opened two additional locations one in Del Mar, CA and the other in Encinitas, CA. KFF’s goal is to be a premiere gourmet grocery store offering quality meats, produce, cheese and wine, with a focus on customer service. KFF’s has several problems with its current strategic plan that must be addressed to ensure success of the business and secure Kathy’s vision and investment.
4. It is important to plan and organise staff to enable the delivery of service. Rotas will play a role in the delivery of service. Business levels will dictate the level of staff needed eg you will have your normal permanent staff but when you have big fuctions it is best to have a bank of staff employed on a casual basis to cover fuctions like this. Calculating staff levels from business information and translating that into a staff rota is a skill.