Computer Information System Brief Aaron Allen ACC/542 May 20, 2013 Christy Countryman Kudler Fine Foods Kudler Fine Foods is a specialty food store located in the Sand Diego metropolitan area. There are three different stores located in La Jolla, Del Mar, and Encinitas. Kudler has the very best in domestic and imported fare, which include bakery and pastry products, fresh produce, fresh meat and seafood, condiments and packaged foods, and cheese and special dairy products. This paper will identify Kudler’s key business and accounting information needs as well as the strengths and weaknesses of Kudler’s current computer system and technology. This paper will also explain Kudler’s opportunities in terms of technology as well as their
The stores are stocked with the very best domestic and imported foodstuffs and divided into the following departments: * Fresh Bakery and Pastries * Fresh Produce * Fresh Meat & Seafood * Condiments and Packaged Foods * Cheese's and Specialty Dairy Products” (Tatum, Harris, 2011) Strengths of going public with IPO The strengths of a company are very important when it comes to decided such a huge change like becoming an initial public offering (IPO). In this case Kudler Fine Foods has a prominent structure that resorts into overall satisfaction of the customers. The locations are very supportive to elegant tastes. The strengths of moving Kudler Fine Foods to an IPO are very profitable in most cases to the owner. With the company being a private company they were only limited to the investments from themselves.
Kudler Fine Foods is a premium specialty store stocked with bakery products, meat and seafood, cheese, diary, and wine products. The stores are in the San Diego area with locations in La Jolla, Del Mar, and Encinitas. The organization has a mission to “provide their customers with the finest selected foodstuff, wines, and related needs in an unparallel led consumer environment” (Kudler, Mission Statement, p. 2, 2008). Kudler Fine Foods has its targeted market established. Marketing research allows the organization to implement an effective marketing mix that includes the 4p’s.
Kudler Fine Foods Manager – update on job description Job description: To manage and run individual store and ensure profitability for unit. Job duties: Manage store employees, purchasing, inventory control, customer service, submit weekly sales and profitability reports, and run the individual store as a business. Qualifications: Excellent customer service, 5 years experience in a retail environment with proven success, bachelor’s degree in business or associated field. Kudler Fine Foods Catering Manager Job description: To grow catering program and seek out new business opportunities and manage catering assistant. Job duties: Organize a successful catering program and attract new customers and clients.
Financial Statements Paper ACC/280 YOUR NAME University of Phoenix INSTRUCTOR NAME DATE Financial Statements Paper Accounting provides an exceptional contribution to the success of any small or large company. More specifically, accounting assists company owners in their management decisions by providing valuable financial information. Financial accounting is regulated by rules and concepts recognized as “generally accepted accounting principles” (GAAP). The GAAP requires four financial statements which include: the balance sheet, income statement, statement of cash flow, and statement of owner's equity. In this paper, the purpose of accounting and the four financial statements and how they correlate with each other will be discussed.
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
There needs to be a standard operating procedure using a company policy approved Customer Relationship management system. With a Customer Relationship management system Riordan can track all customers and their needs through one system. Also any sales member would be able to pick up the account if needed and have all the same information for that customer. The Customer relationship management system will also be used to control the production plan for each customer for records of units produced. The marketing, finance and production departments will be able to use the CRM to track profits and losses by item or groups.
Internal auditors, these accounting reports light on the tools a company uses to comply with all the rules. Finally, top management goes through financial statements to understand the overall situation of the company, and what could be brought to the next competitive level. These internal users all work together to bring achievement and make the company grow in any financial matter
Organizational Behavior Kudler Fine Foods is an upscale specialty store in southern California. The store’s primary market focus is to customers requiring gourmet and organic foods. Kathy Kudler’s mission is to provide the finest selected foodstuffs, wines, and related needs coupled with helpful and knowledgeable staff to provide the customer the best experience possible. This analysis will examine Kudler Fine Foods’ culture, organizational structure, leadership style, and identify factors that will drive change to improve the company’s competitive advantage. Culture at Kudler Fine Foods Kudler Fine Foods, like every company, has an organizational culture.
WFM mission, summarized in the slogan “Whole Foods, Whole People, Whole Planet,” extended well beyond food retailing. I think John Mackey has a good strategic vision for WFM because they are not your usual supermarket. They truly do offer a variety of the highest quality natural and organic products that you cannot find in regular supermarket such as Kroger or Walmart. WFM mission slogan directly stresses to the 7 core values underlying the company. It is essentially a summary of the core values that WFM’s abides by every day.