Beer Brewers Industry Analysis 1 of 17 M E M O R A N D U M Date: April 16, 2008 Subject: Beer Brewer Industry Analysis To: Dr. Matt Ford From: Liz Boeing Brian Casey Jeff Colson John Cropenbaker David Edwards Craig Lyons Tom Poe Andy Rauf Industry Analysis of Beer Brewing Industry This report will provide an industry analysis for the beer brewing industry, discussing the attractiveness of the industry in regards to sustainable profitability. We will first give background on the industry, and then will use Porter’s Five Forces, a tool that will help us to determine the attractiveness of the industry. Industry Background Industry name. The industry that we chose is the beer brewing industry, and we are focusing on operations based in the United States. We chose to focus on a larger scope because the top three competitors in this industry control about 90% of the market.
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Midterm Case Study: Mountain Man Brewing Company 1.) Perform a SWOT analysis for MMBC. What is MMBC’s competitive advantage and is it sustainable? Strengths: -“Grass Roots Marketing”-“Best Beer in Virginia” - “Best Beer in Indiana”-Reputation- Blue collar market-East Central Region-Americas Championship lager-Brand Awareness in region compared to that of John Deer and Chevrolet-Quality- Brand loyalty (rate at 53%)-Small sales force to proselytize brand- Brand equity-Off premise locations Weaknesses: - product expansion or variety - declining sales in target market- broadcasting advertisement- female and younger beer drinker segments- Finances- market share. Opportunities: -Expand into different regions blue collard segment- Expand into new market segments in East Region- New products- Female- “First Time Drinkers” Threats: -Aging core- customer segment- Major Domestic producers- light beer- Second tier domestic producers- Wine and spirited drinks companies- federal excise tax rate, increase in national health concern MMBC’s competitive advantage is the companies unique brand equity.
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Tammy Williams BUS 499 Merger, Acquisition, and International Strategies Professor Smith August 26, 2012 For the corporation that has acquired another company, merged with another company, or been acquired by another company, evaluate the strategy that led to the merger or acquisition to determine whether or not this merger or acquisition was a wise choice. Justify your opinion. The Coca-Cola Company is a beverage company. The Company owns or licenses and markets more than 500 nonalcoholic beverage brands, primarily sparkling beverages but also a variety of still beverages, such as waters, enhanced waters, juices and juice drinks, ready-to-drink teas and coffees, and energy and sports drinks. It owns and markets a range of nonalcoholic
Organizational Change in Wal-Mart The purpose of this paper is to explain how the Wal-Mart Corporation has converted from the traditional model to a transformed organizational model over the last five years. The impact of these changes on the company's diverse workforce will be researched and explained as well as the two most important external stakeholders also affected. The very first Wal- Mart store was opened in 1962 by Sam Walton in Rogers Arkansas. Wal-mart has transformed from a small town merchant into the worlds largest retail store, leading in sales year after year. One of Sam Walton's techniques for change is technological changes.
Case Study_Mountain Man Brewing_Group 1 Question 1 Identify MMBCs competitive set and target market: Map to the matrices below In the diagram below, you will see the competitive set of various other breweries in the East Region. As noted, some of the following include Anheuser-Busch, Miller, Coors and other 2nd tier premier and popular brewers. There is a lower competitive landscape when observing the craft and specialty brewers. | East Central Region | Anheuser-Busch | 15,620,252 | 42.0% | Miller | 8,553,948 | 23.0% | Coors | 3,347,197 | 9.0% | Other 2nd Tier Premium & Popular Brewers | 4,648,885 | 12.5% | Craft/Specialty Brewers | 557,866 | 1.5% | Imports | 4,462,929 | 12.0% | Total | 37,191,077 | 100% | As we review the target market of the light beer, it is opposite of the market for Mountain Man Lager. The consumers of light beer are more likely to be women or younger people aged 21 to 27 years who are first-time drinkers.