Xi Guo Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc. Introduction Dr Pepper Snapple Group is an American soft drink company, based in Plano, Texas. In 2007, there were 89% of company net sales are generated in the US, 4% in Canada, and 7% in Mexico and the Caribbean. (From Annual Report 2008) The energy beverage market is the fouth largest nonalcoholic beverage category, after carbonated soft drinks, sport drinks, and bottled water in the US. The energy beverage market is the fastest growing in the US. The characterize of the energy beverage industry 1, Industry The energy drink market has grown exponentially, with nearly 500 new brands launched worldwide in 2006, and 200 new brands launched in the U.S. in the 12-month period ending July 2007.
In 2007, BatesManor accounted for roughly one percent of the household wood manufacturing industry dollar sales with year-end net sales totaling $75 million. In 2006, the top ten U.S. furniture manufacturers each had estimated revenues averaging $1,063.4 billion. BatesManor is a high-end furniture manufacturer, providing high quality products to the U.S. The
For the year 2008, revenues coming from North America accounted for eight billion and ninety million US dollars, which represent 55.2% of the total revenues of the company. Sales in Europe accounted for five billion four hundred and forty three million US dollars, which represent 37.2% of total global sales. Cumulative sales coming from other regions are totaling one billion one hundred and thirteen million US dollars, or 7.6 % of total sales. Carnival carries around eight million passengers annually, which makes it the biggest cruise company in the world. Each year approximately 10 million people in North America make cruise vacations (around 9.5 million in the U.S. and 700,000 in Canada).
ORGANIZATIONAL PLANNING Organizational Planning Based in the SWOT Analysis, Kellogg Company SWOT Analysis. Dec2012, p1-10.p this company has the following strengths: A strong brand that was based thought the years of incrementing sales. In the 2011, the sales were about $13,198, being one of the world largest producers of cereal. In 2013, the company reports net sales of $14.8 billion, increased by 4.2 percent for the last year. In Latin American the sales growth in 5.5 percent.
Walmart Stores Walmart operates various formats of discount department stores under 53 different banners in 15 countries, including Walmart, Sam’s Club, & Asda, and is the largest retailer in the world. As of Jul 31, 2011 the company operated 9,667 total stores including 3,822 Walmart U.S., 609 Sam’s Club, and 5.236 International locations. Demand Since the Price elasticity of demand for the type of walmart’s products is very high, Walmart always succeed to be an attractive substitute store by having the lower price. This allows it to have a shift of the demand to right. Annual Sales Data | | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | Net Sales (1,000′s) | $ 418,952,000 | $ 405,132,000 | $ 401,087,000 | $ 373,321,000 | $ 344,759,000 | YoY % Chg | 3.4% | 1.0% | 7.4% | 8.3% | 11.6% | Same-Store Sales Chg | -0.6% | -0.8% | 3.5% | 1.6% | 2.0% | | Walmart reported net income of $3.80 billion ($1.09 Diluted EPS) for the second quarter ended Jul 31, a 6% increase from a year ago.
ECP is an independent distributor / retailer of Original Equipment quality and aftermarket parts for cars and light commercial vehicles. It is the largest independent aftermarket distributor by revenue in the UK and sold almost twice as many parts as its nearest competitor with a turnover in excess of £330 million in 2011. ECP has approximately 120 branches, a strategically located National Distribution Centre at Tamworth, 8 regional hubs and over 4800 employees. ECP group was purchased by LKQ Euro Limited, a subsidiary of LKQ Corporation which is incorporated in the United States, in October 2011. Sustaining Growth A key issue facing ECP is sustaining its growth.
CEMEX’s sales revenues had increased from less than $1 billion in 1989 to nearly $5 billion in 1999, and it had become the third largest cement company in the world in terms of capacity, as well as the largest international trader. After determining what were the benefits of globalization for CEMEX and its main competitors we are going to analyze CEMEX’s strategy to success in its business. Indeed, we will focus on comparing its strategy with that from a other larger competitor, Holderbank. Then we will analyze more precisely what are the steps of CEMEX's strategy to enter different markets, and especially how these steps have evolved over time. Finally, we will make some recommendations to CEMEX regarding its globalization strategy and propose selection criteria for future markets.
In total, Overstock.com earned $1.05 billion in revenue for FY 2010 which was an increase of 23.4% from the previous year. In terms of liquidity, the company has $12.66 million in operating cash flow. The composition of net sales is approximately 18.4% for the Direct Segment and 80.8% of net sales for Fulfillment Partner Business. The direct segment refers to sales directly to individual consumers from certain offline channels and Overstock.com’s leased warehouses, where purchased surplus inventory is stored and re-sold at a premium on the website. The Fulfillment Partner Business segment refers a 3rd party liaison between customers in search of low prices and retailers & manufacturers that are looking to liquidate.
Costco Case Analysis: 4th largest retailer in the US; 7th largest in the world Company that is on a first name basis Singeal set the tone for the company, ambitions He personified the values he wanted his employees; expected employees to have merchandising expertise 2006, $59 Billion at 496 stores in 37 states + international Average rev is $128 million per store (vs. $67 million for Sam’s club) 26 million households and 5.2 million businesses had memberships, generating $1.2 billion in fees Business Model = “To continually provide our members with quality goods and services at the lowest possible prices.” Generate high sales volumes and rapid inventory turnover by offering members low prices on a limited selection of nationally branded and selected private label products in a wide range of merchandise categories. Strategy: Prices i. Cap its markup of brand name by 14% (vs. 20-50% at other places) ii. Private label is 15% mark up iii. Only offer products that can be placed at bargain prices iv.
Revenues totaled $1.6 billion in for the 13 weeks ending July 3, 2005 (FWN Financial News, 2005). Earnings during that same period were $125.6 million, which translates into 31 cents per share, (FWN Financial News, 2005). Starbucks carries very little debt, which makes it an even stronger company (Gillespie, 2003; Rosato, 2004). It was also sitting on $380 million in cash in the summer of 2004 (Rosato, 2004). As Rosata (2004) said: "Starbucks, with little long-term debt and about $380 million in cash, has a stellar balance sheet" (Rosato, 2004, p. 124).