However, pensioners will be hit hard because the extra income they earn from saving will have dramatically reduced, making them worse off. On the other hand, savers may leave the pound for better interest rates in other countries (hot money), causing a fall in the demand for the pound. As a result the value of the pound will fall, making exports cheaper and there will be an injection of net exports. In conclusion, the impact of loose monetary policy will be beneficial to the economy because extra consumption and investment will cause AD to increase which will increase economic growth. However, it takes a long time for changes in interest rates to feed through to consumption and investment and by then the economy may have gotten worse.
These options are going public through an IPO (or initial public offering), acquiring another company in the same industry, or merging with another company. In order to determine this strategy this group must examine where Kudler Fine Foods stands on its own and which will benefit them the most. With the desire to expand, choosing to go IPO is desirable as it would raise capital to allow KFF to grow. This capital could be used for development, working capital, or to pay off debts. It would also increase the awareness of the company beyond the three locations which could exponentially expand the demand for the products and services of KFF, leading to online sales and more brick and mortar locations.
Kimbaly Franzer Kuddler Fine Foods MKT 421 February 1, 2012 Introduction Through a variety of sales and marketing strategies, Kudler Fine Foods plans to increase customer loyalty and profitability. The customer focused programs, frequent shopper program, direct mailing program, cost cutting initiatives and customer relationship management tactics are designed to achieve quality results (Kudler Fine Foods). Making sure the company is improving the customer’s value chain while instilling loyalty is hoped to increase higher margins in product sales the next step for this company. There are many ways that Kudler can increase profits and provide the customers the needs and wants. Some ways to do that is the catering side of the company,
A positive effect of Kudler Fine Foods in a monopolistic market structure is that they lead in the market and can increase competition between companies and make massive profits by setting higher prices (Colander, 2010). An advantage of a monopolistic competition structure is the ability to set and manipulate product pricing with little consequence because of their strong product differentiation. A disadvantage of a monopolistic competition market is product differentiation can generate unnecessary waste, and advertising can also be considered
I do not agree with her as well on raising the bank reserve requirements as it can restrain lending from banks and as a result it will shrink the economy growth. After analyzing my colleagues’ recommendations, and as the president’s senior economic advisor, I recommend the following: * We should lower income taxes. This shall increase the aggregate demand as the consumer disposable income will increase, which leads to an increase in the consumer spending. If the consumer spending increases, it will bring back up the flow of business and operations which means more jobs opening in the market and low unemployment rates. * Lowering banks’ interest rates.
Recession- The recession is an opposite of boom stage. The unemployment increase, most of firms are losing confidence and stops invest or expand. They may change their planning and started to survive. The customers are likely to save money then spend and the percentages of loans are high and may increase. Individuals are losing jobs and the government have to spend more money of benefits.
International Trade ECO 372 University of Phoenix There are many contributing factors to the stabilization and prosperity of our global market. We, the United States, are living in a time of severe trade deficit, meaning that we are importing many more goods than we are exporting. While it is nice to be able to buy foreign products at a lower price, there is risk in doing so. When we purchase foreign goods over domestic at lower prices it forces our domestic companies to sell their goods at lower prices to remain competitive. These lower prices may lend to making enough profit to sustain the current workforce.
In a highly competitive business world, on a firm’s priority list is the subject of increasing profit and reducing cost. One might than pose the question, has this put them out of business (mom and pop store)? The answer is absolutely not, but rather, they too benefit from cheaper prices as they continue to buy in bulk and continue to operate as the name suggest, convenient
LIVORIA SANDWICHES EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This report examines the current situation of the company and alternatives available to increase overall profitability and cash flow. The first alternative explores the option of franchising the company and the second alternative examines the effect of expanding the product line. The second option is recommended as it has a more profound effect on profitability while responding to the consumer preferences in Dawkins. The second option also meets the target net income of 1.1 million dollars by 2015. In addition to these important measures, the company’s product is maintained at a high level of quality.
The weakness of Kudler Fine Foods is that an IPO (Initial Public Offering) has many inherent and potential weaknesses that must be examined prior to selection as a means for expansion. An IPO is the first sale of stock by a company. There are many advantages and disadvantages for the Kudler Fine Foods to go public through the IPO. The advantages include generating more capital needed to expand their three locations The IPOs are very expensive undertaking, and a large portion of any capital acquired will be lost to this cost. Because the company must produce all financial information to the SEC many businesses find it to be very stressful and time consuming which takes time and money away from a company that is thriving like Kudler Fine Foods.