Outputs: amount of ingredients used, time to make the pizza, the time it takes to deliver it, delivery locations, customer’s relative data, profit and loss numbers for each menu item, employee performance, etc. c. Decision Support system: support more non-routine decision making, and often use external information as well from TPS and MIS. Inputs: data from the TPS and external data. Processes: analyze the data. Outputs: analyze sales data per menu item, analyze’s relative data, analyze past and potential sales trends, etc.
Have you ever gone to a different place and the pizza is different, but it is still a pizza? Everywhere one goes for pizza, it is made differently depending on the culture of the area or advertising purposes. And although they are all different, a pizza is a pizza with a warm, breaded crust, juicy, red tomato sauce, sometimes with mushrooms and herbs, and lightly or heavily sprinkled with white or yellow cheese, depending on your preference. I know that I believe pizza can bring people around the world together since we all share a common interest, eating pizza. Who could resist a tasty slice of thin, crisp pizza, capped with steaming tomato sauce and golden, melted cheese?
(Who we are, 2013, www.pizzaexpress.co.uk) pag1 Shareholders decide how much or how Pizza Express need to invest the money. Affecting directly to the company products and services. The external factors in the company are: Competitors. Analysis and monitoring the competitors of Pizza Express is really important, if the company want to be better than the competitors.
Some of these Pizza styles are; the California Style, Chicago Style, Detroit Style, New Haven, Neapolitan, New York Style, Sicilian, and St Louis Style, just to name a few. The author of this paper will provide the reader with some information on several of these pizza styles. The California Style Pizza was created by the Chef Wolfgang Puck. “In his hands, crisp, thin-crusted pizza became a vehicle for unusual and delicious toppings like duck sausage and goat cheese and sun-dried tomato.” The New Haven pizza features the clam pizza pie. This pizza is made with the following ingredients “whole clams with garlic, olive oil and oregano, on a thin, brittle crust.” “Many New Haven pizzerias call their pies apizza, pronounced a-BEETS.” The Neapolitan Pizza is made in accordance with the rules that govern the Naples Pizza
Porter’s 5 Forces determines the intensity and the attractiveness of the competition in the industry. (Wikipedia, 2014) Competitor analysis is an assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and potential competitors. The main target market of Orange Clove is working adults aged 25 to 30 years old. Using the Marketing Mix (the 7Ps), we have thought of strategies to reach out to the identified target market. For Product, we suggested adding an 8-course Chinese sit-down dinner, investing on an outdoor kitchen concept and incorporating the art of molecular gastronomy into its buffets.
The Reality behind Cardboard and Ketchup Pizza Domino’s Pizza has a new ad campaign steeped in the notion that confession, rebirth and forgiveness will persuade people to eat the company’s pizza again. One of the cardinal rules of advertizing is to not quote customers brutally criticizing the product, but this is the approach that Dominos Pizza recently used in the new ad campaign “the pizza turn around.” The advertisement is startling in the blatant honesty used to achieve their crucial objective of increased sales revenue. The winning aspect of this ad campaign is the reality approach that was used in styling the commercials. When using the reality-television influenced approach during an advertisement the viewer’s natural defense mechanism is disarmed. These commercials masquerade as documentaries and are designed to pierce through the viewer's built-up resistance to the normal scripted and acted commercials.
Occasionally, special offers (coupons) are printed. Drivers who make deliveries give customers a copy of the receipt and a coupon (if any). Weekly totals are kept for comparison with last year's performance. A summary of the business activities for Perfect Pizza is: a. Display customer record.
The sources of cost advantage are varied and depend on the structure of the industry. They may include the pursuit of economies of scale, proprietary technology, preferential access to raw materials and other factors. A low cost producer must find and exploit all sources of cost advantage. If a firm can achieve and sustain overall cost leadership, then it will be an above average performer in its industry, provided it can command prices at or near the industry average. Differentiation Leadership In a differentiation strategy a firm
In other words, it comprises both people willing to buy and the ability of buying. The demand of the products at various prices can directly affect organisations’ revenue. Thus, organisations must carefully look into the demand before their planning of the supply of their products. According to the law of demand, the demand of a product decreases when the price of the product increases. After estimating the demand of their product at various price levels, a company can choose a price to fulfil their target revenue.
These represent variables that come with their own changing costs. The Economic Order Quantity, or EOQ, is that magic number that represents the optimal quantity of orders that minimizes total variable costs required to order and hold inventory. The EOQ helps us to determine the appropriate amount and frequency when ordering and holding inventory. How EOQ Works The Principles Behind EOQ: The Total Cost Curve In box (a) we see the inventory carrying costs, or the costs associated with holding inventory. These costs increase as you hold more and more inventory.