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SWOT Analysis and Porter’s 5 Forces analyses of John Lewis Partnership

SWOT Analysis and Porter’s 5 Forces analyses of John Lewis Partnership

| October 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

  Abstract This paper looks at John Lewis, a top retailer in theUKand a very successful brand in the EU region as a whole. It scans the environment in which John Lewis operates while scrutinizing the attractiveness and competitiveness of the retailing industry in theUnited Kingdom(Porter’s Five Forces analysis). The SWOT analysis is done to […]

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Vodafone Plc SWOT Analysis and Five Forces

Vodafone Plc SWOT Analysis and Five Forces

| September 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

  Abstract Aim: This essay aims to perform an analysis on the basis of integration of SWOT and Porter’s Five Forces frameworks. The key aim of this essay is to establish the reasons behind the success of Vodafone, which is ranked 3rd in FTSE100 Company ranking, and thereby represent the implications and recommendations.

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Strategic Analysis of Rio Tinto Plc

Strategic Analysis of Rio Tinto Plc

| September 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Rio Tinto PLC holds a dominant position in the global metals and mining industry. Even though the company has a range of strategic strengths, trends in this industry mean that it needs to take further action in order to remain competitive. Three key actions are recommended.

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SWOT Analysis and Porter’s 5 Forces analyses for Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS)

SWOT Analysis and Porter’s 5 Forces analyses for Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS)

| September 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

  This paper looks at the Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS), one of the leading banks in the world and a very successful brand in the EU region. It examines the environment in which UBS operates while scrutinizing the attractiveness and competitiveness of the banking industry (Porter’s Five Forces analysis). The SWOT analysis is done […]

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Vodafone Group Market Analysis

Vodafone Group Market Analysis

| September 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

  This report examines the current market position of Vodafone, which is currently ranked second on the FTSE 100, and has a market capitalization of 84,991 Million GBP. The report undertakes a SWOT analysis to examine the main strengths and weaknesses of Vodafone. This is followed by a Porter’s five forces analysis of the industry […]

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Vodafone Group Plc SWOT Analysis and Porters Five Forces

Vodafone Group Plc SWOT Analysis and Porters Five Forces

| September 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

  Vodafone Group Public Limited Company is the world’s leading mobile telecommunications company operating in more than five continents. The company runs its operations from two geo-regions: Europe, which includes Western Europe andGermany, and EMAPA, which includes Middle East, Africa,Asiaand the pacific. The European market is the largest accounting for close to 80 percent of […]

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SWOT analysis of Sainsbury’s Plc.

SWOT analysis of Sainsbury’s Plc.

| June 15, 2012 | 1 Comment

  Abstract Sainsbury’s is the third largest store chain inUKand 80th placed in FTSE 100 companies with market capitalisation of £ 5,457.35 million. The essay employs SWOT analysis to assess the strengths, opportunities, weaknesses and threats in relation to its strategy and operations in the UK and international markets with reference to its retail business. […]

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Strategic Analysis of Reed Elsevier Plc

Strategic Analysis of Reed Elsevier Plc

| May 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

Abstract This paper analyses the corporate and business strategies of Reed Elsevier, one of FTSE 100 companies that has a conspicuous global presence. Reed Elsevier is an information and publishing establishment that deals with science, legal, risk, medical and business sectors. Through creating strong brands, the company has created a loyal customer base that is […]

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Whitbread Plc SWOT Analysis

Whitbread Plc SWOT Analysis

| May 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

Abstract: An  analysis of the FTSE 100 company Whitbread Plc, utilising the SWOT tool as a framework to investigate the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats that the company faces in relation to its position within the Leisure industry. Drawing from an internal perspective, the SWOT analysis evaluates the company’s operation in both its national and […]

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Strategic Analysis of Burberry Plc

Strategic Analysis of Burberry Plc

| May 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

  Introduction Strategic development is concerned with the direction and scope of an organization over the long term, which involves the development and deployment of its resources and competencies, through which it achieves competitive advantage in a changing environment. All organizations, whether big or small and regardless of their field of business, are faced with […]

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SWOT Analysis of Sage Group Plc

SWOT Analysis of Sage Group Plc

| April 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Sage Group is a global supplier of software solutions as well as services in business management to both small and medium sized businesses. This paper will analyze the company with key focus being placed on its internal strengths and weaknesses and how they prepare or hinder it from the opportunities and threats existing in […]

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Serci Group Plc Cultural Expansion into India

Serci Group Plc Cultural Expansion into India

| April 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

ABSTRACT  The Serco Group is ranked 99th number in the stock exchange market of the UK with market capitalization of £4,646.4m in 2011. The financial crisis of 2008 had no impact on the company and recently Serco acquired an Indian outsourcing company “Intelenet”. The paper is focusing on the use of Hofstede’s framework to assess […]

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Kingfisher Plc Cultural Expansion into Russia Analysis

Kingfisher Plc Cultural Expansion into Russia Analysis

| April 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

Abstract: Since its inception in 1982 as a UK based conglomerate, Kingfisher Plc has transformed itself into the biggest multinational home-improvement products retailer in Europe and the third largest in the world. The company currently ranks on the 52nd position of the FTSE 100 index with market capitalization totaling £7.23 billion (Stockopedia: Kingfisher Market Analysis […]

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SWOT Analysis of Intercontinental Hotels Group Plc

SWOT Analysis of Intercontinental Hotels Group Plc

| March 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

  ABSTRACT This is an in-depth analysis on market capitalization of Intercontinental Hotels Group Plc., a global hotels company ranked at position 72 in the FTSE 100 index at the close of business on March 2nd 2012. It is a comprehensive analysis of its strengths and weaknesses in strategy and operations, threats in its business […]

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Strategic Analysis of Marks and Spencer (M&S) Group

Strategic Analysis of Marks and Spencer (M&S) Group

| February 12, 2012 | 2 Comments

Marks and Spencer Group is ranked 55 in terms of market capitalisation on the FTSE 100 as of close of
business on Friday 7th October 2011.

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Bunzl plc: Company profile and SWOT analysis

Bunzl plc: Company profile and SWOT analysis

| February 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Bunzl plc (LON: BNZL) is a specialist distribution and outsourcing company, ranked 93 in the FTSE 100 ranking (as at 6th September 2011), with market capitalisation of £2.5 billion.

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Impact of Mergers and Acquisition on Shareholder Value

Impact of Mergers and Acquisition on Shareholder Value

| February 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

There has been an increasing trend in mergers and acquisitions. The main motive behind mergers and acquisitions is that they create value for both shareholders of the target and acquiring companies indicating that mergers and acquisitions result in the creation of shareholder value.

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SWOT Analysis of Next plc

SWOT Analysis of Next plc

| February 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

This report will analyse the corporate activities and position of Next plc, focusing on clothing, which is the company’s main product area.

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Strategic and Cultural Analysis of BT Group Plc

Strategic and Cultural Analysis of BT Group Plc

| February 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

BT GROUP PLC: AN ASSESSMENT OF THE IMPACT OF CULTURAL DIFFERENCES ON SUSTAINABLE COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE AND CORPORATE PERFORMANCE

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Strategic Analysis of Kingfisher PLC

Strategic Analysis of Kingfisher PLC

| February 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

Since its establishment in the 1980s, Kingfisher Plc has grown from a UK-based multi-retail sector conglomerate to an international retailer focused on the rapidly growing home improvement sector, and is currently ranked 52nd in the FTSE index with a market capitalization of £6,320 (DigitalLook website, 2011).

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