Marriott International vs. Airbnb Although Marriott International has a competitive advantage of being the largest hotel company in the world, experiencing years of remarkable growth with the acquisition of Starwood Hotels, and ranking at number 163 on this year’s Fortune 500, it operates in a highly competitive market. The recent success of Airbnb, for example, has had major effects on the hotel industry as it has quickly become a threat. Airbnb, founded in 2008, is an online hospitality service that provides short-term lodging and unique travel accommodations around the world with more than 3,000,000 lodging listings in 65,000 cities and 191 countries. Having a value of over $10 billion, Airbnb “exceeds that of well-established global hotel chains like Hyatt” (Hospitality Net). This proves that this online service is significantly surpassing these stable hotel chains that have been competing in the industry for over 60 years.
By having more equity than last year, their dividend yield has predictably increased. In 2013 the dividend yield per share was £44.4 million and this amount had increased annually from 2009 up until that point. In these turbulent times of economic disparity this multinational company is benefitting many. Who knew alcohol was such a popular product worldwide. Undeniably Diageo have excelled in recent times and this is evident through their basic earnings per share.
However, return on investment (ROI) remains at 19.3% for 2010 and 2009 year and return on assets (ROA) has increased 0.5% from 8.4% to 8.9% respectively. The financial figure shows that the company improves performance in 2010 despite economic condition all over the globe. The biggest contributor of this success is the international market. It contributed more than $100 billion of net sales in the consolidated total. This was the first time the international stores reached the billion dollar figure.
Toyota is a standout amongst the most momentous business examples of overcoming adversity ever. With a yearly benefit level higher than GM, Portage and Chrysler together, Toyota is an exceptional benefit generator. Amid the 2006/2007 monetary year benefit became by 19.8 percent and came to 100 billion SEK. Its return on resources is roughly 8 times higher than the business normal and the organization has made a benefit the last 60 back to back years. Toyota is an in number or even prevailing player in every fragment from economy to extravagance and autos to pickup trucks.
Procter & Gamble has maximized its attention on emerging markets; currently it has 32% of its revenue from emerging markets Procter & Gamble generates 57% of its revenue from overseas markets; this adds to the geographic diversification and reduces the effect of a recession in the US • 6. Economic Forces that affects Procter and Gamble In light of the global economic recession, P&G has announced it will concentrate its development strategy on emerging markets, opening almost all of its 20 new manufacturing facilities outside its established markets. Pitman, S. (2008) states that Procter & Gamble has become the first main personal care producer to announce significant across the board price maximization in the face of mounting costs. • 7. Political Forces that Affects Procter and Gamble Most the effect of the U.S. recession, which according to the IMF represents about 21 percent of the global economy, is spreading via multiple channels.
It is currently the 47th largest economy within the world based on their mixed country economy. With the main partners of imports being the United States at nineteen percent of imports, and main partner of exports being China Vietnam for the next six years, Vietnam has relations with super powers that supports the economy. The economy see and average of 200 billion US dollars a year in revenue from imported goods (Taylor, 2013). The second gross domestic product that has helped boom the economy is the tourism of Vietnam; the boom of visitors came during 2004 voted the most wanted to visit Asian country. The cause of the increase of the amount of visitors not known but is speculated that of being 40-year anniversary of the Vietnam war with the United States (Taylor,
Today the worlds population is growing at 1.15% per year which is 80500000 people annually. Some of the most populated countries of today are India,China,Russia,Brazil and South Africa these countries are also known as the BRIC nations. Population growth does increase demand nevertheless it also volleys workforces with a lot of extra workers, this unfortunately pauperizes wages and increases poverty. It is impossible to see a correlation between population growth and development in 2 or 3 years, In order to see an correlation we have to look about 20 years back so that we can distinguish the impact of all those births entering workforces. Rapid population growth still remains in numerous amount of developing countries.
Tourism is often referred to as a ‘multi-product industry that encompasses a number of different economic activities’ (Wall& Mathieson, 2006). The rapid development of the world economy in the past two decades alongside with global integration and globalization has led to a significant increase in the number of tourists travelling abroad for leisure and entertainment. According to the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the number of tourist arrivals reached an astonishing figure of 1.1 billion visits in 2014. Currently, tourism is one of the fastest growing and dynamic sectors of the world economy accounting for nearly 1.5 trillion US Dollars in receipts and exports accounting as one of the top 5 export earning sectors of the
This increase in size of IPO was done though GreenShoe Option system. This is considered to be as the world largest fund raising option because it arose US$ 25 billion (they sold extra 48 mn shares which is worth US$ 3.3 bn). i. Working principle: GreenShoe option cannot be done on the day of trading and it has to be panned well before by predicting the demand on company's share in the market. It helps company to raise capital more than what has been already projected through capital market.