For example Coke and Pepsi, they are both really popular companies and have a wide range of consumers. They both have similar products and prices, and are still somewhat different. The third threat is managers and workers, when “intrapersonal and politics can jeopardize the ability to produce goods and services as well” (17). The last is, products can become obsolete or outdated. Relating to the technology aspect, when releasing new products, businesses can potentially become outdated.
Since both the company’s market share so large, the market is very close to a duopoly (other players having a very small impact on the market). Hence we assume this to be a situation of duopoly. The 2 companies sell products which are very close substitutes and are constantly fighting for greater market share. A person may buy a Coke product instead of a Pepsi one, and vice versa. The objective of both is to maximize their profit.
Soon, trusts became a new form limiting competition. Trust was created to decrease competition and increase prices. The company will have control of the stocks of several companies and make decisions for them. When a company owns all or almost all of the companies, it becomes a monopoly. A monopoly had many negative effects on consumers and the workers.
The third option falls below the $7M increment needed by Natureview to achieve the revenue target of $20M. Hence Natureview could risk finding someone willing to invest and position itself for acquisition. However, in the financials we see that Natureview actually stands to profit the most from this option as it involves fewer costs. Natureview may think that showing VC’s the high revenues of other options would benefit them however, VC’s are likely to think these options are not sustainable for ensuing years, especially as the supermarket channel is only growing slightly and market share is stolen by the big competitors who have enormous resources. Furthermore by using forceful guerilla marketing techniques like the ones they used before they can further increase their revenue.
TOP JUICE – SWOT ANALYSIS Strength • Relationships: Has strong relationships with local producers, interior companies and IT providers which helped expansion run smoother • Natural product: Top quality fruits and vegetables • Location: It has over 50 stores scattered around main cities such as Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane Weakness • Small management team: • Brand acknowledgement: Late entrant in to market, therefore not as well-known as Boost Juice and other fresh juice stores Opportunities • Franchising: Accelerates expansion and spread brand awareness across Australia • Fast growth: Growing demand of healthy beverages • Health conscious consumers: People are more educated and Threat • Competition: Competition could develop expensive
The Introduction of Uber and Australia’s Economy When Uber first launched in the Australian market in October 2012, it had a large impact on the economy and the way it would be run. Australia is a mixed market economy which means it has a central government that intervenes in the economy when necessary. (Radcliffe, Mixed Economic System, n.d.) This approach differs from other economies as it allows the more production choice, therefore a wider opportunity in the workforce. This gives producers a level of freedom while still allowing the government to intervene in economic activities to achieve social needs by helping decide what to produce, how to produce and how much to produce. Australia has begun a shift towards a sharing economy, where
The economic fluctuations strongly influence on operation of the firms. The big gaps of wage inflation rates and exchange rates between developed countries like Australia and developing countries have significantly endured over time and they can be the financial attractiveness of outsourcing (Postma et al 2013). For instance, in last few years, after Global Financial Crisis occurred, the Australian currency strongly appreciated (Manalo et al 2014); other currencies from developing countries depreciated, such as Indian Rupee depreciated 50% in 2011 (Postma et al 2013). So this was a big advantage for Telstra to make payments for operational and labor costs in foreign countries when implementing offshore outsourcing
Once Australia’s development neared the development of Great Britain, Australian’s no longer needed Great Britain’s involvement in their government. Without the need of Great Britain’s help, Australia and Great Britain relations slowly dwindled. By the late 1900’s Australia, New Zealand and other surrounding countries switched their trade and communications to the countries closer in relative location (“Chapter 12…,” 1). Due to Asia being much closer to New Zealand and Australia then Great Britain, the relations between the Pacific Rim’s Southwest Anchor and Asia became much stronger than that of previous relation with Great Britain (“Chapter 12…,” 1). With further development of Australia and the surrounding countries the relationships greatly change.
These changes would be expensive and long running so companies would find them overvalued and not profitable. We rated this 3 because Kraft has reduced the waste in 6 out 9 of their major manufacturing plants in the U.S. by 80% with plans to reduce waste disposal to zero by 2015. Our final key external factor under opportunities was the increased demand for packaged and processed foods around the world as a result of a change in lifestyles. These days it is more common to have double income families who are bound to have less time to cook and having extra cash for quicker meals. We felt that this was a fairly important success factor for the food processing industry because of the high demand for convenience food.
The gold rush helped build towns, railways and the very economy Australia. Maids, shopkeepers and farmers benefited from the gold rush as labour was rare, so the income was doubled. Thousands of miners and people looking for quick money to clear debts came in from all over the world. Although the gold rush had influenced the Australia’s colonies