Nova Southeastern University H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business & Entrepreneurship Assignment for Course: MKT 5125 – Marketing Decisions for Managers Submitted to: John Gironda Submitted by: Fabiana Patricia Barbera Villavicencio Fb406@mynsu.nova.edu Date of Submission: 11/01/2017 Title of Assignment: Kraft Food Canada: Targeting Millennials CERTIFICATION OF AUTHORSHIP: I certify that I am the author of this paper and that any assistance I received in its preparation is fully acknowledged and disclosed in the paper. I have also cited any sources from which I used data, ideas or words, either quoted directly or paraphrased. I also certify that this paper was prepared by me specifically for this course. Student 's Signature:
PROBLEM IDENTIFICATION Whole Foods Market was created as a grocery store to serve as providing healthier options for consumers (Whole Foods Market History, 2016). Whole Foods has recently begun a target of the younger demographic, such as millennial that are increasingly becoming more concerned with the food they are putting in their bodies (Low, 2015). However, there is a large shift happening within the retail industry, including grocers concerning consumer behavior (Lewis & Dart, 2010). The problem Whole Foods is having though is the lack of adaption they are having to the changing society. Having a younger demographic with such high price and quality items is causing a disconnection with consumers and brand loyalty.
The Root Cause(s) of the problem The problem that the company is losing their loyal customers and their product is getting returned is either due to the quality of their product or due to their dysfunctional delivery channels. With the increase in the competition in the market, customers have more choice of buying the same product with better quality and getting it delivered in a timely manner. From the case, we can assume timely delivery and quality product are two of the most important criteria for their customers. Causal Togs has been struggling on both of these fronts which have allowed their competition to swoop in and has resulted in the company to lose its loyal customers. The organisation shows resistance to change and many workers
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Ethical and Socially Responsive Business Bruce Carter Principles of Management – MGMT 3101 Dr. Yolanda Ogletree January 24, 2018 As legally required The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated has a Code of Ethics and Code of Code of Business Conduct. The Code of Ethics and Code of Business Conduct assures compliance with the Sarbanes – Oxley Act for companies whose stock is publicly traded. The Code of Ethics and Code of Business Conduct also assures the success of The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated. The implementation of the Code of Ethics and Code of Business Conduct is pertinent to being an ethically and socially responsive business. There are many key significant areas of the Code of Ethics and Code of Business Conduct.
They’re famous for timbits (bite sized donuts). The study was conducted to see whether to pursue the opportunity if introducing Tim Horton’s coffee and bake shop to act effectively in the Lebanese market. The study was limited to the perceptions of coffee shop attendees in Canada through an in- depth interview, selected by Judgment sampling . However, the Lebanese coffee shop attendees selected through stratified disproportionate sampling filled a questionnaire. One of the main conclusions drawn from the study was that Tim Hortons coffee and bake shop will be a successful introduction to the Lebanese market segment.
The weaknesses demonstrated by Amazon to acquire Whole Foods for 13.7 Billion are disadvantages where Amazon can improve. Firstly, Amazon has made a considerable financial investment to acquire Whole Foods and will limit their ability to purchase more assets in the future. Second, the acquisition will hurt the corporation’s ability for quality and quantity control. Lastly, since Whole Foods is solely an Organic Food store, there are limited suppliers in the industry and can become a problem if proper precautions are not taken. Overall, with purchasing Whole Foods, the organization will experience a hit financially, quality and quantity control for satisfying their consumers and the limited suppliers of Organic products in the grocery industry.
This resulted her to lose the customer because he run out of patience and bought the goods from her competitor. Gisele is hungry with ACME because they failed to deliver her the right goods she wanted to sell to her customer. So, as ACME interns, your job is to convince Gisele to change the perception she has towards ACME. This is because ACME cannot afford to lose her as she very important customers who buy large quantity of goods. Step 1: The group of interns will be divided into two different teams, Team ACME and Team Gisele.
For example, using the “pros and cons” chart to solve their bad food image. Problem: (Bad food image), changing suppliers. Pros Cons Better public image Losing a long term business partner Healthier ingredients Ingredients may taste different to what customers are used to Fresh start with suppliers Opportunity to get better prices on food In this case, changing suppliers would be the winning
Therefore, a strong research and development (R&D) of this company needed to commercial a new products and improve the existing products. WEAKNESSES The weakness of Nestle company is much of it sales depend on a few well-recognized product. Hence, any sudden change in consumer taste would affect the business. Next, grocery sales that sold in giant retailer such as Tesco which have the ability to reduce the price drastically without any deal from Nestle.