This shows that Ford Motor Company had a high volume of sales in 2014. Similarly, General Motors Company had sales of 155,929,000,000 and inventory of 13,642,000,000 giving an inventory turnover of 155,929,000,000/13,642,000,000=11.43 (General Motors Company, 2015, pp. 28, 68). General Motors ' inventory turnover is lower than Ford Motor 's but is still pretty good compared to other automotive companies. Profit margin is another important ratio in the world of accounting that looks at the company 's profitability for the given timeframe (Investopedia).
Lowe 's. is an American company that operates a chain of retail home improvement and appliance stores in the North America (United States, Canada), and Mexico. Lowe’s is known for helping their customers improve their homes since it was founded in 1946. They evolved from a small hardware store to a titanic home improvement company responsible for providing customers encouragement and support regardless it be in the store, online, by phone, or at their home or their business. Lowe’s offers more than 50 interior and exterior installation services that constitute of appliances, flooring and blinds; and extended protection plans, repair services, as well as credit financing.
Countrywide Financial was established in 1969 as a subprime lender for home loans. (Ferrell, Fraedrich, & Ferrell, 2013). Within 30 years, Countrywide Financial created over 16% of home loans, which placed them in a very good position as the largest source for home loans. They became the top subprime lender for minorities and low-income borrowers. In 1992, Countrywide developed a program that allowed more consumers to become eligible to receive home loans.
Procter and Gamble established in India in 1964 and serves more than 650 million consumers in India. P&G is committed to sustainable growth in India and is currently invested in the country via its 5 plants and 9 contract manufacturing sites, as well as through the 26,000 jobs it creates directly and indirectly. Their sustainability efforts focus on Environmental Protection as well as Social responsibility to help develop the communities they operate in. P&G has always followed the motto of making every day better for the people and the planet through their innovation and they have been reporting their sustainability decisions from the past 15 years. The company believes that good governance practices contribute to better results for the shareholders and thus everything they do, they do
Second, their revenue income has increased since the second quarter of 2014 by $228 million; from $10,307 to $10,535. Last, their total assets have a higher value than their total liabilities, even if their total asset value had decreased. Additionally, Loblaw Company is known for their high quality of supermarket
CASE WRITE UP “Electrolux AB - Managing innovation” Prepared by: Emilio Ramirez Zuñiga 000126489, Nov 2015 INTRODUCTION Established in 1919 Electrolux was a result of a merger between two Stockholm-based companies. Now at days, it is the second largest kitchen and home appliances company worldwide with $16.3 billions in revenue, employing more than 60, 000 people and operating in 12 home appliances product categories. The company growth strategy was principally through mergers and acquisitions. Which has an impact in the organizational culture and diversity. Electrolux had a diversified geographic presence, operating 58 manufacturing facilities in 19 countries, selling 40 million SKUs annually across 150 countries and had over 25 global brands.
Randolph Pillman Prof Rodolfo Santamaria TLMT312 I002 18 August 2016 Case 2: Woodmere Products I. Major Facts John a sales representative for a company Woodmere, is approached by Nans who works for Home Help with a business proposal. A little background on Home Help: Bowersox (2013) study found the following: Home help operates over 400 warehouse style stores in 38 states with average 80k square feet and offering 25,000 different products. Home help is an innovated company that uses new products that design and home decorate. The services offered also provide installation services and professional decorating services too.
The company has a rich client base as listed below: • Dura Automotive System • GE • Whirlpool • Maytag • Briggs Stratton • Grupo Antolin • North American Lighting • Kohler Engines Tyco • Husqvarna and Dura Automotive Systems. The company’s single largest market is appliances and automotive. Reveres Brampton location with a total of 96,000 sq ft plant size has a total of 116
Strategic Audit CNO Financial Current Situation Current Performance Bankers Life and Casualty, Washington National, and Colonial Penn insurance companies are the main divisions operating under the parent company of CNO Financial. CNO Financial reported revenue earnings of $3.8 billion in 2015, which was a decrease from the previous year growth of $4.1 billion. However, quintupling net income of 2014 of $51.4 million to an astonishing $270.7 million shows a superior performance over the previous year. CNO Financial carries operating earnings of $275 million in 2015, which is an increase from the previous year of $259 million (CNO Financial Group, n.d.). Continually improving market share within the middle market is a focus for CNO Financial.